In August 1887, William Henry Haring and Mary Ellen were married in the Melrose section of the Bronx. They went on to have six children over the next fourteen years of marriage before moving their family to New Jersey. Three daughters and their son went on to marry and have families. This is a breakdown of those children and their descendants.
In researching our family tree, only four of the first generation siblings went on to raise families: Mary, Rosanna, John and Denis. To that point, I think we have exhausted those lines of descendants for my grandfather’s generation, and possibly even to my father’s generation. It is only the descendants of my current generation that … [Read more…]
Mary was the oldest sibling of my great-grandfather, John Joseph Hannigan. William and Mary were married on the fourth day of August 1887 in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church at Courtlandt Avenue and East 154th street in the Melrose section of the Bronx, New York City. Pastor Charles J. Wielding conducted the ceremony. The information on the reverse provides … [Read more…]
Mary Ellen Hannigan was the first child born to Patrick and Catherine in Morrisania, New York. Morrisania was located north of New York City on the east side of the Harlem River in Westchester County. In 1874, the area was annexed to be part of the Twenty-Third Ward of New York City. The twenty-third ward was the … [Read more…]