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From: Jeff Scism <>
Subject: Re: [BS] Qualification_ request
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 10:10:31 -0700
Bigamy and imprisonment are automatic qualifiers. As is a courts
Welcome to the Society.
> Family legend states that my 2 gr-grandfather James Clampitt murdered a
> carpet bagger. There is circumstantial evidence which might lead one to believe
> this may be true:
> 1.) He fled KS leaving wife and children behind; his wife Emily Bowman
> Clampitt remarried not bothering to get a divorce (she might qualify me as well).
> 2.) We find him in a MI penitentiary for a couple of years according to his
> Civil War pension papers; I'm not sure how to find out why he was in jail.
> I had a 2 gr-grandmother Maggie A. Feland Henderson who was a "dope eater".
> Have an article that she died from an overdose. Her husband and my 2 gr
> grandfather Robert Henderson was court martialed for disturbing the peace during
> the Civil War, but was initially accused of attempted murder. He was
> demoted from Corporal to Private. I have papers to prove.
> Thanks, Diane Mahoney, Baltimore, MD
> Diane Mahoney
Jeffery G. Scism, IBSSG
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