Profile

Cover photo
Mary Ellen Gorry
Worked at The Long Island Catholic
Attended The Catholic University of America
Lives in East Meadow, NY
9 followers|112,773 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

I've been worse than usual with writing, folks, in case you haven't noticed! Between taking care of my ever-increasingly mobile and adventurous 16 month old, planning a wedding, doing freelance genealogy and editing work (usu...
1
Add a comment...
Elmer Gorry reflects on his career/life before working at NBC in the Fall-Winter 1998 Peacock North newsletter. My dad recently showed me this page from an old NBC magazine, in which my grandfather, Elmer Gorry, reflects on h...
1
Add a comment...

Mary Ellen Gorry

Shared publicly  - 
 
This is, I think, good advice in general, in life, and also in genealogy, whether it's looking to the side - siblings, cousins - to try to work our way backward, or whether it's switching from an ancestor we've been scrutiniz...
1
Add a comment...

Mary Ellen Gorry

Shared publicly  - 
 
Today is National DNA Day apparently, commemorating the 1953 publication of papers on the structure of DNA. In honor of that, I actually have an AncestryDNA update - I got my first shared ancestor hint! I have literally 150 p...
1
Add a comment...
Have her in circles
9 people
Sarah Padberg's profile photo
Tim Gorry's profile photo
Mike Patch's profile photo
Samuel Hall's profile photo
Elizabeth White's profile photo
Richard Quest's profile photo
Thomas Raynor's profile photo
My sister recently took the AncestryDNA test, completely of her own accord - so bizarre to not have to coerce any of my family members into taking the test. Just as a refresher, unless you are an identical twin, you and your ...
1
Add a comment...

Mary Ellen Gorry

Shared publicly  - 
 
Sometimes in genealogy, people seemingly disappear into thin air. Sometimes it's someone from way back, like my John Meinberg, who pretty much just dropped off the face of the earth somewhere in the mid-1870s. Did he die? Did...
1
Add a comment...

Mary Ellen Gorry

Shared publicly  - 
 
This morning my 99 year old grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Cronin Raynor, passed away in her sleep. At the ripe old age of 99, you don't exactly mourn the passing of a loved one - Grandma lived a long and happy life, filled with...
1
Add a comment...

Mary Ellen Gorry

Shared publicly  - 
 
Psych & How I Met Your Mother: Thoughts on having a love-hate relationship with a television show & coming to terms with their series finales
So many thoughts, so many thoughts.... I don't even know how to best organize this. I guess maybe I'll take each show individually and bullet point my loves and hates. Because in a way, these shows, which both ended their long runs in the past week, paralle...
So many thoughts, so many thoughts.... I don't even know how to best organize this. I guess maybe I'll take each show individually and bullet point my loves and hates. Because in a way, these shows, which both ended their lon...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have her in circles
9 people
Sarah Padberg's profile photo
Tim Gorry's profile photo
Mike Patch's profile photo
Samuel Hall's profile photo
Elizabeth White's profile photo
Richard Quest's profile photo
Thomas Raynor's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Author, blogger, genealogist
Employment
  • The Long Island Catholic
    reporter
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
East Meadow, NY
Story
Tagline
Author, genealogist, history buff, media enthusiast, NY sports fan, mom-to-be...just for starters! :)
Education
  • The Catholic University of America
    2001
Basic Information
Gender
Female