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Emily Leonard <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 25 Oct 1999 18:40:30 +0100
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>I have spoken to Marilyn Van Dyke, Town of Queens bury Historian, who
>states that she has heard about the Quintuplets but cannot verify
>anything more than was posted here. The Irish cemetery is over near the
>border toward Ft. Ann but does not believe there is any mention of the
>children (if they were Irish children).   She has no further information
>on them.
>Albert Fowler (answered my email) of the Center for Folklore and History
>Room at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, Queensbury, NY stated that he
>could not find anything in their collection.  He would be interested in
>any information that might be found about them.

Intrigued by the mentionof 'the Irish cemetary' in Queensbury. What
distinguishes it from the cemetary where the non-Irish are buried. Is it,
by chance, the Roman Catholic cemetary for the area? If so, was there ever
a church connected with it?

Any enlightenement deeply appreciated.

Emily Leonard
44 Gramercy Park N.

New York, NY