Edward Nestor (1861-1916)

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Edward Nestor (1861-1916)

Lizzie’s oldest brother, Edward got married in Montreal, moved to New York City, where he supported his family as a waiter.

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Nestor Cardinal (1906-1945)

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Nestor Cardinal (1906-1945)

Lizzie’s nephew, Nestor Cardinal, died at 39 years old in 1945. What can we learn about him?

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The Cardinal Family Grave

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The Cardinal Family Grave

During my October visit to Malden Massachusetts, I stopped by Holy Cross Cemetery to find more grave sites. That’s where I found Lizzie’s sister, Ellen (Nestor) Cardinal…and a few more tidbits.

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Who is H-something Sachern?

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Who is H-something Sachern?

Sometimes the answer to a question is easy to find. Other times, it requires a little luck.

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Lizzie’s Parish: Sacred Hearts Church, Malden

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Lizzie’s Parish: Sacred Hearts Church, Malden

Lizzie moved to Malden, Massachusetts in 1914. She lived there for the next 58 years. One of the buildings that she would have spent time in was the Sacred Hearts Church, which we had the opportunity to visit in October 2014.

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Project Lizzie Interview on Genealogy Gems Podcast

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Project Lizzie Interview on Genealogy Gems Podcast

Lisa Louise Cooke interviewed Ron Ploof on her Genealogy Gems podcast. But during the interview, she turned the tables on him by explaining his true motivation behind Project Lizzie.

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Edward Gerard Cardinal

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Edward Gerard Cardinal

The discovery of a High School Yearbook uncovers the first photograph of a Lizzie Milligan relative: her nephew, Edward G. Cardinal.

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Another Amazing Connection: G. W. Tarlson

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Another Amazing Connection: G. W. Tarlson

A reader’s comment about the M.C.A. Cigar Company makes Ron take a closer look at an 1894 invoice for 100 cigars. What he learns is an incredible connection.

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The Cigar Connection Continues

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The Cigar Connection Continues

While researching Lizzie’s brother, John, we learn of yet another cigar connection.

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Calling All Nestors

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Calling All Nestors

In an effort to find Lizzie’s living relatives, we take a closer look at her siblings: The Nestor family.

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