Tag Archives: Irish ancestry

The Irish Serve In America! Thank You For Your Service!!

The Irish immigrated and then were willing to serve in the American Armed Forces.  Here is a picture of my grandmother with my uncle and two of his cousins, who served in the Army and the Navy.  My father and all three of his brothers served in the US Navy.  Hopefully, I can find a […]

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Losing the Murphy Pot!

 This picture shows my grandmother, grandfather, great uncle and second cousin planning to build a bathroom in their house on Letterly Street in Philadelphia.  The outhouse in the back is no longer there.  My father told me they used a Murphy Pot when the weather was bad. This plan was the pot’s demise!  Sorry to […]

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Where in Ireland are you from?

A cool map showing showing tons of popular Irish surnames and where they originated. Take a look to see where you’re from. TheIrishInAllOfUs.com (Source: TheIrishStore.com and TheWildGeese.com)

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