Some Account of the Cone Family in America: Principally of the Descendants of Daniel Cone, who Settled in Haddam, Connecticut, in 1662. Comp. by William Whitney Cone...

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Crane, 1903 - Cone family - 546 pages
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Page 11 - Connecticut, in 1662, when he appears as one of twentyeight persons who received from the Connecticut Colony a grant of a considerable body of land situated on both sides of the Connecticut River.
Page 455 - Motion here must have been very slight. It is a source of great regret to me that I have not been able to take the time to go into a full investigation of this matter. As it is one of interest, and closely associated with my line of work. I believe that the large rocks allowing the snow and rain to find its way readily to a considerable depth have also favored carrying the soil in the...
Page 279 - A relief having come for his Light Horse under Major Backus, that corps is now dismissed with the General's hearty thanks for their faithful services and the cheerfulness they have shown upon all occasions.
Page 228 - Puritan stock and is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Society of Colonial Wars, United States Revolver Association and a member of several military and naval societies.—Guy C.
Page 93 - He was a thoroughly conscientious, self-sacrificing physician who won the confidence and esteem of all with whom he came in contact, an excellent family practitioner who thought of his patients as persons and not merely as "cases.
Page 145 - I year 1810, at the age of eighty years, enjoying the respect and esteem of all who knew him. He was one of the subscribers to the old Pennsylvania Bank, in 1790.
Page 485 - Beecher had taken a collection for the widow of a policeman who was murdered." and she too was in need of help. I told her that Mr. Beecher did not take a collection, but that he had given a lecture in the Academy of Music for a case which was very different from hers. The man was murdered while in the discharge of his duty as an officer, and his widow was left with several young children. As she was in good health, I advised her to go to work in some family with her child or else get a place for...
Page 402 - He held the office of justice of the peace for many years, and in that capacity was conspicuous for his clearness and justice.
Page 11 - Winthrop, of the Connecticut Colony, to Peter Stuyvesant, Governor of New Netherlands, dated March 2, 1657, and contained in the Massachusetts Historical Collection. The requisition, in the form of a letter, begins: "Honored Sir: Complaint being made to me by Daniel Cone that one James Parker,
Page 12 - Colony granted this land to the twenty-eight settlers, and a few years afterwards the General Court confirmed the title. The town was called Haddam, after Haddam, England. Daniel Cone received his allotment of four acres on the town site, on the west side of the river, with land in the "meadow" and timbered land adjoining, in 1662, and removed thereon the same season.

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