Washington County PA

Presbyterian Church, Prosperity, Pennsylvania

The following data was taken from tombstone inscriptions in the Presbyterian churchyard at Prosperity, Pa. This church was organized in 1781. ANDREW, ANNA, died Dec. 21, 1843, aged 70 yrs. ANDREW, CATHRINE, wife of James Andrew, died Feby. 1872. ANDREW, LEMUEL, died Feby. 2, 1830, aged 58 yrs. ANDREW, DIBBY, died Aug. 8, 1799, aged …

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Biographical Sketch of Charles H. Spriggs

Spriggs, Charles H.; realty and building; born, Washington County, Pa., Oct. 2, 1875; of Scotch-English ancestry, and ancestors on both sides of family prominent in Revolution and War of 1812; public school education; married, 1908, Miss Olive Carter, of Waynesburg, Pa.; two daughters; politically a Progressive Republican; business career, with the Second National Bank of …

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The Cox family in America

Two volumes of Cox family genealogy combined as one. The first volume contains information about the various early Cox families across America. The second volume deals specifically with the descendants of James and Sarah Cock of Killingworth upon Matinecock, in the township of Oysterbay, Long Island, New York.

Genealogy of Susannah French and John Shideler

9 SUSANNAH FRENCH (Aaron1), b. 1785, Essex Co., New Jersey; d. Nov. 9, 1863, near Troy, Ohio; m. John Shideler (d. Sep. 15, 1844, age 61 yrs., 7 mos., 28 ds.), s. of Peter Shideler of Washington Co., Pennsylvania. John and Susannah (French) Shideler settled in Miami Co., Ohio, soon after marriage. Children: 91 AARON …

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Biography of Samuel Brownlee Fisher

Samuel Brownlee Fisher of Parsons, consulting engineer of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad Company, is one of the eminent railway engineers of America. He had had nearly fifty years of active experience and had been identified with the construction of various railway lines in the West and East. He comes of an old Scotch …

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Rev. John Corbly’s Narrative – Indian Captivities

If, after perusing the annexed melancholy narrative, you deem it worthy a place in your publication, it is at your service. Such communications, founded on fact, have a tendency on one hand to make us feel for the persons afflicted, and on the other to impress our hearts with gratitude to the Sovereign Disposer of …

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