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Margaret (Margie) Isabelle Harrison Whiteside-Allen Daphne, AL USA Sep 22, 1999


Any information on the following surnames will be

greatly appreciated: LIVINGSTON(E); THOMPSON or(THOMSON?);

CONNELL or (O'CONNELL)



I am looking for any information on my gg grandparents:

JAMES EDWARD CONNELL(or O'CONNELL?), born in ? Ireland, on

03/19/1837. He immigrated to the USA in ? . His citizenship

papers were signed in Hamilton City,(Cinncinatti)Ohio on

10/08/1842. He married CASSANDRA MAY THOMPSON(or THOMSON?),

born on 09/24/1840 in England, who lived in Atlanta GA and

Cinncinatti. Both are buried in Oaklawn Cemetery in Atlanta

GA. They had six children: MARY; CATHERINE; ALICE LORETTA;

ISABELLE MARGERETTE--my grandmother who married THOMAS ABRAHAM

PRIM of Atlanta GA; JEANETTE; and ROBERT.



I am also looking for information on the parents(my

ggg grandparents) of JAMES EDWARD CONNELL and

CASSANDRA MAY THOMPSON. I have no information on JAMES

EDWARD CONNELL's parents, but assume the verbal info that

they were from Ireland.



CASSANDRA MAY THOMPSON was the daughter of THOMAS THOMPSON

and ANNE (ANNIE or AGNES) LIVINGSTON(E), both of England.

CASSANDRA had two younger sisters, ISABELLA and ALICE, and

a younger brother JAMES THOMPSON, all of which were born in

England. ANNE LIVINSTON(E) returned to England to take care

of an estate just prior to, or during the Civil War, at which

time she was in early mid-life pregnancy. She died while

giving birth to a son ROBERT LIVINGSTON(E)THOMPSON, who remained

in England, and was raised by relatives Surname ?). Family

contact with ROBERT LIVINGSTON(E)THOMPSON and with relatives

raising him was lost over the years. Verbal info is that

ANNE was the daughter of a physician. I have no info on

the parents of THOMAS THOMPSON.



THOMAS THOMPSON, from England, was accidently killed in

Atlanta GA on 07/01/1863 while teaching ladies how

to defend themselves from the enemy prior to the Atlanta

Civil War Fire. His guestimated age at death is recorded

as 46. He is also buried in Oaklawn Cemeteryin Atlanta GA.

CASSANDRA MAY THOMPSON CONNELL raised the younger siblings.



Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.



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