Class of ’67 – St. Joseph’s School – Yearbooks

Notice that I said "Yearbooks" - Each class had a separate yearbook. The 8A (Sister Mary Kathryn Ann's class) yearbook was produced on purple ditto and seems to have fared well - this was my sister Margaret Mary, aka Maggie's class.  The 8C (Sister Mary Corinne's class) yearbook appears to be printed using a very… Continue reading Class of ’67 – St. Joseph’s School – Yearbooks

Scally/Scalley Families – Part 2: Patrick & Annie

Patrick Scally was (arguably) the oldest son of Thomas and Jane (Covahey) Scally, born near Strokestown, County Roscommon Ireland, sometime between 1839 and 1850.  Family lore has it that Patrick and his father came to Texas, Maryland first, around 1851, and that Jane followed later, with Michael, John and Malachi.  US Census data on immigration… Continue reading Scally/Scalley Families – Part 2: Patrick & Annie