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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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Rev. Joseph Rowlandson MP (1631 - 1678)

 Rev. Joseph Rowlandson was born about 1631 in England. He was the son of Thomas Rowlandson and Bridget Bradstreet. Rev. Joseph Rowlandson graduated in 1652 from in Harvard College, Cambridge, M...

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Sylvester Pennoyer, Governor (1831 - 1902)

Sylvester Pennoyer (July 6, 1831 – May 30, 1902) was an American educator, attorney, and politician in Oregon. He was born in New York, attended Harvard Law School, and moved to Oregon at age ...

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Nathaniel B. Baker, Governor (1818 - 1876)

Nathaniel Bradley Baker (September 29, 1818–September 11, 1876) was born in Henniker, NH. He graduated from Harvard University, studied law under Franklin Pierce, and passed the bar in 1842. ...

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Jeremiah Smith, Governor (1759 - 1842)

) Jeremiah Smith (November 29, 1759 – September 21, 1842) was an American lawyer, jurist and politician from Exeter, New Hampshire. Born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Smith attended Harv...

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Meshech Weare, Governor (1713 - 1786)

Meshech Weare (June 16, 1713 – January 14, 1786) was an American farmer, lawyer and revolutionary statesman from Seabrook and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. He served as the first President of ...

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Robert E. Quinn, Governor (1894 - 1975)

Robert Emmet Quinn (April 2, 1894 – May 19, 1975) was an American politician and the 58th Governor of Rhode Island. Quinn was born in 1894 in Phoenix, Rhode Island. He graduated from Brown...

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Lucius F. C. Garvin, Governor (1841 - 1922)

Lucius Fayette Clark Garvin (November 13, 1841 – October 2, 1922) was the 48th Governor of Rhode Island from 1903 to 1905. Origins and family Lucius Garvin was born in 1841 in Knoxvill...

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Bancroft Davis (1822 - 1907)

John Chandler Bancroft Davis (December 22, 1822 – December 27, 1907), commonly known as Bancroft Davis, was an American lawyer, judge, diplomat, and president of Newburgh and New York Railway ...

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Thomas Wilson Dorr, Governor (extralegal) (1805 - 1854)

Thomas Wilson Dorr (November 5, 1805 – December 27, 1854), was American politician and reformer, best known for leading the Dorr Rebellion. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son...

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Robert Means Thompson (1849 - 1930)

Robert Means Thompson (2 March 1849 – 5 September 1930) was a United States Navy officer, business magnate, philanthropist and a president of the American Olympic Association. He is the namesa...

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William Pinkney Whyte, Governor, U.S. Senator (1824 - 1908)

William Pinkney Whyte (August 9, 1824 – March 17, 1908), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was a politician who served the State of Maryland as a State Delegate, the State Comptr...

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I. Beverly Lake, Sr. (1906 - 1996)

. Isaac Beverly "Bev" Lake Sr. (1906–1996), was a North Carolina jurist, law professor at Wake Forest University and Campbell University, and politician. He was born in Wake Forest, North Caro...

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Hon. Samuel Edmund Sewall (1799 - 1888)

Elbridge Henry Goss, The History of Melrose, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, (The City of Melrose, 1902. Melrose, Mass.; A W Dunton & Co., Printers), "Electronic," Page 379. HON. SAMUEL EDMUND SE...

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Thomas Robie MP (1689 - 1729)

William and Elizabeth Robie were inhabitants of Boston as early as 1689, when their son Thomas was born on March 20th of that year. He graduated at Harvard College in 1708, and died in 1729. He was tut...

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Paschal Nelson (c.1700 - 1760)

Graduated Harvard 1721. Died unmarried. Sources Descent of John Nelson and of his children with notes on the families of Tailer and Stoughton. Published 1886 by [De Vinne Press] in New Yor...

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Michael Rubens Bloomberg MP

New York, NY, USA

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, politician and philanthropist. Since 2002, he has been the Mayor of New York City and, with a net worth of $18.1 billion in...

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Richard B. Hubbard, Governor (1832 - 1901)

Richard Bennett Hubbard, Jr. (November 1, 1832 – July 12, 1901) was the 16th Governor of Texas from 1876 to 1879 and United States Envoy to Japan from 1885 to 1889. He was a Confederate vete...

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William Floyd Weld, Governor MP

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Floyd Weld (born July 31, 1945, in Smithtown, New York) is a former governor of the US state of Massachusetts. He served as that state's 68th governor f...

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Murray Seasongood, Mayor of Cincinatti (1878 - 1983)

Murray Seasongood (October 27, 1878-February 21, 1983) was a Jewish American politician, who served as the Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio from 1926-1930. After his tenure as mayor, Seasongood was appointed ...

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Robert F. Bradford, Governor (1902 - 1983)

Robert Fiske Bradford (December 15, 1902 – March 18, 1983) was an American politician who served one term as the 57th Governor of Massachusetts, from 1947 to 1949. Biography Bradford w...

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Joseph B. Ely, Governor (1881 - 1956)

Joseph Buell Ely (February 22, 1881 – June 13, 1956) was the 52nd Governor of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Biography Born in Westfield, Massachusetts, Joseph B. Ely graduated fro...

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Channing H. Cox, Governor (1879 - 1968)

Channing Harris Cox (October 28, 1879 – August 20, 1968) was an American Republican politician and the 49th Governor of Massachusetts born in Manchester, New Hampshire. Channing Cox attended...

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George Edmund Foss (1863 - 1936)

George Edmund Foss (July 2, 1863 - March 15, 1936) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. He was a brother of Eugene Noble Foss. Biography Born in West Berkshire, Vermont, Foss attended the...

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Wickliffe Preston Draper (1891 - 1972)

Wickliffe Preston Draper (August 9, 1891–1972) was an American multimillionaire and an ardent eugenicist and lifelong advocate of strict racial segregation. In 1937 he founded the Pioneer Fund...

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Curtis Guild, Jr., Governor (1860 - 1915)

. Curtis Guild, Jr. (February 2, 1860 - April 6, 1915) was the 43rd Governor of Massachusetts in the United States, serving from 1906 to 1909. Prior to his election as governor, Guild served in the M...

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Roger Wolcott, Governor (1847 - 1900)

) Roger Wolcott (July 13, 1847 – December 21, 1900) was the son of Joshua Huntington Wolcott and Cornelia (Frothingham) Wolcott, and was the brother of Huntington Frothingham Wolcott. He gradu...

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Frederic T. Greenhalge, Governor (1842 - 1896)

Frederic Thomas Greenhalge (born Frederic Thomas Greenhalgh) (July 19, 1842 – March 5, 1896) was born in Clitheroe, England and immigrated with his parents to the United States in early childh...

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William Russell, Governor (1857 - 1896)

William Eustis Russell (1857-1896) Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1891-1894 Elected at age 34, William Eustis Russell was the youngest person elected Governor of Massachusetts. Governor ...

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John Q. A. Brackett, Governor (1842 - 1918)

John Quincy Adams Brackett (June 8, 1842 – April 6, 1918), served as the 36th Governor of Massachusetts, from 1890 to 1891. Biography John Quincy Adams Brackett was born on June 8, 184...

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Oakes Angier Ames (1829 - 1899)

) Oakes Ames (/eɪms/; September 26, 1874 – April 28, 1950) was an American botanist specializing in orchids. His estate is now the Borderland State Park in Massachusetts. Ames was b...

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George D. Robinson, Governor (1834 - 1896)

George Dexter Robinson (born George Washington Robinson; January 20, 1834 – February 22, 1896) was an American politician. He was born in Lexington, Massachusetts. He attended Lexington Ac...

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John Davis Long, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1738 - 1815)

John Davis Long (October 27, 1838 – August 28, 1915) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the 32nd Governor of Massachusetts between 1880 and 1883. He later served as the Secretary of the...

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Alexander H. Bullock, Governor (1816 - 1882)

Alexander Hamilton Bullock (March 2, 1816 – January 17, 1882) was the 26th Governor of Massachusetts from 1866 to 1869 and helped create the New England Emigrant Aid Society in 1855. Life ...

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Christopher Gore, Governor, U.S. Senator (1758 - 1827)

Born in Boston, the son of a mechanic, Gore attended Harvard College and studied the law. A member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, he served as a representative in the General Court fro...

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Joseph Willard Roosevelt (1918 - 2008)

ROOSEVELT--J. Willard, of Orient died May 18, 2008 at home. He was 90. He grew up in NY, NY, went to Groton and Harvard; studied piano with Nadia Boulanger in Paris and Gargenville, France. He was a mu...

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Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000)

Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (February 16, 1916 – June 8, 2000), was a Special Activities Division political action officer who coordinated the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Operation Aja...

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Kermit Roosevelt, I MP (1889 - 1943)

Kermit Roosevelt I MC (October 10, 1889 – June 4, 1943) was a son of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. Kermit was an explorer on two continents with his father, a graduate of Harvard Universi...

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Rev. Henry Butler MP (1626 - 1696)

Banks, Charles Edward. The history of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts. (Boston: G H Dean, 1911), 3:47. Henry (Butler); bapt. (Ashford) 7 Sept. 1626; grad. H. C. 1651; taught school Dor...

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Archibald MacLeish (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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John Barsham MP (1635 - 1698)

John Bosson, son of William Bosson (1), was born in Watertown, December 8, 1635. He graduated from Harvard College in 1658, his name appearing in the Harvard catalogue as John Barsham. He was a ministe...

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Prentice Cooper, Governor MP (1895 - 1969)

William Prentice Cooper, Jr. (September 28, 1895 – May 18, 1969) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1939 to 1945. He led the state's mobilization efforts for W...

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Andrew Gordon Magrath, Governor (1813 - 1893)

Andrew Gordon Magrath (February 8, 1813 – April 9, 1893) was the last Confederate Governor of South Carolina from 1864 to 1865, having previously been a United States federal judge. Early li...

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Henry Austin Whitney (1826 - 1889)

A Boston paper published the following obituary: "President H. A. Whitney. Death of a noted financier and railroad operator. Henry A. Whitney, the banker and ex-president of the Boston & Providence rai...

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Capt. James Minot (1653 - 1735)

James Minot , born in 1653, in 1675 graduated Harvard University, and came to Concord about 1680. Shattuck tells us that he preached in Stow, Massachusetts, in 1685, for twelve shillings six pence per ...

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Charles Minot (1810 - 1866)

1828 graduated Harvard University. Never married. Links

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Stephen Minot (1776 - 1861)

1801 graduated Harvard University Married 1) Rebecca Trask 9 Nov 1809 (Daughter of Samuel Trask); 3 children 2) Ellen Patridge Gardener 6 Jun 1841 (Daughter of Stephen Patridge Gardener) Links

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George Stephen Minot (1845 - 1909)

Harvard class of 1868. Used a wheelchair the last 20 years of his life. Married Harriet Maria Gaut, daughter of Samuel Newton and Susan Eliot (Dutton) Gaut, of Somerville, Massachusetts. Daughter Harri...

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George Minot (1817 - 1848)

1836 graduated Harvard University Links ---------------- Secretary's report: fortieth anniversary, Issue 8  By Harvard College (1780- ). Harvard Class of 1868. Minot, George Stephe...

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Arthur Ossoli Fuller (1856 - 1936)

Sources 1860 United States Federal Census. Listed as son in the household headed by Emma L. Fuller, widow. New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records Index, 1654-1949 New England Historical & Gene...

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Richard Frederick Fuller (1824 - 1869)

30. Richard Frederick Fuller: b. 15 May 1824 Cambridge, MA; Harvard 1844; d. 30 May 1869 Wayland, MA; m. (2nd) 31 Mar 1857 Wayland  to Adeline Rutter Reeves: bp. 18 Jun 1837 Wayland The follow...

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Arthur Boylston Nichols (1868 - 1955)

14. Arthur Boylston Nichols: b. c1868/9 MA; d. May 1955 Waltham, MA; m. 25 Sep 1895 Cambridge, MA [MA VRs 452:130: Arthur B. Nichols (26, decorator, b. Boston, parents Fredk. S. and Elizth. L. Humphrey...

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Rev. Timothy Fuller MP (1739 - 1805)

The following data is extracted from Thomas Fuller And His Descendants. TIMOTHY FULLER, the sixth child and third son of Jacob Fuller, was born at Middleton, on the 18th of May, 1739. He entered ...

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Rev. Abraham Williams (c.1726 - 1784)

extracted from Thomas Fuller And His Descendants Rev. Abraham Williams, was a person of genuine piety, a warm patriot, and an ardent friend of the revolution. His letter accepting his call at Sandw...

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Eugene Fuller (1815 - 1859)

Harvard '34. Married Mrs. Anna Eliza Rotta. 5 children. Links ------------------------- Groton Historical Series: A Collection of Papers Relating to the ..., Volume 3  By Samuel ...

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Prof. Walter Channing, M.D. (1786 - 1876)

Walter Channing (April 15, 1786-July 20, 1876) was born, in Newport, Rhode Island, into a prestigious family. He earned his own reputation as Boston's leading obstetrician, the first Professor of Midwi...

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Hon. Timothy Fuller (1778 - 1835)

Timothy Fuller (July 11, 1778 – October 1, 1835) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Life and work Fuller was born in Chilmark, Massachusetts. His father, Timothy, the first settle...

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Rev. Arthur B. Fuller MP (1822 - 1862)

Arthur Buckminster Fuller (August 10, 1822-December 11, 1862) was a Unitarian clergyman who endeavored to give the Unitarian Church appeal to all social classes and championed the important liberal ref...

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Richard Buckminister Fuller MP (1861 - 1910)

Harvard '83 Citations R. Buckminster Fuller, 12 July 1895, Milton, Massachusetts Posted: 8 Sep 2001. Quoting from "The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller" page 11 --------------------------...

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George Alexander Towns, Sr. (1870 - 1960)

George Alexander Towns Sr. was an educator, poet and playwright who received degrees from both Atlanta University and Harvard University. At Atlanta University he taught English, Pedagogy and debate sk...

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Dr. Thomas Phipps (1736 - 1817)

64.  DR. THOMAS7 PHIPPS (SAMUEL6, SOLOMON5, SOLOMON4, SOLOMON3, JOHN2, WILLIAM1) was christened March 19, 1737/38, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and died November 05, 1817 in Quincy, Norfolk Co., Ma...

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Edward Deshon Brandegee (1857 - 1933)

Harvard '81 ------------------- The Seven Weld Brothers: 1800 To 2000 By Nicholas Benton.  Page 2

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Charles Franklin Sprague (1857 - 1902)

"Sprague Families in America", by Dr. Warren Vincent Sprague, page 325. Charles Franklin Sprague graduated from Harvard in 1881. "Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949", Biogra...

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Charles Goddard Weld (1857 - 1911)

Harvard '79. Charles Goddard Weld, trained as a doctor. His land is now part of Hellenic College. ----------- Jamaica Plain Historical Society - Weld Family The Seven Weld Brothers: 1800 To 200...

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William Fletcher Weld (1855 - 1893)

Harvard '76; established Weld Professorship at Harvard Law, 1882. ----------- Jamaica Plain Historical Society - Weld Family The Seven Weld Brothers: 1800 To 2000 By Nicholas Benton.  Pa...

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Dr. Alvah Whitney Grosvenor Jr. PhD. (1900 - 1990)

Alvah Whitney Grosvenor, Jr Birth: Mar. 6, 1900 Piqua Miami County Ohio, USA Death: Apr. 9, 1990 Newtown Square Delaware County

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Samuel Newell, Rev. (1784 - 1821)

Samuel Newell (1784-1821) was one of the pioneers of American foreign missions. He was the missionary under American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to India and Ceylon, where he founded ...

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Paul Theodore Christie (1853 - 1959)

Paul Theodore Christie (1853–1959) was an educator. He received his degree from Harvard University and taught at St. George's School, Newport Rhode Island. He married Miriam McLoud, granddaughte...

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Rev. James Pierpont MP (1659 - 1714)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: James Pierpont (born January 4, 1659, Roxbury, Massachusetts; died November 22, 1714, New Haven, Connecticut) was a Congregationalist minister who is credited with the...

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Edward Payson (c.1783 - c.1827)

Edward Payson (1783-1827), American Congregational preacher, was born on 25 July 1783 at Rindge, New Hampshire, where his father, Seth Payson (1758-1820), was pastor of the Congregational Church. His...

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Samuel Phillips Payson (1736 - 1801)

Reverend Samuel Phillips Payson (January 18, 1736 – January 11, 1801) was a Harvard graduate who ministered for the town of Chelsea, Massachusetts from 1757. The reverend, born in Walpole, was...

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Rev. John Harvard MP (1607 - 1638)

John Harvard (26 November 1607 – 14 September 1638) was an English minister in America whose deathbed bequest to the "schoale or Colledge" recently authorized by the Massachusetts Bay Colony was...

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Katherine Yearwood MP (1584 - 1635)

HISTORY & MYTHS from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House The legend began in 1601 at a winter wedding held at St. Saviour’s Church in Southwark, England between Kathryn Roberts, ...

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Rev. Dr. Samuel Mather (1706 - 1785)

ID: I6656 Name: Samuel Mather Reverend Doctor Surname: Mather Given Name: Samuel Suffix: Reverend Doctor Sex: M Birth: 30 Oct 1706 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Death: 27 Jun 1785 in Boston, Su...

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Rev. Moses Morrill (1719 - 1778)

REVEREND MOSES MORRILL from Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society By Maine Historical Society. Page 212. Reverend Moses Morrill, Harvard College 1713 was ordained Septembe...

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Rev. Samuel Hill, of Malden MP (c.1715 - 1764)

Graduated Harvard College in 1735, a class-mate of Reverend Ivory Hovey. He was pastor of the First Church in Marshfield, Massachusetts, 1740 to 1752. Mr. Hill's connection with the church of that plac...

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Rev. Ivory Hovey MP (1714 - 1803)

The Reverend Ivory Hovey was the son of Capt. Ivory Hovey and Anne Pingree of Topsfield, Mass. Born July 3, 1714, he was a graduate of Harvard College in 1735. He settled his ministry in the Mattapoise...

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Brig. General William Seawell (1918 - 2005)

William Thomas Seawell (January 27, 1918 – May 20, 2005) was a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force and former head of Pan Am. Seawell (pronounced SOO-uhl) left the University ...

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William Eustis, Governor, 6th U.S. Secretary of War (1753 - 1825)

William Eustis (June 10, 1753 – February 6, 1825) was an early American statesman. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and studied at the Boston Latin School before he entered Harvard Co...

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Major General Artemas Ward-Continental Army (1727 - 1800)

Artemas Ward (November 26, 1727 – October 28, 1800) was an American major general in the American Revolutionary War and a Congressman from Massachusetts. President John Adams described him as ...

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Colonel Alexander Scammell (Continental Army) (1747 - 1781)

Alexander Scammell (1747[2] - October 6, 1781) was a Harvard educated attorney and an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was wounded on September 30, 1781 near ...

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Maj. Gen. Samuel H. Parsons (1737 - 1789)

DAR Ancestor #: A088340 Major General Samuel Holden Parsons (1737 - 1789) was an American Revolutionary War Commander under George Washington and Israel Putnam. He first proposed the idea of a Contin...

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Gov. Roger Griswold MP (1762 - 1812)

Roger Griswold May 21, 1762-October 25, 1812 Parents: Matthew Griswold 1714-1799 and Ursula Wolcott 1724-1788 Wife Fannie Rogers 1767-1863 Children': Matthew Griswold 1792 Robert Harper Gri...

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Bvt. Brig. Gen. John Jacob Astor III MP (1822 - 1890)

-------------------- John Jacob Astor III (June 10, 1822 – February 22, 1890) was the elder son of William Backhouse Astor, Sr. and the wealthiest member of the Astor family in his generat...

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Paul Dudley MP (1675 - 1751)

Paul Dudley: September 3, 1675-January 25, 1751 Parents: Joseph Dudley 1647-1720 and Rebecca Tyng 1651-1722 Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts, was born in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Mass...

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Frederick Cocks Hicks (1872 - 1925)

Frederick Cocks Hicks (originally Frederick Hicks Cocks; March 6, 1872 - December 14, 1925) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Westbury, he attended the public schools, Swarthm...

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John Gorham Palfrey (1796 - 1881)

John Gorham Palfrey (1796-1881) graduated from Harvard University in 1815. He studied theology at Harvard, and then accepted the pastorate of Boston's Brattle Street Congregational-Unitarian Church in ...

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James Phinney Baxter III (1893 - 1975)

James Phinney Baxter III (February 15, 1893 – June 17, 1975) was an American historian, educator and academic. He won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for history, for his book Scientists Against Time....

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Percival Proctor Baxter, Governor (1876 - 1969)

Percival Proctor Baxter (November 22, 1876 – June 12, 1969) was the 53rd Governor of the U.S. state of Maine who served from 1921 to 1925. Early life Baxter was born into a wealthy fam...

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Perkins Bass (1912 - 2011)

Perkins Bass (October 6, 1912 – October 25, 2011) was an American elected official from the state of New Hampshire, including four terms as a U.S. Representative from 1955 to 1963. Biograp...

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Robert P. Bass, Governor (1873 - 1960)

Robert Perkins Bass (September 1, 1873 – July 29, 1960) was an American farmer, forestry expert, and Republican politician from Peterborough, New Hampshire. He served in both houses of the New...

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Franklin Bartlett (1847 - 1909)

Franklin Bartlett (September 10, 1847 – April 23, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Bartlett was born in Uxbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts, and graduated...

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Robert Barnwell, US & CS Senator (1801 - 1882)

He was born in Beaufort, South Carolina on August 10, 1801 into a prosperous and influential family. His father Robert Barnwell had served in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. This Barnwe...

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Robert L. Bacon (1884 - 1938)

Robert Low Bacon (July 23, 1884 – September 12, 1938) was a banker, Lieutenant Colonel, and congressman from New York. Biography Born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, the son of Martha...

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David Bacon (1914 - 1943)

. David Bacon (March 24, 1914 – September 12, 1943) was an American film actor. He was the victim of an unsolved murder. Biography He was born Gaspar Griswold Bacon, Jr. in Barnstabl...

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