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Mordecai Lincoln, Jr. MP (1686 - 1736)

MORDECAI7 LINCOLN, JR. (MORDECAI6, SAMUEL5, EDWARD4, RICHARD3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born April 24, 1686 in Hingham, MA, and died December 1736 in Amity, PA. He married (1) MARY. He married (2) HANNA...

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John Harris, Sr. (1673 - 1748)

. John Harris, Sr. (1673 – December 1748) emigrated from Britain to America late in the 17th century. Harris would later settle and establish Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, which bears his nam...

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William M. Meredith, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1799 - 1873)

William Morris Meredith (June 8, 1799 – August 17, 1873) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1812. ...

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James Buchanan, 15th President of the USA MP (1791 - 1868)

James Buchanan, Jr. (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th President of the United States from 1857–1861 and the last to be born in the 18th century. To date he is the only presid...

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William Brinton, II (1670 - 1751)

The William Brinton 1704 House is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania just south of West Chester, Pennsylvania. The William Brinton 1704 House was built in 1704 by William Brinton, Jr. (also known...

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David Bradford (1762 - 1808)

David Bradford (1762–1808) was a successful lawyer and deputy attorney-general for Washington County, Pennsylvania in the late 18th century. He was infamous for his association with the Whiskey ...

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John Henry (Johann Heinrich) Antes (1701 - 1755)

Henry Antes (born in Germany in 1701; died in Fredericktown, Pennsylvania, 20 July 1755) was an early 18th-century settler of Pennsylvania and a leader of the Moravian Church. The house he designed a...

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Dr. John Anderson (1770 - 1839)

The Bedford Springs Hotel was founded in 1806 by Bedford native, John Anderson. The central, Greek Revival hotel building was designed by local architect Solomon Filler between 1824 and 1842. The four ...

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Rev. Alexander Dobbin MP (1742 - 1809)

Reverend Alexander Dobbin, who built the Dobbin House, Gettysburg PA's oldest, most historic home, was an early frontier pioneer who helped settle and civilize the area. Born in Ireland in 1742, he gre...

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General John Neville (1731 - 1803)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A082521 PARENTAGE UNVERIFIABLE General John Neville was a commandant of Fort Pitt. He was a man ...

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Col. Jacob Duche, Sr. (1708 - 1788)

Colonel Jacob Duché (1708–1788) was a mayor of Philadelphia in the colonial province of Pennsylvania. Duché was born in Philadelphia, the son of Anthony Duché (d. 1762), a F...

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Reverend Jacob Duche (1737 - 1798)

The Reverend Jacob Duché (1737–1798) was a Rector of Christ Church in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, and the first chaplain to the Continental Congress . In 1759 he married Elizabeth Hopkin...

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William Doyle (1712 - 1800)

Doylestown is named after the Doyle family. The Doyle family originally came from France (their name was D'ouilli at that time), but moved to Ireland during the Inquisition. Around 1600 their name was ...

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Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856 - 1931)

Edward Goodrich Acheson (March 9, 1856 – July 6, 1931) was an American chemist. Born in Washington, Pennsylvania, he was the inventor of carborundum, and later a manufacturer of carborundum an...

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Margaret A Townsend (deceased)

Margaret Wright lived in the Enoch Wright House with her family, built by her grandfather Enoch Wright.

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Joseph Enoch Wright (deceased)

Joseph Enoch Wright lived in the Enoch Wright House with his family, built by his grandfather Enoch Wright.

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Catherine Wright (deceased)

Catherine (Hopkins) Wright lived in the Enoch Wright House, built by her father-in-law Enoch Wright.

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Rachel Wright (b. - 1860)

Rachel Wright lived in the Enoch Wright House built by her husband, Enoch Wright.

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Rev. Joseph Wright (deceased)

Rev. Joseph Wright lived in the Enoch Wright House, built by his father Enoch Wright, with his family until 1861. After that the house was a rental property.

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Enoch Wright (b. - 1846)

The Wright families occupied log dwellings on the property until Enoch Wright built the Wright House in 1815/16. Enoch was the son of Joshua and his wife, Charity Sawin. The house was designed for two ...

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Rachel Sterrett (deceased)

Robert Sterrett, son of John and Mary Sterrett, was born near Bellevue, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania. After his marriage he purchased sixty acres of land from the Frew estate, and this became known a...

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Robert Sterrett (b. - 1883)

Robert Sterrett, son of John and Mary Sterrett, was born near Bellevue, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania. After his marriage he purchased sixty acres of land from the Frew estate, and this became known a...

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Col. David Espy MP (1730 - d.)

David Espy 1730 Parents: George Espy 1695-1761 and Jean Taylor 1699 Wife: Jane Woods Children: David George Mary (Espy) Anderson b. 1779 David Espy was a colonel in the Revolutionary ...

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William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania MP (1644 - 1718)

Overview William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was an English founder and "Absolute Proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future U.S....

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John Martin Simon Bonnett MP (1733 - 1803)

Born Johan Martin Simon Bonnett, Americanized his name to John. He owned and operated the Jean Bonnett Tavern, built in 1762, after he purchased the property in 1779. It is still in operation today (Ap...

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