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Joyce Adele Edwards

Weighing in at 9 lbs – 1 oz Joyce was born on Wednesday, March 20, 1929 at 3AM to Bessie O. and Louis R. Edwards. Joyce had two brothers to greet her into this world; Louis Renoud Jr. (age 5) … Continue reading

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Acheson O’Brien

Notes For: Acheson O’BrienRelation: My maternal great grandfather.Born: August 1851 in Ireland. (Source: 1900 Federal Census) In 1855 – there was an Acheson O’Brien living in Leitrim, Killeshandra, Ireland -(source Thom’s Irish Almanac and official Directory with Post Office Dublin … Continue reading

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Julia Anna Bloss

Relationship: Great GrandmotherBorn: Apr 1863 In Germany Died: 08 Sept 1927Father: George Bloss – born around 1824 in Bavaria, Germany Mother: CatherineJulia arrived in America, from Germany with her parents, George and Catherine when she was an infant. Many did … Continue reading

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Sarah Kirtland Barker

Some time around 2005 and 2007 I contacted the Grace Church in New York about my great, great aunt Sarah Barker and they were very helpful and provided a lot of information about her time at the church. Including; A … Continue reading

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Elenora Leanna Darnell Hendrix

This Hendrix family photograph show Pam’s Great, Great Grandmother Elenora Leanna Darnell Hendrix. Lee Roy Hendrix(father), Holly Gilbert Hendrix(grandfather), Joshua Thomas Hendrix(great grandfather) and John Hendrix, husband of Elenora(great, great grandfather). From the descriptions of the people from the back … Continue reading

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Mountain Grove

In the Spring of 2000 I along with mom and dad traveled to Connecticut to attend Dick Barker’s retirement gala – 50 years at Yale. While we were in Bridgeport we went by Mountain Grove Cemetery to see the Edward’s … 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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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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History of Branford, CT

A large majority of the Barker’s settled here in Branford, CT. Uncle Dick told me that there were several books in the local library several of the Barker lines. History of Branford, CT ________________________________________ In 1638 the New Haven Colony … Continue reading

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New York Training School for Deaconesses Project

Our grandfather, Ralph Barker’s sister Sarah Barker was the first graduate from this school. New York Training School for Deaconesses Project (History Provided by the Episcopal Diocese of New York Archives) THE NEW YORK TRAINING SCHOOL FOR DEACONESSES was founded … Continue reading

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