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Alexander Macomb, Sr. (1748 - 1831)

Sources In 1755, Alexander emigrated to Albany, NY with his parents John and Jane Gordon Macomb,brother William and sister Jane. He and his brother subsequently migrated to Detroit, where on Ma...

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John Michael Doar MP

No official in the federal government knew Mississippi better than John Doar, lead prosecutor in the Mississippi Burning Trial. As a young attorney working within the Civil Rights Division of the Jus...

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Frank Conroy (1936 - 2005)

from Frank Conroy (January 15, 1936 – April 6, 2005) was an American author, born in New York, New York to an American father and a Danish mother. He published five books, including the high...

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Isaac Shelby, 1st & 5th Governor of Kentucky MP (1750 - 1826)

Isaac Shelby (December 11, 1750 – July 18, 1826) was the first and fifth Governor of the U.S. state of Kentucky and served in the state legislatures of Virginia and North Carolina. He was also...

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Dr. Ephraim McDowell MP (1771 - 1830)

Ephraim McDowell (November 11, 1771 – June 25, 1830) was an American physician. He was the first to successfully remove an ovarian tumor. Family Ephraim McDowell was born in Rockbridge Cou...

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Brig. Gen. James White MP (1747 - 1821)

DAR Ancestor #: A124810 ) James White (1747 – August 14, 1821) was an American pioneer and soldier who founded Knoxville, Tennessee, in the early 1790s. Born in Rowan County, North Carolin...

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James Henry Breasted MP (1865 - 1935)

James Henry Breasted (August 27, 1865 – December 2, 1935) was an American archaeologist and historian. After completing his PhD at the University of Berlin in 1894, he joined the faculty of the ...

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Robert Harry Munro Ferguson (1869 - 1922)

Robert H. Munro Ferguson was a diplomat, businessman and friend of Theodore Roosevelt and his family. He served with Roosevelt's Rough Riders in the Spanish-American War of 1898. In 1905, he married Is...

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John Campbell Greenway MP (1872 - 1926)

John Campbell Greenway (July 6, 1872 – January 19, 1926) was an American mining, steel and railroad executive: a man of many trades in many states. He also had a distinguished career as a soldie...

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Isabella S. Greenway MP (1886 - 1953)

Isabella Selmes Ferguson Greenway King (born March 22, 1886, Boone County, Kentucky; died December 18, 1953, Tucson, Arizona) is best known as the first U.S. congresswoman in Arizona history, and as th...

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Silas Dinsmoor (1766 - 1847)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Silas Dinsmoor (1766-1847) Silas Dinsmoor (1766–1847) was an appointed U. S. Agent to the Cherokee (1794–1798) and to the Choctaw (1801–18...

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