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Sara Shreeves home town Repps and Bastwick

Sarah Shreeve (1838- )

Sarah Shreeve was born to John Shreeve and Happy Harvey around 1838 near Rollesby, Norfolk, England. She was a well traveled woman who led an eventful life. Moving from a small English town in rural East...

Reba burright train journey notes

Reba Burright’s Journey To Chicago

During the 1920’s Reba Burright and Ivy Burright took a train journey to Chicago to meet up with their sister Ora Blanche Burright. Reba documented the trip in one of her notebooks. The notebook has several...

Schenectady Map 1750

Milton Burright (1815-1905)

Milton Burright was a born in New York state to Cornelius Burright and Olive Messenger. Part of an old and well established American lineage he lived a long and successful life ending his days...