Category Archives: Harrison

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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Coming to America – Bernard Doran – 1910

The S.S. Columbia is the ship that my grandfather, Bernard Doran, came over from Northern Ireland to America in 1910. I found a really interesting webpage with vintage brochures from some of the ships that sailed back and forth from … Continue reading

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William John Doran (1893 – 1961)

This last August my brother, John, and I had the great good fortune of meeting two of William John Doran’s children, and their spouses, in New Jersey. William John’s brother, Bernard, was our grandfather. This is one of the photographs … Continue reading

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