Category Archives: Family Names

Year In Review – 2017 – Dedicated to My Siblings

This year we have found out so much about our Irish and Polish roots here at Genealogy Sisters. Since I’m the youngest of the family, the memories my siblings share are priceless. This year is dedicated to my sister and … Continue reading

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Drake Business School, New Jersey – Mary Mirota – 1936

Mary Mirota earned a secretarial degree from the Drake College of Business, Plainfield, New Jersey after taking classes in the 1930s. Mary ran this newspaper ad in her local newspaper, The Courier News, during the month of June 1936, looking … Continue reading

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Discovering Our Family Through Newspapers – 1934

I’ve really been enjoying my recent subscription to a newspaper archive. While searching the New Jersey newspapers for any articles about our Doran Clan, I came across this one below. I realized instantly that it pertained to our family, because … Continue reading

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