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Abner acres of land ancestor Anna Beers Tyler army battle became born January born November brother built Caleb Captain Charles Chemung county Colonel Colonial Conn Connecticut Creek Curtis Danby daughter David descendants Diana Strait died August Elisha England Ephraim Bennett f1rst Fairfield county father Forsman Frederick Goshen Governor Green Bently Bennett Greenough Hathorne husband Indians ireen Isaac Ithaca James John McClure Joseph Josiah Kphraim Lackawanna River later Lewis Lieutenant married Elizabeth married Hannah married Mary married William Mary Stafford McCamly Millport Nathan Ogden Ohio Orange county passed Pennsylvania records regiment removed resided Revolutionary Rhode Island Richard river roster Samuel says Seneca Lake Sergeant settlers sister soldier sons Stephen Davis Susquehanna Company Thomas Bennett Thomas Mills Thomas Strait Tioga county Tioga Point Tompkins county VALLEY OF WYOMING West Pittston widow wife Wilkes Wilkes.Barre Wisner writer Wyoming Monument Wyoming Valley Yankee York
Page 24 - Wyoming, which seems to have been founded by Nature, a perfect Indian Paradise. Game of every sort was abundant. The quail whistled in the meadow ; the pheasant rustled in its leafy covert ; the wild duck reared her brood and bent the reed in every inlet ; the red deer fed upon the hills ; while in the deep forests, within a few hours' walk, was found the stately elk.
Page 3 - The Bennetts were a little band of Freeboters, AD 896, in Saxony. Ï have no doubt they robbed and plundered a good deal. They emigrated to France and settled on the river Loire, where they lived several hundred years. The family was Roman Catholic and later, of the Church of England." That the Scotch Bennett's statement is true, may readily be believed, for one thousand years ago Europe was given over to pillage, and the strong showed the weak no consideration. Perhaps the sturdy Bennett tribe owed...
Page 48 - To let the memory of these men die is injurious to posterity by depriving it of what might contribute to promote their steadiness to the principles we retain, even under hardships and severities.
Page 23 - ... unrivaled in expansive beauty, unsurpassed in luxuriant fertility. Though now generally cleared and cultivated, to protect the soil from floods a fringe of trees is left along each bank of the river — the sycamore, the elm, and more especially...