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The Mayor of Lake Success

Thanksgiving morning last week I got a call from my Aunt Mary Latchford Kennedy, my mom’s younger sister. We spent some time catching up and then Mary told me about a cousin of hers that she had lost touch with … 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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