The New England Historical and Genealogical Register

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The Society, 1913 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page lxiii - ... section two of chapter one hundred and fifty-two of the acts of the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-five...
Page lix - Thompson was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts.
Page liv - Company, of which for many years he was the sole proprietor, and which grew to be one of the largest establishments of the kind in the world.
Page 61 - For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding...
Page xxiii - ... importance of the county's position in the history of the country. Five Excursions were held during the year, to the Sittingbourne, West Mailing, Tenterden, Bromley and Tonbridge districts. The arrangements were considerably facilitated by the invaluable help given by the local secretaries of those areas, and the thanks of the Society are due to them for their co-operation. In all about 425 tickets for members and visitors were issued for these occasions which were, with the exception of the...
Page lix - Jr., was a member of the Continental Congress and a signer of the Articles of Confederation.
Page liv - He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars, the Society of the War of 1812, and of many other patriotic and Masonic organizations.
Page 202 - Spark, scarce twenty years of age [bapt. in 1652] had at that time one bullet lodged in his Thigh, another shot through the brim of his Hat, by ten or twelve of the Enemy discharging upon him together, while he boldly held up his Colours in the Front of his Company...
Page xlix - Barrett, 1875-1877, was elected a director of the Portland Savings Bank, 1882, and served as its president, 1891-1901. He was also a director of the Canal National Bank, and secretary and treasurer of the Maine General Hospital, 1881-1907. He was a member of the Maine Historical Society, of the Portland Society of Natural History, of the Cumberland Club, the Union Club of Boston, and the University Club of New York. He married first, August 15, 1872, Mary Dwight, the daughter of John Parker and Jerusha...
Page 192 - John Fairfield Dryden, born August 7, 1839, died November 24, 1911, founder and president of the Prudential insurance company of America, pioneer of industrial insurance in America, United States senator. Issued by The Prudential insurance company of America.

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