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Re: Samuel Murdock New York
Posted by: Karen Date: June 14, 2001 at 13:41:03
In Reply to: Re: Samuel Murdock New York by stephanie of 1462

Samuel Murdock also sold the land to the United States government for the Crown Point Lighthouse in 1858. I have a copy of the sale from the archives. He was also lighthouse keeper there from Oct. 1861 to March 1862. I think he substituted for my ggg grandfather Capt. James Raine who had left to fight in the civil war. I think Samuel was helping James Raine's wife to keep the light while James was gone. But I am still trying to get the proof.


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