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John McPhee family

Bernard McPhee

John McPhee family

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Published by Blue Vapours Pub. in Fitzroy, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McPhee family,
  • Loney family,
  • Scots -- Victoria -- Genealogy,
  • Victoria -- Genealogy,
  • Scotland -- Genealogy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJohn McPhee and his family.
    StatementBernard McPhee.
    GenreGenealogy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2009 .M426 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23399453M
    ISBN 109780975198032
    LC Control Number2009396080
    OCLC/WorldCa373112504


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