Tracy Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Lieutenant Thomas Tracy of Norwich, Conn., 1660

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Joel Munsell's Sons, 1898 - 294 pages
 

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Page 17 - My ground and belief is, that there is but one God and one mediator between God and man...
Page 16 - I believe that my Redeemer liveth, and that in the last day I shall rise out of the earth, and in my flesh shall see my Saviour: this my hope is laid up in my bosom.
Page 234 - October 19, 1828 ; learned the harness-maker's trade, and worked at it for eight years, during which time he pursued his educational studies and acquired a thorough education ; studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1851, and commenced the practice of his profession in his native town; removed to Iowa In 1853 ; was elected a member of the Constitutional Convention of Iowa in 1856...
Page 17 - I remit it only to the discretion of mine executors. And touching the distribution of my temporal goods, my purpose is, by the grace of God, to bestow them to be accepted as fruits of faith.
Page 13 - Sir William was one of the four knights who, in 1170, at the instigation of King Henry II, assassinated Thomas a Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury. Fuller, in his ' ' Worthies of England, ' ' names the assassin as Sir William Traci, of Toddington, and describes him as a man of high birth, state and stomach, a favorite of the king's and his daily attendant.
Page 10 - Alkmund, succeeded to the West Saxon crown upon the death of King Bithrick, in the year 800, and in the course of the first twenty years of his reign he succeeded in uniting the whole heptarchy under his rule. He was the seventeenth king of the West Saxons and the first Saxon king of all England. He married the LADY EEDBUEGA, and by her had two sons and one daughter.
Page 17 - He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved, and he that believeth not shall be damned.
Page 17 - I was hungry, and thou gavest me to eat ; " and it followeth, " that ye have done to the least of my brethren ye have done to me,
Page 13 - Sir William de Traci lived in the reign of Henry II, and held lands of his brother, Ralph de Sudeley, by one knight's fee. This holding was the manor of Toddington, for it appears in "Domesday Book...
Page 17 - Barth to be Mediator between me and God, but only Jesus Christ; all others to be but as Petitioners in receiving of Grace, but none able to give influence of Grace; and therefore will I bestow no part of my goods for that intent, that any man shall say or do to help my soul, for therein I trust only to the promise of Christ.

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