• Jeremiah D Sheehan’s Service Record to his County

    By Published On: January 14th, 2021Categories: Military, Surname: Sheehan

    Jeremiah D Sheehan is an Irishman who likely enlisted in the War of the States in order to provide food and shelter for his family. Since he had already obtained Citizenship through Naturalization in 1859, he did not NEED to enlist in order to obtain Citizenship. Company C, 3rd Infantry Regiment On 25 July 1861,

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  • A Needle In The Haystack Find!

    By Published On: January 1st, 2021Categories: Headstones, Surname: Yerks

    This is a story I have not told before... but one that Yerks cousin Gibby Iannotti will appreciate. Many years ago I learned from Gibby of a gravestone of one of her great ancestors. It may be her great x2 Grandparents. Emeline Yerks married Benjamin Schenck. She indicated that their headstone also has someone named

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