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 10

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Thomas Patrick Hughes, Frank Munsell
Munsell, 1895 - Albany (N.Y.)
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Page 125 - I demand it in the name of the great Jehovah, and of the continental congress.'' No resistance was made, and the fort, with its valuable stores and forty-eight prisoners, fell into the hands of the Americans.
Page 36 - Miserere by the way, all the people wonderfully rejoicing at his constancy, with great praises and thanks to God for the same : and there in the presence of Master Rochester, Comptroller of the Queen's household, Sir Richard Southwell, both the Sheriffs, and a wonderful number of people, he was burnt into ashes, washing his hands in the flame as he was in burning.
Page 4 - Wilders are an ancient English family, which The Book of the Wilders, published a few years ago, traces to Nicholas Wilder, a military chieftain in the army of the Earl of Richmond at the battle of Bosworth, 1485. There is strong presumptive evidence that the American family is an offshoot from this. President Chadbourne, the author of The Book of the Wilders, in his life of Colonel Wilder, gives reasons for this opinion.
Page 206 - In a war between the English and the Scots, King James was in imminent danger of being killed or taken prisoner, and James Foote, a trusty officer, escorted him to a certain wood, where was a large oak tree, the trunk whereof was hollow, he concealed the King, unknown to anyone, until he obtained a safer retreat. And for that act of fortitude and fidelity the King ordered the Coat of Arms to be struck and given to the said James Foote.
Page 74 - ... (Signed by many Friends). The records of the same meeting nineteen years later contain the following minute. "John Bowne dyed the 20 day of the 10 month in the yeare 1695 And was...
Page 70 - ... a time when he shall build ; which if he neglect, he shall forfeit the land to the town again.
Page 125 - PM, a guard of three hundred men were paraded at the place of his confinement. A kind of procession was formed by placing the guard in single file on each side of the road. In front were a large number of American officers of high rank, on horseback ; these were followed by the wagon containing Andre's coffin — then a large number of officers on foot, with Andre in their midst.
Page 35 - He was an admired preacher. He used to say;—" I should be sorry if every day were not employed as if it were my last." He was called the Enoch of his day; and Bishop Kennet said of him, " that England hardly ever brought forth a man who walked more closely with God." He was grave and serious in all company. A gentleman once said to him;—" Mr. Rogers, I like you, and your company, very well, only you are too precise.
Page 4 - Richmond, at the batde of Bosworth, in 1485. The fact that it is a German name, and that it is quite common in some parts of Germany at the present time, would indicate that he was one of those who came with the Earl from France, and landed at Milford Haven. ... On the 15th of April, 1497, being the twelfth of the reign of Henry VII., he...
Page 206 - The facts connected with its bestowal are these: " In a war between the English and the Scotts, King James was in imminent danger of being destroyed, when James Foote, a trusty officer...

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