Category Archives: Doran

Tombstone Tuesday – Walter Sikora, 1922-1963

Walter Sikora was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1922 and he died there on April 26th, 1963. He was buried on April 30th, 1963. Walter, also called Fiddles, was only 41 years old. His wife, Margaret Doran Sikora is … Continue reading

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Our lady of Lourdes Church and Shrine – Whitehouse Station, NJ

I loved the shrine at our church when I was a child, and we often walked over from the church after Mass. My sister and I had to wear our Sunday dresses and hats, and our brothers also dressed in … Continue reading

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Doran Y-DNA Results

The Y-DNA results are in from a family member and the haplogroup is R-M269. The test was done at Family Tree DNA out of Houston, Texas. The photograph of the Doran brothers was taken in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey … Continue reading

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