More Libbey Family Fabrications

The Pension File of Thomas Libbey Fold 3 recently did a free weekend offer that I took advantage of. Not all states have their Civil War pension files online, but Missouri just happens to be one that does. Thomas H Libbey served in the Civil War and died during his service. It took all of … Continue reading More Libbey Family Fabrications

The Curious Case of Charles Reif vs SB Paige

Part 8 -The Historical Record of Mrs Paige The task of the detective hired to research Mary Elizabeth Libbey Fagin Paige's past would have been daunting. It seems as though Mary - and her mother, Elizabeth Libbey - deliberately tried to muddy the waters regarding their history from the beginning. Even today, with the ability … Continue reading The Curious Case of Charles Reif vs SB Paige

The Curious Case of Charles Reif vs SB Paige

Part 6 - The Persecution of Mrs. Paige from the Quad-City Times, Davenport, IA6 July 1883, Friday, page 1 There is an interesting slant to the newspaper stories published in Oshkosh versus the stories written from Davenport. The Oshkosh papers seemed to favor the cause of the Paige family and the Davenport paper seemed to … Continue reading The Curious Case of Charles Reif vs SB Paige