Timothy Lunney's Blog (8)

2013 Brosnan Clan Gathering in Kerry, Ireland

Are you a Brosnan or is there a Brosnan branch on your family tree?

Brosnans from all over the world are set to converge on Castleisland and its surrounding villages from July 25thto 28th 2013 for the Kerry Brosnan Family Reunion, as part of the East Kerry Roots…


Added by Timothy Lunney on December 13, 2012 at 9:03am — No Comments

Visit the D.A.R. Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Last week while in Washington, D.C., I stopped by the National Headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution to see what information they might have on my Revolutionary War ancestors  - What a treat! …


Added by Timothy Lunney on December 9, 2012 at 9:23am — 2 Comments

History of Easton, Maine


Does anyone know of a history book or paper about the settlement of Easton, Maine?



Added by Timothy Lunney on September 24, 2011 at 7:40am — 2 Comments

Lunney Family of Maine – Mayflower Pedigree


The following pedigree provides the lineal descent for the Lunney Family of Easton and Westfield, Maine from four of the passengers on the good ship “Mayflower” when it landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.  The Mayflower Pilgrims and their fellow travelers were authors of the first true governing document created in a New World colony. The Mayflower Compact is considered to have set the stage for the Constitution of the United States.…


Added by Timothy Lunney on December 20, 2010 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

Alice Rowena (Lunney) Gregory (1915-2010)

A beloved and enduring presence in Aroostook County, Maine has passed away.



Added by Timothy Lunney on October 2, 2010 at 2:10pm — 1 Comment

Florida Irish Heritage Center

Many Mainers, myself included, live part or all of the year in Florida. Some of you might be interested in visitng the following website:

Added by Timothy Lunney on May 20, 2010 at 2:42pm — No Comments

"Egypt Road: A Memoir of a Farm Boy" by Ron Laing

My 95-year-old Aunt Alice Lunney Gregory of Westfield, Maine told me about a new book she'd read titled "Egypt Road: A Memoir of a Farm Boy" by Ron Laing. It's a memoir about life in Westfield during the 1930's, 40's and 50's. According to Aunt Alice, her baby brother, my Dad, Boyd Lunney and his youthful pranks are featured prominently the book. I asked Dad about it...He denies "any and all youthful pranks...Hah! Hah!"…


Added by Timothy Lunney on April 29, 2010 at 2:47pm — 1 Comment

Taylor Family DNA Project

I am searching for male Taylor descendants of Elias Taylor (1726 to 1777) of Readfield (Winthrop), Maine for the Taylor Family DNA research project, based in Utah. This project is verifying the genealogy of the various Taylor families in the USA and England. Here's what I have on Elias Taylor and some of his descendants:…


Added by Timothy Lunney on March 19, 2010 at 9:56am — No Comments

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