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John George and Ida Casey

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Re: John George and Ida Casey

Posted: 14 Feb 2013 2:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: George
I did just visit John's gravesite, along with Ida's, and the rest of my deceased relatives over the holidays, but didn't review our family history book.

An interesting thing to note is that there are many Lebanese folks living throughout South Dakota, most being on the Indian Reservations. Sisseton/Roberts County is part of the Lake Traverse/Sisseton-Wahpeton Indian Reservation. There are two well-known senators, one republican and one democrat, from South Dakota. Joe Robbie is from Sisseton, as well. There's a bit of history, that I've been told about and have long been researching, that indicates the U.S. government classified Syrian and Lebanese people as being the same and, in essence, the same as Native Americans. Many "Syrian/Lebanese" people ended up living on Indian Reservations throughout the Midwest and being traveling salespeople.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
nassif 11 Dec 2010 8:24PM GMT 
cabro 17 Dec 2010 2:58PM GMT 
sjacobs71 19 Jul 2011 8:12AM GMT 
nassif 19 Jul 2011 9:43AM GMT 
sjacobs71 20 Jul 2011 12:24AM GMT 
geotopher 14 Feb 2013 5:11AM GMT 
nassif 14 Feb 2013 6:26AM GMT 
geotopher 14 Feb 2013 9:30PM GMT 
geotopher 14 Feb 2013 9:36PM GMT 
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