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Beth Golden commented on Dee Notaro's blog post The Irish 'Flavor' of the Erie Canal Workforce
"Great article! Sorry it took so long for me to read it ;) My 2nd great grandparents, David and Elizabeth (Martin) LITTLE arrived in Castle Garden, NY in November 1856 from County Down. In researching them, I discovered that they spent a few years in…"
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Patrick J. O'Leary commented on Dee Notaro's blog post April as a Surname
"When I saw the title of this writeup, and I saw the date of  April 1,  I thought this was meant to be pulling ones's leg, it being  April 1.  Am glad I stopped to read it - it sure shed a light on that name, which  many…"
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Surname August

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Recorded in the spellings of August and Augustine, and the more popular Austin and Austen, this is a medieval surname of biblical and Roman origins. Introduced into Europe in the 12th century by the returning Crusaders from the Holy Land, the derivation is from the pre-Christian "Augustus," meaning venerable or sacred. The name was particularly popular on the continent where it was and still is, associated with St. Augustine and the monasteries that he founded in the 7th century, but less so…

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Comic Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen: July 26,1895

Posted on July 12, 2015 at 5:00am 0 Comments

Gracie Allen was born to George Allen and Molly Darragh, who were of Irish Catholic extraction. The Darraghs are listed as being from County Antrim with Gracie’s father, Patrick, born in 1833 and married Margaret Peggy McKillip from Ballymoney, County Antrim. The Darraghs were from County Antrim. Gracie’s father, Patrick, born in…

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Origin of Surname July

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 10:54am 1 Comment

This rare surname spelling is one of a group of variants such as Jul(l)ie, Jewley, Juely and Julee, which are first recorded in England in the early 17th Century. They derive from the Old French "Jolif", through the Middle English "Jolly", a nickname for a person of happy and cheerful disposition. The name may also be associated with the Old Norse-Viking "Jol", a variant of "Yule", the midwinter festival which celebrated the end of the shortening of the days. In this case the name would have…

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Money Trivia

Posted on June 21, 2015 at 5:00am 2 Comments

How much does $1 million weigh? That  depends on the denomination of the bills you use. Since there are 490 notes in a pound, if you used $1 bills it would weigh 2,040.8 pounds, but if you used $100 bills it would weigh only 20.4 pounds.

That is, there are 3/4's of a pound of cotton in each pound of dollar bills.  This same source also says that are 454 bills in a pound of currency. 

So when you watch TV or a movie and there is a payoff in a suitcase or a duffle/gym bag....will…

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At 8:32am on May 15, 2015, Don Gray said…
Hi Dee, Thank you for your comments. Rural life has changed dramatically in the last twenty years.

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