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Daniel Buck
Re: Digging up bones
Tue Mar 6, 2018 12:20pm

Jim, you might have answered your own question. The cross-Panama RR dates to the 1850s or so. All we know is that Salas was from Valparaiso, Chile, and that the Seguranca was sailing from Colon. Thus, if Salas had come up from Chile on the Pacific side -- we don't know this, only that Salas listed Valpariaso as his residence -- he could have crossed Panama by train and hopped on the Seguranza. That's assuming he began his journey in Valparaiso. He could have been coming from somewhere else.

  • Digging up bonesjim lynch, Tue Mar 6 11:30am
    The song, not in SA. But my question does go back a couple of years to 1905 to an Mrs E. Place on the ship Seguranca. In the discussion on her back then it was said that she was not Etta because: 1.... more
    • Re: Digging up bones — Daniel Buck, Tue Mar 6 12:20pm
      • JimPat, Tue Mar 6 12:29pm
        I have not had my ancestry for some time where I stored a lot of this stuff. And my memory is not what it used to be. But I remember that there is much more info on this Mrs . E.Place wife of James.... more
        • Dan & Patjim lynch, Tue Mar 6 6:59pm
          My point in rehashing this is that what was once so cut and dried(not Etta), may not be so cut and dried now. Since Etta is the only one of the WB I'm interested in, I do a lot of checking on... more
          • re:Bob Goodwin, Wed Mar 7 7:21am
            Jim, I was the one who initially found the E. Place record. I passed it on to Donna, who then had her researcher troll back over the information before she published it. Both Dan and Pat were... more
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