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Mary Ellen Gorry
Worked at The Long Island Catholic
Attended The Catholic University of America
Lives in East Meadow, NY
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It's hard to get going on days like this. Meaning Mondays. But on top of that, it's dark, dreary, and rainy out. So today I'm embracing the lazy and sharing a few genealogy quotes that always strike my fancy and remind me how...
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I've been worse than usual with writing, folks, in case you haven't noticed! Between taking care of my ever-increasingly mobile and adventurous 16 month old, planning a wedding, doing freelance genealogy and editing work (usu...
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Elmer Gorry reflects on his career/life before working at NBC in the Fall-Winter 1998 Peacock North newsletter. My dad recently showed me this page from an old NBC magazine, in which my grandfather, Elmer Gorry, reflects on h...
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This is, I think, good advice in general, in life, and also in genealogy, whether it's looking to the side - siblings, cousins - to try to work our way backward, or whether it's switching from an ancestor we've been scrutiniz...
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Unless you're deaf, dumb, blind, and live under a rock, you are aware, I'm sure, that today is St. Patrick's Day. I am half Irish - my mom was half Irish, and my dad is as well - and though I have a tendency to identify more ...
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My sister recently took the AncestryDNA test, completely of her own accord - so bizarre to not have to coerce any of my family members into taking the test. Just as a refresher, unless you are an identical twin, you and your ...
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Sometimes in genealogy, people seemingly disappear into thin air. Sometimes it's someone from way back, like my John Meinberg, who pretty much just dropped off the face of the earth somewhere in the mid-1870s. Did he die? Did...
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This morning my 99 year old grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Cronin Raynor, passed away in her sleep. At the ripe old age of 99, you don't exactly mourn the passing of a loved one - Grandma lived a long and happy life, filled with...
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Author, blogger, genealogist
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  • The Long Island Catholic
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East Meadow, NY
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Author, genealogist, history buff, media enthusiast, NY sports fan, mom-to-be...just for starters! :)
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  • The Catholic University of America
    2001
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