Ancestors of Alden Smith Swan and His Wife Mary Althea Farwell

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Higginson Book Company, 1923 - Families of royal descent - 258 pages

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Page 249 - ROBERT WASHINGTON of Souldgrave, in the Co. of Northampton Esq., 7 February 1619, proved 3 January 1620. My body to be buried in the South Aisle of the church before my seat where I usually sit under the same stone that my father lieth buried under.
Page 221 - Richard Warren lived some 4. or 5. years, and had his wife come over to him, by whom he had 2. sons before dyed; and one of them is maryed, and hath 2. children. So his increase is 4. But he had 5. doughters more came over with his wife, who are all maried, & living, & have many children.
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Page 81 - Estate my father left between them, being both marryed long before my father's death ; my Brother George buried his first Wife in the year 1643, went into England was a Souldier ther above a year, was at the Battle of York or Marston Moor, where he did good service, was afterward taken Prisoner, but got free and having Married a second Wife he returned to New England, the year before our Mother died, and not long after removed himself to New London near whereunto (viz) at Stonington he now liveth,...
Page 228 - Commonwealth and purchased large tracts of land, including a mill site, upon which he built and operated a saw and grist mill. During his residence in Lynn he married Mary, whose maiden name is not known.
Page 2 - They immediately placed themselves against the door, which was so narrow that two could scarcely enter abreast. The Indians rushed against it, but finding that it could not be easily opened, they commenced their operations more systematically. One of them placed his back to the door, so that he could make his whole strength bear upon it, while the other pushed against him.
Page 221 - Commonwealth. Morton, in his New England's Memorial, prints his name as twelfth in the list of signers, and Prince in his New England Chronology adds the honorable prefix of
Page 169 - Prescott, of Boston, and great grandfather of Wm. H. Prescott, the historian. The old gun in question was given by Prescott to his daughter Tabitha, wife of Silas Brigham, who in her old age gave it to her grandson Prescott Brigham, born in 1780, now a resident of Sauk county, Wisconsin, and by him presented to the Society. Prescott Brigham is the elder brother of the pioneer settler of Dane county, Col. Ebenezer Brigham, of Blue Mounds. RELICS OF THE BLACK HAWK War. — A rifle barrel, and a bayonet,...
Page 27 - August y 30th 1752 and began and sung the first psalm the first Sabbath in September 1752 [and in another place~\ And sung the Last psalm the Last Sabbath in March 1760 and began and sang the first psalm ye first Sabbath in April 1760 May...
Page 2 - Swan and his wife saw them approaching, and determined, if possible, to save their own lives, and the lives of their children, from the knives of the ruthless butchers. They immediately placed themselves against the door, which was so narrow that two could scarcely enter abreast.

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