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OK then that's her at Mendon; 1850 said born NJ same as Thomas, 1860 she reported
"Delaware" ... which people said back then if they were born anywhere on the
Delaware River that runs thru the 3-state minisink NY NJ PA. If for certain there in
Delaware County perhaps her mother was visiting HER mom or a sister or even Doc Dolly
Parker Cook, or maybe they were enroute inland.
Dolly's father was a physician at Monmouth NJ during the Revolution, she was taught
nursing at a military medical school or something like that, in France.
Sorry for being blabby but understanding the times and terms and geography, technology,
and *everything* one can find can be helpful.
Heck I'm wondering what route they'd have taken ... Many people used the
Susquehanna River through PA to head into western upstate NY before the road was built. No
canals, no railroad. Or did they travel and move their goods by horse-drawn sleigh over
snow and ice in winter? What was going on in what became Monroe County in those first few
decades of 1800s?
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