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Tombstone Tuesday: Dorothy Trimmer Bryant

Dorothy Trimmer Bryant was born to parents Joseph Aaron and Florence Pauline (Schlosser) Trimmer on March 13, 1914 in Glen Rock, York County, Pennsylvania.  Her father’s occupation for several years was telephone operator and in 1930 the family was residing in Wrightville, York, Pennsylvania. 811 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Thomas Jefferson Roach and His Sister Wives

Don’t let the title fool you.  I don’t mean to imply that “Sister Wives” (as in the TLC reality show of the same name) means that the subject of today’s article, Thomas Jefferson Roach, was a polygamist.  830 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday - Thomas William Barnes

Thomas W. Barnes

Middlesex – Thomas William Barnes, 69, died Sunday in Somerset Medical Center, Somerville.

Born in Yonkers, N.Y., Mr. Barnes was a Middlesex resident for the past 40 years.

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Tombstone Tuesday: Delilah Sixkiller Bushyhead

By her own admission before the Department of the Interior Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes on October 24, 1900, Delilah Sixkiller Bushyhead was around fifty years old, meaning she was probably born sometime between 1849-1851 in the Cherokee Nation (Oklahoma Indian Territory). 389 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: A Visit to Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, NY

Summer has always been my favorite season for many reasons: no school, outdoor weather, swimming, longer days, flowers and green grass, fresh farm produce, my birthday… 560 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Measles Memorial Cemetery

This cemetery was apparently a family cemetery on a plot of land owned by John W. Measles of Lavaca, Sebastian County, Arkansas since the first person buried there was John’s son Emil who died in 1891 at the age of twenty-two.  820 more words

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