Category Archives: O’Quinn

It really is like a box of chocolates…

I love this video. It is one of the reasons why I finally did my Ancestry DNA test. One of the many reasons why I think everyone should have their DNA tested.   I absolutely love all the Ancestry.com DNA … Continue reading

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I have 1940 Census info overload…

It’s all good though. I finally found Leona! The Census are an amazing source of information. With a little luck and a lot of long hours you can follow your ancestry through every available Census. Through the Census we find … Continue reading

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My Irish Heritage…

My Irish heritage comes by way of my paternal grandparents – O’Quinn and Kennedy, and of course my daddy. The O’Quinn name is one of the oldest Irish surnames. It was Anglicized from the Gaelic O’Cuinn. Which means descendant of … Continue reading

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Honoring our Revolutionary War ancestors…

Please meet three of our Revolutionary War ancestors: PVT William Noel Battles, PVT John O’Quin and CPT John Wright III Noel Battles volunteered for service during the Revolutionary War.  This should come as no surprise as Noel descends from strong … Continue reading

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