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  • Emigrating to Australia in 1967: My mother tells us her memories of living and working in Australia in 1967. She immigrated with her husband and five young children. £10 Poms. Migration Memories on board the Ship Castel Felice.

    Memories of Irish Mother Living in Australia 1967

    Memories of Irish Mother Living in Australia 1967

    by L M Reid37

  • Memories of my grandparents during the Irish War of Independence in Dublin and Balbriggan. First hand account of the atrocities committed by the Black and Tan raids in Ireland in 1921. When was the War of Independence in Ireland?

    Memories of the Black and Tan Raids in Ireland in 1921

    Memories of the Black and Tan Raids in Ireland in 1921

    by L M Reid19

  • Betsy Terrell was with Poppa Neutrino for many of his amazing adventures. This includes performing as a street musician worldwide, crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a raft and more.

    Betsy Terrell: Modern Nomadic Adventurer

    Betsy Terrell: Modern Nomadic Adventurer

    by Readmikenow15

  • Among three generations of women, she was the first to become a young bride, establish a family complete with husband and wife, and bear her children within her marriage. She was a desirable role model.

    Tribute to a Cousin and Role Model

    Tribute to a Cousin and Role Model

    by Dora Weithers55

  • Local residents memories of rationing in Stoneybatter Dublin 7 Ireland during World War Two. Memories of The Emergency during WW2. The Glimmerman, bomb shelters, bombs in the Strand and Phoenix Park in Dublin by German planes.

    Memories of Rationing in Ireland in World War Two

    Memories of Rationing in Ireland in World War Two

    by L M Reid25

  • This article attempts to understand the background of my paternal grandfather, Charles August Kuehn. From the beginning as a twin brother in a big German immigrant family in Milwaukee in 1885, I trace my grandfather's life as a boy and man in both Door County and the Greenfield area of Milwaukee.

    Remembering My Paternal Grandfather

    Remembering My Paternal Grandfather

    by Paul Richard Kuehn10

  • This is a small window into the lives of my paternal great-grandparents as they started their life together in Ontario, Canada at the tail end of an unimagined cholera pandemic. They were caught up in this horror, both as part of the medical profession and as parents of a victim of cholera.

    Cholera in North America: How It Showed up in My Family Tree

    Cholera in North America: How It Showed up in My Family Tree

    by Cynthia8

  • Memories of my grandmother and her family living in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence. What did the black and tans do to the Irish people? The Black and Tans atrocities and auxiliaries in 1920's Ireland.

    Memories of the Irish War of Independence in Ireland

    Memories of the Irish War of Independence in Ireland

    by L M Reid37

  • During the 1950s, I never paid much attention to the news on television or in the paper. In 1957, there were, however, exciting and interesting things happening all around this 13-year-old. This article fondly recalls special events that occurred to my family and me.

    1957 Through the Eyes of a 13-Year-Old

    1957 Through the Eyes of a 13-Year-Old

    by Paul Richard Kuehn12

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  • This article reflects the joy of having and loving a step Grand Daughter, and through multiple tragedies, how I lost the beautiful child from my life. She will have our prayers forever, and be always missed, for love is something no one can take away.

    My Lost Grand Daughter

    My Lost Grand Daughter

    by Susan0

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