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Flynns and Draddys and Donohues, Oh My!

In a follow up to this post and this post, I finally received the first of the grave records from Calvary Cemetery in Queens. This took just over two months, which seems a bit long, especially for the amount of … Continue reading

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Draddy say what?

Cathy Swift – The multilingual origins of medieval Irish surnames This is not a surname that is run into too terribly often

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Calling all ye Flynns, Draddys and Donohues!

So, Uncle Sam took a good bite out of me this year, so there wasn’t near the amount of available money that I was hoping for, but I did talk myself into buying a little something for myself from my … Continue reading

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My mother’s mother’s paternal line. I have been tracking these folks like Boba Fett. While taking a break from actual genealogy and waiting for the results of some DNA tests, I decided to gather together all of the interesting/pertinent emails … Continue reading

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John Draddy

Death Certificate

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This morning the Draddy clan were restless. John Draddy is one of my maternal 3x great-grandfathers.He was born in County Cork, Ireland around 1835 and died in an freak explosion at a construction site in Manhattan in 1880. Armed with … Continue reading

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