Tag: Irish

Where was Michael Daniel Cain born?

We always knew that my 2nd great-grandfather Michael Daniel Cain was born in Ireland and came to the US as a toddler in the mid-1860's, but that's about all that anyone in our family knew. ¬†Here is the newspaper article from the February 13, 1946 Indianapolis Star: Please note that the article mentions his nieces … Continue reading Where was Michael Daniel Cain born?

My Interest in Genealogy

Last night, Henry Louis Gates, the host of "Finding Your Roots" on PBS, spoke to the final dinner at the 2017 International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies conference. ¬† His love for genealogy started with finding out his own roots, before slavery. He loves, as all genealogists do, to see people's eyes light up when … Continue reading My Interest in Genealogy