"Conner-Gately Family of New Orleans" is a compelling account of history and family genealogy. This work is concerned with the descendants of Michael Conner and Bridget Gately of County Roscommon, from Ireland to America spanning the years 1853-2020. Through good and sometimes very horrible times, they persevered, raising their families in a land of different ethnic backgrounds and customs. This is a must-read for anyone with an interest in history, family lineage, and the generational impact of the American dream.
Two brothers, John J., and Michael Conner, along with their mother Bridget Gately and stepfather John Moore, would be very proud of their descendants. Their religion gave them emotional and community support, along with first and second-generation Irish residents. As time passed, their descendants became engineers, railroad personnel, newspapermen, pharmacists, retail, and members of the police and fire departments. Many also went on to bravely serve in our armed forces.
About the Author
Victoria M. Green has always been interested in history and family genealogy. Her formative years were spent away from relatives living in other states that left a void in her life. At age twelve, the family relocated to Ankara, Turkey with the U. S. Government, and there she graduated from high school. As a registered nurse in various disciplines for 40 years, she retired in 2012. An avid genealogist, she has proven connections in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and First Families of St. Louis, and Louisiana. She has been a member with the Center of French Colonial Studies and a board member for the last five years.