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Biography of Dr. William Plunkett

Esther, daughter of John Harris, married Dr. William Plunkett, who was born in Ireland of noble family. In personal appearance he is described as of large stature, great muscular development and strength, while an imperious disposition was among his distinguishing mental traits. This is attested by several occurrences in his career which yet retain a …

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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Davis

(III) Benjamin, son of Thomas Davis, was born September 1, 1728. He married Lydia Nichols, of Salem. Children: Mary, died young; Lydia, married Preserved Eddy, of Swanzey; Mary, born 1756; Eunice, 1759; Sarah, married James Chase, of Somerset, died 1849; Harriet, married Collins Chase, died 1846; Benjamin, married Sarah Bowers, of Somerset, died 1814; Mercy, …

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History of Ontario County New York

The second volume of the work, The History of Ontario County New York, and Its People, is a volume of genealogical and family history. In it are chronicles of the people who have made Ontario County what it is. These records are presented in a series of independent narratives relating to lineal family heads, and the most conspicuous representatives down to the 20th century, giving it a distinct personal interest. The first installment of this series includes over 900+ biographies.

Biographical Sketch of Frederick Locke

(V) Frederick, son of Lieutenant Joshua Locke, was born at Westboro, June 6. 1757, and married (first) in 1793, at Charlestown, New Hampshire, Anna Farwell, who died in 1804. He married (second), July 15, 1805, Lucy Graves, of Washington, New Hampshire. He prepared for college at Leicester Academy, but instead of going to college enlisted …

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