Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Amazing ancestors!

Something AMAZING happened today.  I've been tracing my Mooney Family ancestry and found a link in England.  The shock? I discovered my great-great grandparents, from Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK, (both born in 1844): Joseph Mooney and his one-day wife, Ann.

These were the last of my line to live in England (yes, I know, "Mooney" is Irish, but I believe their ancestors came across the Irish Sea).  Their son, my great-grandfather, came "across the pond".   I hid many private links to my life in "The Pearls of the Stone Man", but this was NOT planned.  Joseph and Ann(e) - two of my main characters!

I am stunned.  Absolutely amazed.

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