Maney, Manney, Meany, Meeny, Meenie, Meanie and sometimes Mahoney :)

1831 Will of Nicholas Mahaney (Nicholas Mahaney 1, William Mahaney 2, Josiah Nicholas Mahaney 3, Sophia Mahaney 4, Agatha Kennedy 5, Jack Kennedy Connors 6, Joanne 7)

Mahaney Register from the Down East Website of Mahaney cousins, Don and Mary Shankle; our Kennedy connection

Sophia Mahaney photo, my ggm with her nine Kennedy children; she was dau.of Josiah Nicholas Mahaney whose sister Selina Mahaney is Don's Great Grandma. It was a pleasure to search the web one day and discover that Don had done the Mahaney Tree. Don's site was definitely an impetus to my efforts at detailing the Kennedy Tree. Please visit Down East website and check out Selina Mahaney's photo...she would be Aunt to our ggm Sophie Mahaney Kennedy

***ALL OF THE FOLOWING ARE FROM THE SAME MAHANEY LINE descendants of Valentine Mahaney

Valentine MAHANEY

Aug. 12, 1818 William Valentine & Elizabeth Mahaney Exploits, Burnt Island

Nov 21 1866 Valentine MEANEY (MEHANEY), bach, fish, Fogo Eliza MERCILL (MURSELL), spin, Herring Neck Fogo Matthias Downer, John Maddock


Stephen Valentine MAHONEY Francis & Ann Feb. 12, 1843 Mar. 28, 1843 Exploits, Burnt Island

Harriett MAHONEY Francis & Ann Dec. 20, 1834 Oct. 26, 1845 Twillingate

Elizabeth MEHANEY Francis & Ann Sept 3, 1854 EBI 2 mos (Exploits Burnt Island)

20 Feb 1886 Philip Sanders 25, bachelor, Cooper, Carbonear Philip Sanders, Cooper Sarah Mahaney 20, spinster, Carbonear Josiah Mahaney, Fisherman Samuel Mahaney, Levi Winsor

(this is Philip Saunders and Isabella Mahaney sister of ggm Sophia Mahaney daughters of Josiah Mahaney and Sophia Jane Bennett--whether her name was Sarah Isabel Mahaney I don't know but she was Mrs. Philip Saunders aunt to my grandmother Agatha KENNEDY dau. of Sophia Mahaney (Mahoney) and John Kennedy of Carbonear)

Mahaney, Josiah 31 Mar 1914 85 yrs (ggg f)
Mahaney, Malcom 1 Jul 1916 19 yrs (DIED Beaumont Hamel son of Elizabeth Mahaney; grandson of Josiah and Sophia Mahaney)
Mahaney, Sophia 16 Nov 1899 63 yrs (Sophia Jane Bennett Mahaney-- ggg m)

Obituary 2002

Bertha Mahaney Clark dau. of Josiah & Gertrude Mahaney of Newfoundland, grandaughther of of Josiah Nicholas Mahaney and Sophia Bennet of Harbor Grace, Newfoundland. 2-3 weeks ago you posted the obit of my great uncle Dr. Richard J. Kennedy Professor of Criminal Justice, John Jay College NY, son of John Kennedy and Sophia Bennet Mahaney both of Carbonear, Newfoundland. This Sophia B.Kennedy( nee Mahaney) was also dau of the above Josiah N.Mahaney& Sophia Bennet of Harbor Grace, Newfoundland. Sophia B.Kennedy (nee mahaney )was Bertha's Aunt in Brooklyn, NY she was my ggm and Bertha would be the first cousin of my grandmother Agatha Kennedy. Josiah N. Mahaney and Sophia Bennet were my great grandparents; they are the great grandparents of Bertha's children and this makes Bertha's children my first cousins 3x removed(3 generations).

Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virgina

Bertha Mahaney Clark

Bertha Mahaney Clark, 88, of Zelienople, Pa., formerly of Butler, Pa., passed away at Butler Memorial Hospital Thursday, July 4, 2002, after a long illness.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1914, in Malden, Mass. She was the daughter of Josiah and Gertrude Mahaney, formerly of Newfoundland, Canada. She was married to Frederick J. Clark for 65 years. He preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2002. She was a graduate of Malden High School and formerly worked for the John Hancock Life Insurance Co. of Boston. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Presbyterian Church of Butler and the Eastern Star.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara C. Davis, of Morgantown; Dr. Robert N. Clark, of Columbus, Ohio, Douglas A. Clark, of Latrobe, Pa. and Dr. Paul F. Clark, of State College, Pa.; one sister, Phyllis Elizabeth Rumrill, of Melrose, Mass.; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Beside her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, William Mahaney; and a sister, Dorothy Anderson.

A memorial service will be held at the family's convenience. The family suggests donations be made to the Monongalia General Hospital Diabetes Program; the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 12110, Charleston, WV 25302, or the charity of your choice.

From the New England Historical Society
MARRIAGE in Chelsea, Massachusetts
Sept. 24, 1910, By Rev. R. Perry Bush of Chelsea, Massachusetts
Josiah N. Mahaney Jr., age 28, son of Josiah N. Mahaney & Sophia Bennett
Gertrude Rideout, age 27, daughter of Hercules Rideout & Rachel Osmond
Both born in Newfoundland.
First marriage for both.
Josiah's Occupation: Box Maker
Both reside in Malden, MA
1910 Census for Malden Ward 4, Middelsex, Massachusetts
Neil McNevin, age 39, Head, married once and for 11 yrs., b. Canada, Parents,
b. Canada, Came to the US in 1888, Occupation: Tinsmith
Lena McNevin, wife, age 39, married once and for 11 yrs., Had 2 children, b. Canada,
Parents b. Canada, Came to the US in 1896
Phyllis E. McNevin, daughter, age 10, b.
Isabel E. McNevin, daughter, age 7, b.
Joseiah Mahoney, brother-in-law, age 28, single, b. Canada, Parents b.
Canada, Came to the US in 1902, Occupation: ? Machine/Box Shop
From the New England Historical Society
Dec. 30, 1898, By Rev. Edwin H. Hughes of Malden, Massachusetts
Neil McNevin, age 28, son of Neil McNiven & Isabella Black
Selnia Mahaney, age 27, Daughter of Josiah Mahaney & Sophia Bennett
First Marriage for both
Neil born in New Brunswick, Canada
Selina born in Newfoundland
Neil's Occupation: Tinsmith
Selina's Occupation: Governess
Dec. 10, 1899
Phillis E. McNevin, daugther of Neil McNevin & Selina Mahoney,
Father born in New Brunswick
Mother born in Newfoundland
Father's Occupation: Tinsmith
McNevin Isabel E Malden 1902
1920 Census for Malden Ward 7, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Josiah N Mahoney, age 37, b. NL, Parents b. NL, Came to the
US in 1895, Occupation: Sale Maker
Gertrude Mahoney, wife, age 30, b. NL, Parents b. NL, Came to
the US in 1908
Josiah W. Mahoney, son, age 8, b. MA
Bertha Mahoney, daughter, age 5, b. MA
Dorothy O. Mahoney, daughter, age 3 and 2 months, b. MA
Phillis E. Mahoney, daughter, age 1 and 11 months, b. MA
1930 Census for Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Josiah Mahaney, age 46, married at age 26, b. Canada, Parents b. Canada
Came to the US in 1898, Occupation: None
Gertrude Mahaney, wife, age 42, married at age 22, b. Canada, Parents b.
Canada, Came to the US in 1908, Occupation: Child nurse/Private Home
William Mahaney, son, age 18, b. MA, Occupation: Book Keeper
Bertha Mahaney, daughter, age 16, b. MA
Dorothy Mahaney, daughter, age 13, b. MA
Betty Mahaney, daughter, age 12, b. MA
Name: Josiah Nicholas Mahaney
City: Malden
County: Middlesex
State: Massachusetts
Birth Date: 12 Dec 1882
Race: White
Roll: 1674359
DraftBoard: 2
He is Tall and Slender, Brown Eyes, Black Hair
He is Naturalized.
Occupation: Box Maker for Atwood & McManence
of Chelesa, Mass
He liveves at: 26 Wayeth St. Malden, Mass with
wife Gertrude Mahaney