Edgar St. Clair Henley

Edgar St. Clair Henley, father of my grandfather Frederick "Bud" Henley, started his life in Halifax, Nova Scotia (born 20 Feb 1874 in Spry Bay, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada), moved to Boston where he became a US citizen, then settled in the Bronx, New York. Edgar was the "son" in I.C. Henley & Son, a … Continue reading Edgar St. Clair Henley

Timothy Harrington (10 Sep 1866 – 15 Mar 1925)

I will try to add more information on this post soon. Individual Summary: Timothy Harrington (Urdail) Father: John Harrington (Urdail) Mother: Honora (or Nora) Harrington (Caobach) Individual Facts: Birth: 10 Sep 1866 in Clountreem, Castletownbere, Cork, Ireland Baptism: 14 Sep 1866 in Castletownbere Church, Castletownbere, Cork, Ireland; Fr. Arthur Moynihan C.C. Godparents Denis Sullivan and … Continue reading Timothy Harrington (10 Sep 1866 – 15 Mar 1925)

Harrington – Murphy – Moriarty – Sheehy Photo

According to my father Bernard, this photo was taken at Nora Sheehy (previously Moriarty, nee Harrington) apartment on or around 4th Street in Manhattan sometime around 1949 or 1950. Bernard wrote labels with names on the photo below. I will try to update this post with more information soon.


I'll try to add some explanations on this at some point, as soon as I find a simple way to explain cousin relationships but I have these graphics and links that break it down: ## >> lifehacker: "Second Cousins," "Once Removed", and More Explained in Chart Form ## >> Crestleaf: Are You My Relative? Family … Continue reading Cousins

Margaret Mary Conroy

To hold some of the photos and other info that I have about my grand-aunt Margaret, sister of my grandmother Catherine Conroy Henley. She is still remembered as someone who loved kids and would play cards with my mother when she was younger and enjoyed spending time with myself and my sister too when we … Continue reading Margaret Mary Conroy

Bernard and Barbara Harrington 23rd Wedding Anniversary Video (1991)

Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad! For my parents 23rd wedding anniversary in 1991 I interviewed them and put together a video, originally done as a VHS tape, that includes an interview I did with them and family photos. The VHS tape is now digitized, on YouTube and available below. Find out what they remember about … Continue reading Bernard and Barbara Harrington 23rd Wedding Anniversary Video (1991)

Fortunato Salvietti

A post to hold all of the information that I know about the Salvietti ancestor who was born in Naples, Italy in 1879 and came to New York in 1905. September 2, 1879 Born in Naples, Italy Fortunato Salvietti is born on September 2, 1879 in Naples, Italy, according to the 1942 Draft Registration Card … Continue reading Fortunato Salvietti

Mary Stapleton

Happy 137th Birthday to my great-grandmother Mary Stapleton. A good time to publish this post to hold all of the information I am able to collect on her, born on this day in 1879, wife of John Joseph Conroy and mother of Catherine Conroy, the mother of Donald, Margaret and my mother, Barbara Henley. If … Continue reading Mary Stapleton

Barbara Henley Interview

An email attachment sent on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from Barbara Harrington (nee Henley) in a Word document, edited for clarity: Before we get to where and when you were born, let's start with your parents. Question #1: Can you tell me something about your mother and your father and what you know about them? … Continue reading Barbara Henley Interview