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Making The Circumstantial Case that Links Ezra Yerks to the Larger Yerks Family Tree

Making The Circumstantial Case that Links Ezra Yerks to the Larger Yerks Family Tree

In May 2018, I was contacted by Mary-Catherine Burton, wife of Charles Edward Yerks. Charles is a descendant of Frank Yerks and Annie Bullock. She was interested in developing a family tree for her husband.  While I was able to provide her some guidance with researching her husbands branch of the Yerks Family Tree, I sadly had to inform her that nobody has ever been able to connect that branch to the larger Yerks family of Philipsburg / Westchester County.

Jonathan J Foley III, Dies of heart failure (Obituary)John J Foley Obituary

Jonathan J Foley III, Dies of heart failure (Obituary)

Jonathan J Foley III, a businessman from Atlanta, died of heart failure Friday at the Nashville home of his mother, Harriet Foley. A private memorial service will be held at St. George’s Episcopal Church. Mr. Foley graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy and Mercer University, where he was president of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He attended graduate school at the University […]

Attorney Jack Foley dies at 75

Attorney Jack Foley dies at 75

Prominent Nashville attorney Jonathan (Jack) Foley, 75, died Saturday morning after a long illness. Services for Mr. Foley are scheduled for 11 AM tomorrow at St. George’s Episcopal Church Mr. Foley practice law in Nashville for 40 years, until his retirement in  1989. He was a senior partner in the Foley and Weiss law firm and former president of Tennessee […]

Unconscious At His Post...John J Hayes Was Stricken With Apoplexy and Died

Unconscious At His Post…John J Hayes Was Stricken With Apoplexy and Died

Abt. Tuesday, September 8th, 1906 Either, Manchester Union or The Ledger Unconscious At His Post John J Hayes Was Stricken With Apoplexy and Died John J Hayes, a nightwatchman in the stocking mill in Amoskeag was found unconscious in the mill at 1 o’clock Monday morning, and died at 9 o’clock. The cause of the death was an apoplectic shock. […]