I wanted to share this family photo of Mary O'Gara with the community. Location: Strong City, KS ?. Date: 1890. OK, full disclosure. This is my 1st attempt at this so bare with me. I'm trying desperately to find any information on my maternal ancestry. As far as I know, this tin type is of my maternal great grandmother Mary Ann (Thomas) O'Gara. She was married to Patrick O'Gara and they had three children. Twin boys b.. early to mid 1880's and one girl (my maternal grandmother) b. 1888 in Marion County, KS. The children where orphaned in 1896 when Mary died. Do you or can you point me to a source that would enable me to find information on the O'Gara's of this era living in Kansas or anywhere else for that matter. Seems anyone with this surname is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks for your time.
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