Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tombstone Tuesday – Edward Noble

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I am very excited I that I finally found the gravesite of my 2nd Great-grandfather, Edward Noble on findagrave.com complete with photo. The problem is that the tombstone is very hard to read.  He is buried in Saint Mary’s RC Cemetery in Mount Carmel, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. Edward was born about 1826/7 in Ireland. He very likely immigrated to England […]

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Three Brothers from the Tyrol

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I was just reading something about the myths and legends that exist in genealogy and it reminded me of the story of the three brothers. There is a common folklore that tells of three brothers who emigrated from the Old Country. One stayed in the New World base, where they landed, one went west, and the other south. The brothers, […]

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Family Recipe Friday – Mom’s Cucumber Salad

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The following recipe was taught to me by my Mom but it was never written down until I entered it into my cookbook software to preserve it for the next generation.  I have no real origin for this recipe except my mother but I believe it came down through her Pennsylvania German ancestors since it fits the tradition of “sweets […]

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