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Articles written by Pamela O'connor Harrison


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  • Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

    Pamela O'Connor Harrison|Jan 9, 2023

    Late in December 2021 when I read my copy of the Transcript, a couple of things caught my eye. First, there was a great picture of my mom, Kathy O’Connor, and second, a listing of all the unmarked graves in Eddy County. In the list, the family name O’Keefe stood out to me. I knew that my second great-grandmother was an O’Keefe, so these people were family. Armed with an Ancestry account and a lot of free time (it was during the semester break from my college teaching job), I dove into researching the O’Keefe in the unmarked grave list. The O’Ke...

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