A History of the County of Westchester, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time, Volume 2

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Fountain History pg 518
Fountain of Bedford Fountain, Esq., descended from the Fountains of Stockingham, Devonshire, England, was a merchant of opulence, and emigrated to America about 1650. He d
. set. 100, leaving Moses, and a younger son who d. a. p. set. 104. Moses, the eldest, had also two sons, viz. Moses and Matthew. The latter was a military officer of some distinction. Previous to the Revolutionary war he removed from Bedford to Eastchesten where he d. from the bite of a fox, set. 56. He left four eons, I. Stephen. II. Aaron. III. Rev. Ezra of Bedford, b. 20th May, 1743, d. Oct. 15, 1840. IV. James of Bedford. Rev. Ezra had, 1. James, M. D., of the New York University, who has Hosea, M. D., of Somers, Elias, Jabez, Husted, C. Horton, and Ezra James. 2. Ho.iea. 3. Tyler of Peek-skill. Arms, arg. three bars, gamelles, gu, on a canton az. a lion passant guardant, or. Crest, an eagle's head erased, holding in his beak a snake. 


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