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Author: Dennis Partridge

Obituary of Mrs. Octavia Johnson

Octavia Alexander Johnson, daughter of Allen and Lucy B. Alexander, was born in Brown county in August 1843, and died February 14, 1927, in Jacksonville, in his hospital where she was a patient for many years.

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Biography of Hamilton Nighswonger Sr.

Hamilton Nighswonger Sr. My GGGGGrandfather Hamilton Nighswonger Sr. was born in 1784, Fort Henry, Wheeling West Va. Our ancestors emigrated from Langnau, Bern, Switzerland in the early 1700’s. He was probably named after...

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  • Dennis Partridge

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