• 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....

  • Making The Circumstantial Case that Links Ezra Yerks to the Larger Yerks Family Tree

    By Published On: June 7th, 2018Categories: In History, Surname: Yerks

    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.

  • Catherine Yorkse (Yerks) Farm in Hawthorne (formally Unionville), New York

    By Published On: May 27th, 2018Categories: In History, Surname: Yerks

    "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.”

  • An Extraordinarily Detailed Obituary of John Hayes, An American Irishman

    By Published On: June 24th, 2016Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Hayes

    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

  • Cousin Jim Hayes Speaks On “Leading Change” at TEDxMileHigh

    By Published On: June 23rd, 2016Categories: Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    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 Hayes Family Name Heritage Discovered… Finally!

    By Published On: September 10th, 2015Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Hayes

    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.

  • Obituary of Jonathan J Foley, Sr.

    By Published On: May 19th, 2014Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Foley

    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.

  • Jonathan J Foley III, Dies of heart failure (Obituary)

    By Published On: May 19th, 2014Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Foley

    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

  • Mary Agnes Foley Obituary

    By Published On: May 19th, 2014Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Foley

    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.

  • Attorney Jack Foley dies at 75

    By Published On: May 19th, 2014Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Foley

    Prominent Nashville attorney Jonathan (Jack) Foley, 75, died Saturday morning after a long illness. Services for Mr. Foley are scheduled for 11 AM tomorrow at St. George's Episcopal Church Mr. Foley practice law in Nashville for 40 years, until his retirement in  1989. He was a senior partner in the Foley and Weiss law firm