|Posted By:||CRAIG TIERNEY|
|Subject:||Re: ATTN.TIERNEYS FROM COUNTY CAVAN|
|Post Date:||August 23, 2001 at 03:51:21|
|Forum:||Tierney Family Genealogy Forum|
dear terry.thanks for replying to my message.I have done some research and found some info on relations.As far as i can trace back there was a patrick tierney who married a lady named catherine(maiden name unknown).one of there children was Luke and came from bally james duff,county cavan,Luke aged 23 and his brother john came to australia on a ship called the sapphire.he then moved to reidsdale nsw and married mary jane havens and they had 7 children Luke (jnr),mildred, mary, catherine(named after his deceaced mother),john,james,and,eva(a nun known as sister patrick).luke jnr married louisa tunny and had 10 children.one of those 10 children was wilfed who was my grandfather.i also have information about a Tierney heirloom,a brooch made from solid gold which has photos of patrick and catherine in it.unfortunatly the whereabouts is unknown.I have information on the Havens and a letter from sister patrick(eva tierney my g g aunt)to her nephew james tierney.If you know of any other tierneys this might be linked to could you please let me know.thanks heaps and i hope to hear from you soon.