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Re: bishop tierney cerca 1845 tipperary
Posted by: Mary Date: September 21, 1999 at 11:29:49
In Reply to: bishop tierney cerca 1845 tipperary by lyle schadee of 1258

Bishop Michael Tierney
The Archdiocese of Hartford
The death certificate for
Bishop Michael Tierney,
reads as follows:
Rt. Rev. Michael Tierney
place of death: Hartford CT.
address: 140 Farmington Avenue
Occupation: Bishop of Hartford
date of Birth: September 29, 1839
died October 5th 1908,
Age: 69 years and 6 days
place of birth:Ireland
Name of Father: John Tierney,
fathers birthplace: Ireland
Name of Mother: Judith Fitzgerald,
mothers birthplace: Ireland
Place of burial: Vault in Cathedral
name of informant: Miss Tierney
informants address: 140 Farmington Avenue

Now here is an outline of his obituary read
(I believe this was from the Boston Globe)Bishop Tierney although born in Ireland, was most Connecticut reared, his native place was in County Tipperary. At the age of 8 his arents came to Norwalk Connecticut......During the Day relatives of
Bishop Tierney were summoned, and among
those at his bedside were Deputy Judge
Jeremiah Tierney of Greenwich, and Attorney
William Tierney of New York, brothers. Miss Catherine Tierney of this city, and Mrs.
Margaret Bailey, sisters. Sister Dionysis,
superior of St. Francis asylum, a half
sister. James Fahey of New York, a half
brother. James Tierney a nephew, and two
nieces, Sister Bertrand of Mount St. Josephs
seminary, and Sister Bernadini of the
academy of the Holy Family of Baltic."
Found while searching for my Michael Tierney
who's family end up in London Ontario Canada
ever did find any connection hope this can
help some one
Mary



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