The Family Tree You Can See

One year Bruce and I traveled to Ireland for genealogy research.  We spent a day in Dublin, then headed west to County Galway.  My second-great grandmother, Sarah Mullin, was from Tuam.  Once in America, she married Thomas Francis Farrell, a tailor, son of Michael...

The Port they Left Behind: Emigration

One summer Bruce and I traveled to England.  After researching for a few days in London, we rented a car and drove up the countryside to a hotel about an hour east of Liverpool.  (We learned long ago that to protect our sanity and our marriage, we wouldn’t drive in...