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Artifacts

Artifacts

This section holds a compilation of various objects important in the family history. If possible, each listing should include a photo of the item, a description of the item, its relevance, and where it is held. Any additional information from other contributors is welcomed.


Ship Model, Highfield Church

SHIP MODEL HIGHFIELD CHURCH SOUTHAMPTON, UK Ship model, Highfield Church, 2017. This wooden model of sailing ship was presented to Highfield Church in memory of John W.W. Creaghe upon his death in 1931. An accompanying plaque carries the admonition to “pray for our sailors.” Ship Model PlaqueHighfield Church, 2017. The approximately three feet long model…

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Offertory Plate, Highfield Church

OFFERATORY PLATE HIGHFIELD CHURCH SOUTHAMPTON, UK Highfield Church Offertory Plate This eighteen-inch diameter, solid brass plate is, actually, a bit heavy. It is used for collection of congregational offerings during services at Highfield Church. John and Julia Creaghe presented the plate to the parish as “a thanksgiving gift.” in 1926. Still in use today, it…

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Navajo Weavings

My Grandmother, Nellie B. Creaghe (1894-1977), kept a genuine cedar chest tucked in the back of her closet. I first discovered it as a kid in the 1950’s. There was lots of intriguing stuff in it: civil war sword, her sister’s Red Cross uniform badges from WW I, old books, and, at the bottom, these…

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Creaghe Family Coat of Arms

On our first trip to Ireland in 1998, we started in Dublin where we found one of the several companies that will provide your family’s Arms on a plaque or coffee cup. We were offered one off the shelf represented below. While it is attributed to the Creagh family, the refrain was, “Don’t worry, it…

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Creaghe Brand – Colorado

The “U F connected” brand was registered by St. George Creaghe (1852-1924) on May 28, 1907. It was presumably obtained from Martin C. Stephens of La Junta, Colorado. It was then registered to Lawrence P. Creaghe (1891-1961) in 1944; followed by Lawrence B. Creaghe (1920-2011). On December 31, 1993, it was transferred to me, Stephen…

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St. George Creaghe’s Signet Ring

According to family legend as related to me by my grandmother, Nellie B. Creaghe (1895-1977), Richard F.H. Creaghe (1804-1890) gave each of his sons a signet ring as they left to make their way into the world. The seal on the ring is a horse head with laurel branch taken from the family crest. This…

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