A Family Mystery — Daniel Brawley and Ellen Keenan

Daniel Brawley and Ellen Keenan were my great grandparents. I don't remember being told many family stories but the one that did stick in my mind is that my mother's grandparents got married in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  There was no explanation given as to why they were in America and it seemed no one really knew the … Continue reading A Family Mystery — Daniel Brawley and Ellen Keenan

Sarah Brawley 1894-1969 & Ellen Brawley 1894-1899

These two two little cuties are the daughters of my great grand uncle, Hugh Brawley.   Hugh left Scotland in 1888 to work in the mines in Pennsylvania and it was there he met his wife, Alice Shannon.    The twins were born in February 1894.  I am so lucky to have this photograph which was … Continue reading Sarah Brawley 1894-1969 & Ellen Brawley 1894-1899