A Genealogical History of the Ficklin Family, from the First of the Name in America to the Present Time, with Some Account of the Family in England

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W. H. Kistler Press, 1912 - 134 pages
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Page 101 - ... on Real Property," revised, annotated and adapted to American jurisdictions. He is a member of the American Historical Association, the Michigan Political Science Association, has given numerous addresses before learned societies, and has been a frequent contributor to law and educational reviews. The University of Wisconsin conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Laws in 1897. December 26, 1872, he married Mary Louise Crocker of Mount Clemens, Mich. There are two or three long-established...
Page 32 - Attached to it are the following certificates : * " GLOUCESTER COUNTY, to wit : " We, William Robins and Peyton R. Nelson, justices of the peace in the county aforesaid, in the State of Virginia, do hereby certify that...
Page 31 - Brown, of, in and to the same, to have and to hold the said lot and premises hereby granted or mentioned, or intended so to be, with the appurtenances unto him, the said John Harris, his heirs and assigns, to the only proper use, benefit and behoof of him, the said John Harris, his heirs and assigns, forever...
Page 44 - Cope is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a private of the Continental Line for three years
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Page 50 - ... of transgressors. Sabbath observance put on a new face. The comfort of worshippers, and the general order of the community, were vastly promoted. So impartial was the old man in the execution of his duty, that when one of his own wagons, sent out to sell tobacco, trespassed upon the sacred hours in reaching home, he imposed a fine upon himself. It is said, that a member of the bar remonstrated with him on what he considered his excessive zeal, and stated by way of illustration, that in the preparation...
Page 92 - Cheek was a soldier in the Confederate army and was killed at the battle of Gettysburg.
Page 50 - Great quantities of liquor were sold. In the later hours of that day, the roads leading from town were lined with men and women in all stages of drunkenness, some staggering with difficulty, others lying helplessly by the wayside. "Mr. Ficklin set himself vigorously to remedy these evils. He warned the merchants that every violation of the Sunday law would be visited with the highest penalty.
Page 31 - ... answer the same at your Peril ; And all Justices of the Peace and other Officers, Civil and Military, are hereby required to be aiding and assisting to You in the Execution of the Premises. " Given under my Hand and Seal at Arms at Philadelphia, this Sixteenth Day of December, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-Six, and in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty. "WILLIAM DENNY.
Page 49 - He was noted for his uprightness and decision of character. "At the time of his removal to Charlottesville, the state of things in the town, morally and religiously was far from being unexceptionable. In a clandestine manner most of the stores did more business on Sunday than other days.

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