The Yerks Branch Cemetery Headstone Photo Album contains pictures from various cemteries for the following surnames. Yerks Hone Buckley Walker Cutler Baron Ferris Condos Click here to view the Headstone Photo Album Last Updated: December 7, 2008
On November 23, 2008, Jim’s wife, Liz, surprised him with a 70th Birthday party at the Stonebridge Restaurant in Milford, CT. About 50 friends and family attended. Everybody had a great time View The Photo’s From The Party
I know there are many relatives who served our country that are not yet on this list. By next year, I hope that I can find you and add you to our little tribute. From Philip Sr., Colleen, Philip Jr. and Kevin…. THANK YOU! On Veteran’s Day we honor Soldiers who protect our nation. For their service as our warriors, […]
After a series of sudden ideas and strange coincidences, the next generation of Yerks family unfolded before me within hours. This generation has been troubling me for a long time, as I was unable to find the parents of George Oakley Yerks as listed on his death certificate. I think the officials may have guessed and filled in some names […]
In one last act of desperation to find some type of mention of Ralph Yerks at a War Memorial, I emailed the Rye Historical Society to ask them if there was a War Memorial in Rye. Rye was the only town that I had had not visited because I was unfamiliar with it. Within 12 hours, I received an email back from Dr. Ruth […]
Ralph Yerks (born April 4, 1894 in Bedford Hills, New York) served and died for his country in World War I, yet we cannot find a memorial in Westchester County that recognizes him. Ralph Yerks, Private, U.S. Army 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Division Entered the Service from: New York Died: September 13, 1918 Buried at: Plot C Row 8 Grave […]
Below is the found Marriage License of William B Yerks & Myrtie Gant, brother of James L. Yerks I. This is the link to our new found relatives in New Jersey. Click on the image below to see a larger copy.
Well, I made my first trip to the New York City Archives today, located in downtown Manhattan, next to City Hall. I took the train in from Springdale, CT to Grand Central and then jump the 4,5,6 subway from Grand Central to Centre Street (City Hall area). It was quick and easy trip without any trouble. In fact, I got there […]