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Math Test from a Primary School Math Book1863

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Copied from a Genealogy website. Dick Eastman

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Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter -
(+) Calculating Birth Dates from Death Date InformationThe following is a Plus Edition article, written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.  What day was that ancestor born? It seems like such a simple question, and yet finding the answer can be surprisingly complex, even when you have the numbers in front of you. Exact dates are often found in death certificates and frequently on tombstones. The problem is that these are often written as death dates followed by the person’s age at death.

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With so many broken or damaged stones in our old cemeteries, I was interested in the repair job on this stone.  Repairing them is a challenge -so hats off to anyone who preserves the old grave stones.




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Honoring Lindley's 1st Veterans Revolutionary War Veterans The Earliest Founders of Lindley

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Lt.Colonel Eleazer  Lindsley - Lt. Colonel in Colonel Spencer's Regiment -Rev.War Buried in Lindsley Burying Ground

Samuel Lindsley -son of Col.Eleazer and MaryLindsley (recently discovered documentation - ) 4th N.J Regt. Wounded Battle of Brandywine at 17 years of age.-Rev.War (A Lindsley Descendant and a  DAR Representative are sorting out documentation since there were 2 Samuel Lindsleys from N.J.who served in the Revolution) Was Major in first Steuben County Militia. Buried in Lindley Burying Ground 

Dr.Ezekiel Mulford Surgeon 1st N.Y. Regiment -Rev.War Buried in Lindsley Burying Ground

Captain John Seelye Orderly Sergeant Col. Bradley's Connecticut Regiment  Rev.War Spy for General Washington Buried Lindsley Burying Ground

David Cook Ensign  -New Jersey Buried Five Corners Cemetery  Jasper, New York  Several Descendants buried in Lindley cemeteries

Joshua Mersereau Mersereau-Latoruette Spy Ring for General Washington Rev. War 2 Teenage Brothers with their Father aided Wa…