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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
In this photograph from about 1939, Mrs. Carolyn Hyde is on the right. With here are her daughter, Carolyne, and also her grandson, Bill. The man holding the coat could possibly be Melville Hanna Haskell, Carolyne’s second husband. Whenever my … Continue reading
Women’s Heritage Month begins with Nana This photograph shows me with my beloved grandmother, Mary Margaret Mahoney Doran (1895-1961), at my baptism. Her nickname was Mamie. She was born in Brooklyn, New York to two recent Irish immigrants struggling for … Continue reading