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Today In Genealogy History – May 19, 2012

Catherine McIlvoy and Stith Thompson were married 177 years ago – May 19, 1835 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Catherine was the daughter of Alexander McIlvoy and Mary Magdalene McConley.  Stith was the son of John Thompson and Sarah S. Mitchell.  Stith and Catherine had 8 children:  Alexander, William Robert, an infant daughter who died at birth, John M., Sarah Jane, Magdalene Alice, Rosaline and Daniel McIlvoy Thompson.

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