• Meet John Lawrence Tierney

    By Published On: October 6th, 2010Categories: Found Treasures, Photos, Surname: 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

  • Surprise Party For Reginald Parrett… A Family Affair

    By Published On: July 24th, 2010Categories: Found Treasures, In The News, Surname: Beattie, Surname: Tierney

    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

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

    By Published On: July 23rd, 2010Categories: Found Treasures, In The News, Newspaper Articles, Surname: Tierney

    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

  • Two New Photo’s Indicate Two Tierney Branches Knew Each Other!

    By Published On: November 10th, 2009Categories: Surname: Tierney

    The other day I found two photographs that seem to link two branches of the Tierney family together. The pictures come from the collection of Frank Noel and May (Berry) Tierney who lived in Larchmont, New York.  Frank Noel Tierney  and Raymond A Tierney were first cousins, so it makes sense that they new of

  • The Brother’s Tierney

    By Published On: May 29th, 2009Categories: Found Relatives, Found Treasures, Surname: 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

  • Obituary: Edward Schneider, husband of Eleanor Tierney Schneider

    By Published On: April 7th, 2009Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Tierney

    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

  • The Eight Children Of James Tierney and Mary Sproul

    By Published On: December 28th, 2008Categories: Bio's, Surname: Tierney

    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.

  • The Colwell – Tierney Link

    By Published On: December 20th, 2008Categories: Found Documents, Surname: Colwell & Gent, Surname: TierneyTags:

    When I first took over the family genealogy project from my Uncle Lloyd Lewis, there was one page of his notes that I ignored for some time because the notes he had on the names were scarce. On the top of one page, he wrote the name Kate Sproul Colwell..  Next to it were the

  • 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