Category Archives: Western Europe

Exploring the new “Genetic Communities™” on Ancestry.com

Forewarning. This is Veronica, the other Genealogy Sister, writing today. You’ll be glad to know that Maryann who writes 99.9% of the posts will be back online with a new post very soon. I decided to make a rare appearance … Continue reading

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Resarching Mary Kane Doran of Belfast, Northern Ireland

I’m hoping to find out more about the second wife, Mary Kane, of my Irish great-grandfather, Bernard Doran. His first wife, Mary Hall, was my direct ancestor, but it always helps in family research to look at all sides. From … Continue reading

Posted in Belfast, Birth, Doran, Family Names, Ireland, Kane, Locations, Marriage Records, Research | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

James Alexander Doran – Born 1913 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland

This photograph of James Alexander Doran was possibly taken for his First Holy Communion at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in West Belfast, Northern Ireland. The picture is from his daughter who has been trying for a very long time … Continue reading

Posted in Banbridge, Belfast, Birth, Brick Walls, Churches, County Antrim, County Down, Doran, Family Locations, Family Names, Ireland, Locations, Old Pound Loney, Research, Smith, Smyth, St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church - Belfast | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments