Tag Archives: Ireland

A-Z Challenge Surnames Y

Yes, we have no Y names either…. YIN YANG   This, my 2nd last post in the A-Z Challenge is going to be about YIN YANG. (and it’s never Yin AND Yang, by the way, as the words are supposed … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames V

No V Surname either! So let’s talk about taking a vacation. Yes, a vacation! Who hasn’t dreamed of travelling to their ancestral home? For me it was Italy and the fact that I still have relatives who live there. Since … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames Q

Q! Not many have a surname starting with Q. We are one of them! So I will talk about our ancestor John QUARTZ Moore. What a cool middle name! It has to be a surname because I’ve never, ever heard … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surname L

LEONARD LEONARD is a surname that married into our family. One of Hugh Macdonald IV of Boisdale’s daughters, Georgina, married John Charles Leonard on February 28th, 1862 in Liverpool. A little back history on the Macdonald family, Hugh IV was … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames I

I- IRELAND   This is the one and ONLY¬† “I” surname in my whole family tree. Helen IRELAND married John Normand in Strathmiglo, Fife on June 20, 1791. She was sometimes referred to as Helen NORMAND which threw me for … Continue reading

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Family History in 5 photos- Day 2

This is a hard one for me. I’m including 2 photos here because of that. My husband’s great grandfather was JOHN QUARTZ MOORE born in 1883 in County Down, Ireland. He married ROSEANNA FERGUSON in Belfast on October 10, 1906. … Continue reading

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