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Done and To Do in Cape May for James D. Hamilton

James D Hamilton was not found in any of the following:

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Henry "Harry" Billups, Pittsburgh, 1890

Henry Billups was last known to be alive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in January and February 1890.

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Joseph Page of Orono, a Timeline

Before 1775: Lived for sometime in Rhode Island ... 1775: Living in the area of present day Bangor, then called Kenduskeag Plantation.

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DNA

A Positive View of Our Hamilton DNA Research

In the last two articles, I looked at the shortcomings of the DNA research into our Hamilton line. In this article, I will take a look at the positive side. What have we gained?

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First Thoughts on the O'Rourke Autosomal DNA

My sister recently tested the autosomal DNA of a cousin on our mother's side. A person inherits autosomal DNA from both their mother and father, unlike y-DNA which comes only from their father.

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Hiram Lansford Fields of Hawkins County, Tennessee

  •   Mon 08 October 2018
  •   DNA

I ask Fields family members and experts in early North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky genealogy to be patient with me and this article.

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Even the Snails Came from Spain

The legend among the Irish for the longest time was that they "came from Spain." You could say it was the mother of all family stories.

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Eileen Quinn, 1922, Newburgh, Cleveland

Eileen Quinn was born August 10, 1913, in Cleveland, the first child of John Joseph Quinn and Agnes May Francis...

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Mary McGraw, 1922, Newburgh, Cleveland

Mary McGraw was born May 6, 1913, in Cleveland, the first child of John McGraw and Mary Kelley. In 1920 the family was living at 8002 Goodman Avenue...

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My Paternal Old Ohio Home

My father told me that when he moved to Cleveland in the 1930's he first lived in a boarding house run by Fred and Dorothy Goodsmith. All the boarders gambled and bet on horses.

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