Category Archives: Immigration

Exploring the new “Genetic Communities™” on

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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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

Posted in Doran, Family Names, Harrison, Immigration, Locations, New Jersey, Newark, Research | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Matrilineal Monday – Albertina Satelin

This is a reposting on June 24, 2013 of an entry I made on December 10, 2012 that I have since learned included misinformation!  With many thanks to Swedish research Laila Falk who has graciously helped me debunk some myths … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Johnson, Naverstad, Olson, Satelin, Satila, Sweden, Tacoma, Veronica, Washington | 3 Comments