(Received February 24, 2005)

Subject: O'Hara's & Near's

My greatgrandmother was Mary Ann O'Hara, born @1840's in the US. Married Henry Near @ 1860's in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. Her parents were Purvis, Parvis & Catherine O'Hara. Catherine gave her family bible to Mary Ann and Mary Ann gave it to her baby girl Mary Near Dickinson. She took the bible with her to Detroit, Michigan. All Great Aunt Mary's children are dead and I know nothing of her grandchildren who would be around my age (60). I don't know if Catherine's husbands name is right.

I really appreciate this web site. I think it is really great and informative.

Lorna Gail Rice Dale Kidder

E-mail:  lkidder@co.palm-beach.fl.us

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