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I'm looking for information on James McGuire, born in Brewster, PUtnam
County, about 1892. He was my husband's great-grandfather. James sired
Margaret Mary McGuire, born in Waterbury, CT on 18 February, 1914.
James was married to Margaret's mother, Florence Holmes, at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church in Waterbury, CT, on 30 June, 1913.
James supposedly died sometime shortly after Margaret's birth. Florence
Holmes remarried to a non-Catholic man named Fred Spring, and had 13
more children, the first ones (twins) born in May, 1918.
If anyone out there can help me with any ideas at all, I'd be most
Jeanine Grant Lister
I've posted by surname to PolandBorder and Rootsweb. Where else can I post to
get my names out there to hopefully connect with others? I know my parents,
gparents and ggparents resided in both NJ & NY but not real sure of locations
yet so not sure where to post. Any help would be appreciated. I'd like to
make myself a list to keep track of where I've posted so I can track progress.
Loretta Schabowsky Sutton in Millville, Cumberland Co., NJ
Searching for:::SKABOWSKI/SCHABOWSKY, BOLCHON/BOLCHONUS, LUBY/LUBOWSKI for
starters on my father's side.
I have Susannah Griffith/Griffeth (born 30 SEP 1794 NY, died 29 AUG 1853,
Kent, NY) daughter of Joshua & Charity (Schofield).
Does anyone recognize her parents, and can you tell me anything more about
To those of you who haven't seen it yet, TIME Magazine's cover story for the
current issue (dated April 19, 1999) is "HOW TO SEARCH FOR YOUR ROOTS".
It's an interesting article and one of the more accurate one's I've seen in
By the way, it's only on the newstands until Monday, April 19, so grab a
while you can.
Having received the attached message below, I thought it might be of
interest to both mailing lists.
NYGenWeb's Putnam & Westchester Cty. Coordinator
URL is http://www.rootsweb.com/~nywestch/
URL is http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyputnam/
From: RogersGen(a)aol.com <RogersGen(a)aol.com>
Date: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 7:04 AM
Subject: Yorktown Historical Society Web Site
>Preserve the Past - Enlighten the Future
>The Yorktown Historical Society has updated its web site with an April/May
>1999 Feature on the 1908 Briarcliff-to-Yorktown Stock Car Race as April
>will be the 91st anniversary of the "First American International Road
> In addition, a number of articles from the North County News archives have
>been added to the "Research Archives" section of the web page. Just click
>the banner heading titled, "North County News Online Archives."
>One of the newest additions to the site is the "Survey" section. The
>welcomes the feedback so we can continue to provide programs and services
>interest to our membership. Please take a moment to complete the survey.
>Fostering public awareness and pride in preserving Yorktown's historical,
>agricultural and cultural heritage.
Does anyone on the list know if there is a published book of
Putnam/Dutchess Co. Marriages? If not, how does one access the marriages
for the area ?
Also, does anyone know where a person can buy a copy of the book "They All
Rest Together" which is cemetery transcriptions for Dutchess Co.?
Cheryl Wixon Gocken