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Supporting Documentation for William Yerks (b. 10 Apr 1725, d. BEF 1785) Application for Patriot Status with the DAR

Supporting Documentation for William Yerks (b. 10 Apr 1725, d. BEF 1785) Application for Patriot Status with the DAR

Souvenir of the Revolutionary Soldiers’ Monument Dedication, at Tarrytown, New YorkBy Tarrytown (N.Y.). Monument Committee, Marcius Denison Raymondpg. 42 & pg. 44 The name of William Yerks appears on the Muster roll of Capt. Gabriel Requa’s Company of Militia of East Philipsburg, now in the position of Professor Beckford, Dean of Columbia College. New York State Comptroller’s Office Revolutionary War […]

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.

An Extraordinarily Detailed Obituary of John Hayes, An American Irishman

An Extraordinarily Detailed Obituary of John Hayes, An American Irishman

The following is a transcription of a front page article, published in the Manchester Daily Union on March 9, 1905 concerning the death of John Hayes. John Hayes was born November 23, 1819 and is the youngest child of John Hayes and Hanora Leahey of Killarney, Ireland. He is the brother to my great x2 grandfather, Jeremiah Hayes of Manchester, NH. There is so much to write about him, but this article provides a grand overview of things we would never have known about him. The detail is extraordinary

Obituary of Jonathan J Foley, Sr.

Obituary of Jonathan J Foley, Sr.

Jonathan J Foley, Sr, – Saturday afternoon, March 4, 1967, at a local infirmary. Survived by son, Jonathan J Foley, Jr; granddaughter Ms. Betty Foley; grandson Jonathan J Foley III. Remains are at the Chapel of Martin’s and Bracey-Walsh, 209 Louise Ave. where services will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Conducted by Rev. Robert S Hayden. Interment Woodlawn. […]

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 […]