Three Major brothers emigrated from Ireland in the 1860s. About forty years later, three Smolinski brothers left Russia-occupied Poland. This is an attempt to trace several generations of relatives who settled in Central New York. Other names prominent in our extended family: McLaughlin, O'Hara, O'Neill, Dougherty/Doherty, Kane, Kaldowski, McGinn, Maltby.
A trip down Memory Lane with several members of the Major and Smolinski families, including: