Genealogy of John and Ruth Johnson, who lived in Chester, Vt., in the year 1800, before and after

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Barnes, 1909 - 143 pages
 

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Page 50 - Psalm 27:10. When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up.
Page 134 - he had been a soldier in the English army in the Netherlands, in the Thirty Years' War, and that he reached the rank of major.
Page 126 - In 1856 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention which nominated James Buchanan for President.
Page 137 - They penetrated the surrounding wilderness, planted their homes, and founded new towns. About thirty miles southeasterly from Plymouth, our immigrant ancestors settled where is now the town of Falmouth. An old house which has stood more than a century and remained in possession of the family until a...
Page 137 - Connecticut, whither several of that family removed at an early date, and settled in Tolland, Guilford, Windsor and other towns near Hartford. Captain Zephaniah Hatch, whose exact succession has not yet been fixed, but is unmistakably clear as being from the Falmouth family, was a sea captain and traded with the West Indies.
Page 141 - She was a woman of great excellence of character, displaying under all circumstances the loveliest Christian virtues. Her death weighed heavily upon him, and his health gradually declined until his death, June 19, 184.8.
Page 140 - Stephen R. Bradley, of Westminster, Vt., and after acquiring his profession, went to the town of Cavendish, Vt., where he was one of the early settlers. There he attained distinction at the bar and upon the bench. He represented...
Page 123 - He entered the army at the commencement of the Revolution, and at the age of nineteen was in the battle of White Plains. In this conflict he was taken prisoner by the British and suffered in the Xew York 4 Brichvell
Page 124 - After the close of the Revolution he was a major in the militia, and at the time of the "Shay's Rebellion" was called out for its suppression.
Page 37 - His father died when he was about fourteen years of age. He was the oldest of a family of six children.

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