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Document of the Week: Garfield House Ledger

This week’s record is from my grandfather’s mother Florence (Spinks) Garfield.  It is the ledger she used to track the family’s income and expenses from 1914 to 1924 on the Garfield farm in French Creek, Chautauqua County, New York.  It … Continue reading

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Article from the April 2002 Newsletter

The article tells of a visit to the Shrewsbury junk shop run by the Garfield family. BETTER THEN BARNUM Visit to the Shrewsbury Junk Shop, Queer Sights and Stories  The owner a cousin of President Garfield The writer and his friend … Continue reading

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An Old Genealogical Inquiry Letter

Sorry for the lack of postings lately, I hope to have things slow down a bit here for the time being.  Let’s pick up with an interesting letter I have found for a request for Samuel Garfield’s Revolutionary War service … Continue reading

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