Sullivans or Moynihans?

This weekend was the opening of pheasant season in South Dakota. Needless to say – but I’ll say it anyway – that means I was flushing/pointing/retrieving for our hunting party, in addition to being the camp cook. Not much time for genealogy but here’s a follow-up to my recent posting about the FTDNA surname project.

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Butte, Ireland’s Fifth Province

Did any of your Irish immigrant ancestors work in American mines? Perhaps the coalfields of Pennsylvania, the copper mines in Michigan, or the gold mines of California or Alaska? Even more likely, they may have been drawn to the silver and copper mines in Butte, Montana.

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