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
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. She would have been born in the right time frame to have had sons, John … Continue reading Bridget Buckley Mahoney’s Death Record – 1895
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 family and I look at our old photographs our constant refrain is, "Who are these … Continue reading Who Are These People?