Laura McFarland's Family History Updated April 15, 2001
About Our Family Research
I am tracing my family history. Some of the Surnames in my family are McFarland, Melia, Carney, Lynch, Wright and Wagoner. So far I have traced the McFarland's back to 1808 in Massachusetts and the Wrights and Wagoners back to 1790s in New Jersey. The Melias, Carneys and Lynchs I have traced back to Ireland.
Andrew McFarland 1836-1885 (24 KB) My Great-Great Grandfather. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company K, 19th Regiment Massachusetts Vol. Infantry. He is buried in the Methodist Cemetery in Bernardsville, NJ.
Sarah Eliza McFarland 1847-1918 (24 KB) My Great-Great Grandmother. She is the wife of Andrew McFarland and the daughter of William and Lucinda Wright. She is buried in the Bishop Janes United Methodist Church in Basking Ridge, NJ.
Samuel Carney 1867-1928 (38 KB) My Great Grandfather. He was born in Ireland, came to the United States and lived in East Orange, NJ until his death in 1928.