History of the Kilmer family in America

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Charles H. Kilmer
Kilmer, 1897 - 214 pages
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Page 128 - Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of the first born, which are written in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
Page 105 - Gazelle, in Ohio. His attention being attracted to the antiquities of the Scioto Valley, he made an exploration of similar monuments through the Mississippi Valley, an account of which was published in 1848, forming the first volume of the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge.
Page 105 - ... geographical and archaeological explorations in those interesting regions. On visiting Europe in 1851, he was honoured with the gold medal of the French Geographical Society, and made a member of other learned societies. Returning to America (1853), he surveyed a railway route through Honduras, and drew up the treaty between that country and England for the retrocession of the Bay Islands. Among his works are — Nicaragua: its People, Scenery, Ancient Monuments, and Proposed Inter-oceanic Canal...
Page 195 - When the sovereign chose to confer a peculiar mark of distinction upon the holder of any particular fief under him, he granted the right to exercise the same power within his province as the comes palatii exercised in the royal palace. With the function went the title of comes palatinus, or count palatine, and from the ruler the district under him became finally known as a palatinate.
Page 164 - He is also engaged in the real estate business. He is a member of the...
Page 20 - A Commentary on the Campaign and Battle of Manassas" (New York, 1891). His death occurred in New Orleans, Feb. 20, 1893. BEAVEN, Thomas, RC bishop, was born in Springfield, WSFS .March 1, 1851. He received his primary education in the common schools of his native town, and subsequently pursued his classical course in the college of the Holy Cross. Worcester, Mass., being graduated from this institution in 1870 with high honors. He was professor at Loyola college, Baltimore, for the following two...
Page 7 - ... they were obliged to seek relief from the Indians, by whom they were kindly received. Fifty families left camp and traveled through an unbroken wilderness over the Catskills to the Schoharie river, in the hope of better prospects. The wrongs and persecutions which these Palatines, who went to Schoharie, suffered from the hands of the officers of the province, seem to equal in severity the worst in history.
Page 142 - George2 [Adam1.] MARGARET. Born November 17, 1810, in Argyle, NY In 1831 married John Stafford of Essex, NY Died in Joliet, HI. Became a member of ME Church in girlhood and led an exemplary and Christian life. GEORGE. Born April 15, 1812, in Argyle, NY Married in Essex county, NY, and by this union had five children. Names not given. All dead. Second marriage in Joliet, 11l.
Page 143 - I1l., where she now lives, and invalid by paralysis, and lovingly cared for by her only child. She is a member of the First Congregational Church of Lockport. Her husband, Mr. Paxson, was supervisor four terms, assessor, justice of peace, member of the board of education several terms, and postmaster. A member of the Masonic fraternity, having taken degrees to and including Knight Templar, which he has been twenty years.
Page 142 - WILLIAM. Born in Argyle, NY, Oct. 18, 1791. Married Miss Esther Porter about 1818. Both members of Presbyterian church. He was a farmer. ADAM. Died at Essex, NY THOMAS. Died in Gouverneur, NY, about 1844. JOHN. Owned a ship, of which he was captain. ELIZABETH. Married Reuben Whalen. MARIA. Married Wheeler, of Salem, NY CATHARINE. Married Darins Taylor.

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