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Re: Haddow's of western PA
Posted by: heather smith (ID *****8961) Date: September 05, 2008 at 22:54:00
In Reply to: Haddow's of western PA by Art Haddow of 284

I stumbled on your request for more info on the Haddow line. My family, the Smith family origionally lived in Morris Run and Dubois, PA. They were coal miners as well. My Great-Great Grandfather, John Smith married a Margaret Haddow. John was born in Coylton Ayrshire, Scotland in 1868. Maggie was born 1832 in Corehill, Kilwinning Ayrshire, Scotland according to the family Bible. They had 3 sons, William Haddow Smith, Hugh Haddow Smith and John Haddow Smith who may have move to the states very young and possibly with out their parents. They started their lives in the new world around 1880. The 3 boys mined in PN, IL and then finally moved to the coal mines in Blossburg, NM in 1882 where they saved their money and purchased a large cattle ranch in 1886, hotel and merchantile store around 1887 in and around Raton, NM. My family also traces our ties back to the old country and the MacPherson Clan.

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