Sunday’s Obituary – Dolores Ann Ameen Doran (1934-2006)

Dolores Ann Ameen Doran, 71, of Hazlet, New Jersey "Dolores Ann Ameen Doran, 71, of Hazlet, died Tuesday, June 6, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel.  Born and lived in Newark, she lived in Keansburg before moving to Hazlet 20 years ago.  She was a homemaker.  Mrs. Doran was an avid bingo player, a member of … Continue reading Sunday’s Obituary – Dolores Ann Ameen Doran (1934-2006)

Those Places Thursday – 51 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Ireland

I received the death record for my great-great-grandmother, Ellen Little Doran from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, after ordering it from NIDirect. The address given for her place of death was 51 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Ireland. A little bell went off in my head about having seen that address on other family records. … Continue reading Those Places Thursday – 51 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Ireland

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – Elizabeth Doran Rafferty – Irish Beauty

One of the joys of doing genealogy is connecting with cousins. Sometimes these cousins have photographs of family to share, and I feel like I have just hit the lottery. This delightful photo was sent to my sister and I in 2003, from our second cousin Robin Rafferty Benesh. She in turn had obtained the … Continue reading (Almost) Wordless Wednesday – Elizabeth Doran Rafferty – Irish Beauty