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Subject: Rebecca Street/ALGEO
Date: Thu, 01 May 1997 16:32:19 -0700
Can anyone tell me who Rebecca Street was named for?
i am researching the ALGEO family in early Pittsburgh and wondered if it
was named for Rebecca ALGEO, wife of William.
> RussMc1 remarked about the missing streets in the
> Old First Ward of Allegheny City. In 1906
> Allegheny City was annexed to the City of Pittsburgh
> and two years later the pattern of wards was modified
> and many street names changed because of duplication.
> Rebecca Street in the 1st ward of Allegheny City
> became Strouble Street and the ward was changed
> to the 22nd Ward. The ward numbers for
> Allegheny City when annexed are 22,23,24,25,26,
> and 27 to the best of my knowledge. These are now
> the North Side wards of the city of Pittsburgh.
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