Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bridget Cullinane Fererro

Last Sunday’s blog post was a profile of Mary Ann Cullinane Gibbons, Peggy’s great grandmother. You might recall that Mary Ann came to the U.S. with her older sister Bridget in 1895. I thought for sure that I’d be able … Continue reading

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A Profile of Mary Ann Cullinane

Mary Ann Cullinane, Peggy’s great grandmother, was born in July of 1877 or 1878 in Mountstewart Clogher, Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Her parents were Peter and Rose McDermott Cullinane. There is some question as to her actual date and year of birth. … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Timothy Murphy

The Births page of the Murphy Family Bible lists James and Delia (Bridget) Murphy’s first child as Timothy Murphy, born August 17, 1852. Beyond this mention, Timothy is nowhere to be found in any official or unofficial record I can … Continue reading

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St. James Catholic Cemetery

I have a confession. I enjoy walking through cemeteries. Weird, right? These days I’m mainly interested in cemeteries where some of my ancestors, or Peggy’s, are buried. But, I admit, I’m often tempted to stop the car as I’m passing … Continue reading

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