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A Ghost Town Remembered

In my last blog post, I discussed Cardiff, Illinois, and the mining accidents of March 1903. Here is some additional information regarding the town that flourished from 1899-1912: There is a memorial site set up where the town was once … Continue reading

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Have you utilized newspapers in your research?

In my previous post, I found Charlie Humphreys.  Among the 14 ancestors that I found that day, was a young lady named Millicent Price.  An older relative mentioned that she remembered talk that there was some sort of ‘scandal’ involved with … Continue reading

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