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Ancestors of Alexander Holmes of Kingston, MA

The family of Alexander Holmes of Kingston, MA is one of long and honorable standing in New England, and there the branch is represented by the family of the late Alexander Holmes, who for years was president of the Old Colony and Fall River Railroad. Across the water in old England the Holmes family history reaches back to the year 1066, when one John Holmes, the founder of the Holmes family, is credited with being a volunteer in the army of William, Duke of Normandy.

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Frederick Sweeting Todd of Williamson NY

Frederick Sweeting Todd9, (William H.8, Asahel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born June 29, 1865, in Williamson, Wayne County, N. Y., married in Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 6, 1903, Lydia Strong Kenyon. Children: 2629. Harriet Kenyon, b. Aug. 18, 1904. 2630. Frederick Sweeting, b. April 23, 1907. 2631. Clarissa R., b. June 22, 1908.

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Biographical Sketch of Abel C. Wilder

Abel C. Wilder, prominent in the free-soil movements of Kansas Territory, in the establishment of the republican party within its limits and the founding of the commonwealth, was born at Mendon, Massachusetts, March 18, 1828. With little book learning, he early became identified with business at Rochester, New York, and did much to found its

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