The Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII and the Duke of Windsor) visited Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada in 1919. My grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner, was in Port Arthur at the time and I wonder if she was caught up in the excitement of the royal visit (given that they were Irish, perhaps not?). Her mother,... Continue Reading →

Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada

Another postcard of Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada (Circa 1910). Julia Grady Carney immigrated to Port Arthur from Widnes, Lancashire, England by about 1915. She was accompanied by her children (including my maternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner) and sister, Mary Grady. Port Arthur, located on the northern shore of Lake Superior, is now part of Thunder... Continue Reading →

Carney Family

Carney Family camping, likely near Port Arthur, Canada, where they lived. The tall girl with long, dark hair is my paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner. Her mother, Julia Grady Carney, is next to her, holding the rifle. I’m not sure of the identity of the rest of the group members. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto... Continue Reading →

Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada

Lake Superior ship. This photo was in my paternal grandmother’s photo album, from when she lived in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada (now called Thunder Bay). Her brother, Thomas Carney, worked on ships on the Great Lakes, but I’m not sure if this is ship is connected to him. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history... Continue Reading →

Terence Patrick Carney

Terence Patrick Carney. He was a brother of my paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner and my great-uncle. The photo was likely taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada where the family immigrated in 1910-1915 from Widnes, Lancashire, England. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy... Continue Reading →

Julia Grady Carney Family

Julia Grady Carney (my great-grandmother) and children, about 1915. Left to right: Norah Mary Carney, Agnes Carney Falkner (my grandmother), Julia Grady Carney, Terence Patrick Carney, and John Francis “Frank” Carney. The family lived in Port Arthur (now Thunder Bay), Ontario, Canada around this time. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #carneygenealogy #carney #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry... Continue Reading →

Julia Grady Carney and Thomas Gilmore Carney

Julia Grady Carney, my great-grandmother, and her son, Thomas Gilmore Carney, in the 1920s. She immigrated from Widnes, Lancashire, UK to Canada about 1911. The photograph was likely taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #gradygenealogy #grady... Continue Reading →

Carney Brothers

Carney Brothers: (left to right) Thomas Gilmore Carney, John Francis “Frank” Carney, with brother-in-law, Thomas Chuliner (right). They were brothers to my paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner and my great-uncles. The photo was likely taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada where the family immigrated in 1910-1915 from Widnes, Lancashire, England. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto... Continue Reading →

Lake Superior Ship

Lake Superior ship. This photo was in my paternal grandmother’s photo album, from when she lived in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada (now called Thunder Bay). Her brother, Thomas Carney, worked on ships on the Great Lakes, but I’m not sure if this is ship is connected to him. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history... Continue Reading →

“Prince” Carney (1914-1921

“Prince” Carney (1914-1921). I found this amongst the photos of my grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner. It was likely taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #1920s #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #thunderbay #thunderbayontario #portarthur #lakesuperior #greatlakes #dogsofinstagram #dog #belovedpet #doggo #doggos #vintagedog #antiquedog

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