Descendants of Bernard

Bernard (Nov 11, 1880-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 - ( October 21, 1907 - 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.
  •                    Cousin Pat clarified this as:  His bed was given away to a drunk by Bernard, and Brian had to sleep in the hall, he died of neglect.  From the tone of Pat's voice - I think he was repeating what his father Patrick(Padraic) said.
               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 were gone 1  1/2 years.
           Bernard convinces Mr. Hennesy (his daughter Lil is married to Bernard's son Patrick) 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.  And Mr. Hennesy's property is turned back to him.

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