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Captain Isaac Winston (c.1570 - 1628)

There were 3 brothers (ISAAC, WILLIAM ESSEX & JAMES WINSTON) & a cousin, PLEASANT WINSTON who were descended from the ancient & honorable family of that name in England. They emigrated from Yorkshire, ...

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Robert Carr, Sr. MP (1614 - 1672)

Robert Carr, [Benjamin, William] was born 04 October 1614 in London, England. . He was the son of Benjamin Carr and Martha Hardington. Robert Carr came to America with his brother Caleb on the ship E...

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Drew Pearson MP (1897 - 1969)

) Andrew Russell Pearson (December 13, 1897 – September 1, 1969), known professionally as Drew Pearson, was one of the best-known American columnists of his day, noted for his yellow press jou...

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Helen Magill White (1853 - 1944)

Helen Magill White (b. November 28, 1853, Providence, Rhode Island — d. October 28, 1944, Kittery Point, Maine) was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in the United States. Raised in a Quaker f...

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A. Mitchell Palmer, U.S. Attorney General (1872 - 1936)

Alexander Mitchell Palmer (May 4, 1872 – May 11, 1936), best known as A. Mitchell Palmer, was Attorney General of the United States from 1919 to 1921. He is best known for directing the "Palme...

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Rufus Matthew Jones (1863 - 1948)

) Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college professor. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Haverford ...

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David Scull Bispham (1857 - 1921)

David Scull Bispham (January 5, 1857 – October 2, 1921) was the first American–born operatic baritone to win an international reputation. Early life and family Bispham was born in...

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Philip John Baron Noel-Baker, Nobel Peace Prize 1959 MP (1889 - 1982)

Philip John Noel-Baker , Baron Noel-Baker (1 November 1889 – 8 October 1982) was a British politician, diplomat, academic, an outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament...

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Joseph Allen Baker (1852 - 1918)

Joseph Allen Baker (10 April 1852 – 3 July 1918) was a Canadian-born British engineer, specializing in machinery for the confectionery and bakery industries and later in transportation systems...

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Charles Thornburg of Methrop MP (1635 - 1669)

Charles Thornburgh , son of William Thornburgh and Catherine Langtree, was born 19 Jul 1635 in Methop, England, and died in 1669 in England. He married Elizabeth Leyburne, daughter of Thomas Leyburne a...

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Robert Thornburgh MP (c.1661 - 1717)

Robert Thornburgh was the son of Charles Thornburgh and Elizabeth Leyburne. He was born in c.1661 in Lancashire, England and died in Cootehill, County Caven, Ireland. He married Sarah Jackson on 1686 i...

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Rebecca Jane Allen (1795 - 1835)

Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 15, 1795 Death: May 5, 1835 Spouse: Charles Allen Age 39 years, 9 months, and 20 days. Born July 15, 1795 in Chatham Co., N.C.; daughter of Stephen and Deborah Mars...

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Stephen Hobson, Sr. MP (1742 - 1825)

Stephen Hobson was born 5 Mar 1742, Frederick Co., VA Stephen married Ann Barnes 1762, Frederick VA Children: Stephen, George, David, Ann, Silas and John Ann died 2 Jan 1775, Rocky River, NC St...

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Deborah Hobson (1757 - 1814)

Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 14, 1757 Death: Jul. 20, 1814 Family links: Spouses: Benjamin Hinshaw (1749 - 1779) Stephen Hobson (1742 - 1825) Children: Rebecca Jane Hobson Allen (1...

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Sarah Harlan (1692 - 1747)

BIRTH: History and Genealogy Of The Harlan Family compiled by Alpheus Harlan. DEATH: History and Genealogy Of The Harlan Family compiled by Alpheus Harlan. BURIAL: Friends Burial Grounds

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Henry Willis (1628 - 1714)

He lived in the town of Devizes, Wiltshire, until 1667, the year after the great fire of London, when he removed thither. About 1675 he and his family, except his daughter Mary who came later, emigrate...

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Mary Willis (1632 - 1714)

Mary PEACE [NI5268] Jul 1632 - Apr 1714 BIRTH: Jul 1632 DEATH: Apr 1714 Family 1 : Henry WILLIS MARRIAGE: 1654 +Mary WILLIS +Elisabeth WILLIS +William WILLIS Henry WILLIS +Rachel ...

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James Brown, Sr. (c.1765 - c.1849)

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Mary Brown (c.1771 - c.1821)

From: Will of WILLIAM WILLIS Bedford County, Pa., St. Clair Twp. July 2, 1812 Mentions: Wife: Susannah Son William Daughter Mary Brown Son Henry Son James Son Jesse Son Jesse to care for his mo...

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Sarah Susannah West MP (1697 - 1756)

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Benjamin West MP (1738 - 1820)

American Painter Benjamin West is known for his paintings of historical scenes set in and around the time of the American Revolution. His most famous painting "The Death of General Wolfe" i...

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Richard Lippincott MP (1613 - 1683)

Richard Lippincott (1615–1683), early settler of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, was a devout English Quaker who emigrated to Colonial America to escape persecution for his religious beliefs. He is an...

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Josiah Forster (1782 - 1870)

Photo: pictured in the center Josiah Forster (1782 – 27 June 1870) was a teacher and philanthropist. He was an early member of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in 1839 and a supp...

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William Forster (1784 - 1854)

Photo: pictured in center of photo ) William Forster (23 March 1784 – 27 January 1854) was a preacher, Quaker elder and a fervent abolitionist. He was an early member of the British and Fore...

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John Fenwick (1618 - 1683)

John Fenwick (1618 – 1683) was the leader of a group of Quakers that emigrated in 1675 from England to Salem, New Jersey where they established Fenwick's Colony, the first English settlement in ...

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John Lynch (1740 - 1820)

from The History of Lynchburg, Virginia: An Overview In the mid-1750's, the colonial village of New London in central Virginia was an important trading center, however, it was difficult to reach fr...

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Charles Lynch (1736 - 1796)

) Charles Lynch (1736-1796) was a Virginia planter, politician, and American revolutionary who headed an irregular court in Virginia to punish Loyalist supporters of the British during the American R...

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Ann Dutton (Browne) MP (c.1687 - 1726)

From the Browns of Nottingham: Children of William Brown and Ann Mercer: 2. Ann, born 10mo 1st (December 1) 1687; married 1707 to Robert, son of John and Mary Dutton of Aston. Robert settled in Not...

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John Thomas West, Sr. (1690 - 1776)

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Thomas Lepper (c.1635 - c.1718)

History Lepper (or Leper), Thomas by Mattie Erma E. Parker, 1991 d. ca. July 1718 Thomas Lepper (or Leper), Council member, marshal, and justice of the County Court of Albemarle, County Court of ...

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Capt. John Akin (c.1663 - 1746)

John Akin moved from Portsmouth, Rhode Island to Dartmouth, Bristol, MA fairly early in life. Since he married Mary Briggs of Dartmouth some time prior to 1686 (from Settlers of the Beekman Patent) at ...

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Garrett Garretson (1681 - c.1720)

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Charity Hussey (1681 - 1758)

Garret Garretson married Charity Hussey, a younger daughter of John and Rebecca Hussey. Quakers_in_Delaware_in_the_Tim.pdf?sid=&mbox=INBOX&uid=563260&number=4&filename=Quakers%20in%20Delaware%20in%20th...

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Shadrach Stafford (1773 - 1866)

From Find-a-Grave: Here is buried Shadrach STAFFORD. The Highland Weekly News dated Jan. 18, 1866 stated that he came from North Carolina and settled in Liberty Township in 1806. "He established the ...

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Martha Hiatt (1750 - c.1826)

Please do not merge. This is unlikely to be the same Martha Thomas, the daughter of Col. John Thomas, because according to his DAR lineage, his daughter, Martha, was married to Josiah Culbertson (174...

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Benjamin Borden, II MP (1675 - 1743)

BENAMIN BORDEN II: The second of ten children, Benjamin Borden II, was born 6 April 1675 at Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He married about 1710 to Zeruiah WINTER, his first cousin. She was...

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Nathan Eugene "Jean" Pinchback Toomer MP (1894 - 1967)

See also Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is co...

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Robert Were Fox the Younger FRS (1789 - 1877)

The Fox family of Falmouth, Cornwall, UK were very influential in the development of the town of Falmouth in the 19th Century and of the Cornish Industrial Revolution[1]. In the 18th and 19th centuries...

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Charles Fox (1797 - 1878)

) Charles Fox (22 December 1797 – 18 April 1878), a Quaker scientist, developed Trebah Garden, near Mawnan Smith in Cornwall. He was a member of the influential Fox family of Falmouth. He wa...

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Robert Were Fox (1754 - 1818)

Robert Were Fox (5 July 1754 – 1818) was a Quaker businessman who lived in Falmouth. Life and work Fox was born in Fowey, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom, and married Elizabeth Tregelles (...

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Richard Beeson, Sr. MP (1684 - 1777)

Ben M. Angel notes: As a reminder, the West Nottingham Friends Meeting was located in disputed territory at the time of its foundation, and during the time that this ancestor lived there. Eventually, t...

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John Grubb, II (1684 - 1758)

John Grubb 2nd (1684 - 1758) married Rachael Buckley and they had eight children. John was a Quaker farmer in Brandywine Hundred (now Arden, Delaware) and was probably responsible for establishing Gr...

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William Grubb (1713 - 1775)

William Grubb (11th mo. 16, 1713 - 2nd mo. 10, 1775) was a Brandywine Hundred farmer, who also became a large landowner in Pennsylvania and Virginia. In November 1734, William was sent by his father to...

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Mary Susannah Dillon (1720 - 1781)

Mary married WIlliam Dillon.-------------------- Find a Grave Birth: 1720 Bucks County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Jul. 28, 1781 Frederick County Virginia, USA Family links: Spouse: Willia...

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William Dillon (1715 - 1762)

William moved to Opeckon Creek and belonged to the Hopewell Meeting in Frederick Co., Virginia. -------------------- William was born to Luke Dillon and Susanna (Garret) Dillon. He married Mary.-...

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Lydia Holladay (1756 - 1837)

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John William Cox, Sr. MP (1675 - 1711)

Society of Friends London Meeting records and Cox family wills show that the male heirs of Thomas Cox, Vintner, with the surname Cox lived and died in England, not America. Thomas Cox, Vintner, had no ...

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Alan Chester Valentine (1901 - 1980)

Alan Chester Valentine (February 23, 1901 – July 14, 1980) was an American academic who competed on the gold-medal winning American rugby union team in the 1924 Summer Olympics, was president ...

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Douglas V. Steere (1901 - 1995)

Douglas Van Steere (1901–1995) was an American Quaker ecumenist. He served as a professor of philosophy at Haverford College from 1928 to 1964 and visiting professor of theology at Union The...

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Edward G. Ramberg (1907 - 1995)

Edward G. Ramberg (June 14, 1907 in Florence, Italy – January 9, 1995) was an American physicist who contributed to the early development of electron microscopy and color television. He was th...

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Catherine Thomas (c.1679 - 1758)

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Evan Thomas (c.1685 - 1755)

From: (1) Tracey, Grace L. & Dern, John P., Pioneers of Old Monocacy: The Early Settlement of Frederick County, Maryland, 1721-1743, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1987, p. 87: E...

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Peter Easton, Sr. MP (1622 - 1694)

1634, March 25- Nicholas Easton with sons Peter and John boarded the ship "Mary and John" at Southampton, England, bound for New England. This and other events were recorded by Peter Easton in a journe...

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Gov. John Easton (c.1624 - 1705)

1634, March 25- Nicholas Easton with sons Peter and John boarded the ship "Mary and John" at Southampton, England, bound for New England. This and other events were recorded by Peter Easton in a jour...

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Henry D. Gilpin, U.S. Attorney General (1801 - 1860)

Henry Dilworth Gilpin (April 14, 1801 – January 29, 1860) was an American lawyer and statesman of Quaker extraction who served as Attorney General of the United States. He was the son of J...

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Enoch Macy MP (1743 - 1805)

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Sarah Sharpless (1807 - 1891)

Find a Grave Birth: unknown Death: Nov. 21, 1891 Family links: Children: John Sharpless (1837 - 1838)* Nathan Sharpless (1838 - 1898)* Lavina N Sharpless Santee (1839 - 1900)* Not...

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Otis LaValley Erb (1882 - 1945)

Find a Grave Birth: 1882 Death: Jan. 28, 1945 Husband of Minnie M. Wallace. Otis Erb died 28 Jan 1945. Osceola Tribune, Osceola, IA January 30, 1945. Otis Erb, of Garden Grove was gored to de...

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Minnie Marvella Erb (1887 - 1952)

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 31, 1887 Clarke County Iowa, USA Death: Aug. 28, 1952 Garden Grove Decatur County Iowa, USA Wife of Otis L. Erb. Born in Clarke County, IA near Weldon. "The Journal...

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Elizabeth Barnes MP (c.1715 - 1775)

Elizabeth Lindley died February 01, 1775 in NC. She married Brinsley Barnes about 1733. Notes From DNA test indicates Elizabeth Lindley as wife of Brinsley Barnes Date: December 12, 2012 at 09:37:5...

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Edward Thurston MP (c.1617 - 1707)

1647, June- He is of Newport, Rhode Island by this time. 1655- Freeman of Newport, Rhode Island. 1663-90: Commissioner, assistant, and deputy from Newport, RI. Died 1 March 1706/7. Brief Biogra...

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Jessica D Cadwalader (1914 - 1972)

Mrs. Jessica Cadwalader Ryan, an author and the wife of Robert Ryan, the actor, died of lung cancer in their home, The Dakota, 1 West 72d Sreet, NYC. She was 57 years old. Jessica was a Quaker. The...

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Joseph P. Scarlet MP (1821 - 1882)

From Friends' Intelligencer and Journal, Volume 45 (Google eBook) Friends' Intelligencer Association, 1888 - Society of Friends. P. E. Gibbons. Page 490-491 "The motive of the persecution," ...

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William "The Quaker" Hanks, Sr. MP (1707 - c.1770)

Baber, Adin, The Hanks Family of Virginia and Westward, Revised edition Copyright 2004 Nancy Baber McNeill, Carpinteria, Ca., The Arthur H. ClarkCo., Spokane, Washington, ISBN 0-87062-334-6 William Han...

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Hannah Lightfoot (the 'Fair Quaker') (1730 - 1759)

Hannah Lightfoot (October 12, 1730 – before December 1759) the 'Fair Quaker' who is erroneously said to have been the first wife of George III of the United Kingdom. Biography Hannah Light...

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Adrian Frye of Kittery MP (c.1642 - 1692)

from       About 1620 in that part called Kittery Point, of Kingsweare, Englan, the town on the river Dart, directly opposite Darts, Mouth, lived a merchant , Ale...

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William Davis (1763 - 1833)

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Jacob Davis (1784 - 1872)

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Ann Davis (1764 - 1842)

Ann Marshall b. 21 Jun 1764, d. Jun 1842

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Joseph Davis (1785 - 1876)

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Anna Osborne (c.1768 - 1835)

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William Osborne (c.1764 - 1850)

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Mary Davie MP (1677 - 1713)

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Thomas Davie MP (1673 - 1718)

Where his mom was born as opposed to where he was born.

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Charles N. Davies MP (1707 - 1801)

From Martha's Extended Family page on Charles Davies: Charles Davies[1],[2] M, b. circa 1706, d. say 1771 Name Variation Charles Davies was also known as Charles Davis. Birth* Charles was ...

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Abner Davis (1817 - 1892)

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Elizabeth Pease Nichol (1807 - 1897)

Abolitionist, anti-segregationist, woman suffragist, and anti-vivisectionist. Elizabeth Pease Nichol (1807–1897) was an abolitionist, anti-segregationist, woman suffragist, chartist and anti...

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Margaret Bright (1818 - 1890)

" Margaret Bright Lucas (1818–1890) was a temperance activist and suffragist... ...Margaret Bright was born on 14 July 1818 at Rochdale, Lancashire. Her father was Jacob Bright (1775–...

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Samuel Lucas (1811 - 1865)

" Samuel Lucas (1811–1865) was a British Journalist and abolitionist. He was the editor of the Morning Star in London, the only national newspaper in Britain to support the Unionist cause in t...

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George Stacey (1786 - 1857)

on left in photo: Stacey ) George Stacey (1787 - 1857) was a leading English Quaker and abolitionist. Biography Stacey was born in Kendal. Stacey married a fellow Quaker and cousin, Deborah L...

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Joseph Pease (1799 - 1872)

) ID: I00726 Name: Joseph Pease Sex: M Birth: 22 JUN 1799 in Darlington, Co. Durham Death: 8 FEB 1872 in "Southend", Darlington, Co. Durham of Heart disease Occupation: Merchant Occupatio...

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Jonathan Backhouse (1779 - 1842)

) Jonathan Backhouse (1779-1842) was a third generation banker from Darlington. He is known for financing the Stockton to Darlington Railway. Biography Backhouse was born in 19 January 1779 to Jo...

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Dr. William Thornton (1759 - 1828)

Dr. William Thornton (May 20, 1759 - March 28, 1828) was a British-American physician, inventor, painter and architect who designed the United States Capitol, an authentic polymath. He also served as...

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Rachel (Molly) Beeson (1744 - 1766)

Find A Grave Birth: Sep. 20, 1744 Winchester Frederick County Virginia, USA Death: Jul. 21, 1766 Deep River Guilford County North Carolina, USA 6 Jul 1766: New Garden MM, Guildford, NC Disowned...

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Amaziah Beeson (1766 - 1820)

Find a Grave Birth: May 23, 1766 Deep River Guilford County North Carolina, USA Death: Sep. 4, 1820 Clark County Ohio, USA 1792 married Isabel Burcham About 1797, Amaziah & other Quaker famil...

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Isaac Barker MP (1773 - 1846)

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William Cole, Sr. MP (1598 - 1669)

Emigration 1618 from Essex Co. England to Virginia, aboard the "Neptune". Member, Virginia House of Burgesses. Elected 1629 Nutmeg Quarter Virginia William Cole I was the first Cole ancestor in our...

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Hannah Barker MP (1773 - 1808)

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Captain Preserved Fish (1766 - 1846)

BIOGRAPHY SKETCH OF THE LATE PRESERVED FISH This singular man, and distinguished merchant, was born in the village of Portsmouth, in Rhode Island, on the third day of July, in the year 1766, and di...

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Philip A Davis (1899 - 1956)

Phillip was born in Hamilton , Stuben County IN , Quaker community . At some point he left the community to Marry Minnie Susan Allen.

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John W. Davis MP (1794 - 1877)

From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on John Davis: John Davis[1],[2],[3] M, b. 31 October 1794, d. 2 August 1877 Father* Charles Davis b. 4 Feb 1771, d. 24 Feb 1850 Mother* Hanna...

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Hannah Davis MP (1774 - 1812)

From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on Hannah Piggott: Hannah Piggott[1],[2] F, b. 9 July 1774, d. 25 October 1812 Father* Benjamin Piggott b. 29 Nov 1732, d. 26 Apr 1818 Mothe...

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Anthony Chamness, Sr. MP (1713 - 1777)

From the Martha's Extended Family page on Anthony Chamness: Anthony Chamness[1],[2],[3],[4] M, b. 5 February 1713, d. 20 September 1777 Father* John Chamness b. 1681 Mother* Ann Jones b. 16...

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Sarah Chamness MP (1718 - c.1773)

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Mary Davis (Chamness) MP (1743 - 1819)

From Martha's Extended Family page on Mary Chamness: Mary Chamness[1],[2] F, b. 11 November 1743, d. 22 June 1819 Father: Anthony Chamness b. 5 Feb 1713, d. 20 Sep 1777 Mother: Sarah Cole b...

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John W. Davis MP (1735 - 1806)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A030436 From Martha's Extended family page on John Davis: John Davis [1],[2],[3] b. 28 November 1735, d. 21 November 1806 F...

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Isaac White (1752 - 1819)

Isaac White was born about 1752 and arrived in North Carolina sometime before the Revolutionary War. He was married to Sarah Vaughn, October 12, 1775 in Guilford County, North Carolina by Mr. Thomas Ri...

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George Howland (1781 - 1852)

History George Howland George Howland was born on November 7, 1781 in the Long Plain section of what is now Acushnet, Massachusetts. The Howlands had been among the earliest settlers in Old Dartmouth...

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Charles Osborn (1775 - 1850)

Charles Osborn was born in Guilford County, N. C., in 1776, and commenced the ministry in the Friends Church about 1806 or 1808. He was one of the earliest and most extreme of the abolition preachers, ...

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Joseph Russell, III (1719 - 1804)

History By the middle of the 18th Century a series of large farms with water frontage, trended up the hillside on the western bank of the Acushnet River within the present area of downtown New Bedfor...

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