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Update on Finding Ethel – Monica Sheridan | Newtownabbey Branch | Zoom Meeting

Monday, 10 April 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST

Update on Finding Ethel
Title/format/venue: Zoom
Book now: – Booking usually closes around midday on the day of the meeting.
If you have an interest in adoption, true crime, and research road trips, then this talk is for you. Monica Sheridan returns with a recap of her grandmother’s story and will tell us about new information she has discovered since she last joined us.
Shortly after her father’s death in 2006, Monica came upon old photographs and documents in his effects that identified her father’s birth family. Further investigation revealed the tragic murder of a grandmother she never knew, and started a nearly 15-year search for answers.
This presentation shows how, through research, road trips, phone calls, letters and countless emails, as well as good old-fashioned detective work, she has uncovered the poignant story of her grandmother’s life and death, and created a bond with a family she never knew.
Monica Sheridan lives in Victoria, British Columbia, on the west coast of Canada. She balances working full time as a Project Manager for the BC Provincial Government with her volunteer work as Vice-President of the Victoria Genealogical Society, writing and travelling. She has started work on a book about her experiences in finding her lost family.
The talk is free and open to all, although new members are always welcome.
Host: Newtownabbey Branch of the North of Ireland Family History Society (NIFHS).


Monday, 10 April 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
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