Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wordless Wednesday – Is This My Grandmother?

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Unknown woman, ca. 1925

I am using this theme primarily to post my mystery photos in hopes that someday I’ll be able to solve them. This photo was unidentified and in the box of photos that my sisters and I inherited from our mother. I recognized the background of this photo being exactly like the background in the photo of my mother at the age […]

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I Remember Mama – A Mother’s Day Tribute to My Mother

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Marguerite Noble 1925 age 7

In 1948, there was a movie called “I Remember Mama” starring Irene Dunn as Mama. From 1949 to 1957, there was a TV series called “Mama”, based on the movie, starring Peggy Wood as Mama. In these stories, the eldest daughter in this Norwegian family, reminisces about her life with her Mama. This Mother’s Day I remember my Mama or […]

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CONNAUGHT IRISH?

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

By original uploader Angr, transferred from en.wikipedia to commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3532749

Today, I was reminded that AncestryDNA had released a new feature called a Genetic Community™. According to their definition: “A Genetic Community is a group of AncestryDNA members who are connected through DNA most likely because they descend from a population of common ancestors, even if they no longer live in the area where those ancestors once lived.” I saw […]

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