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by Lorine McGinnis Schulze

Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca

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Fenian Raids

The Battle of Ridgeway
2 June 1866

Lt. Col. Alfred Booker led 900 Canadian militia against 800 Fenian Raiders at Ridgeway, located in the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario.

The Fenians, who were led by General John O'Neil, crossed the Niagara River near Fort Erie and were on their way to Port Colborne when they were stopped at Ridgeway by the Canadians. Booker however mistook Fenian scouting parties for cavalry and ordered his men (young students) into a square formation. In the confusion, the Fenians, who were mostly Civil War veterans, charged with drawn bayonets. Ten Canadians were killed and 38 wounded.

Exciting News! The Olive Tree Genealogy has recently acquired 16 pages of previously unpublished and unknown documents of a Committee of Safety Meeting held in Ft. Erie area in the 12 hours preceeding the Battle of Ridgeway!

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