Tag: Melody

A Name Gone, but Not Forgotten

This week is Favorite Names prompted by Amy Johnson Crow. Melody is a surname that my family would not let die, a¬†homage to our petit but feisty¬†ancestress Bridget Melody. She was born in 1864 in Galway, Ireland to parents Michael Melody and Dorothy Guinnessy/McGuinness. Her parents would have experienced first-hand the Irish Potatoe Famine and…