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Shaw Family: Scots-Irish to Pennsylvania 1794

   The focus of my trip to Fayette County, Pennsylvania was to research my McDowell line, Robert S. McDowell, born about 1828 married Margaret Shaw, daughter of Robert and Ruth Haney Shaw.  …

Researching in Pennsylvania Part 2

   Last week I wrote about my research into my McDowell and Shaw lines in Pennsylvania.  I spent most of this week updating my databases, adding in images from the courthouse, library and cemetery, as well as expanding my research to the various McDowell collateral lines.  …

Researching in Pennsylvania

   Who is the father of Robert McDowell, born abt 1800 in Pennsylvania?  That’s my brick wall.  The problem I’ve run into in the past is that there are multiple Robert McDowells.  My goal was to see if I could separate them.  …

Cause of Death of Grace Murry

   I posted an image on Facebook asking if anyone could help decipher the cause of death for Grace Murry.  The death occurred in 1899 in Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont.

   A number of people have asked for the complete document in order to compare the handwriting, so if you’re interested, here is the

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