The game is afoot to uncover my Irish and Canadian family’s unknown and lost 35 years of history on remote island part of the Thousand Islands in Canada.
I’m digging up documents my ancestors left from their lives in Kingston and Wolfe Island, Ontario, Canada, before homesteading in rural Minnesota. Perseverance and Irish wit were certainly perfected en route from Ireland to the United States, a gift that’s certainly been passed to me.
Greetings! I’ve just published the next in a series of Dublin Diaries for July 15, 2022. This is an audio recording from the Brown Bag Lunch at the Swift County Historical Society in Benson, Minnesota, July 14, 2022. Topics of the talk include my Irish American family history in Minnesota, and roots in Ireland. Included also are tips for searching for your family roots.
I’ve just published the next in a series of videos called Dublin Diaries for July 10, 2022.
I started the series a year ago, and paused the videos while working on my book. Dublin Diaries is about rural Dublin Township, Swift County, Minnesota, along with topics of searching for Irish American roots and more. The township is named in honor of early settlers from Ireland and the capital city of Dublin. You can learn more at Dublin Diaries page.