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Cleland Cousins

From time to time, Clelands of County Down have come to America and settled permanently, establishing American branches of this ancient family whose roots reach down through several centuries. There are also a number of Cleland families in this country whose original immigrant ancestor came directly from Scotland, some of these coming at an earlier …

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the …

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

Appalachian Colonists from the Mediterranean Basin

Throughout the Southeastern United States can be found “old families” in rural areas whose appearance is not quite the same as the European or African peoples who colonized the region, but also not what a person with substantial indigenous ancestry looks like either. In earlier times they might have called themselves Cajun, Black Irish, Redbone, …

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Adlai S. Oliver

1st Lt., Med. Corps. Born in Johnston County; son of J. W. and Peakie Oliver. Husband of Camille Debnam. Entered service Aug. 7, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Phila. General Hospital. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., as Psychiostrist, then to Newport News. Sailed for France August, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest. …

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Charles M. Oliver

Entered “Y” work at Camp Greene Dec. 8, 1917, as Educational Secretary, Bldg. 106, and served there until August. On March 1, 1918, became Camp Education Director, serving actively until August 29, 1918, when he assumed the duties of county organizer of Alabama war work. Resigned from Y. M. C. A. war work service to …

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Mirton J. Oliver

1st Class Private, 105th Amb. Corps, 81st Div.; of Nash County; son of Richard and Mrs. Annie Oliver. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Rocky Mount. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., July 16, 1919.

Buena Vista Tribe

Buena Vista Indians (Spanish: pleasant view ). A descriptive name applied to one or more Shoshonean or Mariposan tribes living on Buena Vista lake, in the lower Kern River Drainage, California. By treaty of June 10, 1851, these tribes reserved a tract between Tejon Pass and Kern River, and ceded the remainder of their land to the United States.

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