Family Reunited: Ireland & Canada
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
Pete and Eileen (Kinnick) Smith were married on St. Patrick's Day, 17 Mar 1938, and lived on a farm north of Coon Rapids, Iowa.
She is not smiling for the photo. She is not even looking at the camera. Who is my great grandmother? What does her expression mean?
One of our family's heroines.
Riding on top of a loaded hay wagon in the summer time can be exhilarating as you look back over the field where the bales once were.