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Hosea Ballou (c.1771 - 1852)

Hosea Ballou was born in Richmond, New Hampshire, to a family of Huguenot origin. The family was disputed to be of Anglo-Norman heritage, but this has no foundation, and due to his ancestor being named...

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Gouverneur Morris, Sr. MP (c.1751 - 1816)

Gouverneur Morris (January 31, 1752 – November 6, 1816), was an American statesman, a Founding Father of the United States, and a native of New York City who represented Pennsylvania in the Co...

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Ralph Izard MP (1741 - 1804)

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Gen.George Izard, 2nd Territorial Governor of Arkansas (1776 - 1828)

George Izard (October 21, 1776 – November 22, 1828) was a General in the United States Army during the War of 1812 and a Governor of the Arkansas Territory. George Izard was born in Pari...

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Alexander Hamilton, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1757 - 1804)

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

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Albert A. Gore Jr., 45th Vice President of the USA MP

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

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Peter Force (1790 - 1868)

Peter Force (November 26, 1790 – January 23, 1868) was a 19th-century politician, newspaper editor, archivist, and historian. Force's lifelong desire to establish an American national library ...

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Louis "The Walloon" DuBois MP (1626 - 1696)

.LOUIS DUBOIS141,142,143 October 10, 1655 in Mannheim, in the Lower Palatinate of Germany143, son of MARQUIS DES FIENNES CHRISTIAN DUBOIS. He was born October 10, 1626 or 10/27/1627?, La Basse, near Li...

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James DeLancey (1703 - 1760)

James DeLancey (1703–1760) served as chief justice, lieutenant governor, and acting colonial governor of the Province of New York. DeLancey was born in New York City on November 27, 1703, th...

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William Evelyn Byrd, of Westover MP (1652 - 1704)

For another picture go to the Media section. William Evelyn Byrd, I immigrated to Virginia in March 1669 (Julian Calendar). William, I & Maria/Mary? (Horsmanden) Byrd were married in 1673 in VA, an...

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James (Jemmy) Bowdoin, III (1752 - 1811)

James Bowdoin III (September 22, 1752 – October 11, 1811) was an American philanthropist and statesman from Boston, Massachusetts. He has born to James Bowdoin in Boston, and graduated from Harv...

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Governor James Bowdoin, Jr. MP (1726 - 1790)

James Bowdoin (August 7, 1726 – November 6, 1790) was an American political and intellectual leader from Boston, Massachusetts during the American Revolution. He served in both branches of the M...

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James A. Bayard, U.S. Senator (1767 - 1815)

) .James Asheton Bayard II (July 28, 1767 – August 6, 1815) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who ...

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Paul Revere MP (1734 - 1818)

He was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American Revolution ( DAR ancestor #A095546 ) He was celebrated after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington and Concord...

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Maj. General George E. Pickett (CSA) MP (1825 - 1875)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Edward Pickett (January 16, 25, or 28, 1825 – July 30, 1875) was a career United States Army officer who became a general in the Confederate States...

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Brig. Gen. J. Johnston Pettigrew (CSA) (1828 - 1863)

Gen. James Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 – July 17, 1863) was an author, lawyer, linguist, diplomat, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was a major leader in the disast...

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George Smith Patton, Jr. (1856 - 1927)

Politician. He served as Democratic Candidate for United States Representatives from California for the 6th District in 1894, and Democratic Candiadate for United States Senator from California in 19...

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Lt. Charles Manigault Morris (CSN) (1820 - 1895)

Interesting article about how Charles Morris "lost" the CSS Florida to the USS Wachusett, during the Civil war, in the neutral waters of Bahia Brazil...and how the captain of that ship, Napoleon Coll...

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Colonel Peter Mawney (1689 - 1754)

Peter Mawney (c.1689-1754) was a member of one of the few French Huguenot families that remained in Rhode Island, following violent clashes with the English citizens of East Greenwich, Rhode Island ove...

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Brig. Gen. Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox" MP (1732 - 1795)

Francis "The Swamp Fox" Marion was born in St. John's Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina in 1732, and died on 27 Feb 1795 at his brother's plantation on Belle Island (Belle Island Plantation Cemet...

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Brig. General Arthur Middleton Manigault (CSA) (1824 - 1886)

Arthur Middleton Manigault (October 26, 1824 – August 17, 1886) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life and career Manigault was bo...

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Colonel John Laurens (Continental Army) (1754 - 1782)

John Laurens (October 28, 1754 – August 27, 1782) was an American soldier and statesman from South Carolina during the Revolutionary War. He gained approval by the Continental Congress in 1779...

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Maj. General Benjamin Huger (CSA) MP (1805 - 1877)

) Benjamin Huger (November 22, 1805 – December 7, 1877) was a career United States Army ordnance officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He also served as a...

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Peter Horry (1747 - 1815)

Peter Horry (1743 or 1747 – 28 February 1815) was a South Carolina militia leader. On June 12, 1775, the Provincial Congress of South Carolina elected twenty captains to serve in the 1st and 2nd...

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Brig. General Joshua Chamberlain (USA) MP (1828 - 1914)

Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain , Civil War hero, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin college, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Gettysburg: Joshua Lawrence ...

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Tom Brokaw MP

New York, NY, USA

Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw (/ˈbroʊkɔː/; born February 6, 1940) is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly Ne...

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John D. Rockefeller, Sr. MP (1839 - 1937)

John Davison Rockefeller, Sr. (July 8, 1839 –May 23, 1937) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry and defined the structure of mode...

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Henry Laurens, 5th President of the Continental Congress MP (c.1724 - 1792)

Henry Laurens (March 6, 1724 [O.S. February 24, 1723] – December 8, 1792) was an American merchant and planter who was the 5th President of the Continental Congress. Parents: Henry was the chi...

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Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe (1764 - 1820)

Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe British-born American neoclassical architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol, along with his work on the Baltimore Basilica, the first Roman Ca...

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Leonard Walter Jerome MP (1817 - 1891)

------------------------------ It has been stated in some writings that Leonard W. Jerome was one of the original proprietors, but that must be a mistake, for the directory of 1845, which was got o...

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Samuel Courtauld (1793 - 1881)

Samuel Courtauld (1793 – 22 March 1881) was an industrialist and Unitarian, chiefly remembered as the driving force behind the rapid growth of the Courtauld textile business in Britain. The Co...

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John Greenleaf Whittier MP (1807 - 1892)

John Greenleaf Whittier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born December 17, 1807 Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States Died September 7, 1892 (aged 84) Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, U...

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Henry David Thoreau MP (1817 - 1862)

Quote from Henry David With every child begins the world again. ---------------------------------- A descendant of Mayflower passenger, Richard Warren. Henry David Thoreau was born 12 July 1817 i...

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Frederic Remington MP (1861 - 1909)

Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifical...

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow MP (1807 - 1882)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first Ameri...

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Madeleine L'Engle MP (1918 - 2007)

Madeleine L'Engle (November 29, 1918 – September 6, 2007) was an American writer best known for her young-adult fiction, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequel...

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Johnny Depp MP

France

“America is dumb. It's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you, aggressive. My daughter is four, my boy is one. I'd like them to see America as a toy, a broken toy. Inves...

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Davy Crockett MP (1786 - 1836)

David Stern "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) Son of John M. Crockett and Rebecca Sullivan Hawkins Birth : August 17, 1786 Near Nolichucky River in Free Republic of Frankl...

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Joan Crawford MP (1905 - 1977)

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur) was an American actress in film, television and theatre. Starting as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting on Broadway, Crawford was signed...

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James Rufus Agee, Author MP (1909 - 1955)

From James Agee James Rufus Agee (November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955) was an American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential f...

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Judy Garland MP (1922 - 1969)

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress and singer. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years, Garland attained international stardom...

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