Mary Orton of Fall River, Massachusetts

On July 21, 1908, a postcard was sent to William Boyd of Edendoit, Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Ireland, from his daughter Elizabeth in Philadelphia. It read ...

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Elizabeth Boyd of Edendoit, County Tyrone, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

On July 21, 1908, a postcard was sent to William Boyd of Edendoit, Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Ireland, from his daughter Elizabeth in Philadelphia. It read ...

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Genevieve Parle, 1922, Newburgh, Cleveland

This website includes a picture of the 1922 second grade class at Holy Name Parish on Broadway on the southeast side of Cleveland. My mother was in that class and identified most of the children in the picture. She identified the fourth young woman from our left in the last row as Genevieve Parle. There was a Genevieve Parle living in the area who is most likely her.

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Coletta Kearns, 1922, Newburgh, Cleveland

This website includes a picture of the 1922 second grade class at Holy Name Parish on Broadway on the southeast side of Cleveland. My mother was in that class and identified most of the children in the picture. She identified the sixth young woman from our left in the last row as Coletta Kearns. There was a Coletta Kearns living in the area who is most likely her.

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Scent of the Missing, by Susannah Charleson, a Review

Scent of the Missing, by Susannah Charleson, a Review

I hadn't read a dog story since Rin Tin Tin was on television, but browsing through a list of feel good books at my library's site lead me to Scent of the Missing, by Susannah Charleson. The cover picture caught my eye, so I clicked and was hooked.

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Most of the information here is about my family or my wife’s, or about families with ties to Cleveland, Ohio, or the area near Rostrevor and Kilkeel in County Down, Ireland. There are also some unrelated families included that I came across. Whatever the case, I hope the material is helpful in your own efforts.
-- Ed Hamilton