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

Grove City, Ohio,
April 8, 1914

Dear Aunt.

Recieved your letter a few days ago and was glad to hear from you. Mother is about the same and my husband is getting better. We got a letter from Aunt Mary England a few days ago and she is in Springfield Illinois. She is as well as can be expected but is badly crippled up with the rheumatism.

Joe Martino got married but he has been dead about ten years and two years ago his wife died and they left five children. The oldest boy works in Columbus and John Martino has two of them and Nathan Martino has one and Mary Lee has one. Joe didn't live to very old.

Did Elex Martino die at your house? We heard that he did. Did he leave any property? Mother said she didn't see how you got around and did so much wook when your are so little. Who lives with you? Or do you live by your self. I want you to hve your pictures taken and send me one. Are you thinking about making garden? We have snow on the ground here today. Well this is all for this time.

Answere when you can

goodby your neice, Mrs. Effie Boyd

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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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