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Julie Helen Otto

Julie Helen Otto
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LYSANDER (m): Greek, meaning “liberator.” Name of a Spartan general and naval commander, and a character in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Lysander Hard, b. New Milford, Conn. 25 March 1769, son of Abraham and Charity (Munsee) Hard, died in Medina, Ohio, in 1851. Lysander R. Clark, a boot maker, was b. Bellingham, Mass. in 1822, and died of consumption in Franklin, Mass., on 6 Dec. 1853.

Posted by Jean Powers at 05/08/2012 08:00:00 AM | 

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