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Names Change

In an effort to clear my desk fo at least one piece of paper, I am going to write this blog post about my mother’s, mother’s father, David T. Atkinson Sr. At least, that is what he thought his name was.… Read the rest

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This morning the Draddy clan were restless.

John Draddy Cemetery Plot Purchase
John Draddy is one of my maternal 3x great-grandfathers.He was born in County Cork, Ireland around 1835 and died in an freak explosion at a construction site in Manhattan in 1880.

Armed with an actual plot number, I turned to FindAGrave.comRead the rest

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