Descendants of Bernard

Bernard (1882-Oct 23, 1955)  married Alice Girard , and their three sons moved to America in 1908  

They had 4 children:  


  • Patrick (Padraic) (born Mar 11, 1905-Feb 16, 1989)- Married Lillian (Lil) M Hennessy  (Dec 29, 1909 - Aug 28, 2003) had two sons:  
    • Pat & Lil MacMenamin taken in Gerard (9/9/1934)who had no children
    • Patrick  October 1, 1938 - July 6, 2016 (Age 77) Island Park, (Long Island) New York  Funeral Mass Saturday 10:30 am St. Anthony's RC Church Lincoln Avenue Oceanside, NY 11572 Cremation Private

  • Brian - ( 1908 - April 29, 1928) died at the age of 20, he gave his coat to a beggar and caught double phenomena because it was a cold rain.
               Brian_MacMenamin 1908-1928


  • Colm (Colm-Kil Born in America Feb 12, 1913 - Dec 23, 1995) - Married Margaret (Marge Emglert) (May 7, 1914 - Jun 10, 1988) and had 4 children: 
     Colm+Marge_MacMenamin-taken 1954
  • Colm MacMenamin playing the musical saw
Brian  has one daughter Lindsey who married  and has one daughter
  Barbara( June 13, 1941-Oct 30, 2008) 
            • Dennis has three sons
              1.     Joe (has 1 son - Isaac) 
              2.     Michael
              3.     Arron 
            • Michael (Born 1953) Married Karen (Born 1953) had 2 sons
              1.         Timmy who has 2 sons (Tyler & Dylan)
              2.         Jason
MacMenamin Boys:  John, Patrick, Brian & little Colm


Alice Gerard died, the four boys were taken by the orphanage, Bernard having lost everything, worked on a Ship for his passage to Ireland  

Bernard Married Sarah Josephine Geddis (Nov 12, 1885 -May 6, 1958 lived 72 years) of Belfast Ireland.   Bernard & Sarah moved to NewYork in 1920


 Now the boys had a mother and were released from the Orphanage.  
     

 





Bernard & Sara MacMenamin taken 1954

Sarah & Bernard had 4 more children:
  

Bernard, Sara and Joseph are buried 

in St. Raymond Cemetery   






  • James  (Oct 15, 1922 - May 15, 1990) Married Mary Branigan(1923-1985) on Nov 11, 1965
  • Jimmy & Mary MacMenamin taken 1954They lived in Florida
    1. Tommy - VP/Director with Hollywood Rental Mart.
    2. Peggy
    3. Kathy (Katheryn A. MacMenamin) Won lottery for $45,000 in 2011
              • Kathy had a son 
              • Grandchildren:  Carl & Margaret Mary in FL


  • Maureen - Mary Maureen (Born Aug 22, 1924 - Died 1930) at age 6

  • Joseph (1924 - Jan 27, 1961) Married Gloria (Mar 21, 1928 - Nov 28, 2009) and they had 2 children:
Joey & Gloria MacMenamin taken 1954

    1. Joe (Has no children) 
    2. Maureen who had 3 children
            1. Jessica (has 3 childrenBreanna, McKayla and Bradly)
            2. David 
            3. Colleen(has 1 child Saige)

  • Bernadette (March 2, 1930 - Aug 24, 2007)- had 5 children: 
     
Bernidette_MacMenamin_Radda_Kennedy taken 1954
  • Donna & her husband Dave (has 2 children Maureen & Robby)
  •                     Donna has 2 step-children (Joe & Tina)        
  •                     Joe & his wife Sara (has 1 son, Henry)
  •                     Tina & her husband  Chris (has 2 daughters, Olivia & Emily)
  • Valerie (has 1 son Kevin)                 Kevin & his wife Ally (has 1 son  Austin)
  • Deirdre (has 1 son Christopher)     Christopher & Sandra (has 2 sons  Hunter & Mason)
  • Thomas (has 1 daughter Amy Alysssa)
  • Angel    (has 2 daughters:  Ruby ('95) and Lily (2000))


           In September 1932, Sara takes her two youngest children: Joseph (5) & Bernadette(1) to Ireland.
           Brian & Maureen had died and Sara needed to see her family.   
           Sara & the children had issues getting back to the United States, and was gone 1 1/2 years.
           Bernard convinces Mr. Hennesy to turn over some assets so that Bernard does not look like he owns nothing.
           He is able to get Sara, Joseph & Bernadette back to NewYork.

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