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Raymond Thomas Baker (1877 - 1935)

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Judge Henry William DeSaussure (1763 - 1839)

Henry de Saussure was a member and later chief justice of the court of chancery which was the same as the SC Court of Appeals. Original minature portrait is now in the possession of Anderson House Muse...

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Robert J. Grant (1862 - 1950)

Robert J. Grant (1862 – November 24, 1950) was Director of the United States Mint from 1923 to 1933. Grant was born in Nova Scotia. Before becoming Director of the U.S. Mint, Grant was the S...

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Eva Bertrand Adams (1908 - 1991)

Eva Bertrand Adams (1908–1991) was the Director of the United States Mint from 1961 to 1969. Biography Eva Adams was born in Wonder, Nevada on September 10, 1908, the daughter of Verner La...

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William H. Brett (1893 - 1989)

William Howard Brett (December 31, 1893 – April 10, 1989) was Director of the United States Mint from 1954 to 1961. Biography William H. Brett, the son of William Howard Brett, was a nativ...

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Frank Edgar Scobey (1866 - 1931)

Frank Edgar "Ed" Scobey (1866–1931) was Director of the United States Mint from 1922 to 1923. Biography Frank Edgar Scobey was born in Miami County, Ohio on February 27, 1866, the son of W...

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Friedrich Johannes Hugo von Engelken (1881 - 1930)

Friedrich Johannes Hugo "F. H." von Engelken (1881–1930) was Director of the United States Mint from 1916 to 1917. Biography F. H. von Engelken was born in Denmark in 1881. He later moved ...

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Robert W. Woolley (1871 - 1958)

Robert Wickliffe Woolley (April 29, 1871 – December 15, 1958) an American Democratic politician from Washington D.C., and member of the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1920, was an early cri...

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Frank A. Leach (1846 - 1929)

Frank Aleamon Leach (August 19, 1846 – June 19, 1929) was a United States newspaperman who was Director of the United States Mint from 1906 to 1909. In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco ...

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George E. Roberts (1857 - 1948)

George Evan Roberts (August 19, 1857 – June 6, 1948) was Director of the United States Mint from 1898 to 1907, and again from 1910 to 1914. Biography George E. Roberts was born in Colesvil...

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Edward O. Leech (1850 - 1890)

Edward Owen Leech (1850–1900) was Director of the United States Mint from 1889 to 1893. Biography Edward O. Leech was born on December 9, 1850, in Washington, D.C. where his father, Daniel...

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James P. Kimball (1836 - 1913)

James Putnam Kimball (1836–1913) was a United States geologist who was Director of the United States Mint from 1885 to 1889. Biography James P. Kimball was born in Salem, Massachusetts on ...

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Horatio C. Burchard (1825 - 1908)

Horatio Chapin Burchard (September 22, 1825 – May 14, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, 13th Director of the United States Mint, and father of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Bo...

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Henry Richard Linderman (1825 - 1879)

Henry Richard Linderman (December 26, 1825 Lehman, Pennsylvania – January 27, 1879 Washington, D.C.) was an American financier. Biography Medical practice Linderman was born at Lehman, P...

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William Millward (1822 - 1871)

William Millward (June 30, 1822—November 28, 1871) was an Opposition Party and Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania Biography Millward was born...

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James Ross Snowden (1809 - 1878)

James Ross Snowden (9 December 1809, Old Chester, Pennsylvania – 21 March 1878, Hulmeville, Pennsylvania) was treasurer of the United States Mint from 1847 to 1850, and director of the Mint fr...

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Thomas M. Pettit (1797 - 1853)

Thomas McKean Pettit (1797–1853) was a United States lawyer, politician, and judge who was briefly Director of the United States Mint in 1853 before his death in office. Biography Th...

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Samuel Moore (1774 - 1861)

) Samuel Moore (February 8, 1774 – February 18, 1861) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Samuel Moore was born in Deerfield, New Jersey (now Deerfield Str...

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Robert M. Patterson (1787 - 1854)

Robert Maskell Patterson (March 23, 1787 – September 5, 1854) was a professor of mathematics, chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania (1812–1828) and professo...

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Robert Patterson (1743 - 1824)

) Robert Patterson (May 20, 1743 – July 22, 1824)[1] was an American educator and director of the United States Mint. He was born on a lease-held farm near Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland, ...

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Nellie Tayloe Ross, Governor (1876 - 1977)

Nellie Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977) was an American politician, the 14th Governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927, and director of the United States Mint from 1933–1...

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David Rittenhouse, Astronomer (1732 - 1796)

DAR #A096491 David Rittenhouse (April 8, 1732 – June 26, 1796) was a renowned American astronomer, inventor, clockmaker, mathematician, surveyor, scientific instrument craftsman and public o...

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James Pollock, Governor (1810 - 1890)

James Pollock (September 11, 1810 – April 19, 1890) was the 13th Governor of the State of Pennsylvania from 1855 to 1858. Political career James Pollock graduated from the College of...

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Abram Piatt Andrew, Jr. (1873 - 1936)

Abram Piatt Andrew Jr. (February 12, 1873 – June 3, 1936) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Biography Born in La Porte, Indiana, he attended the public schools and...

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Mary Brooks (1907 - 2002)

Mary Elizabeth Thomas Peavey Brooks (November 1, 1907 - February 11, 2002) directed the United States Mint from September 1969 to February 1977. Brooks was appointed by President Richard M. Nixon...

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Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the USA MP (1872 - 1933)

Calvin Coolidge At 2:30 on the morning of August 3, 1923, while visiting in Vermont, Calvin Coolidge received word that he was President. By the light of a kerosene lamp, his father, who was a notary...

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Herbert C. Hoover, 31st President of the USA MP (1874 - 1964)

Herbert was the 31st President of the United States. -------------------- Son of a Quaker blacksmith, Herbert Clark Hoover brought to the Presidency an unparalleled reputation for public service ...

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Sacajawea "Bird Woman" Sauvagesse MP (1787 - 1884)

" The wife of [Charbonneau] our interpreter we find reconciles all the Indians, as to our friendly intentions--a woman with a party of men is a token of peace. " ---William Clark Find A Grave Memoria...

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Caesar Rodney, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1728 - 1784)

Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784)[2] was an American lawyer and politician from St. Jones Neck in Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, east of Dover. He was an officer of the Dela...

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King Kamehameha "The Great" MP (1756 - 1819)

Kamehameha I (ca. 1758 – May 8, 1819), also known as Kamehameha the Great, conquered the Hawaiian Islands and formally established the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810. By developing alliances ...

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Jean Baptiste "Pompey" Charbonneau (1805 - 1866)

They called Jean-Baptiste "Pompey" which meant "Little Chief". Pompey was sent to Europe to be educated as he had been promised by Captain Clark. It is said he fathered a child in Europe but the child ...

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Susan B. Anthony MP (1820 - 1906)

Biographical Summary #1: "...Susan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was born in Adams, Massachusetts. "...Quaker, teacher, temperance and abolition organizer, outstanding women's rig...

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Capt. William Clark MP (1770 - 1838)

from Oregon Pioneers - Lewis and Clark Expedition At this camp [Baker's Bay on the north shore, just inside Cape Disappointment, Washington] Lewis and Clark and several of the men carved their name...

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Elias Boudinot, 10th Pres. of the Cont. Congress MP (1740 - 1821)

Elias Boudinot (May 2, 1740 – October 24, 1821) was a lawyer and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a U.S. Congressman for New Jersey. He als...

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John Muir MP (1838 - 1914)

John Muir From John Muir was one of the most influential environmentalists in America, if not the world. His writings and activism inspired a generation of conservationists -- from presidents to Bo...

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York MP (1770 - c.1822)

York A very important figure in respect to the discovery of the American West , and a key Team Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. History records this man as a "Jack of all trades" York`s ab...

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Duke Elllington MP (1899 - 1974)

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal ...

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Helen Keller, Presidential Medal of Freedom MP (1880 - 1968)

Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college. The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language...

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Orville Loren Wright MP (1871 - 1948)

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building t...

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Wilbur Wright MP (1867 - 1912)

The Wright brothers -- Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) -- were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building...

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Edward Hand, Major General-Ret., Doctor (1744 - 1802)

Edward Hand (31 December 1744 – 3 September 1802) was an Irish-born soldier, physician, and politician who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, rising to the r...

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Meriwether Lewis (Corps of Discovery co-leader) MP (1774 - 1809)

American explorer, best know as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. After crossing the Rocky Mountains, the expedition reached the Pacific Ocean in the area of present-day Oregon (which lay b...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the USA MP (1882 - 1945)

Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE: Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-z...

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Martin Van Buren, 8th President of the USA MP (1782 - 1862)

Fue el octavo Presidente de los Estados Unidos -------------------- -------------------- The eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841. Before his presidency, he served as the eig...

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Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the USA MP (1808 - 1875)

17th President of the United States of America After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Vice-President Andrew Johnson assumed the Presidency. Johnson was the first president to be impeached, but w...

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William McKinley, 25th President of the USA MP (1843 - 1901)

William McKinley, Jr. (January 29, 1843–September 14, 1901) was the twenty-fifth President of the United States, and the last veteran of the American Civil War to be elected. By the 1880s, thi...

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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA MP (1858 - 1919)

Theodore Roosevelt became the first American President to take seriously the concept of the preservation of nature. As President from 1901 to 1909, he designated 150 National Forests, the first 51 Fede...

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John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the USA MP (1917 - 1963)

John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States. He was the second-youngest President and was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas Texas. John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 19...

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Neil Armstrong MP (1930 - 2012)

Neil Alden Armstrong (born August 5, 1930) is an American former astronaut , test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the USA MP (1890 - 1969)

Bringing to the Presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his tw...

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Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the USA MP (1829 - 1886)

21st United States President. He was born in Fairfield, Vermont the fifth of eight children to a abolitionist Baptist minister. He was tutored at home until age nine then enrolled at a primary school i...

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William H. Taft, 27th President of the USA MP (1857 - 1930)

"Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever." -- William Howard Taft He considered his time as Chief Justice to be the highest point of his career; allegedly, he once remarked "I d...

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Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States MP (1856 - 1924)

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)[1] was the twenty-eighth President of the United States. A leading intellectual of the Progressive Era, he served as President of Pri...

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Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the USA MP (1865 - 1923)

Warren G. Harding was the 29th President of the United States. -------------------- Before his nomination, Warren G. Harding declared, "America's present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostr...

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Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States MP (1822 - 1885)

Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) as well as military commander during the Civil War and ...

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Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th President of the USA MP (1837 - 1908)

Born: 18 March 1837 Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey Died: 24 June 1908 (heart failure) Best Known As: The 22nd and 24th president of the United States Grover Cleveland is the only U.S. president e...

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Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the USA MP (1833 - 1901)

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd President of the United States, serving one term from 1889 to 1893. Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio, and at age 21 moved t...

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Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the USA MP (1822 - 1893)

American politician, lawyer, military leader and the 19th President of the United States (1877–1881). Hayes was elected President by one electoral vote after the highly disputed election of 1876...

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James A. Garfield, 20th President of the USA MP (1831 - 1881)

James A. Garfield was John Hibbard's 3rd Cousin As the last of the log cabin Presidents, James A. Garfield attacked political corruption and won back for the Presidency a measure of prestige it had l...

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Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP (1809 - 1865)

For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...

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John Tyler, 10th President of the USA MP (1790 - 1862)

John TYLER (10th President of the USA) was born on 29 Mar 1790 in Greenway, Charles City County, Virginia. He served as as President of the United States from 1841 to 1845. He died on 17 Jan 1862 in Ri...

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Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel ...

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James K. Polk, 11th President of the USA MP (1795 - 1849)

James Knox Polk (pronounced /ˈpoʊk/ POKE; November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, N...

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George Washington, 1st President of the USA MP (1732 - 1799)

Overview 1st president of the United States of America, George Washington Links

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Hon. John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1848)

John Quincy Adams was the Sixth President 1825-1829 • Son of John Adams 2nd President Born: July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts. Died: February 23, 1848, after collapsi...

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James Madison, 4th President of the USA MP (1751 - 1836)

James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 (O.S. March 5) – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman and political theorist. He was the fourth President of the United States (1809–1817) and is ha...

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William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States MP (1773 - 1841)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician,...

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Zachary S. Taylor, 12th President of the USA MP (1784 - 1850)

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was an American military leader and the 12th President of the United States. Known as "Old Rough and Ready," Taylor had a 40-year military c...

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Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the USA MP (1800 - 1874)

13th United States President. He was born in upstate New York in Cayuga County the second of eight children to such an impoverished family that they could not even afford to feed him. His father appren...

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Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the USA MP (1804 - 1869)

Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was an American politician and the fourteenth President of the United States, serving from 1853 to 1857. To date, he is the only president f...

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James Buchanan, 15th President of the USA MP (1791 - 1868)

James Buchanan, Jr. (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th President of the United States from 1857–1861 and the last to be born in the 18th century. To date he is the only presid...

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James Monroe, 5th President of the USA MP (1758 - 1831)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A081100 Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 183...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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John Adams, 2nd President of the USA, Signer of the Declaration of Independence MP (1735 - 1825)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. (SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ) DAR Ancestor # A000585 John Adams , 2nd President of the USA, met Abigail Smith and by 1762 they w...

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