They came from Ireland, England, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, the Philippines, and Iran. All except the Philippines have a trace of Celtic blood. Through this maze of tales, we would like our children and their children to explore their rich and varied origins and to appreciate our family's founders' place in history.
Today--Memorial Day-- is a perfect day to begin to trace our clans' contributions. I've already honored the many brave veterans from my branch of the family on my blog devoted to my German heritage. Now it's time to capture the stories of the men (and lone woman) on my husband's and children's side of the family. These will be finalized and posted in time for Veterans' Day, 11 November 2010.