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!
The series contains original affidavits of registration that record personal information about each registrant, their photograph affixed to the majority of documents, and the registrants fingerprints. All of these are specific to Kansas, and most have the actual documents attached.
H. M. Hassell, one of the farmers of Lake County whose success in life has been due to his own efforts, is the son of Nathan G., and Ann (Rayfield) Hassell, and was born in Decatur County, Tennessee, May 31, 1844. The father was born in North Carolina in 1800 and his mother in the same state in 1818. Their parents moved to Decatur County, Tennessee, when they were both young, and they married there. Mr. Hassell, Sr., was a tanner by trade, and in politics, an old line Whig; both his wife and himself were members of the Methodist
2nd Lt., M. G. Co., 59th Inf., 4th Div. Born in Martin County, N.C., Nov. 1, 1886; the son of Cushing Biggs and Ella Walton Hassell. Entered the service at Williamston, N.C., Aug. 27, 1917, and sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C., and then to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France May 29, 1918. Promoted to 2nd Lt. Nov. 27, 1917. Fought at the second battle of the Marne and wounded at the Battle of Marne July 18, 1918, by shrapnel and died of wounds July 18, 1918, at Chevilon, France, and buried at Aisne
Wagoner, Aumbulance Co., Co. 317, 80th Div., Regt. 305th Sanitary Train; of Lenoir County; son of E. K. and Mary Hassell. Entered service Sept. 17, 1917, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. To Bordeaux, France, June 11, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Returned to USA May 31, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 12, 1919.
Wagoner, 80th Div., 317th Amb.; son of Mr. E. K. and Mrs. Mary Hassell; of Lenoir County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1918, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 1, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 13, 1919.