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!
Alexander Bisset Munro was born 25 Dec. 1793 at Inverness, Scotland to Donald and Janet (Bisset) Munro. Alexander left Scotland at the age of 14, and lived in Dimecrana in the West Indies for 18 years. He owned a plantation, raising cotton, coffee and other produce. He brought produce to Boston Massachusetts on the ship of Solomon Dockendorff. To be sure he got his money, Solomon asked his to come home with him, where he met Solomon’s sister, Jane Dockendorff. Alexander went back to the West Indies, sold out, and moved to Round Pond, Maine, and married Jane. They had 14 children: Janet, Alexander, Margaret, Nancy, Jane, Mary, Solomon, Donald, John, William, Bettie, Edmund, Joseph and Lydia.
Sergt., 1st Class, Ord. Dept., 106th Ord. Depot Co. Born in Moore County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Tyson. Entered the service Feb. 28, 1918, at Ft. Slocum, N. Y. Was sent to Columbia University Ordnance Training School, New York City. Transferred to Augusta Arsenal, then sent to Camp Hancock. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Ord Dept. Aug. 1, 1918, and to rank of 1st Class Sergt. Nov. 1, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 21, 1919.
Private, 90th Inf., Med. Dept. Born in Pitt County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Tyson. Entered the service May 28, 1918, at Tarboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Hancock, Ga. Mustered out there March 7, 1919.