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Mary (Myers) Good

On this day, 18 December 1850, Mary (Myers) Good, my 5th great-grandmother, passed away.

Mary Myers was born in 1780 in Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland. Her father was John Myers. The name of Mary’s mother is unknown.

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Gilbert “The Red” de Clare

On 7 December 1295, Gilbert “The Red” de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, 7th Earl of Gloucester, 3rd Lord of Glamorgan, 9th Lord of Clare, passed away. He was my 23rd great-grandfather through his daughter Eleanor, my 24th great-grandfather through his daughter Elizabeth, and my 22nd great-grandfather through his daughter Margaret. He was also my 24th great-uncle through his sister Rohese “Rose” de Clare (my 23rd great-grandmother).

Gilbert de Clare was born on 2 September 1243, at Christchurch, Hampshire. He was the son of Richard de Clare, Earl of Hertford and Gloucester, and of Maud de Lacy, Countess of Lincoln.

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