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  • Columbiana County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Columbiana County, Ohio. Columbiana County was founded in 1803 and named in honor of Christopher Columbus, combining his surname with the suffix -iana. The county was the scene of one of the northern-most action fought during the American Civil War; on July 26, 1863 Confederate raiders under John Morgan were surrounded and captured...

  • Ohio counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Ohio Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Ohio. You can add profiles for: People born in Ohio People who lived in Ohio People who died in Ohio When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit. If you have projects ...

  • Youngstown, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown is the county seat of Mahoning County and extends into Trumbull County. Overview The city was named for John Young, an early settler from Whitestown, New York, who established the community's first sawmill and gristmill. Youngstown is in a region of America that is often referred to as the Rust Bel...

  • Mahoning County, Ohio, USA

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  • Montgomery County, Ohio, USA

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  • Fairfield County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fairfield County, Ohio. Official Website On December 9, 1800, the government of the Northwest Territory authorized the creation of Fairfield County. Residents named the county after the area's "fair fields." Among Fairfield County's more prominent residents was William Tecumseh Sherman, a general in the Union Army during the Am...

  • Ohio in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Ohio who served in the Union Army.

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  • Wayne County, Ohio, USA

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  • Stark County, Ohio, USA

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  • Summit County, Ohio, USA

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  • Greene County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, OH. Greene County is named after Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) Cities, Towns and Communities in Greene County: +Denotes county seat ^Denotes a city that is in two or more counties Bath - Beavercreek - Bellbrook - Bowersville - Byron - Caesarscreek - Cedarville - ^Centerville - ^Clifton ...

  • Champaign County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Champaign County, Ohio. The county takes its name from the French word for "open level country". Adjacent Counties Logan County Union County Madison County Clark County Miami County Shelby County Cities & Villages Christiansburg Mechanicsburg Mutual North Lewisburg St. Paris Urbana (County Seat) W...

  • Geneva College

    Wikipedia Geneva College is a Christian liberal arts college in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States, north of Pittsburgh. Founded in 1848, in Northwood, Logan County, Ohio, the college moved to its present location in 1880, where it continues to educate a student body of about 1400 traditional undergraduates in over 30 majors, as well as graduate students in a handful of master's progra...

  • Portage County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Portage County, Ohio. Cities, Towns and Communities: +Denotes county seat Atwater - Aurora - Black Horse - Brady Lake - Brimfield - Campbellsport - Charlestown - Deerfield - Diamond - Edinburg - Franklin - Freedom - Freedom Station - Garrettsville - Hiram - Hiram Rapids - Kent - Lloyd - Mantua - Mahoning - Mishler - Mogadore...

  • Geauga County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Geauga County, Ohio. Official Website Geauga County is named after the Onondaga word jyo’ä·gak or Seneca jo’ä·ka, both meaning 'raccoon' (originally the name of the Grand River). After the discovery of the New World, the land that became Geauga County was originally part of the French colony of Canada (New France), which was ce...

  • Belmont County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Belmont County, Ohio. Official Website History Belmont County was authorized in 1801 by the Northwest Territorial legislature, with area partitioned from Jefferson and Washington counties. Its area was reduced in 1810 when area was ceded for the formation of Guernsey and again in 1813 for the formation of Monroe counties. It ha...

  • Cleveland, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cleveland, Ohio. Official Website Cleveland is the county seat of Cuyahoga County. It is also known as "The Forest City", "The North Coast", "C-Town", "Mistake on the Lake" and "The Rock and Roll Capital of the World". It is home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Cleveland was established on July 22, 1796, by surveyors of the C...

  • Licking County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Licking County, OH.

  • Huron County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Huron County, OH.

  • Richland County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Richland County, OH.

  • Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tuscarawas County, OH.

  • Highland County, Ohio, USA

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  • Gallia County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Gallia County, Ohio. Official Website Overview Gallia County was formed on March 25, 1803 and was originally settled by French immigrants, who named the county “Gallia,” the Latin name for Gaul, the ancient region of Western Europe which included present day France. In the 19th century, the county was settled by numerous migr...

  • Adams County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Ohio . Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio . As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,550. Its county seat is West Union. The county is named after John Adams, the second President of the United States . Adjacent Counties Highland County Pike County Scioto County

  • Scioto County, Ohio, USA

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  • Columbus, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbus, Ohio. Official Website Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The "Burough of Columbus" was officially established on February 10, 1816. Nine people were elected to fill the various positions of Mayor, Treasurer, and several others. In 1816-1817, Jarvis W. Pike would serve as the 1st Mayor. Although the recent...

  • Franklin County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Ohio. It is not to be confused with the city of Franklin in Warren County. Official Website On March 30, 1803, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Franklin County. The county originally was part of Ross County. Residents named the county in honor of Benjamin Franklin. In 1816, Franklin County's Colum...

  • Fulton County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fulton County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1850 and is named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat. Adjacent County Henry County Hillsdale County, Mich. Lenawee County, Mich. Lucas County Williams County Cities & Villages Archbold Delta Fayette Lyons Metamora Swanton Wa...

  • Warren County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Warren County, OH. Warren County was created in 1803 from Hamilton County. It is named after Major General Dr. Joseph Warren, III . Cities, Towns and Communities +Denotes county seat ^Denotes ghost towns #Denotes location in two or more counties Beedles Station - Blackhawk - Blanchester - Blue Ball - Brown's Store - Bu...

  • Miami County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Miami County, OH.

  • Holmes County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Holmes County, Ohio. Holmes County was formed from Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. It has the second largest Amish population behind Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Cities, Towns and Communities: +Denotes county seat Baltic - Becks Mills - Berlin - Big Prairie - Charm - Clark - Farmerstown - Glenmont - Hardy - Ho...

  • Athens County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Athens County, Ohio . Official Website Formed on February 20, 1805, Athens County was named for Athens, Greece. Athens County was originally part of Washington County . Ohio University , the earliest institution of higher education in Ohio , was established in Athens in 1804. The county also was home to Ohio 's first library, the ...

  • Ohio General Assembly

    The Ohio General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Ohio. It consists of the 99-member Ohio House of Representatives and the 33-member Ohio Senate. Both houses of the General Assembly meet at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. The General Assembly first convened in Chillicothe, then the Ohio capital, on March 1, 1803. The second constitution of Ohio, effective in 1851, too...

  • Case Western Reserve University

    Wikipedia Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881 by Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once ...

  • Muskingum County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Muskingum County, OH.

  • Union County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, OH.

  • Clermont County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Clermont County, Ohio. Official Website History Ordinanced in 1800 as part of the Virginia Military District, Clermont is Ohio's eighth oldest county, the furthest county west in Appalachian Ohio, the eleventh oldest county of the former Northwest Territory.[9] Clermont County is part of the Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan St...

  • Madison County, Ohio, USA

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  • Cincinnati, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cincinnati, Ohio. Official Website Overview Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, the fastest growing economic power in the M...

  • Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

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  • Hardin County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hardin County, OH.

  • Wyandot County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wyandot County, OH.

  • Crawford County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Ohio. The county was created in 1820 and later organized in 1836. It was named for Colonel William Crawford, a soldier during the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties Seneca County Huron County Richland County Morrow County Marion County Wyandot County Cities & Townships Auburn Bucyrus (...

  • Van Wert County, Ohio, USA

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  • Morgan County, Ohio, USA

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  • Washington County, Ohio, USA

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  • Mercer County, Ohio, USA

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  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Upper Mid-West

    North American Tribes Upper Mid-West Includes the following States Illinois | Michigan | Ohio | Wisconsin Includes the Following Native American Tribes Achiligonan Algonquian Family Chippewa Chiwere Family Dakota Delaware Erie Foxes Hathawekela (Absentee Shawnee) Honniasontkeronon Hurons Illinois Iowa Iroquois Kaskaskia Kickapoo Housatonic Mahican Mascoutens Menominee Miami Mi...

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville

    Wikipedia Franciscan University of Steubenville is a private and coeducational Catholic university located in Steubenville, Ohio, 40 miles (64 km) west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . The university had 2,716 students as of fall 2015, including 2,454 students on campus, in 40 undergraduate and 8 graduate degree programs. The student body is 97 percent Catholic, and the university has the greate...

  • Monroe County, Ohio, USA

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  • Dayton, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County. History Wikipedia Dayton was founded on April 1, 1796, by 12 settlers known as the Thompson Party. They traveled in March from Cincinnati up the Great Miami River by pirogue and landed at what is now St. Clair Street, where they found two small camps of Native Ameri...

  • Darke County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Darke County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1809 and later organized in 1817. It is named for William Darke, an officer in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties Mercer County Auglaize County Shelby County Miami County Montgomery County Preble County Wayne County, Ind.

  • Preble County, Ohio, USA

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  • Perry County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, OH.

  • Knox County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Knox County, OH.

  • Ashtabula County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ashtabula County, Ohio . After Europeans arrived in the Americas, the land that became Ashtabula County was originally part of the French colony of Canada ( New France ), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec . In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the ...

  • Butler County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Butler County, OH. History Successive cultures of ancient Indigenous peoples of the Americas occupied areas of the county. They built large earthworks, seven of which were still standing and recorded by a Smithsonian survey. Early French explorers likely passed through the area along the Miami River. The gravesites of David and ...

  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Cuyahoga County was originally part of the French colony of Canada (New France), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec. In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the Northwest Territory, then was purchased by the Connecticut Land Comp...

  • Delaware County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Ohio. Official Website The county was formed in 1808 from Franklin County, Ohio. Both the county and its seat are named after the Delaware Indian tribe. It is the birthplace of US President Rutherford B. Hayes. Adjacent Counties Morrow County Knox County Licking County Franklin County Union County ...

  • Morrow County, Ohio, USA

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  • Wood County, Ohio, USA

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  • Putnam County, Ohio, USA

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  • Harrison County, Ohio, USA

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  • Ohio State University

    'The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally know as the Ohio Agriculture and Mechanical College. The college began with a focus on training students in various agricultural and mec...

  • Lake County, Ohio, USA

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  • Fayette County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Ohio. Official Website Fayette County was formed on March 1, 1810 from portions of Highland County and Ross County. It was named after Marie-Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette, a French general and politician who took the side of the Colonials during the American Revolutionary War and who played an important rol...

  • Sandusky County, Ohio, USA

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  • Hancock County, Ohio, USA

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  • Ashland County Ohio

    Anyone Born Died Lived in Ashland county Ohio welcome to post Wikipedia Ashland County formed on February 24, 1846. Residents chose the name in honor of Henry Clay, a prominent member of the Whig Party during this period. Clay's home in Lexington, Kentucky, was named Ashland. Thomas Coulter established Perrysville, the first white settlement in Ashland County, in 1815, although individual w...

  • Coshocton County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Coshocton County, Ohio. Official Website The county lies within the Appalachian region of the state. The county was formed on January 31, 1810 from portions of Muskingum and Tuscarawas Counties and later organized in 1811. Its name comes from the Delaware Indian language and has been translated as "union of waters" or "black bear ...

  • Erie County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Erie County, Ohio. Official Website The county was formed in 1838 and is named for the Erie tribe, whose name was their word for "wildcat". Thomas Edison was born here and it is also the home to the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company and their flagship amusement park Cedar Point. Adjacent Counties & Provinces Province of Ontar...

  • Seneca County, Ohio, USA

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  • Ross County, Ohio, USA

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  • Oberlin College

    College=Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, noteworthy for having been the first American institution of higher learning to regularly admit female and black students in addition to white males. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, part of the college, is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the country." Oberlin is noted for its political and social si...

  • Ottawa County, Ohio, USA

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  • Toledo, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Toledo, Ohio. Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County. Overview Toledo (/təˈliːdoʊ/) is in northwest Ohio, at the western end of Lake Erie bordering the state of Michigan. The city was founded in 1833 on the west bank of the Maumee River, and originally incorporated as part of Monroe County, Michigan Territory. It was re-fou...

  • Lucas County, Ohio, USA

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  • Jefferson County, Ohio, USA

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  • Lorain County, Ohio, USA

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  • National Aviation Hall of Fame

    National Aviation Hall of Fame The National Aviation Hall of Fame was founded in 1962 as an Ohio non-profit corporation in Dayton, Ohio, the home of the Wright Brothers and the “birthplace of aviation.” The five founders of this organization were James W. Jacobs, Gregory C. Karas, John A. Lombard, Larry E. O’Neil, and Gerald E. Weller. On July 14, 1964 the National Aviation Hall of Fame was...

  • Brown County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Brown County, Ohio. History The county was created in 1818 and is named for Major General Jacob Brown, an officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Lundy's Lane. After the American Revolutionary War, the federal government established the Northwest Territory, a large area which encompassed the present county. ...

  • Canton Bulldogs (NFL)

    The Canton Bulldogs were a professional American football team, based in Canton, Ohio. They played in the Ohio League from 1903 to 1906 and 1911 to 1919, and the American Professional Football Association (later renamed the National Football League (NFL) in 1922), from 1920 to 1923 and again from 1925 to 1926. The Bulldogs would go on to win the 1916, 1917 and 1919 Ohio League championships. Th...

  • Defiance County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Defiance County, Ohio. Official Website The county was named after an early Army fortification, Fort Defiance, which was so named by Mad Anthony Wayne to signify the settlers' "defiance" of the Indians. Adjacent Counties Allen County Putnam County DeKalb County, Ind. Williams County Henry County Paulding County ...

  • Noble County, Ohio, USA

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  • Trumbull County, Ohio, USA

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  • Clark County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created on March 1, 1818, and was named for General George Rogers Clark, a hero of the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties Champaign County Madison County Greene County Montgomery County Miami County Cities, Towns & Villages Bethel Catawba Clifton C...

  • Dayton National Cemetery

    Wikipedia Dayton National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Dayton in Montgomery County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Akron, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Akron, Ohio . Akron is the county seat of Summit County . Official Website History The city was founded in 1825 by Simon Perkins and Paul Williams, along the Little Cuyahoga River at the summit of the developing Ohio and Erie Canal. The name is derived from the Greek word signifying a summit or high point. It was briefly renam...

  • Clinton County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clinton County, Ohio. Official Website Clinton County was formed on February 19, 1810 from sections of Highland County and Warren County. It was named after George Clinton, a soldier, politician, Governor of New York, and Vice President of the United States. Adjacent Counties Greene County Fayette County Highland County ...

  • Henry County, Ohio, USA

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  • Pickaway County, Ohio, USA

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  • Guernsey County, Ohio, USA

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  • Allen County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Allen County, Ohio . Official Website Allen County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio . As of the 2010 census, the population was 106,331. The county seat is Lima. The county was created in 1820 and organized in 1831. The county is named for Colonel John Allen , who was killed leading his men at the Battle of Frenchtown, during...

  • Antioch College

    Wikipedia Antioch College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Founded in 1850 by the Christian Connection, the college began operating in 1852; politician and education reformer Horace Mann became its first president. It was the founding, constituent college of Antioch University, which Antioch College remained a part of until 2008. The college remained c...

  • Logan County, Ohio, USA

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  • Paulding County, Ohio, USA

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  • Cleveland State University

    Wikipedia Cleveland State University (also known as Cleveland State or CSU) is a public university located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, United States. It was established in 1964, and opened for classes in 1965 after acquiring the buildings, property, and students of Fenn College, a private school that had been in operation since 1923. CSU absorbed the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1969...

  • Williams County, Ohio, USA

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  • Medina County, Ohio, USA

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  • Jews of Ohio

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Ohio . Subprojects: Jews of Cleveland and Jews of Cincinnati . Jewish settlement in Ohio paralleled the opening of new lands to the west of the Allegheny and Appalachian Mountains, the development of canals, roads, and later, railroads. The first documented Jewish settler in Ohio was an English watchmaker named Joseph Jonas ,...

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