Fifth Wedding Anniversary – November 1953

On Thanksgiving Day, November 1948, James Doran married Mary Mirota. It was a double wedding, and Mary's brother, Joseph Mirota, married Stefie Mosch. The two couples were celebrating their joint fifth wedding anniversary at the Mirota farmhouse in these photos. The large picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus seems to be watching over all who gather at the family … Continue reading Fifth Wedding Anniversary – November 1953

Researching Mary Kane Doran of Belfast, Northern Ireland

I'm hoping to find out more about the second wife, Mary Kane, of my Irish great-grandfather, Bernard Doran. His first wife, Mary Hall, was my direct ancestor, but it always helps in family research to look at all sides. From research done for our family at the Ulster Historical Society in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern … Continue reading Researching Mary Kane Doran of Belfast, Northern Ireland