• 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

  • A True Mystery At Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn

    The other day, when I visited Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn to check out the Tierney and Beattie grave sites, I discovered something VERY odd.  First, our family does not seem to be into entering subsequent family members deaths onto tombstones.  We seem to just add them to the graves.  Only the first to die