Mary Gardiner & Patrick Barrett Come of Age: Ireland 1847 – Missouri 1852 If history is a river, then most people would prefer to live
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,