The surname Carter is an occupational one meaning carter of goods, or one who builds carts. It is thought to be from the Celtic work "cairt" and it is a very common surname. According to Wikipedia it is the 44th most common surname in the United States. My Irish Carter roots are from my father's … Continue reading Surname Saturday – Carter Clan
These World War II Army buddies are enjoying some well deserved R & R in this photograph from 1941. This picture was taken at Camp Croft, South Carolina, and saved by James Doran of Harrison, New Jersey. He was inducted in Newark, NJ, on 25 March 1941. James is the last one on the far … Continue reading Camp Croft, South Carolina – 1941 – Brewski Time!
This photograph is from the wedding of Margaret Mary Doran to Walter Sikora. Margie grew up in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. She was born in 1921 and her parents were Bernard and Mary Doran. Walter's parents were Bronislaw "Beny" and Julia Sikora, and he was born in Newark in 1922. I love the style … Continue reading Marriage of Margaret Doran and Walter Sikora