Bio’s

Biography of Nathaniel Cutler Jr.

Biography of Nathaniel Cutler Jr.

Source: Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley”, volume III Nathaniel, son of John, was born about 1808, Somers, Westchester County, New York and resided in the town of New Castle, where he was a successful farmer, and died at the age of 18 years. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, […]

New York City Police Officer Patrick S Hanley

New York City Police Officer Patrick S Hanley

I recently received a packet of information about Patrick Hanley from the New York Police Department.  Patrolman Patrick S Hanley was appointed to the New York City Police Department on April 3, 1890 and was issued Patrolman Shield number 4866. According to Patrick Hanley’s Police Department “Transfer and Assignment Card”, Patrick was born in Ireland on 9 September 1865.  But […]

Biography of Nathaniel Cutler & His Family of Mount Kisco

Biography of Nathaniel Cutler & His Family of Mount Kisco

The following is a biography of Nathaniel Cutler Sr. (b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 12 Apr 1886).  Nathaniel is Colleen Yerks’ great x4 grandfather .  He lived in Mount Kisco, New York for most of his life, but may have been born in North Castle. He married Sally Ann Weeks in 1829 and had several children. John Cutler 1828 – 1850 […]

The Baron (Baroni) Immigration From Italy

The Baron (Baroni) Immigration From Italy

Colleen’s great, great grandmother Giaele (Jean) Bottomly was born in Rivarolo Mantovano, Italy on December 28, 1870.   Rivarolo Mantovano is a commune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the northern Italian region Lombardy, located about 110 km southeast of Milan and about 30 km southwest of Mantua. A= Rivarolo Mantovano, Italy     B = Lugano, Switzerland c= Le Havre, France […]

Chief Quartermaster William Andrew Flaherty Died On the Submarine "Scorpion" in 1944

Chief Quartermaster William Andrew Flaherty Died On the Submarine “Scorpion” in 1944

Chief Quartermaster William Andrew Flaherty, a cousin on the Roche (Roach) branch of our family tree gave his life in 1944 while serving in the US Navy. William was born in Port Chester, New York and is the son of David and Mae Flaherty.  He was assigned to the Scorpion, the fifth submarine to bear that name.  The Scorpion was laid down on 20 March 1942 at […]

Jim Hayes And The Reason Campaign

Jim Hayes And The Reason Campaign

I found this interesting video on Cousin Jim. A lifelong Republican, Jim has had a long and successful career in magazine publishing, including Fortune. A traditional conservative believing in small government and fiscal responsibility, Jim has also been deeply concerned about the deep polarization in America over the last couple years even as the problems we face grow in severity. […]