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Isaac Edwards

When Isaac Edwards, my gr. gr. gr grandfather, was born in 1815 in Connecticut, his father, Albert, was 27. He had one son with Louise Shaw in 1837. The 1860 Federal Census records his age at 45 and his occupation … Continue reading

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Louis Renoud Edwards

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The Connecticut Line

The Connecticut Line was a formation within the Continental Army. The term “Connecticut Line” referred to the quota of numbered infantry regiments assigned to Connecticut at various times by the Continental Congress, the size of its allocation determined by the … Continue reading

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Mrs Edith May Edwards Whiting

From: North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Book: NSDAR: Volume 023: 1898 Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Wife of Russell Whiting. Descendant of Nehemiah Webb Lyon, of Connecticut. Daughter of Louis Edwin Edwards and Hattie Frances … Continue reading

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4 Generations – Edwards Family

This was a photo that I got from Martha and Gordy when we were visiting. The photo was about to be thrown away – it shows 4 generations of Edwards starting with my grandfather Louis R Edwards. From right to … Continue reading

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Francis Kellogg Fuller

My Great grandmother – mother of Elizabeth Fuller Leeds (Mimi) Born: April 3, 1876 – Cleveland Ohio Sister born: Daphne Campbell Fuller – July 20, 1877 – Cleveland Ohio Sister born: Emily Lyon Fuller – April 20, 1880 – Ontario … Continue reading

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Ralph Barker and Florida Pre-1929

A statement provided by my father George Robinson Barker about what he knows or remembers about his grandfather who died a year before he was born. Partner: Only reference, Captain Inglis. Based in Savannah where my aunt Eugenia spent many … Continue reading

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Deaconess – Sarah Kirtland Barker – Obituary

August 28, 1859 to September 28, 1944 Deaconess Sarah Kirtland Barker died in Newtown Connecticut on September, 28 1944, following a long illness. She was in her 86th year. The funeral service was held in Trinity Church, Bridgeport CT on … Continue reading

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Discovery of Phosphate in Florida

My Great grandfather Ralph Barker moved from Connecticut to Florida to open a phosphate mining business and I am researching how he found out about more about the origins. Here is some of what I found Some three decades after … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings of Connecticut

The house at 66 Marina Park Circle in Bridgeport is a Shingle-style cottage built in 1892 for Charles B. Read. It was acquired by the University of Bridgeport in 1947 and served as Linden Hall, a women’s dormitory. The above … Continue reading

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