American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence, A, Volume 8

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Thomas Patrick Hughes, Frank Munsell
Munsell, 1893 - Albany (N.Y.)
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Page 182 - ... Lewis, Joseph Jones, William and Frank Thornton. He devised to his son William, 1550 acres of land in Culpeper, and 19 negroes. To Francis Thornton and Ann, his wife, 800 acres and " a negro wench Queen." To his dau. Mildred, all the money due from the estate of Gov. Spottswood. To his son Philip Roots, 1979 acres on Summer Duck below Mount Poney and 12 negroes. To his wife, his mansion, his furniture, his coach, 600 acres of land and 18 negroes. To his sister, Ann Neilson, a home and support....
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Page 164 - Thomas C. Buchanan, of Beaver, Pa. I was admitted to the practice of law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in 1922. I am a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. I was a member of the Public Service Commission of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, which succeeded it, for almost 10 years. I was a member of the Federal Power Commission betweeen...
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Page 177 - THOMAS PARKE, after residing a number of years at Mystic, within the bounds of Stonington, removed with his son Thomas Parke, Jr. to lands belonging to them in the northern part of New London and in 1680, they were both reckoned as inhabitants of the latter place. The town of Preston was organized in 1687. The petition to the General Assembly for...
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Page 236 - 4th July, 1790, I have this day completed my grist mill and have ground ten bushels of Rye ; " again, "July 5, I! have this day ground ten bushels of wheat, the same having been raised in the immediate neighborhood last year 1789.
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