Monthly Archives: August 2014

Which Patrick Leddin was Timothy Leddin’s brother ?

The following article has been submitted by my sister.   Which Patrick Leddin was Timothy Leddin’s brother ? My 3 x great grandfather is Patrick Leddin of Co. Limerick, Ireland; he would have been born approximately 1780.  Patrick had married … Continue reading

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Emily Patience

There is a George Pye in a distant branch of my Pye tree who married Emily Patience Lawton in 1897.  No father’s name was listed for Emily and therefore I assumed that she was illegitimate. I had not found a … Continue reading

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Shot between the eyes

“Shot between the eyes” My sister had just downloaded the death certificate for Patrick Gleeson and saw that this individual, who she knew had four daughters also had a 14 year old son, named Patrick Francis Gleeson.   She said … Continue reading

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Signatures – a sign of some literacy.

Signatures – a sign of literacy. Having become accustomed to seeing ‘X her mark or X his mark’ on marriage certificates I was surprised that to note that all, but one, of my director male Pye ancestors back to the … Continue reading

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