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From: Dave and Emma Richardson - <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] LEOMINSTER FIRE
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 08:48:07 -0400
May I sugest you contact a library in Leominster. Most will have E-mail and newspaper archives. Smaller libraries live to do this kind of research for people. If memory serves me correctly there is a weekly newspaper in the area which would have heavy coverage of such an event.
Herb Ouellette wrote:
> Hello All-
> I'm posting this look-up request for a family friend who was recently
> widowed. She would like information for her children on he mysterious death
> of their grandfather.
> FRANCIS EDWARD ROBIDEAU, his wife was ANNE COSTELLO from Ireland.
> He died in a mysterious fire in LEOMINSTER, WORCHESTER COUNTY, MA. on
> EATER SUNDAY of 1928.
> His son, who was four at the time, never found out what happened to his
> father, and the family would like to have knowledge of the incident.
> The FHL doesn't have newspaper records for this area.
> Does anyone have access to the newspaper archives which would have covered
> such a story in the Worchester area? Or, obituaries for this time and
> place? FRANCIS was RC.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Herb Ouellette
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