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.
Jim Hayes highlights the current state of affairs and the need for a coherent response. Is there a singular answer to our problems? He encourages us to look to the power of education and younger generations to respond to our most pressing issues.
The other day I received a notice that my genealogybank.com subscription had expired. GenealogyBank.com is generally a large newspaper collection, but they have other related content too. As this is a website I use often, I decided to renew it.
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 […]
Saturday morning, December 28, 1963, at her residence, 1618 Stokes Ln., Mrs. Mary Agnes Foley, widow of the late John Joseph Foley. She is survived by one son, Jonathan J Foley; one grandson, Jonathan J Foley J; two great grandchildren, Betty Bruce Foley and Jonathan J Foley three, all of Nashville; several nieces and nephews. Her remains are at Martin’s, […]
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 […]
JEREMIAH D SHEEHAN & FAMILY Jeremiah D Sheehan was born March 17, 1827 in County Kerry, Ireland. According to immigration records Jeremiah arrived in Boston on June 7, 1846 and applied for naturalization on January 18, 1859. He was married to Mary Sullivan, who was born circa 1829 in Ireland. There is no indication as to whether they were married […]
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. […]