Ralph Aloysius Somerville
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Ralph faced hard times when at the age of 5 his father went missing and was never found. In order to help out the family, he dropped out of school in the 8th grade to go work. Soon later he joined the US Department of Defense. On February 14, 1926 he married Hazel Catherine Thompson. They had 2 children a girl and a boy. The girl died in infancy the same year she was born. The boy, my grandfather, was born April 2, 1931. In the 1950's Ralph started working for the Albany government. On November 29, 1978 Ralph Somerville passed away.