Tuesday, July 16, 2013

On This Day - July 16th

On This Day...

1587 - Christen: Mabell Olmstead, Great Leighs, Essex, England
1743 - Birth: Eunice Day, West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
1768 - Alternate Birth: Samuel Dark, Chatham County, North Carolina
1777 - Birth: Eleanor Austin, Corintha, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
1843 - Birth: Henry Samuel Batman, English, Crawford County, Indiana
1867 - Death: Elisabeth Zwilling, Wallenborn, Eifel, Germany
1870 - Death: Phyloria J. Landiss,
1881 - Birth: Mathew M. Schreifels, Saint Nicholas, Stearns County, Minnesota
1882 - Death: Prexede Beaudreau, Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin
1906 - Birth: George L. Kunkel, Stearns County, Minnesota
1925 - Birth: Russell Kenneth Omdahl, Roseau County, Minnesota
1932 - Arrival: Henry Middendorf, New York, New York
1952 - Death: Rose Swedziak, Rockville, Stearns County, Minnesota
1979 - Death: Emma Jane Walker, Sarepta, Webster, Louisiana, United States of America
1979 - Death: Emma Jane Walker, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Whoops!  Do we have two Emma Jane Walkers who happened to die on the same day?  Not very likely.  Which means I have another bit of data to clean up.  And which entry is correct?  Perhaps both of them are wrong...  

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