Monthly Archives: April 2010

Integrating TNG with Movable Type?

This blog runs on Movable Type (currently using version 4.32, and with no immediate plans to upgrade to 5). The (soon-to-be-launched) genealogy database uses TNG (The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding, version 7.1.3). Seriously powerful MySQL database-based system for sending…

Last Will and Testament of John Leavy

John Leavy* was born in Co. Longford about 1801, possibly (this is undocumented) the son of Patrick Leavy and Mary Bambrick. Around 1830, he married Jane Byrne, who was born in Ireland (presumably Longford) about 1811. The couple had nine…

Middle Name ‘Loretto’/'Loreto’

In my family tree, I’ve noticed the name Loreto/Loretto as a girl’s middle name from about 1860. It seems to peak around 1900 or so (though there are a couple of examples which occur a generation or two later). So,…