• 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,

  • 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

  • Walking In The Footsteps of Our Ancestors… Melissa Campbell Yerks

    On May 6, 1897, the local Chappaqua newspaper reported that Mrs. Osborn Yerks (Melissa Campbell) had moved into the Gabrielle Greeley Clendenin "hillside house."  Gabrielle is the daughter of Horace Greeley, the well-known publisher of the Tribune Newspaper. Mrs. Clendenin was well-known for her charity and generosity. With this being just two years after the

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

    By Published On: November 14th, 2020Categories: In The Military, Surname: Yerks, Uncategorized

    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

  • The Search For the Parents of James Oakley Yerks, Died at Harpers Ferry, 1863

    By Published On: November 1st, 2020Categories: Civil War, Surname: Yerks

    There are several James Yerks born around the same time. They are: James Yerks BIRTH 16 AUG 1823 • Ossining, Westchester, New York, United StatesDEATH 9 OCT 1880 • Chappaqua, Westchester, New York, United StatesThis James died in the Civil War and is buried at the old Saint Mark's Cemetery in Mount Kisco (Next to

  • The Baroni Family Of Mantua, Italy

    By Published On: May 13th, 2020Categories: Surname: Baron

    We don’t know much about the Baroni Family of Mantua right now, but the story is beginning to unfold.  We recently learned that Angelo Antonio Baroni and Giaele Botolli, great x2 grandparents of Colleen Hayes, were married on 27 June 1895 in Rivarolo Fuori (aka Rivarolo Mantovano), Mantova, Lombardia, Italy.  Mantua is 32 km (32

  • Where Is Catherine Yerks’ Farm?

    By Published On: March 8th, 2020Categories: Maps, Surname: Yerks, Uncategorized

    This is a 1840 Map of the Yerks farm, overlaid on today's Google Map. Move the slider to change the view.

  • The Baroni Family History Timeline

    By Published On: February 14th, 2019Categories: Surname: Baron, Timeline

    This timeline features the Baroni Family of Northern Italy including, Angelo Antonio​ BARONI, Giaele (Jean) BOTTOLI, Michael Alexis BARON, Marie Athalie BARON, Jean Louise BARON, Stephanie Irma BARON and Yolanda Ofelia (Waddy) BARONI. You can also play this timeline is full screen by clicking here.

  • A Timeline of The Hayes Family Of Killarney Ireland; London, England & Manchester, NH

    By Published On: July 18th, 2018Categories: In History, Surname: Hayes

    The timeline below....