Surname: Rossiter

Ancestor Register of Esther Steelman Adams

A Genealogy of the Lake Family

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!

Biography of Timothy B. Rossiter

Timothy B. Rossiter, one of the wealthiest men in Claremont, was born there, September 18, 1807, son of Sherman and Olive (Baldwin) Rossiter. Sir Edward Rossiter, the founder of the family, with his son and son’s wife, Dr. and Mrs. Bray Rossiter, embarked from Plymouth, England, on the ship “Mary and John,” March 20, 1630, and arrived at Nantasket, Mass., May 30, 1630. They began a settlement at Mattapan, and in the spring of 1636 removed to Windsor, Conn. Sir Edward Rossiter, who was chosen in London in 1629 to serve as an assistant to Governor Winthrop, died soon after

Jonathan Todd of Madison CT

Jonathan Todd5, (Timothy4, Jonathan3, John2, Christopher1) born May 17, 1756, died Feb. 10, 1819, married first May 17, 1784, Ruth Bishop, who was born 1765, died July 8, 1785; second Aug. 15, 1790, Chloe Lee, who died Nov. 20, 1796; third Jan. 11, 1798, Sally Fowler, who was born April 7, 1768, died Sept. 19, 1858. Jonathan Todd was a well known physician residing in Madison, Conn. where he had a very extended practice. He was instructed in medical science by Dr. Gale of Killingworth, whose eminence in his calling was great. Dr. Todd’s forty years of practice gave him