Family Records of Theodore Parsons Hall and Alexandrine Louise Godfroy, of "Tonnancour," Grosse Pointe, Near Detroit, Michigan (Google eBook)

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Wm.C. Heath Printing Company, 1892 - Michigan - 105 pages
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Page 68 - O, young Lochinvar is come out of the west, Through all the wide Border his steed was the best ; And save his good broad-sword he weapon had none, He rode all unarmed, and he rode all alone. So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like the young Lochinvar.
Page 93 - ... the wax appended to several of them as well as in the charters and letters of the same by some amount of age and by the carelessness of the custodians are beginning to be partially destroyed, We have caused these our Letters Patent to be made for themselves, In witness whereof etc. Given at Peynctor the twelfth day of the month of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand three hundred and eighteen. When every residence begins and when it terminates. Be it remembered that the first term of residence...
Page 12 - ... all colonial offices and respect among our " countrymen, in defence of that King and Parliament " who have not shed a tear for our sufferings, nor failed " to sacrifice their own dignities and their best friends " to please a party that never will be easy until another " Oliver arise and extirpate kings, lords, and bishops. " By heavens ! " added Street Hall, with great energy, " I will rest my life upon this single question, "Who " would stand up in defence of a king who prefers his " enemies...
Page 67 - Or three lion's heads erased Gules, for Badenoch; third Or three crescents within a double tressure flory counter flory Gules, for Seton; fourth Azure three cinquefoils Argent, for Fraser.
Page 49 - ... theological seminary in 1845. He was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian church the same year and was stationed at Greenwich, Conn., 1845-46; pastor at Astoria, NY, 1846-52; New York city, 1852-67; Greenwich, Conn., 1867-71; Brooklyn, NY, 1874-75; and Troy, NY, 1877-86. The University of the city of New York conferred on him the degree of DD in 1864. He died in Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 18, 1886. CLARK, George, jurist, was born at Eutaw, Ala., July 18, 1841; son of James B. and Mary (Erwin) Clark....
Page 10 - Man without a Country. Hancock, John (17371793), merchant, statesman, first signer of the Declaration of Independence, and first governor of the state of Massachusetts. Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), novelist. Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894), author and physician, wrote. The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. (1841-1935), associate justice of the United States Supreme Court for 30 years. Howe...
Page 71 - In 1797, he was appointed Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, and died March 4, 1803, at the age of 58.
Page 67 - April 17, 1599, by James VI.; and Duke of Gordon, in the county of Banff, Nov. 1, 1684, by Charles II. ; Earl of Norwich, and Baron Gordon, of Huntley, in Glonceitmlurc, Sogliah honeurs, July 12, 1784.
Page 99 - Robishe, son of the Scrivener. We give him this land forever, that he might cultivate the same, light a fire thereon, and take care of our dead, and for surety of our words we have made pur marks.
Page 68 - ... known. His [James Gordon's] grandfather Wallace had two sons, John and Nehemiah, who both died without issue, and two daughters, Martha, the Writer's mother, who died at Ballston March 1776, aged , and Margaret, who died without issue at the same place, in , aged . The above mentioned James Gordon had three Brothers and four Sisters ; two of his brothers and one sister, Viz: John, Robert and Sarah, died young; his sister Margaret who next preceded him in age, died when about 18, of a consumption...

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