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George Kuhn Obituary – Latest Post on Coon Genealogy Blog – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 30, Obituary)

Transcript of the Obituary of George Kuhn. https://coongenealogy.wordpress.com/2017/02/28/evidence-transcript-of-the-obituary-of-george-kuhn/ Advertisements

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James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado”

James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” The family said that he “died in a gutter in Colorado.” But sometimes families exaggerate. They said he had a drinking problem — that it contributed to his death. … Continue reading

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Isaac VAN DUYN (1822-1903) – Willing to Fight, Lost His Sight – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 56)

Isaac VAN DUYN (1822-1903) – Willing to Fight, Lost His Sight – 52 Ancestors Isaac VAN DUYN was born on 15 May 1822 in Ohio.1,2 Many undocumented family trees say he was born in Belmont County, Ohio, although I have … Continue reading

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Ida May (TREES) WILSON (1869-1898) – “She was not ready to die”

Ida May (TREES) WILSON was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (LARIMORE) TREES. At the age of  18, she married my great-grand-uncle Joseph Eddy WILSON. She had three little children, then suffered “lung trouble,” and died at the age of … Continue reading

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Thomas JOHNSON (1794-1874) – “He was a just man” – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 62, Obituary)

A while back, newspapers.com added one of my much-needed publications, The Hancock Democrat from Greenfield, Indiana. I didn’t take a second look for the obituary of my 3rd great grandfather, Thomas Johnson (1794-1874), and I was very pleasantly surprised when … Continue reading

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