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Today In Genealogy History – August 10, 2012

Magdalene Alice Thompson was born 169 years ago – August 10, 1843 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Magdalene was the daughter of Stith Thompson and Catherine McIlvoy, the granddaughter of John Thompson and Sarah Shipley Mitchell and Alexander McIlvoy and Mary Magdalene McConley.  Magdalene Thompson never married, dying at the young age of 22.  Her siblings were Alexander, William Robert, John M., Sarah Jane, Rosaline and Daniel McIlvoy Thompson.

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  1. Sarah Shipley Mitchell is my 4th Great Grandmother. Do you have any details of her capture by the Pattowami Indians and details of her return? and return

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