Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

21/10/2006

Civil War veteran reburied after genealogists find descendant

YORKVILLE, Ill. – A historical mystery solved by local genealogists turned into a surprise reunification of sorts for a woman who learned she was the great-great-granddaughter of an exhumed Civil War veteran.

On Thursday, Nancy Adams, her husband and son stood by the rusted cast-iron coffin of Clark Smith – whose remains were discovered in a long-vanished North Aurora cemetery – as a final chapter of the mystery played out at Yorkville’s Elmwood Cemetery. for more click here

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