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Tracing Michael Tierney
« on: Thursday 31 January 19 16:28 GMT (UK) »
Hello again everyone! Hope you're all well.

I've been trying to dig a bit into my great grandfather Joseph Tierney and find out more about his father / grandfather. I realized I had the wrong information and kind of messed with my family tree a bit and this section has always stumped me the most since it never turned up any promising results, especially in a few reference sites such as familysearch. I'm looking to see if I can find out more about Joseph's father's father / mother in particular.

Here is some info on Joseph. He was born in Granville, New York around 1900 and died in SEP 1974 in Staten Island. He worked in the Works Progress Administration during the New Deal from what I was able to pull up. His wife's name was Marie A. Kurth.

His father's name is Michael J. (or F.) Tierney and was allegedly born in Ireland around SEP 1857 and died perhaps in 1952 in the Bronx. From my family's word of mouth, his wife's maiden name was either Mary or Maria Gleason. There was a Brennan showing up with those records, but they insist that isn't her, unless they're wrong?

If anyone would be able to assist and least help point in the right direction, I'd be grateful!

Thank you!

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 31 January 19 16:47 GMT (UK) »

This must be Joseph Tierney with h9is parents in 1910 - High Street Granville, Washington, New York.

Michael Tierney   57 born 1853 Ireland.
Mary Tierney   55
William Tierney   24
Patrick Tierney   21
Joseph Tierney   10
Catherine Tiemen 8

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 31 January 19 16:52 GMT (UK) »
Hi Sandra,

Pretty sure that's them! Know they lived in Granville for sometime as well.

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 31 January 19 17:03 GMT (UK) »
1920 census East Main Granville, Washington, New York. (would have been in the region of 97 years old if he died in 1952)

Michael Tierney   65
Mary Tierney   63
Thomas L Tierney 32
Patrick G Tierney 31
Joseph Tierney   20
Catherine Tierney 15

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVS1-H9D

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 31 January 19 17:09 GMT (UK) »
Marriage of Thomas L Tierney confirms mothers maiden name ................

Thomas L Tierney - 1888 - marriage 1 February 1926    Clinton, New York. Aged 38 years.
Father Michael Tierney Mother Mary Gleason
Spouse:   Mary L

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FF5T-Q1G

The Troy Record  (Troy, New York) 18 Nov 1957, Mon  - Page 19

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27903549/thomas_l_tierney/


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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 31 January 19 17:16 GMT (UK) »


1930 census Rogers Avenue Granville, Washington, New York.

Michael Tierney   76
Mary Tierney   73
Patrick Tierney   41
Margaret Mcdonough   70 sister-in-law

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 31 January 19 17:17 GMT (UK) »


1940 census Roger Avenue Granville, Washington, New York.

Mary Tierney   85 widowed.
James Tierney   57 single
Patrick G Tierney 51 single

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 31 January 19 17:20 GMT (UK) »
Michael J Tierney passed away 1932 - address is the same as the 1930 census
Shame obituary just says Ireland  :-\

The Post-Star  (Glens Falls, New York) - 27 May 1932, Fri  -  Page 1

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27866602/m_j_tierney/

The Post-Star  (Glens Falls, New York) 5 Nov 1928, Mon  -  Page 6

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27901424/michael_tierney/

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Re: Tracing Michael Tierney
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 31 January 19 17:26 GMT (UK) »
Joseph's WWI draft registration card - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXBV-JFC