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Re: Tonks of Newark, NJ and Birmingham, Eng
Posted by: Robert Tonks (ID *****7155) Date: February 23, 2004 at 23:02:58
In Reply to: Re: Tonks of Newark, NJ and Birmingham, Eng by Karen Robertson of 327

I know I am replying to a series of old posts, but I just found this site. I am the grandson of Harry C. Tonks of New Jersey who died in the early 1950's. His brother was Russell Tonks. As a child I played with a set of mother of pearl poker chips that my father told me were manufactured in the family button factory. I still have them in my possession. He told me that the button factory eventually went out of business do to the invention of the zipper. Any contact will be appreciated.


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