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Happy 4th of July

It’s been a while since I have added any posts so I thought I would add one for the 4th of July.
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Here are all the people in my database either born, married or died on the 4th of July over time. Of these, the closest connection is Sue’s great, great grandfather, Michael Shoemaker who died July 4th, 1895.

People with today’s Birthdays
Vincent King – 1720
Thomas WORTHINGTON – 1758
Mary – 1766
Rachel KIRK – 1771
Mary KIRK – 1771
Anna – 1811
Joseph C Hamilton – 1816
Stephen HAMBLETON – 1816
Elizabeth Brown – 1841
Angeline WIGGINS – 1850
Fletcher TONG – 1882
Susan Mary BECK – 1891
Robert Monroe JACOBS – 1915

Families with today’s Anniversaries
James Crawford & Martha DICKEY – 1776
William Anderson OBARR & Julia BRAYTON – 1881

Deaths in the families on today’s date
Michael Shoemaker – 1895
James Herdman – 1914
Rhu Emma SNYDER – 1916
Frances GROFF – 1925
Mary Ellen Ramsey – 1958

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