Centre County Guests

Signings in the Guestbook, 2000

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Name: Mary Lou Endres
E- mail: tmlendres@aol.com
From: Fairhope, AL
Website:
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Totally Clueless
Comments: This is too good to be true. I just happened to be crawling through the websites and there you were. What a treasure,and I found an ancestor right away. Daniel H. Yeager. For all the E-mail I sent I hope someone finds me now.

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Name: Joan Boyd
E- mail: jmbjeb@deseretonline.com
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Website:
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Word of Mouth
Comments: Your County Page, and whole site are the best I have seen. The information is really good, and it is easy to find and look for the information you need. The people who do the look-ups are really great and seem to go the extra mile. Congratulations on a great Genealogical site.

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Name: Ginger Hamilton
E- mail: garthamilton@worldnet.att. net
From: Colorado
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: Took a trip to Howard one year, I learned so much more from this web site tonite than I did on that trip! (Researching Thomas Hughes b.1811 Ireland) Thanks!....and I'll be back!  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Cheryl C. Rigdon
E- mail: ccrigdon@qconline.com
From: Davenport, IA
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: Do you plan to have a Centre County List, that people researching surnames can subscribe to?

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Name: KATHRYN
E- mail: KAYONITA@AOL.COM
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Website:
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Totally Clueless
Comments: I found this site accidentally. I was looking for cemeteries trying to find WEBSTER surnames and where they were buried. Thank you for this site.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: jon Wohlford
E- mail: cwohlf5@aol.com
From: Missouri
Website:
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Word of Mouth
Comments: As usual, yourwebsite is great.Also Centre Cty Library staff, and Genealogy people are the most helpful. I have got more info out of your org. than anyone. Thank you. The Wolfords, Wohlfort, Wohlfords,, Jon

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Name: Kelly Light
E- mail: blackcow@pa.net
From: Boiling Springs, PA
Website:
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Word of Mouth
Comments: I really enjoyed your website. I found it very informative and easy to navigate through with a plethora of information!!!

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Name: Tina Morgan McCormick
E-mail: morgantina_@hotmail.com
From: Williards, Maryland
Website:
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Yahoo!
Comments: I thank you for this site, it has given me ideas as to where to go and find information about my father's family. His family came from Ireland. Now that he has passed away I want my son to know about him and where he came from. Thank you again for this site.

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Name: thelma
E- mail: thelmamh@Aol.com
From:
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: When I asked for a name in the quieries section it came back that they had some but when i checked them the name was nowhere to be found. This site is not as good as others I have seen your information is not aavailable on line.

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Name: Jennifer Hixon
E- mail: jenhixon@pacbell.net
From: Sacramento, California
Website:
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Totally Clueless
Comments: This is a great site! I'm trying to do research on my paternal grandmother's family and stumbled across it. I still need more info so will continue to come back to it.

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Name: LYMAN D. GRAHAM
E- mail: LDGSCG@AOL.COM
From: LAKELAND, FLORIDA
Website:
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Totally Clueless
Comments: I am looking for my roots. My grnadmother, Eliza JACOBS was born in State College and my grandfather, John LEECH was born in Boalsburg. I hope this site can assist me.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: chad
E- mail: cmeyers@clearnet.net
From: karthaus
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: interesting site

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Name: william fudge
E- mail: tdjrkr06@frontiernet.net
From: brockport,ny
Website:
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Webcrawler
Comments: I was serfing looking for any of my ancestors from center co.that is where i was born.i like what i have seen in your site.

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Name: amanda weaver-dearing
E-mail: akdearing@netscape.net
From: garland texas
Website:
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Webcrawler
Comments: was looking to do a family tree on my dad's side of the family. would like to have more information,if you could give any. please let me know some thing by email. thank you very much

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Name: WILLARD DIXON
E- mail: willmeg148@iqnetsys.net
From: osceola mills
Website:
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Name: Loretta (Hunter)
E- mail: LO727@webtv.net
From: Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: My great grandmother was Mary Ann Simpson (b. Knox Co., Ohio - daughter of Jesse Simpson, Jr. (b. 1806 in Pa.) son of Jesse Simpson, Sr. ( b. Nov. 30, 1775). I spent time on your site last evening and couldn't wait till this evening to come back. The best website I have ever touched on. It's great for history, family researching, etc. Enjoyed the articles on early pioneers in Northumberland County. Just great!

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Name: Cathleen Ruckel
E- mail: bcruckel@home.com
From: Indiana
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: Just looking for family.Stonebraker,McMonigal,Hague,Marks

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Name: Karen Wischhusen
E- mail: thomas.wischhusen@gte.net< /A>
From: Palatine, Illinois
Website:
bureau of land management
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: This is great! I need more time to look everything over! Can't find any of my relatives, but maybe with a bit more patience.....Keep up the great work!

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Name: Jeannie Hoover
E- mail: jeh@lcworkshop.com
From: Milroy, PA
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: We were looking for family names, Hoover, Stonebraker, Price, Rinker, Myers and Sebolt. I like the site and the list of places to get newpapers and books of lists. I'll be back.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Carolyn (Lynn) Selvaggio
E-mail: CLLCS35@aol.com
From: Chatham, IL
Website:
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America Online
Comments: Found this site trying to locate county for Funkstown, PA. My grnadfather, Jeremiah Lynn, was born there 1856, son of Mikel Lynn and Nancy Gonder. Then settled in Ashland, IL. Noticed a reference to George Linn for "Lynn" spelling. Will be back soon.

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Name: Dona Van Voorst
E- mail: aurush@oakharbor.net
From: Oak Harbor, WA
Website:
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Comments: Researching surnames: GLENN & GORGAS Thank you for your wonderful site. It has become the basis for my research on these two families.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: MMagness
E- mail: mnmhome7@cs.com
From:
Website:
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Comments: Great site! Informative and well- organized. Thanks.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Dot Hemingway
E- mail: dhazvt@aol.com
From: Vermont originally
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: This is a great site for doing research in Centre County. The people who subscribe to this site are outstanding people. They are always willing to go a step further and do research for you and let you know either the info or where it can be located. Again, thank you all for helping me locate families in Centre County. Dot  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Judy A. Vonada
E- mail: judyvonada@hotmail.com
From: Bellefonte
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: I just started to gather all the information from my mother, Sarah Elizabeth Smith Vonada. She is the last living Smith from her family and it gets quite confusing since her mother was a Smith who married a Smith. As I get her information organized I will send whatever info I can.

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Name: Debbie Larkin
E- mail: LLarkin888@aol.com
From: Boardman, OH
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: I was rather disappointed by the lack of actual records your site provided. Are you relatively new? I did get some information, but not much. Does your site offer one surname lookups? I would be willing to pay a fee.

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Name: Norma Mayes Heide
E- mail: mazie@helicon.neet
From: Mammoth Pa 15664
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: This page is great I have info on my ggrandfather who was from Centre county but can find nothing on the family. I find your information may be helpful

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Name: Liz Jones
E- mail: ljones8@optonline.net
From: Born in Bellefonte - living in NY (Long Island)
Website:
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Totally Clueless
Comments: You are doing a GREAT job!!! I started doing some research in 1988 at the library (GROVE & YINGLING LINES)Gladys was very helpful then - A searchable database of obituaries would be exceedingly helpful as this was most helpful to me when I was getting started in 1988. And you have inordinate amount (Spangler, etc) available. (I'm sure you just need people to help!)  --------------------------------------------------

Name: John Young
E- mail: jlyoung@naxs.net
From: Follansbee,WV
Website:
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Name: Jennifer Brehm
E- mail: j_d_brehm@yahoo.com
From: Carlisle PA
Website:
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Yahoo!
Comments: Great Site and so incredibly helpful. I've only recently begun researching but have already found so much information thanks to your site. It has also made my grandfather so excited to learn about his family line (he's part of the Confer line) so I just had to say thanks for all of your work. It truly is appreciated!!  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Clark Jordan
E- mail: seejay@aeroinc.net
From: Orangeville IL 61060
Website:
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Word of Mouth
Comments: We are researching our family, and the Jordan family all came to Illinois from Centre County PA. We have done some searching in person in PA, but hope the new websites will be of help to us. John P Jordan is my great grandfather, he came to Illinois from Centre Co in 1879. We would like to find his siblings and parents info.

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Name: Pam Richmond
E- mail: mabmmor@vtc.net
From: Clifton,AZ
Website: Pagenweb
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Totally Clueless
Comments: No Online Information. Only where to write for info. Though how to write and where to write are helpful online records are better for those of us so far away and are not in the position to travel for research.

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Name: merle r.ebersole
E- mail: eber61036@cyberia.com
From: York Co.,Penna.
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: Your page has alot of information but unfortunatly for me I didn't find anything I was looking for.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Hope Rhue
E- mail: rhue@starpower.net
From:
Website:
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Word of Mouth
Comments: Great site! Helps in researching Centre County. Thanks.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Melody Sones-Spence
E- mail: papillon@qconline.com
From: East Moline IL
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: I am looking for information regarding the Sones family. They were mainly from PA, but some of them migrated to MI and IA. Any information that anyone might have would be greatly appreciated. This county page is one of many I am researching in the state of PA.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Elizabeth Rodgers
E- mail: Buni3@aol.com
From: Penna., now Virginia
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: My g.grandfather, Edward Wriggle, was born in Bald Eagle Valley, Centre Co., in about 1838. Can find no written record of the date in any documents, Bible, head stone, military records, nor any records of that family's existance before him. Like they never existed. Was hoping to find a lead or clue here. Great site for searching though.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Jim Reichman
E- mail: jj.reichman@peakconnectio n.com
From: Black Forest, Colorado
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: Lots of good stuff here but still waiting for the surnames I need to be posted. Had problems with the URL cross referencing to the census records - i.e., it didn't work.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: John Hummel
E- mail: jmhum@pathway.net
From: Grove City Pa.
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: Looking for Hummel relatives andJones family from Morrisdale Pa.

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Name: Holly Novosel Hanson
E- mail: hollyh@worldramp.net
From: Now, Orlando; Originally, Bellefonte
Website:
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Yahoo!
Comments: I've been working on my family tree for years. I visit Bellefonte every few years but time is brief so research time is limited. Appreciate every source available online.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Dr. Frank J. Berrier, Jr.
E-mail: DBerrierjr@aol.com
From: Houston, Texas
Website: www.berrierheritage.com
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Name: John M Mogle
E- mail: Mogle@clarion-net.com
From: New Bethlehem,Pa
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: I found the directions fo the Reform Cemetery in Aaronsburgh and the Neidigh-Hennigh in Haines Twp. It was a great help

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Name: bill maines
E- mail: billmain_22@yahoo.com
From: emporium, pa.
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: i'm looking for my gggrandparents. they are buried some wear in center county. they are henry mains & mariah turner.

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Name: Betty Brazzeal
E- mail: bettyandal@earthlink.net
From: Winter Springs, FL
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: I was born in Philipsburg 1935. I still have a aunt living in my grandfathers house. Very interested in Centre County. You have some good references.

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Name: William Mitchell
E- mail: mitch057@home.com
From: Olympia, WA
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: Great site. I have been looking for Hannah Armont who married John Hall and found nothing until I found John on your list of Rev. War Officers and his wife listed under the maiden names section. Thanks for this infromation as now we know much more about this part of the family than we did--my wife's-- from Wards,Flemings and Carskaddons in PA

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Name: Kelly Butler
E- mail: tkbutler@chorus.net
From: Wisconsin
Website:
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Comments: Wonderful!  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Lois Cleveland
E- mail: lclevela@bellsouth.net
From: Alabaster, AL
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: You have a very good web site. I live in the South and am doing research on my grandfathers ancesters from the north. We don't have a lot of material on the library shelves here in the south on the north. Through a lot of help I have gotten back to early 1800's, I think an accomplishment since I haven't had the opportunity to visit. It looks like your site has some helps and i appreciate them.  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Robert Baltzly MIESS
E- mail: bolo@abacom.com
From: Lennoxville, Que. Canada. J1M 1S2
Website:
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Name: Chris Wieland
E- mail: wielandec@neo.rr.com
From: N. Canton OH
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: Your website is great! It's easy to get around and you have extensive information (although I did not find any family here).

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Name: Marie H. Breon
E- mail: mhbreon@uplink.net
From: Millheim, Pa.
Website:
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Name: Richard Reynolds
E- mail: drreynolds@earthlink.net
From: Carmel, CA
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: I'm a Rootsweb fan, and came at once to this site when I discovered Centre Co. connections. You have a very welcoming and informative site. Obviously represents a lot of work!  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Nancy Lorz
E- mail: toots@toolcity.net
From: Crawford Co PA
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: One of my favorite sites. I pop in often. Searching MCCLINCY, HOOVER, WHEELER, BROWER, BARRETT  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Ben Moore
E- mail: cahuna@home.com
From: Petaluma, California
Website:
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Word of Mouth
Comments: I am a descendent of Robert Moore(1753-1831)who married Esther Wilson. He was my 4th Great drandfather. A cousin Jessica Kinney who lives in PA is doing research on this Robert Moore and his children, and his son(Robert's) children. I have just discovered this Website and am already overwhelmed with info. I'll be back---

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Name: Jetta Lee (King) Moyer
E-mail: jlkmoyer@hotmail.com
From: Coleville
Website:
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Totally Clueless
Comments: I have no idea because I was looking for something completely un-related, but I am glad it came up. My Grandfather was Snyder T. Stover, my Mother was Dorothy Catherine Stover King  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Arnold Mandrick
E- mail: oldarn@qcnet.net
From: Hillsdale, Michigan
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: Very Interesting, I hope I can find the death cert. of my grandfather.

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Name: Charles Burgwin
E- mail: ceburgwin@email.msn.com
From: Fullerton, CA
Website: Venango County
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: My GG grandfather Edward Burgwin came to Curtin's Furance in 1832, and left in 1837 for Venango County. I suspect he came over on an indenture type 5 year contract to work at the Furnace for the Andrew Curtin. Is this possible?  --------------------------------------------------

Name: Paul D. Phillips
E- mail: phillipsp@le- win.net
From: Lena, Stephenson Co. IL
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: I found some information of the estate settlement for Jonathon Phillips from Centre Co. which led me to going back two generations of Phillips line with all of his siblings and their children which has really opened up my extended family. I love your site and need to do much more searching as time permits. Keep the good work, I only wish I was there to help.

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Name: Jack Wolfe
E- mail: SlateRun7@aol.com
From: Jersey Shore, Pa.
Website:
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Other genealogy page
Comments: Great page,  --------------------------------------------------

Name: LAWRENCE BATHURST
E- mail: LARRYBATH@YAHOO.COM
From: PHILADELPHIA
Website:
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: GREAT SITE. LOTS OF INFO. WILL BE BACK  --------------------------------------------------

Name: William Corl
E- mail: pugwam@webtv.net
From: Marysville Pa. (Harrisburg area)
Website: USGwnweb
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Other GenWeb Page
Comments: Found your page very informative as to locations I can look when I visit your area,which I plan to in the future. Looking for a connection with the Corls of Pleasent Gap. Hope to see you soon.

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