"There are 2 ways to dothis research. You can go to the NARA website as you can look for pension info. There were several people with my ancestors name so I went to my public library (here in Ma) and in the reference section they had 2 huge books in…"
"Hi Cheryl ---- I have been researching my family in Fitchburg Mass and I was wondering if you have ever taken pictures from Saint Joseph's Cemetery in Fitchburg --- you see my family were Melanson (melancon) and I have found that they are there…"
I still have not found a definitive source of origin counties for the Tierneys - they eventually spread out fairly well. County Mayo might be best for a first look, but I've got some stories that link my family to Roscommon and have…"
"Hi John, I am researching a Mary Tierney who left Ireland Between 1840 - 1850 with her husband John Martin.I have seen her maiden written as both Tierney and McTiernan. Do you know much anout which counties Tierney's were apt to come from? I…"
I have been researching my family here in Massachusetts and in Ireland for 8 years. I am also part of www.raogk.org (Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness). Check it our, its volunteers all over the country organized by state. People do…"
"I am researching a Baldwin family from Ireland. William Baldwin b. abt 1800 Ireland and Mary Tracey b abt 1800 Ireland. In Nova Scotia by late 1820s where they had at least 4 children, William, Richard, Alice and Ellen. These 4 came to Boston Ma.…"
Hi Cheryl ---- I have been researching my family in Fitchburg Mass and I was wondering if you have ever taken pictures from Saint Joseph's Cemetery in Fitchburg --- you see my family were Melanson (melancon) and I have found that they are there but not able to see pictures because that cemetery has not been on line -- I am looking for Auther Melanson-died very young less then 3 months old ---mother --Catherine Melanson --- father Joseph melanson --grandfather Peter Melanson and grandmother Cecile Melanson-- do you think you may have any of these-- Thank you--- Cathy
I still have not found a definitive source of origin counties for the Tierneys - they eventually spread out fairly well. County Mayo might be best for a first look, but I've got some stories that link my family to Roscommon and have been looking that direction.
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