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Works by Author - Dawn L. Roe, '85

1985, Genealogist and Municipal Historian. Memberships: APHNYS, NSDAR, LGAR, Pal-AmArticles in Lake Life, Auburn Citizen, Auburn, NY
  • "Report Unravels Mystery," May 2009 – Family history of a young bride reveals death location of Mrs. Mary Price, one of the many casualties along the Oregon-California Trail in the great western migration of the mid 19th century.
  • "One of Last Men of Revolution," April 2009 – History of the 5th oldest survivor of the American Revolution, featuring his children who settled at Port Byron, NY.
  • "Search for Roots Uncovers Mystery," March 2009 – Contributions of John C Jeffries, a chair maker and painter, who employed a young Brigham Young as his apprentice to work at the Elijah Miller home, today known as the Seward House, once home of Secretary of State William H. Seward of Auburn, NY.
  • "Seth Higley, American Patriot," March 2009 – Revolutionary War soldier and his colonial history. Highlighting Dr. Samuel Higley of the Copper Hill Mine, maker of the 1st American Copper Coin and American Artist John Trumbull, painter of the famous painting Declaration of Independence.
  • "Lincoln Artifact has Local Ties," February 2009 – Gifted bible presented by Erie Canal Boatman and farmer Amos S King of Port Byron, NY to President Abraham Lincoln.
  • "Who’s Who in American History Parts I & II," Jan/Feb 2009 – Tribute to Thomas Newberry Rooker, Foreman of the Composition Room at the New York Tribune, and the people he would meet as a business man and printer.
  • "Palatine Journey Parts I & II," September 2008 – The German migration of 1709/1710 featuring those that migrated to Port Byron, NY.
Article in Battle Lines
  • Newsletter of the Saratoga Battle Chapter SAR, Winter 2008: "Lincoln Artifact," Winter 2008 – History of Philip King, grandfather of man who gifted President Lincoln a bible, and his connections to Saratoga County and Cayuga County.
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