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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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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 Cincinnati (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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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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