Above is a photo of my dad’s first-grade class. What a sad-looking bunch of Irish-American ragamuffins. They were obviously just scolded to keep their hands
Maggie Keville made her way to America like so many other late 19th-century Irish — an 18-year-old “spinster,” traveling without family, aboard the S.S. Alaska.
Why the English Prices moved to St. Louis in the late 19th century is a mystery. Our Irish ancestors emigrated as part of a phenomenon
My father’s mother was the last of my ancestors to emigrate to the States. She was barely 20 when she kissed her parents goodbye forever,
January 31. Today is the 160th birthday of William James Price, our great-grandfather, 1859-1934. Immigrant (England), sportsman (cricket), and carpenter/entrepreneur (building and repairs with his
Welcome aboard the good ship Rock-and-Rye,* where I plan to refresh our family history archives. The current pages in Mad in Pursuit need revision —