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Rev. Nicholas Noyes MP (1615 - 1701)

Nicholas Noyes was a colonial minister in Salem, Massachusetts during the time of the Salem witch trials. He was the second minister, called the "Teacher", to Rev. John Higginson. During the Salem wi...

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George Hubbard Blakeslee (1871 - 1954)

George Hubbard Blakeslee was an academic, professor of history and international relations at Clark University, and a founder (along with G. Stanley Hall) of the Journal of Race Development, which desp...

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Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874 - 1954)

Albert Francis Blakeslee was an American botanist. He is best known for his research on the poisonous jimsonweed plant and the sexuality of fungi. He was the brother of the Far East scholar George Hu...

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George Brown Goode (1851 - 1896)

George Brown Goode (13 February 1851 – 6 September 1896), was an ichthyologist, although most of his time was spent as a museum administrator and he was very interested in the history of scien...

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Rev. Nathaniel Eaton (1610 - 1647)

Reverend Nathaniel Eaton 1610-1674 First schoolmaster of Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Later became a clergyman. Parents: 'Rev. Richard Eaton 1565-1616 Elizabeth Shepheard 1569-1636 ...

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Dr. John Glover MP (c.1632 - 1668)

JOHN GLOVER, M.D., was probably born in America. He was certainly educated in Harvard college, New England, where he graduated bachelor of arts. As a doctor of medicine of Aberdeen, of May 15th (Idibus...

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Rev. Henry Dunster, First President of Harvard MP (1609 - 1659)

Henry Dunster Baptized: 26 November 1609 - Bolholt, Bury, Lancashire Parents:  Henry Dunster (abt 1580–1646) and Henry's first wife, who is not named in any records. Wives:...

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Rev. Joseph Parke MP (1705 - 1777)

Rev. Joseph Parke Birth: Mar 12 1705 - Newton, MA Death: Mar 1 1777 - Westerly, RI Parents: John Parke, Elizabeth Miller Siblings: Elizabeth Park, John Park, Solomon Park, Elizabeth Park, Abi...

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William Thomas Piper, Sr. (1881 - 1970)

William Thomas Piper Sr. (January 8, 1881, Knapps Creek, New York U.S. - January 15, 1970, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania) was an American airplane manufacturer, and founder, eponym, and 1st president of P...

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Courtlandt S. Gross (1904 - 1982)

Courtlandt Sherrington "Cort" Gross (21 November 1904 – 15 July 1982) was an American aviation pioneer and executive who served as a leading officer of Lockheed Corporation for 35 years. He re...

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Frederick C. Crawford (1891 - 1994)

Frederick Coolidge Crawford (March 19, 1891 - December 9, 1994) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He was also the president of Thompson Products, Inc. (which later became part of TRW)...

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Daniel

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James

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Robert B. Crosby, Governor (1911 - 2000)

Robert Berkey Crosby (March 26, 1911 – January 7, 2000) was an American Republican politician who served as the 27th Governor of Nebraska from 1953 to 1955. Crosby was born in North Platte, ...

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George L. Sheldon, Governor (1870 - 1960)

George Lawson Sheldon (May 31, 1870 – April 4, 1960), the first Nebraska-born governor, was 14th Governor of Nebraska from 1907 until 1909. He was a Republican from the progressive wing of tha...

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Edmund Rhett (1833 - 1871)

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Col. Alfred M. Rhett,CSA (1829 - 1889)

Colonel Alfred Rhett, son of ex-United States and Confederate States Senator R. Barnwell Rhett, died at Charleston, S.C. yesterday in the sixtieth year of his age of congestive chills. He was graduat...

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William F. Quinn, 12th Territorial and 1st State Governor of Hawaii MP (1919 - 2006)

William Francis Quinn (July 13, 1919 – August 28, 2006) was the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii from 1957 to 1959 and the Governor of the State of Hawaii from 1959 to 1962. Originally appo...

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Marshall Howard Berman MP (1940 - 2013)

Marshall Howard Berman ((November 24, 1940 – September 11, 2013) "an author, academic, philosopher and lyrical defender of modernism, Karl Marx and his native New York City, died on Wednesday in...

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William Reed (1842 - 1913)

Editor and proprietor, Taunton Mass Daily Gazette. His paternal ancestors settled in Woburn, early in the Colonial period, and several generations resided in Newbury and Newburyport ... Harvard gra...

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Jeffrey Eastman Fuller (1917 - 1970)

Jeffrey Fuller (1917–1970) worked for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) from 1948–1966 and also served in the U.S. Army during World War II. At the ACLU, Fuller was responsible ...

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Richard

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Brig. Gen. Timothy Ruggles, Jr. MP (1711 - 1795)

Timothy Ruggles was as an American military leader, jurist and politician. He was a delegate to the first Stamp Act congress of 1765. He was the son of the Rev. Timothy Ruggles; grandson of Capt. Samue...

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Albert Hewett Coons, M.D. (1912 - 1978)

Albert Hewett Coons, M.D. (June 28, 1912 – September 30, 1978) was an American physician, pathologist, and immunologist. He was the first person to conceptualize and develop immunofluorescent ...

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Charles Hale MP (1831 - 1882)

Journalist, politician and diplomat. Hale, son of journalist Nathan Hale and grand-nephew to the patriot Nathan Hale, was a journalist and literary writer. He founded the short lived "To-Day: a Boston ...

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Rev. Edward Everett Hale MP (1822 - 1909)

Edward Everett Hale (April 3, 1822 – June 10, 1909) was an American author and Unitarian clergyman. Hale was born on April 3, 1822, in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Hale (1784-18...

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Telford Taylor (1908 - 1998)

Telford Taylor (February 24, 1908 – May 23, 1998) was an American lawyer best known for his role in the Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, his opposition t...

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Benjamin Hitchborn MP (1745 - 1817)

Eminent lawyer; close associate of Paul Revere in civic matters; In a great scandal, accidentally shot his friend Benjamin Andrews, and then married Andrews' wife Hannah ---------------------------- ...

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Henry Smith Carhart (1844 - 1920)

Henry Smith Carhart, Ph.B. (1844–1920) was an American physicist and university professor. He was born in Coeymans, New York on March 27, 1844, and graduated from Wesleyan University in 1869 a...

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Philip Simmons Hichborn MP (1882 - 1912)

4. HICHBORN, Philip S., born at Philadelphia, September 30, 1882; married, at Washington, D. C, 1907, Elinor Hoyt; son Philip, born 1907, at Washington. From Daisy’s Niece, Alice Parker Hoyt S...

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Philip Simmons Hichborn, Jr. MP (1907 - 1936)

Notes Married May 1, 1933 to Gertrude Schuyler Vander Poel (1911-1996); divorced, July 1935 Citations A Private Madness: The Genius of Elinor Wylie  By Evelyn Helmick Hively. Page 29...

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John Tyler Hassam MP (1841 - 1903)

Harvard 1863, noted author of many genealogical books and articles. Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family Author John Tyler Hassam Publisher Priv. print., 1896 O...

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Ken W. Clawson (1936 - 1999)

Ken Wade Clawson (August 16, 1936 - December 18, 1999) was an American journalist and public servant. He served as Deputy Director of Communications for U.S. President Richard Nixon at the time of th...

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Joshua Green MP (1731 - 1806)

The children of Joseph and Anna (Pierce) Green were— Joshua , b. May 17, 1731, H. Coll. 1749; m. Oct. 7, 1762, Hannah, dau. of Ebenezer and Mary (Edwards) Slorer, b. May 22, 1739. He lived in ...

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Hon. Joshua Green MP (1764 - 1847)

Joshua Green (1764-1847), who would later become a prominent judge in Wendell, Massachusetts, was an undergraduate at Harvard College from 1780 to 1784. He received an A.B. in 1784 and an A.M. in 1787,...

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Dr. Samuel Abbott Green, M.D. MP (1830 - 1919)

Physician; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1882 Source: Green, Samuel Abbott The 20th Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 4, p.393 T...

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Dr. Joshua Green, M.D. MP (1797 - 1875)

Joshua Green was father to Dr. Samuel A. Green, author of the Groton Historical Series. Subject: Obituary Notices of NEHGS Members - GREEN, Parts 4 of 10 Source: Groton Historical Series by Dr. Samue...

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Reverend Isaac Mansfield MP (1750 - 1826)

Second of two sons named Isaac. DAR information: MANSFIELD, ISAAC Ancestor #: A073560 Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank: CHAPLAIN Birth: 3-27-1750 MARBLEHEAD MASSACHUSETTS Death: 9- -1826 BOSTON MASSACHU...

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Rev. Joseph Parsons MP (1672 - 1740)

Harvard 1698 Family 1 : Elizabeth THOMPSON Children +Joseph (Rev.) PARSONS +Samuel (Rev.) PARSONS +William (Rev.) PARSONS +Elizabeth PARSONS  John PARSONS Sources Descend...

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John Nutting, Esq. (1694 - 1790)

He graduated from Harvard in the class of 1712, became a noted teacher and was the Head Master of Salem schools. Later became Collector of the port of Salem Gravestone Inscription: "Here Lyes the Rem...

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Learned Hand (1872 - 1961)

The New York Times May 1, 1994 Master of Restraint By JOHN T. NOONAN JR.; LEARNED HAND The Man and the Judge. By Gerald Gunther. Illustrated. 818 pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $35. Learned H...

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Richard Jordan (1938 - 1993)

From Wikipedia: Richard Anson Jordan (July 19, 1938–August 30, 1993) was a Golden Globe-winning Harvard-educated American stage, screen and film actor. He was a long-time member of the New Yor...

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Eben Sumner Draper, Jr. (1893 - 1959)

From Berkshire Eagle Date: Apr 18 1959 Publication: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States Of America Eben S Draper 65 Businessman Senator BOSTON AP Eben S 65 a former state senator ... and of the ...

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Thomas Brattle Gannett (1876 - 1931)

Education: Harvard, class of 1897 Lowell Sun Date: May 6 1931 Publication: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States Of America BOSTON BROKER AND BANKER DEAD MILTON Thomas B Gannett for many years a bro...

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Richard Derby, M.D. MP (deceased)

From New York Times ETHEL ROOSEVELT WED TO DR. DERBY; 1,000 Persons with Band Cheer Bride as She Appears at Oyster Bay Church. COLONEL'S HOME PACKED Roosevelt Baby Grand daughter Enlivens the Marriag...

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Senator Robert T. Gannett (1917 - 2012)

“One of his friends, Jack Burgess, said that ‘roasting Bob Gannett is like trying to roast Mother Teresa.’ Bob was that kind of guy. He’ll be missed by the town in ways that...

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James Olds (1922 - 1976)

James Olds (May 30, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois - August 21, 1976 in California) was an American psychologist who co-discovered the pleasure center of the brain with Peter Milner while he was a postdoc...

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James Medbury MacKaye (1872 - 1935)

James Medbury MacKaye (April 8, 1872 - January 22, 1935) was an American engineer and philosopher. MacKaye was born in New York City, the son of actor Steele MacKaye and Mary (Medbery) MacKaye, and...

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Benton MacKaye (1879 - 1975)

Benton MacKaye (/mæˈkaɪ/ mak-KYE; March 6, 1879 – Dec. 11, 1975) was an American forester, planner and conservationist. He was born in Stamford, Connecticut; his father wa...

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Percy MacKaye (1875 - 1956)

Percy MacKaye (1875–1956) was an American dramatist and poet. Biography MacKaye was born in New York City, New York. After graduating from Harvard in 1897, he traveled in Europe for three ...

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C. Loring Brace (1930 - d.)

Charles Loring Brace IV (born 1930) is an American anthropologist at the University of Michigan's Department of Anthropology. He considers the attempt "to introduce a Darwinian outlook into biologica...

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George Bancroft, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1800 - 1891)

George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. ...

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Rev. Aaron Bancroft (1755 - 1839)

Aaron Bancroft (November 10, 1755 – August 19, 1839) was an American clergyman. He was born in Reading, Massachusetts to Samuel Bancroft and Lydia Parker. He began his studies during the Ame...

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Francis W. Rockwell (1844 - 1929)

Francis Williams Rockwell (May 26, 1844 – June 26, 1929) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, his father was Julius Rockwell, also a member...

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Kingsley A. Taft, U.S. Senator (1903 - 1970)

Kingsley Arter Taft (July 19, 1903 – March 28, 1970) was an American politician and distant relative of Ohio's more famous Taft family. He served as chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court and...

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Adam Lewis Bingaman (1793 - 1869)

Bingaman studied law in Massachusetts, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University Class of 1812. He met his wife while boarding with her family. Judith Sargent Murray's daughter, Julia Ma...

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Brevet Major Winthrop Sargent (Continental Army), 1st Governor of Mississippi Territory (1753 - 1820)

Winthrop Sargent (May 1, 1753 – June 3, 1820) was a United States patriot, politician, and writer; and a member of the Federalist party. Governor of Mississippi Territory. A Harvard graduate, ...

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Amos Barr Hostetter, Jr. MP

. Amos Barr Hostetter, Jr. (born January 12, 1937) is an American businessman, who was the founder, chairman, and CEO of Continental Cablevision. With an estimated current net worth of around $2.6 bi...

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Edward Jordan Dimock (1890 - 1986)

Edward Jordan Dimock (January 4, 1890 – March 17, 1986) was a United States federal judge. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Dimock received an A.B. from Yale College in 1911 and an LL.B. from ...

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Charles E. Merrill, Jr. (1920 - d.)

. Charles E. Merrill Jr. (born 1920), is an American educator, author and philanthropist, best known for supporting historically black colleges and founding the Commonwealth School in Boston. Early...

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Major General Warren Fales Draper (1883 - 1970)

Warren Fales Draper (August 9, 1883 – March 19, 1970) was Assistant Surgeon General and later Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. After graduating from Harvard M...

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Hon. Thomas Saunders (1729 - 1774)

From Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of ..., Volume 1. edited by William Richard Cutter. Page 324-328 (IV) Thomas Saunders, son of Captain Thomas Saunders, was born at Glou...

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Epes Sargent MP (1813 - 1880)

Epes Sargent (1813–1880) was an American editor, poet and playwright. Summarized from Wikipedia : Epes Sargent was the son of Epes Sargent (1784–1853) and Hannah Dane Coffin (1787...

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John O. Sargent MP (1811 - 1891)

John Osborne Sargent (1811–1891), who became a successful politician and journalist, started the Harvard Collegian, a college literary journal. From The New York Times, obituaries, 1891 "J...

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Henry Hancock (1822 - 1883)

Henry Hancock (April 11, 1822 – January 9, 1883) was a Harvard trained lawyer and a land surveyor working in California in the 1850s. He was the owner of Rancho La Brea, which included the La ...

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Samuel Whittemore, Esq. MP (1733 - 1806)

Samuel Whittemore, Esq. Birth: 13 June 1733 - Cambridge, Massachusetts Parents: Samuel Whittemore, Margaret Hicks Wife: Margaret Gee, Sarah Parsons Death: 15 July 1806 - Gloucester, Massachus...

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Henry Sturgis Morgan, financier (1900 - 1982)

Henry Sturgis Morgan (October 24, 1900 - February 8, 1982) was an American banker, known for being the co-founder of Morgan Stanley. Biography He was born on October 24, 1900 in London, England t...

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William Winter (1836 - 1917)

) William Winter (July 15, 1836 – June 30, 1917) was an American dramatic critic and author. Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Winter graduated from Harvard Law School in 1857, Theater Crit...

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Rev. Ebenezer Parkman MP (1703 - 1782)

Ebenezer Parkman, son of William Parkman, a shipwright, was born in Boston on Sept. 5, 1703. Soon after graduating from Harvard College in 1721, he became the first settled minister in the town of West...

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Rev. Robert Breck (1682 - c.1731)

Rev. Robert Breck graduated from Havard in 1700 and settled in Marlboro, Mass. in 1704. He married Elizabeth Wainright on September 8,1707 and they had 6 childen. He spent 27 years in the ministry. ...

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Rev. Eli Forbes MP (1726 - 1804)

Rev. Eli Forbes Birth: Oct 26 1726 - Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Parents: Jonathan Forbush, Hannah Holloway Married: Mary Parkman; Lucy Smith, widow of Thomas Sanders; Sarah, wid...

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Henry Phelps, M.D. (1766 - 1852)

From Americana Magazine, Volume 13 VI. Dr. Henry Phelps, son of Captain Henry and Betsey (Herrick) Phelps, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1766, and passed away February 15, 1852, at the age of ...

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Peter Coffin (1750 - 1821)

AB Harvard 1769.  Children of Peter Coffin Mr. Coffin's wife was Mary Currier of Amesbury. She was the mother of ten children, three sons. Peter, William, Tristram. Peter graduated at Harv...

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Rev. Joshua Gee MP (1698 - 1748)

PASTOR OF THE SECOND CHURCH OF BOSTON Rev. Joshua Gee, who from Dec. 1723 until his death in 1748 was pastor of the Second Church (on Hanover St.) Boston, in direct succession to Rev. Cotton Mather, ...

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Dr. John Gee (1725 - 1761)

Physician, Harvard College Class of 1744 DEED March 27, 1751 Dr. Joshua Gee deed to Wm. Clough (anchor- smith) wharf, flats, and land, with boat- builders shed near the Ferraway or Charlestown Ferry,...

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Rev. Seaborn Cotton MP (1633 - 1686)

Rev. Seaborn Cotton was born at sea on August 12, 1633, before his arrival at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Seaborn graduated from Harvard College in 1651 and preached at Weathersfield or Windsor C...

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Evan G. Galbraith, U.S. Ambassador to France (1928 - 2008)

Evan (Van) Griffith Galbraith (July 2, 1928 – January 21, 2008) was the United States Ambassador to France from 1981 to 1985 under Ronald Reagan and the Secretary of Defense Representative in ...

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Benjamin Harrison Dibblee (1876 - 1945)

Benjamin Harrison Dibblee (July 8, 1876 – November 11, 1945) was an All-American football player who played halfback for Harvard University. Dibblee attended preparatory school at the Groton S...

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Frank H. Buck (1887 - 1942)

Frank Henry Buck (1887-1942) was an American heir, businessman and politician. He served as U.S. Representative from California from 1933 to 1942. Early life Frank Buck was born on a ranch near V...

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William Astor Chanler (1867 - 1934)

William Astor Chanler (June 11, 1867 – March 4, 1934) was a soldier, explorer, and a U.S. Representative from New York, son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor Ward. He was the great-g...

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Victor Chapman (1890 - 1916)

Victor Chapman (April 17, 1890 in New York – June 24, 1916 near Douaumont) was a French-American pilot remembered for his exploits during World War I. He was the first American pilot to die in...

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John Jay Chapman (1862 - 1933)

John Jay Chapman (March 2, 1862 – November 4, 1933) was an American author. Biography He was born in New York City. His father, Henry Grafton Chapman, was a broker who eventually became pr...

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Henry Grafton Chapman (1860 - d.)

Henry Grafton Chapman attended St. Paul’s School from 1873 to 1878 and is a member of the Form of 1878. The 1917 School publication, The Fifth Form of 1878 (pg. 36), has this information about...

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Tobias Lear, V MP (1762 - 1816)

Diplomat. He was hired in 1784 to be the personal tutor to the children of Martha Washington. He quickly became George Washington's personal secretary, and moved to New York City with Washington when...

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Col. Asa Porter (1742 - 1818)

Son of Moses Porter. Sixth generation form the emigrant Samuel Porter and his wife who came from the west of England in 1622 and settled at Plymouth, Massachusetts. From History of Newbury, Vermont e...

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Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (1825 - 1903)

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (June 5, 1825 – February 12, 1903) was a lawyer, soldier, U.S. Congressman, college professor and administrator, diplomat, and officer in the Confederate States Army d...

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Stephen Colburn (1817 - 1882)

Stephen Coburn (November 11, 1817 – July 4, 1882) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Maine. He was brother to Maine Governor Abner Coburn and the fath...

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Isaac Allerton, Jr. MP (1627 - 1702)

Isaac Allerton,Jr. Birth: May 22 1627 - Plymouth, Plymouth Co, MA Death: Oct 25 1702 - Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co, VA Married: Elizabeth, Elizabeth widow Colclough Parents: Isaac Allerton,...

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George Hoadly, Governor (1826 - 1902)

George Hoadly (July 31, 1826 - August 26, 1902) was a Democratic politician. He served as the 36th Governor of Ohio. Hoadly was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on July 31, 1826. As the son of Geo...

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Joseph H. Williams, Governor (1814 - 1896)

Joseph Hartwell Williams (June 2, 1814 - July 19, 1896) was an American politician who served as the 27th Governor of Maine from 1857 to 1858. Early years Williams was born in Augusta, Main...

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Gov. Levi Lincoln, Jr., US Congress (1782 - 1868)

. Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1825-1834 The son of the former Massachusetts Governor and U.S. Attorney General, Levi Lincoln, Jr. was born in Worcester. He returned there after at...

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Enoch Lincoln, Governor (1788 - 1829)

Lincoln's most important contribution came as governor, when he sought to assert Maine's claim to territory under dispute with Great Britain. His aggressive stance on his state's right to the territory...

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Brevet Maj. General Lewis B. Parsons, Jr. (USA) (1818 - 1907)

Lewis Baldwin Parsons, Jr. (April 5, 1818 - March 16, 1907) was an officer who was appointed the rank of brevet major general of volunteers at the very end of the American Civil War on April 30, 1865...

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Richard A. Snelling, Governor (1927 - 1991)

Richard Arkwright Snelling (February 18, 1927 – August 13, 1991) was the 76th and 78th Governor of Vermont from 1977 to 1985 and from January 10, 1991 until his death from heart failure. Bio...

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Walter O. Snelling (1880 - 1965)

Walter Otheman Snelling (December 13, 1880 – September 10, 1965) was a chemist who contributed to the development of explosives and liquefied petroleum gas. Early career Snelling studied a...

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Franklin S. Billings, Governor (1862 - 1935)

Franklin Swift Billings (May 11, 1862 – January 16, 1935) was an American politician from Woodstock, Vermont, and he served as the 52nd Lieutenant Governor of Vermont from 1923 to 1925 and as ...

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Samuel C. Crafts, Governor, U.S. Senator (1768 - 1853)

Samuel Chandler Crafts (October 6, 1768 – November 19, 1853) was a United States Representative, Senator and the 12th Governor of Vermont. Born in Woodstock, Connecticut, he graduated from...

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Colonel Jonathan Williams (1750 - 1815)

) Jonathan Williams (May 20, 1751 – May 16, 1815), American businessman, military figure, politician and writer. He became Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers, was the first supe...

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