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Descendants of Joseph Borden of Fall River MA

BORDEN (Fall River family – line of Joseph, fourth generation). The Borden family is an ancient one both here in New England and over the water in old England, as well as one of historic interest and distinction. The New England branch has directly or indirectly traced the lineage of the American ancestor, Richard Borden, …

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The Discovery Of This Continent, it’s Results To The Natives

In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and …

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The Meeting in 1811 of Tecumseh and Apushamatahah

The meeting in 1811, of Tecumseh, the mighty Shawnee, with Apushamatahah, the intrepid Choctaw. I will here give a true narrative of an incident in the life of the great and noble Choctaw chief, Apushamatahah, as related by Colonel John Pitchlynn, a white man of sterling integrity, and who acted for many years as interpreter …

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Narrative of Mrs. Clendenin – Indian Captivities

Narrative of the Destruction of the Settlement of Green-Brier, Virginia, together with the capture and surprising conduct of Mrs. Clendenin, who was among those Who Escaped the Tomahawk of the Indians at that Massacre. 1Whether the following narrative was ever in print, except as it stands in Mr. Martin’s Gazetteer of Virginia, I have never …

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Narrative of Robert Eastburn – Indian Captivities

A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings, as well as wonderful and surprising deliverances, of Robert Eastburn, during his late captivity among the Indians. Written by Himself. Published at the earnest request of many persons, for the benefit of the Public. With a recommendatory Preface by the Rev. Gilbert Tennent. Psalms 24, 6, …

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The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry

Staff Officers, Companies A-D Officers, Warrant Officers and Senior N.C.O.’s, Who embarked for overseas in May 1915 World War I Commanding Officer, Colonel F.L. Morrison, V.D. Second in Command, Major T.L. Jowitt. Adjutant Major, J.R. Simson, H.L.I. Quartermaster Lieut., T. Clark. Padre, Major A.J. Campbell. Medical Officer, Captain A.D. Kennedy. Signaling Officer, Lieut. R.H. Morrison. …

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English Baker Genealogies

The following page consists of short genealogies of English Baker families. Henry John Baker of Elemore Hall Durham England James Baker of Buckland House Somerset England Genealogy of John Baker of Waresley House Worcester E136 THOMAS BAKER: of Borley, Ombersley, Co. Worcester; d. 1725; a and left, with other issue, John: his heir, E137. Thomas: ancestor of …

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Genealogy of Nicholas Baker of Scituate Massachusetts

K155 NICHOLAS BAKER: b. in England, 1610; d. in Scituate, Mass., 1678; St. John’s College, Cambridge, Eng., 1632; M.A. 1635; ordained as a minister in Scituate, and served the Puritan Church there until death; may have married his first wife in Eng.; m. (2), 1663. Samuel: 1628-1714; m. Fear Robinson; m. (2), Abigail (Lathrop) Huntington; …

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Genealogy of Thomas Baker of East Hampton Connecticut

Genealogy of Thomas Baker 1153 THOMAS BAKER: came from England in 1639 and was enrolled as a “Free Planter” at Milford, one of the original six towns of the New Haven Colony, on the organization of that town, 1639; in 1650 purchased property and real estate in Easthampton, a settlement that was begun in 1649; …

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Genealogy of Francis Baker of St. Albans England

J154. FRANCIS BAKER: m. Isabel Twining, 1641; from St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England. Nathaniel: 1642-1691. Samuel: b. 1670; m. Elizabeth Berry. Judah: b. 1705; m. Mercy Burgess. Timothy: b. 1732; m. Keziah Davis. Eleazer: b. 1756; m. Reliance Hopkins. Zoath: b. 1779. Timothy: b. 1760; m. Abigail Linnell. Nathan: b. 1785; m. Cynthia West. Eleazer: b. …

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