Monthly Archives: August 2014

Reinhardt Twins

You’ve heard it said that twins run in families. Well, the Reinhardt family is one of those families. But, from what I can tell, the Reinhardts seem to be outliers when it comes to their predisposition for having twins. Scientific … Continue reading

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May Latchford Becomes a U.S. Citizen

As I researched the Latchfords the past few weeks, I came across some interesting documents. Pictured here is a Petition for Naturalization for Mary Latchford, one of my grandfather’s older sisters, born in Cork, Ireland, on March 22, 1887. You … Continue reading

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The Latchfords Come to America

In early March of 1890, 27-year-old William Latchford boarded the RMS Umbria at Queenstown, Ireland, in County Cork, for the 32-day voyage to his new home in America. He left behind his parents, Francis and Elizabeth Cassells Latchford, as well … Continue reading

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A Brief Profile of James Murphy, Jr.

Born February 17, 1854, James Murphy, Jr., was the second son of my 2nd great grandfather James Murphy. James Jr. appears as the oldest child in the family on the 1860 U.S. Census. He appears on the 1880 U.S. Census … Continue reading

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