Judy Wallman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California, was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Congressman Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for stealing horses and robbing trains in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Harry Reid share this common ancestor.
When deputies and paramedics were called to the Ellsworth Drive home of 88-year-old Mary Shaw Mathews, in Palm Coast, Sheriff Jim Manfre told Historic City News that no one suspected anything was out of the ordinary. The woman’s primary care physician even told deputies that he would sign the death certificate.
Historic City News readers are invited to enjoy an authentic reenactment this weekend on the grounds of Fort Mose Historic State Park in St. Augustine; presented by Florida Living History, Inc., Fort Mose Historic State Park, and the Fort Mose Historical Society.
The St Johns County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors reported to Historic City News this evening that they have voted to remove the “interim” tag from Isabelle Rodriguez’s title, and they have officially selected her to serve as the next President.