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HAPPY THANKSGIVING 2016

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OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS -




TO GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE WE GO

Town of Llndley Historian's List of Korean Veterans

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I know this  is not a complete list but it is what was in the  Lindley Historian's files.   October 2007  when the  Lindley Veteran's monument was dedicated.            Kitty


Korean Veterans June 25th, 1950 ,–Jan 31,1955



Y indicates deceased in 2007         Some of those listed are no longer with us.










LastFirstM.I.RankServiceDec.



Aldrich EarlR.Sgt.Army11/7/193 -10/25/1996



AllenGlenn“Popeye”Chief Petty OfficerNavy



AyresRaymond(Bub)



BallFrank



BrantMerlynL. (drafted 3/30/1951)2nd.Div.38thInf. Regt ArmyP.H11/17/1985



BrietwiseStewartArmy7/4/1929-9/29/2001



BrownStanley

First "Town Meeting" in what is now Steuben County,NY

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There is considerable interest in the  United States elections in
 November - 2016 .
In 1791, settlers in the Land of Painted Post as it was then called held a election which undoubtedly  was the topic of conversation for quite sometime.. and it's all documented in local histories.




The following is copied from the History of Steuben County, New York and Its People  by Near   1911  Vol.1 page 135


                              "First Legislative Representative
                  On the first Tuesday in April 1791, the first "Town Meeting" in what is now Steuben County was held. It took place at Painted Post, and the organization effected embraced all the settlements in the county organized five years later. In March,1791, the legislature of New York had given to Ontario county the right to elect a member of the assembly .                  Turner in his valuable "History of Phelps and Gorham Purchase " says of this first election in Ontario county :"Although …