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Today In Genealogy History – December 9, 2011

Rose McIlvoy and Stith Thompson were married 150 years ago – December 9, 1861 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Rose was the daughter of Alexander McIlvoy and Mary Magdalene McConley.  Stith was the son of John Thompson and Sarah Shipley.  This was a second marriage for both.  Rose married James Thomas Janes in January of 1842, in Washington County.  They had 7 children.  Stith married Catherine McIlvoy, sister to Rose, in May of 1835.  They had 8 children.  Stith and Rose had no children together.

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