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To: Almira (Peoples) McKean From: Effie (Peoples) Boyd (niece, daughter of Robert Peoples, Almira's brother)

Grove City, Ohio,

June 8, 1913

Dear Aunt: We received your letter some time ago and were very glad to hear from you but sorry to tell you that your brothers children are all dead but two and they are Charlie and Effie. I expect you remember the names. Sarah that is Roberts wife had a stroke of pryalisis and has been in bed thirteen months and she is staying with us. Jack Martino is dead. He will be dead two years this fall, Cate Martino is still single yet and lives at the old home place. Your sister Margarets children are all married and gone. Sherman is married and lives at the old home place. Charlie Peoples is married and has five children and Effie is married and has two children, one boy and one girl the boy is 18 years old and the girl 16 years old. I guess we have told you about all the people you have ask about. We are having very cold weather here now. We want you to answer and tell us about Aunt Kate's children, where they are and if they are living. How is Aunt Mary or is she still living? This is all that I have to write at present. I hope you will answer this letter. This letter is from your Niece Effie.

My address is Mrs. Effie Boyd,
Grove City, Ohio
R.F.D. #1.

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Date: Wed Mar 13 2002
Name: Wayne L. McKean
E- mail: waynelii@aol.com

Notes: Almira Bobo Peoples McKean was the daughter of Alexander Peoples and Rachel McClish. Almira was born 26 december 1842 in Indiana (Knox?). She died 6 January 1919 Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington (McKean Family Bible and Washington State Death records). She married Felix Warner McKean, 30 December 1860 in Piatt County, Illinois (Piatt County, Illinois Marriage records). Almira and Felix McKean were my great grandparent on my father's side. (Felix McKean and Almira were the parent to Edmund McKean and Edmund and Annie Moore were the parent of Felix McKean, who was my father.

Almira's parents both died when she was about 11 years old. They died in Franklin County, Ohio. Alexander Peoples was the son of Robert Peoples, who was born about 1771 in Ireland and died in Carroll county, Ohio 1852. Rachel McClish was the daughter of Robert McClish, who was born about 1780 in Londondery Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, son of Isaiah McClish and Rachel Huston. Robert's first wife was Lydia Thatcher, who was the daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth Thatcher. Robert McClish and Lydia Thatcher were married 16 June 1806 in Columbiana County, Ohio (Columbiana County, Ohio Marriage records and Abstract Will of Isaac Thatcher, who mention Lydia's two children John and Rachel McClish). Lydia died about 1813 and Robert married Catherine Walters 17 June 1815 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio

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