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George Kuhn Obituary – Latest Post on Coon Genealogy Blog

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

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James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” – 52 Ancestors

James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” – 52 Ancestors 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 … Continue reading

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

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” – 52 Ancestors

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 … Continue reading

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Thomas Johnson (1794-1874) – “He was a just man” – 52 Ancestors

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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