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The Coyle Sisters in the 1940 US Census

Mary Josephine (Mullane) Coyle died in 1927. After her death her unmarried daughters lived together. In the 1930 US Census the sisters were living at 2109 Walton Avenue in the Bronx. Marion, 28 [actually 30], was an operator in the telephone company. Marguerite, 25 [actually 28], was a supervisor in the telephone company. Lillian, 18, was a book keeper for a shoe company. Kathleen, 12 [actually 14], was still in school. They paid $40 a month for the rent on their apartment.

With the…

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Added by Colleen Pasquale on July 6, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments

1940 Census The Gardners

Many of us are stepping into the 1940’s by way of the US Census. Our family has been busy with weddings this spring; our son’s and our nephew’s. Now that they are behind us and those young men have happily begun married life I have had an opportunity to begin my search.

I was happy to discover that New York State has been indexed. The first people I wanted to find were my mother and her parents, the Nathaniel Gardner family in New York City. Thanks to ancestry.com I found them…

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Added by Colleen Pasquale on June 25, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments

Cunningham Family in Co Cavan, Ireland

Mary Cunningham married Michael Coyle (b c 1820) in Ireland c. 1838. They were my third great grandparents in my mother’s family tree. For the longest time that is all I knew about Mary Cunningham.

 

Death Record

This spring I found Mary's death record. Knowing that Michael and Mary lived in County Cavan, Ireland I browsed through the list of available microfilm records through Family Search. I looked for County Cavan in…

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Added by Colleen Pasquale on June 15, 2012 at 7:22am — 1 Comment

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