A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!
Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.
2nd Lt., Co. C, 317 M. G. Btn.; of Mecklenburg County. Enlisted Sept. 18, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Hancock. Appointed Corpl. Oct. 5, 1917; Sergt., Nov. 11, 1917; 1st Sergt., July 11, 1918. Was commissioned 2nd Lt. April 23, 1919. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Stationed at St. Die Sector from Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, 1918; then went to Officers’ Tr. School, Langres, France, Oct. 8, 1918. Rejoined his company Feb. 10, 1919. Returned to USA June 30, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Gordon, Ga., July 23, 1919.
Marion La Velle Calder, 82, of Baker City, died Sept. 28, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home after a long illness. Her funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave. She was the wife of Clinton James Calder. “We loved her dearly and she will be greatly missed,” her family said. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton; and two sons, Baby John and Curtis Clinton Calder. Survivors include four children, Deanna Tronson of Florida, Douglas D. Calder of Baker City, Janice Ring of Gresham and Craig Calder of Baker City;
Veteran Of San Jacinto Captain Calder was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on the 17th of July 1810, and was the son of James H. and Jane E. Calder (nee Miss Caldwell). His father dying when he was very small, young Calder was raised by his paternal uncle, Major James P. Caldwell (a noble and generous man), until he arrived at the age of manhood. From Maryland he, his mother, and Major Caldwell, moved to Kentucky, and from there to Texas in 1832, settling in Brazoria County. Soon after trouble commenced with the Mexican authorities, which culminated in the battle of