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Our immigrant ancestors from Scotland George Smith and his wife, Mary Baird, and their descendants by Park, Alice Crandall

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Published by Gateway Press, Book orders to A.C. Park in Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C. (4200 Cathedral Ave., NW, Apt. 314, Washington, D.C. 20016) .
Written in English



  • Scotland


  • Smith family.,
  • Smith, George, 1748-ca. 1797 -- Family.,
  • Scotland -- Genealogy.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alice Crandall Park.
ContributionsBigwood, A. Rosemary.
LC ClassificationsCS71.S643 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3573013M
LC Control Number2002104191

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