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The contents of this web site is largely the result of my own work. It is a compilation of documents and information derived from many sources. However, some of the genealogical data is derived from the publicly available work of others and has not been verified. You should validate all data and any given sources before relying on it as correct and complete. Except for those portions written by others and used by permission, Brian Phelps is the author of this web site and the data presented on it.

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