History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1907 - Cambria County (Pa.)
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Page 17 - Among those adventurers and settlers, who arrived about this time, were also many from Wales, of those who are called Ancient Britons, and mostly Quakers, divers of whom were of the original or early stock of that Society there. They had early purchased of the proprietary in England forty thousand acres of land. Those who came, at present, took up so much of it, on the west side of...
Page 19 - ... which courts are held every two months. But, to prevent lawsuits, there are three peacemakers chosen by every county court, in the nature of common arbitrators, to hear and end differences between man and man. And spring and fall there is an orphans' court in each county, to inspect and regulate the affairs of orphans and widows.
Page 388 - America, he entered the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, from which he was graduated in 1913 with the degree of Doctor of Medicine.
Page 330 - Wilkinson is an adherent of the principles of the Republican party. He is a member of the...
Page 345 - Detroit in 1878, and has built up a large and lucrative practice. He is a member of the Detroit and Michigan Bar Associations, and of the Municipal League of Detroit.
Page 22 - Britons, who always in the Land of our Nativity, under the crown of England, have enjoyed that Liberty and privilege as to have our bounds and limits by ourselves within which all causes, quarrels, crimes, and titles were tryed, and wholly determined by officers, magistrates, and jurors of our own language...
Page 209 - August, 1861, to serve three years or during the war, and was mustered into the United States service as a private of Captain Samuel R.
Page 635 - Shrine, and with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Improved Order of Red Men, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Knights of Pythias and the Knights of Khorassan.
Page 368 - He was a Democrat in politics, and he and his wife were members of the Lutheran church.
Page 488 - At the breaking out of the Civil war he enlisted as a private in...

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