American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence, A.D. 1776, Volumes 1-2
J. Munsell's sons, 1887 - Albany (N.Y.)
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abigail Abraham ABRAM Adam Albany county Allen America and settled ancestor Ancram Andrew Anna army Austerlitz bany Benjamin Betsy born Boston Canaan captain Catharine CHARLES Chat Christina Clark Claverack Clermont cloth Coeymans Coll Columbia county Conn Connecticut Copake Cornelius Daniel David deacon Deborah desc Deusen died doctor of medicine Dutchess county East Chatham EDWARD Eliza Elizabeth England to America Frances Gallatin GEORGE Germantown Ghent grad Greenport Hannah Harriet Hartford Hillsdale Hudson Isaac Jacob James Jane Jonathan Joseph Kinderhook land leaflet from Albany Lebanon Springs liam Livingston Manor Long Island Lydia Margaret Maria Martha Mary Mass Mellenville Miller Munsell's Nantucket Nathaniel Old Chatham pages and arms paper cover Peter Phebe Philip Philmont Polly Rachel Rebecca Rhode Island Richard Robert Ruth Samuel Sarah Savage's Gen Schenectady served in Rev Shufelt Smith Snyder son of John sons of John Spencertown Stephen Stockport Stuyvesant Falls Thomas town Vosburgh York
Page 55 - Hicks, who was lineally descended from Sir Ellis Hicks, who was knighted by Edward, the Black Prince at the battle of Poictiers, Sept. 19, 1356.
Page 40 - ... the town of Southampton, Long Island, where he passed his boyhood. His first American ancestor was Edward Howell of Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, England, who settled in Boston in 1639, and soon thereafter removed to Southampton, where he was one of the earliest settlers. Southampton, Long Island, was the first town settled by the English in the State of New York.
Page 127 - Tylden of Milsled," says : — " The family of Tylden, one of great antiquity, has been seated in Kent for several centuries. Of three distinct branches into which it separated, the eldest became possessed of Milsted in that County. The second removed into Sussex, and one of its members emigrating, founded the numerous ' Tildens of America,' while the younger branch settled at Ifield.
Page 37 - Manor in 1604. He was named by command of the unfortunate Prince Henry, eldest son of James I. His sponsors were Sir David Murray, Sir John Spillman and Lady Aston.
Page 159 - Samuel Davis, of Oxford, Mass., and Joseph Davis, of Dudley. Mass., and Their Descendants.
Page 101 - The Rays and Russells coopers are, The knowing Folgers lazy, A learned Coleman very rare, And scarce an honest Hussey ; "The Coffins noisy, fractious, loud, The silent Gardners plodding, The Mitchells good, the Barkers proud, The Macys eat the pudding : "The Swains are swinish, clownish called, The Barnards very civil, The Starbucks they are loud to bawl, The Pinkhams beat the devil...
Page 17 - May 26th, 1637; and Commander of the Fort at Saybrook, in July, 1675, when its surrender was demanded by Major Andross." There is also, in the same ground, an imposing brown stone Monument "erected by the Ancient Burying Ground Association of Hartford, in memory of the first settlers of Hartford.
Page 34 - Half Moon", from Rotterdam. He was by trade a carpenter. "On the 10th of October. 1696, he deposed that he was about 72 years old; he then had a house and lot on the west side of Pearl St.. the 2nd north of Maiden Lane (Albany, NY) ; his wife was Elizabeth... made a will January 8. 1707-7," and [mentioned in it, 7 eh., of whom: William (Claas), the 3rd ch.
Page 50 - He was a prominent member of East Hampton". "John Hand born in the parish of Stanstide, Maidstone, со. Kent, England 1611, came to America with his father in 1635. His father returned to England to obtain his property and was murdered on the high seas on his return voyage to America".