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Cayuga County NY Land Records

William H. Marshall purchased land in Fleming, NY, in August, 1867.  Here is a copy of the deed (spans to pages). I plan to search for deeds where W. H. Marshall was the grantor to see if he sold off … Continue reading

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Henry Logsdon Info

Here is the 1880 census record for Henry Logsdon (b. 1872). Henry Logsdon 1880 Census Here is the 1900 census record for Henry Logsdon (b. 1872). Here is the 1900 census record for Henry Dean Logsdon:    

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Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY

Although I thought I’d found something of significance when I came across a number of ancestral surnames in the same plot at Green-Wood, the cemetery informed me that this particular plot was not sold to an individual or family and consist of generally … Continue reading

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Marshalls in the News

I came across a web site that enables you to search a large number of historic New York State newspapers simultaneously.  It can be a bit tricky since the old papers have apparently been scanned using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, … Continue reading

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Edna Ida and Andrew Thompson Marshall’s Inheritance

William H. Marshall’s two oldest children received an inheritance in the form of rental income from a house located on 52nd Street in New York City.  As they were both under 21 years of age at the time, a guardian … Continue reading

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The Van Arsdale Connection

Carol was correct about someone marrying a “Van Arsdale” (Carol’s Notes).  While looking for Andrew Marshall’s guardianship papers, I found a similar filing for Edna Ida (aka ”Nina”) Marshall (Henrietta Marshall’s older step-sister), only under her married name Edna Ida Van Arsdale.  Armed with that new info, … Continue reading

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Where is this house?

The house in the background of this photo shows up in a number of family photos dating to the early 1920′s. Since the family moved from Buffalo, NY, to  Cleveland, OH, around 1920, it’s not clear exactly where this house was … Continue reading

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Note for Carol

Carol, Hopefully you’ll be able to open attachments here simply by clicking on them.  The first is Richard W. Murray’s social security application:  R W Murray SS-5 And here is a copy of the family tree you gave me back … Continue reading

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Henrietta Marshall

The earliest record of Henrietta Marshall is found in the 1870 federal census for the Town of Fleming in Cayuga, County, NY. She is recorded as Henrietta Marshall, age 6, living with her father William Marshall, age 42, and two … Continue reading

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