Walworths of America: comprising five chapters of family history, with additional chapters of genealogy

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Weed-Parsons Printing Co., 1897 - 196 pages
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great that someone wrote all this down , Ed Hammes Dec of Walsworth of Rome, NY, M.Eunice Mary --Walsworth Hammes, Dau of Albert E. Walsworth, Delta, NY, 1892--1967

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Page 100 - Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God. And as touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this Life...
Page 13 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 158 - Irondequoit pioneer store, that he used to take some furs and peltries down there, and exchange them for some of the necessaries of life. Among some reminiscences of this early pioneer, it is mentioned, that either while living at Oak Orchard, or after he* moved up on to the Lewiston road, in 1806, his wife gave birth to a pair of twins. The parturition was in the absence of either her own sex or a physician. After clearing up the large farm on the Lockport and Batavia road, Mr. Walsworth, many years...
Page 38 - Cider was the most common beverage of the country. Some beer was drank. They had no tea nor coffee, and at first very little sugar or molasses. Molasses was often distilled after importation. Broth, porridge, hastypudding, johnny-cake and samp, were articles of daily consumption. They had no potatoes, but beans and pumpkins in great abundance.
Page 141 - He commanded a regiment of Illinois volunteers in the Mexican war, and was killed in the battle of Buena Vista while gallantly leading his men in the final charge, February 27th, 1847.
Page 118 - Jr., as a solicitor of the Court of Chancery of the State of New York, and licensed to practice.
Page 17 - YE LAMENTABLE BALLAD AND YE TRUE HISTORIE OF CAPTAINE ROBERT KIDD, WHO WAS HANGED IN CHAINS AT EXECUTION DOCK, FOR PIRACY AND MURDER ON YE HIGH SEAS." 1701 You captains bold and brave, hear our cries, hear our cries, You captains bold and brave, hear our cries, You captains brave and bold, tho' you seem uncontroll'd, Don't for the sake of gold lose your souls, lose your souls, Don't for the sake of gold lose your souls. My name was Robert Kidd, when...
Page 120 - Bueña-Vista, in Mexico. By this lady the late chancellor had one son, who died in infancy. He was aid to Maj. Gen. Mooers, in the service of the United-States, at the invasion of Plattsburgh by the British army, in Sept., 1814, and in the battles of the sixth and the eleventh of September, he was acting as adjutant-general. In 1821, in connection with Gen. Pitcher, who was afterwards Lieut. Governor, he was elected to the Congress of the United-States, from the double district, comprising the counties...
Page 151 - The life and times of Kateri Tekakwitha, the Lily of the Mohawks, 1656-1680.
Page 9 - It was emphatically, as it was then called : Pequot, — the land left by an extinguished tribe, or if not extinguished in fact, legally held to be so, and doomed to extinction.

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