When the gate house of Barrett Nephews & Company collapsed from disrepair in 1939, the remaining brick walls of the 122 year old factory at 84 Broadway, West Brighton, Staten Island, NY had to be demolished. The attached article describes the final days of the old Barrett Nephews & Co. buildings and a little of its … Continue reading Workday Wednesday: Barrett Nephews & Company
Blog Prompt Series
Series of blog prompts suggested by others, adopted by us.
Surname Saturday – Little Clan – Belfast
"The majority of Littles, Lytles and Lyttles in Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand have their family roots deep in the old West March of the Scottish Border." ~ Clan Little Society North America Motto: Concedo Nulli (No surrender, no retreat, yield no ground). Our connection to the surname Little, comes from our great-great-grandmother, Ellen … Continue reading Surname Saturday – Little Clan – Belfast
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 also buried in this plot at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, Bergen County, New Jersey. Margaret … Continue reading Tombstone Tuesday – Walter Sikora, 1922-1963