Pennsylvania Genealogies: Scotch-Irish and German

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L. S. Hart, printer, 1886 - Pennsylvania - 720 pages
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Each family in the table of contents of the Pennsylvania genealogies was issued separately by the publisher under the family name; therefore, separate records were made for each family.

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Excellent exhaustive genealogy of the Ayres family

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Page 21 - ... the Tenth Section of the First Article of the Constitution of the United States, prohibiting a State from passing any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
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Page 384 - McCORMICK FAMILY. I. One of the signers of " the humble address of the Governor, officers, clergy, and other gentlemen in the city and garrison of Londonderry," to William and Mary, of the date of July 29, 1689, shortly after the famous siege of that noted stronghold of Protestantism, was JAMES McCoRMiCK1.
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Page 467 - In 1766, he took up a tract of land lying on the Susquehanna, immediately above his brother James' farm, which adjoined the present town of Dauphin. He commanded a rifle company, which in March, 1776, was attached to Col. Samuel Miles' battalion, and participated in the battles of Long Island, White Plains.
Page 506 - Trenton academy and graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1865, but never entered into the practice of the profession.

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