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Bill Harshaw
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Will and Westminster College
William R. Harshaw graduated from Westminister college. For some reason I have operated with the belief that it was located south and west of Pittsburgh, but not so.  It's a few miles west of Grove City, which is the general area where Will's grandmother Sa...

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Ada and Monmouth College
One mystery of Ada Rippey's life is how and why she attended Monmouth College.  It's reasonable enough that she attended the Geneseo Normal School which was about 3.7 miles away from her parents home, so presumably she lived at home.  But after Geneseo she ...

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Second Go on Photos
I've included the restored versions of the photos from the previous post, plus the two photos of Michael Harshaw we have.

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Help Wanted--Identify Photos
Haven't blogged here in a while.  My sister Jean died in the spring, leaving a bunch of family stuff to sort through.  Gradually making some progress.  There are some tintypes/daguerrotypes I'll put up here, with the information I have about them, the guess...

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The Return of the McIntires
Thanks to a message from Lorrie Graham in Ancestry on the background of the McIntires I took another look at the mess.  Nine years ago I wrote we had to bid goodbye to them because of a newspaper article saying that Elizabeth Smith was the sister of Capt. W...

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Typing Love Letters
"After their invention in the 1860s, typewriters quickly became
indispensable tools for practically all writing other than personal
correspondence."  That's from wikipedia. Shows how much they know.  Among the family heirlooms my sister had were some love...

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Harshaw DNA
Cousin Marjorie has posted on Facebook concerning the Harshaw DNA research project.

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Jean Louise Harshaw
My sister Jean died 2 weeks ago. Legacy has the obituary.
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