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Re: Ancestors of George Newton Espy - Part 2
Posted by: COOKIE YOUNG SMITH Date: October 26, 1999 at 13:51:48
In Reply to: Re: Ancestors of George Newton Espy - Part 2 by Sigrid Brudie of 360

Professor James Espy, know as the storm king, famous meterologist for the u.s. govenment was assigned to the Surgeon General of the Army, then under the sec. of the navy, and finally in 1848, under the sec of the Smithsonian Institution. His portrait hangs in the Smithsonian. He was brother of George W. Espy who married Polly Patterson.

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