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 4

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Thomas Patrick Hughes, Frank Munsell
Munsell, 1889 - Albany (N.Y.)
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Page 1 - Those who do not look upofl themselves as a link connecting the past with the future do not perform their duty to the world."— DANIEL WEBSTER.
Page 102 - ancient family of the Burwells of the counties of Bedford and Northampton," b. 1626, came to Virginia, m. Lucy, dau. of Capt. Robert Higginson, and, it is supposed, Martha, dau. of John Lear, secretary of the Council of Virginia); son of Samuel Goode of " Winnepeck,
Page 159 - ... restoration. HARRISON, Robert Hansen, an eminent lawyer, of Maryland, was chief justice of the general court, and governor of that state. He was appointed a judge of the supreme court of the United States, in 1789, but declined the office, and died in 1790. HARRISON, John, a most accurate English mechanic, inventor and maker of the famous time-keeper, for ascertaining the longitude at sea, born at Foulby, near Pontefract, in Yorkshire, 1693, died 1776. After many experiments, he made a time-keeper...
Page 6 - ... Tenn. Loyal Mountaineers of Tennessee. Hungerford, James Md. The Old Plantation, Master of Beverley. Hunter, Robert Mercer Taliaferro, 1809-1887, statesman .... Va. Speeches. Ingraham, Joseph Holt, 1809-1860, PE cl Me., Miss. Southwest by a Yankee, Lafitte or Pirate of the Gulf, American Lounger, Prince of the House of David, Pillar of Fire, Throne of David.
Page 114 - Boston 1630 served on the trial of the first capital case that was heard in Massachusetts, assisted at the foundation of the church at Salem, was chosen Dec.
Page 107 - Gules, on a bend, argent, three escallops, sable, crest, a demi-eagle with wings displayed, sable, charged on the neck with an escallop shell, or motto, In recto decus.
Page 143 - ... living in Americus, Lyon Co., Kan. Mary Bates* Merriam, late a missionary to Africa, is also a descendant of John*. We now come to the other son of Joseph2, viz., Joseph*, and his descendants. He was b. in England about 1630, came here with his parents in 1635-8, took the freeman's oath May 22, 1650, m. July 12, 1653, Sarah, dau. of Dea, Gregory Stone of Cambridge, and d. April 20, 1677, aged 47 years. His tombstone is the oldest in Concord. After his d. his wid. lived with her ch. at Cambridge...
Page 116 - ... latter dau. of Jona. Wood who was massacred by Indians the day before her birth, and whose mother expired soon after); son of Joseph of Sherborn, Mass., d. there Oct. 24, 1710, became owner of 100 acres of the first grants there 1682; supposed to have been a son of Benjamin of Dorchester, Mass., who appears to have removed to Medfield as early as 1663, where he and his children changed the name from Tuchell toTwichell, which is the earliest record of that name in this branch of the family. ALBERT...
Page 181 - Columbia counties, NY, and known as Livingston Manor (m. Alida, widow of Domine Nicholas Van Rensselaer, dau. of Colonel Philip Pieterse Schuyler of Albany, and had three sons, Philip, Robert and Gilbert, who are the ancestors of the Livingstons of America); son of Rev. John, a descendant of the fifth Lord Livingston, an energetic preacher of the Reformed church in Scotland, who was banished for his nonconformity, and took refuge in Rotterdam, where he died 1672.
Page 2 - The purpose of this work is stated in the prospectus to be, " principally to register in a convenient and simple form the pedigree of any one person, and thus record for all time many important facts in the history of families which would otherwise be lost. Another primary object is to publish here the ancestry of a person as complete as it is known, as a means of obtaining additional information regarding it.

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