A Survey of the Scovils Or Scovills in England and America: Seven Hundred Years of History and Genealogy

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Priv. print., 1915 - 586 pages
John Scovell (ca. 1635-1696/1700) emigrated from Shapwick, County Dorset, England to Connecticut between 1654 and 1670. Descendants (chiefly spelling the surname Scovil or Scovill) lived in New England, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and elsewhere.
 

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Page 192 - Lord bless us, and keep us. The Lord make his face to shine upon us, and be gracious unto us. The Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon us, and give us peace, now and for evermore.
Page 384 - A perfect Woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command ; And yet a Spirit still, and bright With something of an angel 13 light. XV.— I WANDERED LONELY. 1804. I WANDERED lonely as a cloud...
Page 195 - For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption : But he whom God raised again saw no corruption.
Page 298 - May 28, 1852. He was educated in the schools of his native town and at the Swedenborgian Academy at Contoocook.
Page 63 - The place is pre-eminently (for one person at least) the region of dream and mystery. The ghostly birds, the pall-like sea, the frothy wind, the eternal soliloquy of the waters, the bloom of dark purple cast that seems to exhale from the shoreward precipices, in themselves lend to the scene an atmosphere like the twilight of a night vision.
Page 301 - Congregationalisms. studied three years at the General Theological seminary in New York, and was ordained deacon by Bishop Brownell, at St. Mark's, New Canaan, June 29, 1835. He supplied that parish and Ridgefield until he came to Waterbury, the second Sunday after Easter, 1837. Here he labored with great success for almost forty years, until his death, January 26, 1877. During this long period the history of his life is substantially the history of the parish. His success here however was so marked,...
Page 193 - Scovil was known for punctuality and faithfulness in the discharge of his duties. " He taught his people from house to house ; comforted the aged, instructed the young, and made himself agreeable to children — no despicable qualification in a clergyman." " He had a grave and becoming deportment, and was sound in doctrine.
Page 177 - Religion, and to the three articles contained in the thirty-sixth canon, and he likewise having taken the oaths appointed by law to be taken for and instead of the oath of supremacy. In testimony whereof we have caused our episcopal seal to be hereunto affixed, the day and year above written, and in the seventh year of our translation.
Page 177 - Morton did then and there rightly and canonically ordain deacon; he having first in our presence freely and voluntarily subscribed to the Thirtynine Articles of Religion, and to the three articles contained in the thirty-sixth canon, and he likewise having taken the oaths appointed by law to be taken for and instead of the oath of supremacy.
Page 177 - This school was originally established in the year 1709, under the auspices of the venerable Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, and has been continued without interruption, under several forms, to the present time.

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