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Katie Heitert Wilkinson's Blog – March 2011 Archive (1)

She Walked This Earth

I've learned from my research over the last two years that my paternal great great grandmother Catherine Josephine Connelly Jones was a survivor of the first degree.  Born in County Leitrim, Ireland, about 1829, she endured the Great Hunger.  A letter found in her Civil War Widow's Pension file came all the way from Mohill, County Leitrim, from the priest who married Catherine and her husband James R. Jones in 1849.  Nearly 15 years later, her remebered them both well.  The information that…


Added by Katie Heitert Wilkinson on March 30, 2011 at 4:22pm — No Comments




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