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“Happy Birthday!”… and thanks to some of those who made it possible

July 4, 2011 by

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I find the 4th of July a time for reflection on some of my people who had a hand in it seeing it to a successful end. Two of my Moore ancestors, for example, signed the Oath of Fidelity and Support during the American Revolution, and provided the cause with, as I understand it, a […]

A dose of Irish, among other things

March 17, 2008 by

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This is a bit off track from the Civil War memory line of writing, but bear with me and I’ll get back to that. I couldn’t help but post about Irish ancestry today. Yes, I suppose one could say it’s one of those “ancestral obsession days.” Many of those who have Irish ties go crazy […]