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Johann Lawyer-The Immigrant

Johann Lawyer-the Immigrant

The History of Herkimer County, New York mentions the early immigrants as “German Palatines”, which were driven out of their home by religious persecution. 391 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Eldora Jewell Cunningham

John Valentine Cunningham had three beautiful daughters. Here is his family in about 1895:

Our subject today is Eldora Jewell Cunningham, the second oldest in the family. 914 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Thomas J. Cunningham

I don’t have a lot of information on Thomas J. Cunningham, but the condition of his obituary led me to choose him as our subject today. 534 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Carrie Belle Cunningham Vaughan

One of these days I may take on the task of finding out which of the Cunningham grandchildren has the most descendants that we are still in touch with. 461 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday - Jacob and Yetta Michlosky, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Jacob Michlosky (1852-1960) , J’s Great Great Grandfather is buried in Holche Yosher Cemetery, along with his wife Yetta Silverstein Michlosky (1852-1921). [1][2] Jacob immigrated in 1868 and Yetta came in 1870, the year they were married.[3] Their 6 children were born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.[4]   I’m still searching for the shtetl of origin of Jacob, but believe it could be in former… 513 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Zimarou Holmsley Isaacs

“Zimarou” is one of those Cunningham family names that we all notice in the family books. At the last family reunion, Beth Fairbrother and I were talking to Kevin Braziel about his new granddaughter on the way. 618 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: James Conn Cunningham

James Conn Cunningham was the oldest son of George Washington Cunningham (the youngest son in the Cunningham family). Conn was born to George and his wife Eliza (Isaacs) September 29, 1881 in Comanche County. 578 more words

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