We are looking for relatives of Mariah J. Sweeney and Philip M. Ryan. They are our grt grandparents. Mariah (dob circa 1869 dod 1924)and Philip (dob circa 1865 dod 1922)lived in the Neptune/Ocean Grove area of Monmouth Cty and are now interred at Mount Calvary Cemetary in Neptune, NJ.
They had 9? or more children as follows: Elizabeth Mary Ryan Patterson (my grandmother), Margaret (married a Furlong and moved to Texas) Marie, Helen, Richard, Anna, John, William and a boy unknown (perhaps stillborn).
Any information you may have and or stumble upon, please write so we can swap info.
Fact? Philip's father may have been named William. In any event, we do have Ryan family in Kentucky.
Fact? Rumor? Philip may not originally be from NJ area, could be PA, NY.
Fact? Rumor? It is believed although not proven that Mariah came from Ireland.