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

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J. Munsell's sons, 1887 - Albany (N.Y.)
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Page 53 - 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 38 - ... 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 125 - 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 35 - 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 157 - Samuel Davis, of Oxford, Mass., and Joseph Davis, of Dudley. Mass., and Their Descendants.
Page 99 - 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 15 - 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 32 - 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 48 - 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".

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