Harker-Higley Ancestry

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Page 9 - A commonplace life we say and we sigh ; But why should we sigh as we say? The commonplace sun in the commonplace sky Makes up the commonplace day. The moon and the stars are commonplace things, And the...
Page 7 - Those who do not look upon themselves as a link connecting the past with the future do not perform their duty to the world.
Page 7 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 9 - But why should we sigh as we say ? The commonplace sun in the commonplace sky Makes up the commonplace day. The moon and the stars are commonplace things, And the flower that blooms and the bird that sings ; But...
Page 16 - Bound Brook, and Rahway, a portion of the brigade taking part in the battle of the Brandywine, finally encamping at Germantown after desultory fighting in the Schuylkill Valley. During the battle of Germantown the New Jersey brigade, with a brigade from North Carolina, formed the corps de reserve and left wing of the American army, commanded by Major-General William Alexander.
Page 13 - ... Ridge on May 7, 1864, in spite of determined efforts to dislodge him; distinguishing himself also at Mission. Ridge and at Resaca, where he was wounded. Harker, SAMUEL, pastor of a church at Bluckriver, E. Jersey, settled Oct. 31, 1752. He pub. in 1761 "Predestination Consistent with General Liberty," for which he was excluded, and disqualified to preach by the synods of NY and Phila.
Page 20 - Some have called this the first frame house in Hamburg. At any rate, it was superior to all that had preceded it, and standing on. the State road, was for more than a century the central landmark of the village. The house was licensed as an inn, and on ancient maps the place is designated as
Page 17 - Easton. 1 ordered three companies of my regiment, including the exempt company, to parade for this purpose." The making of this detail accounts for the small number of men he took to the Minisink conflict.
Page 16 - Maxwell had been elected by Congress, October 23, 1776. Throughout the summer and autumn of 1777, Maxwell's Brigade rendered service of a highly important character. Placed in the division of the American army under the command of...
Page 18 - Wilson now lives. The foundation of the house is still to be seen near the Wallkill, by which the road formerly ran. He recruited his company in this vicinity and belonged to the 2d Sussex Regiment.

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