James Alexander Doran – Born 1913 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland

This photograph of James Alexander Doran was possibly taken for his First Holy Communion at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in West Belfast, Northern Ireland. The picture is from his daughter who has been trying for a very long time to find out more about her father, and her grandparents. She has asked Genealogy Sisters … Continue reading James Alexander Doran – Born 1913 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland

Doran Sisters – From Ireland to New Jersey – Those Places Thursday

This beautiful portrait is of Ellen "Nellie" Doran McVeigh Smythe Pearson (1884-1932) on the right, and it was most likely taken when she was a young woman in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The lovely linen blouses, and scarfs, accent their fair Irish complexions and gorgeous hair styles. They could be Gibson girl models. Since the photo … Continue reading Doran Sisters – From Ireland to New Jersey – Those Places Thursday