Category Archives: Gibbons

Bridget Cullinane Fererro

Last Sunday’s blog post was a profile of Mary Ann Cullinane Gibbons, Peggy’s great grandmother. You might recall that Mary Ann came to the U.S. with her older sister Bridget in 1895. I thought for sure that I’d be able … Continue reading

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A Brief Tale of Two Weddings

We attended another family wedding this past weekend. Our niece Amanda Cage married Clint Spiva on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Christ’s Community Fellowship Church in Vega, Texas. That’s a small Texas Panhandle town about 35 miles west of Amarillo. … Continue reading

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Smiling Irish Eyes

Since tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d do a quick survey of Colin and Liam’s ancestors who came to the United States directly from Ireland. Some of the Irish surnames, besides Murphy, are Noone, Byrne, Walker, Latchford, Burke, … Continue reading

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Age in Years: Under 46

Peggy’s great-grandfather Thomas Francis Gibbons was born in Ireland on July 24, 1875. Or 1873. Or it might have been as early as 1871. He wasn’t certain. The son of Irish parents John and Margaret O’Keefe Gibbons, Thomas made his … Continue reading

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More Death Certificates Searching

Well, I think I’ve exhausted the death certificate search for Reinhardts, Singlers, Morrisons, Gibbonses and others on the Missouri Digital Heritage website. My plan now is to transfer the info from them to profiles on the family tree. I ended … Continue reading

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