Surname: Tierney

Meet John Lawrence Tierney

Meet John Lawrence Tierney

It is amazing how things can suddenly seem so clear after relaxing your mind and giving yourself some time away from a problem. Such is the case with a photograph I found in the inherited collection of Virginia Tierney Bishop. The first time I went through Virginia’s photos, I had dismissed the man in the photo below as being a […]

Surprise Party For Reginald Parrett... A Family Affair

Surprise Party For Reginald Parrett… A Family Affair

This article was published in the Newtown Register on Thursday, February 9, 1911. According to this brief article, on Saturday, Jan 28, 1911 there was a surprise birthday party for Reginald W Parrett. Reginald was married to Irene Tierney. Irene is a daughter of Mary Jane Kinneary and Thomas W Tierney. They lived at 9 Chestnut Street in Corona, Queens. […]

A "Chip Off The Old Block"...Raymond A Tierney Jr.

A “Chip Off The Old Block”…Raymond A Tierney Jr.

The following article was published on November 12, 1952 in The Brooklyn Eagle.  It tells the story of Raymond A Tierney Jr sterlings high school sports experience and the sports successes of numerous family members.  The article mentions that Raymond is the grandson of Police Inspector Frank A. Tierney.  Grandfather Frank was one of the outstanding rowers with the Dauntless […]

The Brother's Tierney

The Brother’s Tierney

Several weeks ago, I received a phone call from Lynn Williams in response to a letter I had sent her, telling her that I believed we were cousins through the Tierney branch of our family tree.  She confirmed that she was the granddaughter of Irene Tierney.  Irene is the daughter of Thomas W. Tierney.  Thomas W. Tierney is the brother of my […]

Obituary: Edward Schneider, husband of Eleanor Tierney Schneider

Obituary: Edward Schneider, husband of Eleanor Tierney Schneider

Thanks to Carolyn Gibbons of North Carolina, a ROAGK volunteer who found this obituary for me. Edward Schnedier, 82, died Saturday.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church by the Rev. Martin Caldwell.  Burial will be in the old Bethesda Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Tierney Schneider; one daughter, Mrs. Eleanore Dorsett of […]

The Eight Children Of James Tierney and Mary Sproul

The Eight Children Of James Tierney and Mary Sproul

Several weeks ago I visited the final resting place of Mary Tierney, my Great-Great Grandmother.  After receiving her Death Certificate from the New York City Archives, I was able to determine that she was buried at Calvary Cemetery in Queens, New York. Unfortunately when I arrived, I found her plot, but there was no gravestone.  I was hoping that there […]

Hayes Branch Cemtery Headstone Photo Album

Hayes Branch Cemtery Headstone Photo Album

The Hayes Branch Cemetery Headstone Photo Album contains pictures from various cemteries for the following surnames. Lewis Tierney Beattie Hayes Hanley Colwell Gackstetter Bishop Graham Hayes Sheehan Click here to view the Headstone Photo Album Last Updated: December 7, 2008

Patricia A. Carney  (nee Tierney)

Patricia A. Carney (nee Tierney)

CARNEY-Patricia A. (nee Tierney). On December 1, 2008. Devoted daughter of the late Honorable Judge Raymond A. Tierney. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Loving mother of Patricia A. Dear sister of Raymond Tierney, Marie Anderson and the late Francis Tierney. Funeral Monday 8:30 A.M. from the MARINE PARK FUNERAL HOME, 3024 Quentin Road, Brooklyn. Funeral Scripture Service 9:30 A.M. […]