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 […]
Police Officer Patrick S. Hanley, the son Ellen Hayes and Daniel Hanley and a New York City Patrolman for almost 25 years was shot in the back while trying to apprehend a man who had “shot another brother officer just moments before”.
This is the story of how the “other” Hayes’ arrived in the United States. The other Hayes’ meaning on the Lewis side. Yes, I have Hayes’ from both my mother and father. The information is compiled from many sources, including: Census Records: 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930. A letter From Grace Lewis telling the story of the family. […]