Seamstress Ancestors

Bridget Loreto Killeen Bridget Loreto Killeen was born at March township, Carleton Co., Ontario on 9 June 1861, the daughter of Patrick Killeen (1820-1890; also born at March) and Bridget Galligan (1835-1861; originally from the townland of Loughaconnick, parish of…

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Memories of the Morans

By Emmett Patrick Sloan Emmett Patrick Sloan (1920-2007), RCAF pilot and WWII veteran, was the son of John Percival (‘Percy’) Sloan and Mary Lillian Fagan, and a descendant, through his mother’s side of the house, of James Moran and Margaret…

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My Maternal Ancestors

By Alec Lunney Peter Alexander (“Alec”) Lunney (1896-1953) was the son of Hugh Andrew Lunney and Margaret Amelia Hourigan, and a descendant of James Moran and Margaret Jamieson, and also of Mary Lahey. His “A Collection of Family and Ottawa…

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To Hear the Wolves Howl

By Thomas Edwin Moran Thomas Edwin Moran was the son of Alexander Michael Moran and Mary Leavy. Toward the end of his life, he wrote some notes and reminiscences about our family, which included the following anecdote. Thomas Edwin Moran was…

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