Genealogy of the Estabrook Family: Including the Esterbrook and Easterbrooks in the United States

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Andrus & Church, 1891 - 359 pages
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Page 1 - As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect. How much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time.
Page 8 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Page 13 - ... in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a burying-place. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife : there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
Page 18 - He was eminent for his skill in the Hebrew language ; and a most orthodox, learned, and worthy divine, of excellent principles in religion, indefatigably laborious in the ministry, and of holy life and conversation.
Page 334 - FUNERAL " : " BURIAL."— In the will of Richard Estebroke, vicar of Okehampton, dated 5 Dec., 1413 (printed in 'The Episcopal Registers of Exeter : Stafford's,' p. 403), are bequests to every priest taking part in his exequies, and present and celebrating for his soul on the day of his funeral, I2d. ; and to each priest only celebrating on the day of his burial, 6d. What is the explanation of the distinction ? ETHEL LEOA-WEEKES.
Page 19 - He was a man of more than ordinary education for that day, was often employed as a surveyor, and was engaged to teach the first man's school in the town.
Page 226 - York regiment in 1 86 1, and served until the close of the war. Was twice wounded. One of these wounds was in the arm, and of such a nature that the rifle ball could not be safely removed, and as a result he was stricken with paralysis, in 1877, and died in New York, June 8, 1879, and was buried in Evergreen cemetery, Williamsburgh, LI He married Maria LSeybolt.
Page 39 - He possessed, to a singular degree, the wisdom of the serpent, with the harmlessness of the dove. He...
Page 21 - A house tor the minister was also provided, and. in 1711. the town received liberty from the Assembly "to gather a church and call a minister to office amongst them, according to the rules of the gospel and the order of discipline established by this tlovernment.
Page 9 - Bonum nomen bonum omen, became a popular maxim among them. To select bona, nomina was always an object of solicitude, and it was considered quite enough to damn a man that he bore a name of evil impart.

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