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Nollaig naBan January 6, 2017

Filed under: Ireland,Women — Janet @ 5:44 pm

A special day in Ireland.  January 6 – Women’s Christmas.  Ladies take a bow and a rest.  Celebrate!Irish Immigrant              Shamrock Symbol

 

Essex County Massachusetts 1643

Filed under: Early Immigrants,Early Settlers,Maps,New England — Janet @ 5:00 am

essex-county-mass-1643

A number of my ancestors were early settlers in this area of New England north of Boston.