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.
“Attention All Persons living in the Green Zone below. You are nearby ordered to vacate your homes immediately. Colleen Hayes (nee Yerks) intends to re-claim her great x6 grandmother Catherine Yerks 300 acre farm in Unionville (now Hawthorne). We will give you until tomorrow at sunset to get off our land. This includes you JD Rockefeller and your snazzy Pocantico Hills Estate.”
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
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, 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, 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, […]