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I am researching the following TIERNEYs in Chickasaw County and would
like to hear from anyone working on or interested in these families.
TIERNEY, Bernard C. (3334) b. 29 Jun 1829 Ire, d. 27 Mar 1902
TIERNEY, Dennis Sr (3125) b. Jun 1833 Ire, d. 03 Apr 1919
TIERNEY, Francis Sr (3387) b. ~1820 Ire, d. 18 Apr 1894
TIERNEY, Matthew (3024) b. Jun 1832 Ire, d. 13 Apr 1911
TIERNEY, Michael (3328) b. ~1832 Ire
TIERNEY, Patrick (3353) b. ~1805 Ire
TIERNEY, Patrick (3503) b. ~1824 Ire, d. 10 Nov 1869
> TIERNEY, Unknown (4486) estimate born ~1822,
-"Unknown" TIERNEY may not have immigrated to the USA
"Unknown" TIERNEY is the Father of:
-Philipp, Laurence, Mamie, Female, Patrick, and Charles
-All these settled in Custer Co Nebraska, but are related to the
Chickasaw County TIERNEYs
The number in ( ) after each name is the person's ID number in my
genealogy database. It's best I attach the ID number all the time
it is much easier to guarantee keeping them straight... ie. I have at
least 5 Bernards, 5 or 6 Philipps, 4 Patricks in my database... so it
Since this list isn't real busy at the moment, thought you would enjoy
>LETTER TO MY ANCESTORS (from Scotland List)
>After spending a frustrating evening pouring over illegible handwriting in
>badly damaged and out of focus parish registers - and still NOT finding my
>relatives, I thought it was time to send an open email (at
>www.ofcoursethereisaHeaven.com) to all my "Upstairs" relatives who have
>to Heaven (99% of them) or the Other Place (1%). The text follows. (Feel
>free to insert your own relative's names where appropriate.)
>I am your _________ and living in the late 20th century here in
>I am sitting in front of a microfilm projector (I'll explain what that is
>a later email) in a special library run by the LDS (nice people, but later
>them, too) trying to decipher the small and shaky handwriting of your
>parish's minister/vicar/curate (choose one). He must have been either
>vertically challenged or had palsy - because it's unreadable! At least I
>think it's your parish! I'm not even sure of the decade.
>Thanks for leaving such a good paper trail! (Sarcasm intended.) According
>to family legend, you and your wife ___________ had _____ children, some of
>whom lived beyond infancy. Yet not a single one was recorded in the parish
>records! I can't even find your marriage certificate. You two WERE
>right? Didn't you know that there would be legions of people like me
>fanatically spending their waking hours and small fortunes looking for any
>and all traces of your lives? Were you just stubborn, couldn't afford the
>fees, or not members of the Established (or any) Church?
>You're wondering, "What's all the fuss, we're dead as doornails?" We're
>sure, but I think down here we're infected with the same disease: Rootsus
>obsessionus. Of course, WE are going to leave better records for our
>Anyway, I'm glad I was able to vent my frustrations upward. If I couldn't
>that, I'd have probably popped the obnoxious researcher next to me who is
>right now translating an old parish record in German - and out loud, for
>God's sake (oops!)
>I have an idea.... When I'm "dead-on" (pardon the expression) to finding
>correct record, give me some sort of sign. Make the projector bulb flicker
>twice. Or, if it must be done in the privacy of my home, I have a Labrador
>Retriever. Talk through her. That will get my attention for sure.
>Thanks for listening. I'll be better in the morning..... I'll be back at
>the library tomorrow night for Round 14, so catch me there.
>==== GenHumor Mailing List ====
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [ADAMS-L] FW: [USCW-SHILOH-L] re: stolen grave markers
Resent-Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 10:01:48 -0700 (PDT)
Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 11:49:45 -0500
From: Rhonda Frevert <rfrevert(a)megsinet.net>
I thought this topic should be brought to the attention of anyone
interested in genealogy and local history. Weathering and vandalism are
serious problems in our cemeteries, and now we have this to worry
about. We need to speak out against this desecration!
From: FmlyHstry(a)aol.com [SMTP:FmlyHstry@aol.com]
Sent: Monday, May 03, 1999 9:40 AM
Subject: [USCW-SHILOH-L] re: stolen grave markers
This notice is from another mail list. Please contact eBay as you see
appropriate about the sale of stolen grave markers on their site.
of graves and theft of personal property is a crime anywhere and needs
>> #95765135 is a GAR grave marker, marked "County Commissioners, West
>> Chester, PA." The seller refers to its having been 'used.' The name
>> the seller is "1sterling," and the item is located in New Jersey.
>> seller's e-mail address is: sterlingcenter(a)world.att.net
>> #95765620 is also a GAR grave marker, in a different style, marked
>> the number "15" in the design of the front, with the back marked
>> "AMERICA," which may refer to the foundry. Again, the seller refers
>> 'signs of use.' Same location, same seller, same address.
>> #96301772 is a Korean War veterans grave marker. The seller is
>> West Tennessee. The seller's e-mail address is: hbuild36(a)aol.com
>> #98328212 is a "World War Veterans Marker." Possibly World War I,
>> am not sure of that. Located in Michigan. Sellers address is
>> #96742252 is World War II Veterans grave marker. Advertised as an
>> grave marker presented by the County Commissioners." Back marked
>> "Philadelphia, PA," but that may again refer to a foundry. Located
>> Penndel, PA. Sellers address is tmaw(a)netcarrier.com
>> On Sun, 2 May 1999 00:42:56 -0500 "Carlene M. Wojahn"
>> <cwojahn(a)internetwis.com> writes:
>> >Since it was pointed out to me about a month ago that grave markers
>> >are sold on the ebay auction site., I sporadically check it out.
>> >These auctions are now in process, and this greatly concerns me,
>> >doesn't this encourage theft of these markers ? Where did the
>> >selling these markers get them from ?
>> >Carlene M. Wojahn
I need help finding information on grandfather Joseph's parents. They were
John and Josephine Cero who moved to a farm near Ionia around 1881. Joseph
had three sisters and four brothers. The only one I have information on is