Author Archives: Maryann Barnes

About Maryann Barnes

I live in Virginia and enjoy meandering walks back into the past. I also enjoy old photographs and sharing family research.

Bridget Buckley Mahoney’s Death Record – 1895

Yesterday I received Bridget Mahoney’s death record from the New Jersey Archives. I’m feeling very positive that she could be my 2nd great-grandmother, since her maiden name was listed as Buckley. She died relatively young at age 63 from pneumonia. … Continue reading

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New Jersey State Census Returns 1885 – 1915 for Timothy Mahoney

With the recent DNA results showing that Timothy Joseph Mahoney was the brother of my great-grandfather, John Mahoney, I decided to try searching the New Jersey State Census records. The above image is from the 1885 State of New Jersey … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday – Walter Sikora, 1922-1963

Walter Sikora was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1922 and he died there on April 26th, 1963. He was buried on April 30th, 1963. Walter, also called Fiddles, was only 41 years old. His wife, Margaret Doran Sikora is … Continue reading

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