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Bess A. Gilley was a stenographer at Voss Brothers Manufacturing Company and lived on 5 River View Place.
According to an article published in the Davenport Democrat on 27 May 1914, Miss Gilley married Carl Vincent Hammer of Moline.
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Tag Archives: Genealogy
The next Scott County, Iowa, Genealogy Society (SCIGS) meeting is on March 2 (this coming Monday) at seven p.m. The meeting is at St. Paul Lutheran Church (2136 Brady Street). Non-members are welcome to attend. Gene Eiklor will be speaking about … Continue reading
The topic of the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society’s February program was Social Security Records. The speaker went into some detail about the information that is available on the actual application for Social Security. However the Social Security Act wasn’t … Continue reading
Our staff here at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center celebrate the winter holidays each year by exchanging cards, small gifts, mailing cards to our wonderful volunteers, and, in one unfortunate case, writing new lyrics to an old holiday song. Here … Continue reading
As Autumn descends on our fair city, temperatures drop, trees turn their leaves, squirrels gather acorns and other goodies for their long winter naps, and even our houses settle in for the coming Winter. Older houses, of which Davenport has … Continue reading
Eighty-eight members of the East Georgia Genealogical Society submitted 317 biographical sketches of family members for this 728-page volume, but this resource is far above the usual unsubstantiated family stories about Third-Great Aunt Bessie from Elbert County. The main person … Continue reading
May 1st is May Day – traditionally a day for children to surprise friends with special little baskets of flowers, popcorn and treats. The phrase MayDay also is recognized as a cry for help (from the French term m’aidez), which … Continue reading
We have just shelved the first two continuations of our well-used copy of Henry Z. Jones’ work Palatine Families of New York : a Study of the German Immigrants who arrived in Colonial New York in 1710. Palatines are Germans … Continue reading
If you are not a genealogist (yet), but are considering doing a complete history of your family to give your children or grandchildren, we’d like to encourage you to start soon (as in today, right now, we’re open until 8pm … Continue reading
Every Spring the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society host an all day genealogy conference. This year the 34th Annual Quad Cities Genealogical Conference will be held Saturday, April 26th, 2008 at the Viking … Continue reading