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Looking for a James Tomason, who is buried at Akron. I don't know the date of his death, but he may be connected to my Tomason family.
Born Oct 1856
Delphi Carroll co. IN
Married to Louisa Chamberlain
Died 1927 or 1928 at Vermillion, Clay co. SD
Cathy Bell at cjbell(a)inebraska.com