Item #28367 Hair Samples, an archive of the Maloy/Meloy Family. NY Cold Spring, Genealogy.
Hair Samples, an archive of the Maloy/Meloy Family.

Hair Samples, an archive of the Maloy/Meloy Family.

Cold Spring, NY: 1848-1864. A collection of 16 hair samples collected by the Maloy Family, plus 2 handwritten notes dated 1842 and 1862.

Each hair sample is folded in paper, sometimes newsprint, with names written in pen on the outside. Names include: Daniel Meloy, James Meloy, B. Meloy, Frances, George, Elisabeth, Amos, Lovenda, 1859 Charles Haight, Roleph R. Rose (?) , plus 6 more with no names. Charles Byron Haight (1835-1895) is buried in the Cold Spring Cemetery, but no Maloy's are found in any of the Cold Spring cemeteries.

One note dating 1862 written to a Meloy asking for chestnut fence railings signed by AM Baxter (?). The other note is dated "November the 31, 1862 Please Mr. Cooth (or Cook) let the Bearer Daniel Tomkins have my watch. Charles D. (?) Maloy and James Maloy." Item #28367

Price: $375.00

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