I was very interested to read Dave Allston's 80 years of history at the Carleton Tavern (Kitchissippi Times). The Moran family that he references is none other than my own: The Morans immediately converted the house back into a grocery store. Thomas Moran and his family resided upstairs, while a series of shopkeepers operated the … Continue reading Carleton Tavern history
I'd be interested in learning more about this case (and whether it ever got anywhere as a court case). From The Ottawa Journal, 20 October 1896, a notice that Robert and Eliza Jane Hemphill of Huntley had filed an action against Thomas E. and Mary Moran, also of Huntley township. The "Thomas E." almost certainly … Continue reading Sued for Slander?
I am extremely grateful to Al Lunney for sending me a copy of Alec Lunney's "A Collection of Family and Ottawa Area Information," which includes his account of his maternal (and my paternal) ancestors James Moran and Margaret Jamieson. Peter Alexander ("Alec") Lunney (1896-1953) was the son of Hugh Andrew Lunney and Margaret Amelia Hourigan, … Continue reading “My Maternal Ancestors,” by Alec Lunney
Thomas Edwin Moran was born at Huntley township on 1 March 1860, the fifth child and third son of Alexander ('Sandy') Michael Moran and Mary Leavy. Bridget Mary McDermott was born at Fitzroy township on 7 March 1876, the eighth of ten known children of John McDermott and Mary O'Neil. The couple were married at … Continue reading Thomas Edwin Moran and Bridget Mary McDermott: Wedding Photo?