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Paulus Balliet (1716 - 1777)

Fled France due to persecution of Huguenots( French Protestants).Came to Pennsylvania Credited with founding Ballietsville. Ran a hotel/tavern. Founded the First Line of Balliets in the US.

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Ozias Mather Hatch (1814 - 1893)

Ozias Mather Hatch (April 11, 1814 – March 12, 1893) was an American politician. He was the 13th Illinois Secretary of State, serving under William Henry Bissell, John Wood, and Richard Yates, S...

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Mary Lawler (b. - 1778)

Ann Lawler, described in Hards's History of Lancaster, as "a lady of respectable family," was the only child of Mary Lawler, a widow of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, possessed of considerable property and w...

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John Rinehart Blue (1905 - 1965)

John Rinehart Blue (October 13, 1905 – May 27, 1965) was a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing Hampshire County, West Virginia from 1953 through 1959. Blue was...

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Blaine Emerson Stumbaugh (1917 - 2013)

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Sarah Hull (c.1772 - c.1834)

RESIDENCE: These entries are from New York City Directories: 1810 Piggot, Sarah, grocer, 45 Elizabeth. 1811 Piggot, Sarah, grocer, 45 Elizabeth. 1812 Piggot, Sarah, grocer, 45 Elizabeth. 1813-1...

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Robert Price (1835 - 1910)

Biographical Summary #1: Robert and Matilda sailed to America from Liverpool aboard the Ship Emerald Isle November 1855. They arrived in New York Dec 31, 1855. They were listed on page 6 of the passe...

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Jacob Booker Brown (1802 - 1854)

Mr. Brown was the pioneer jeweler of Mount Vernon, Ohio. He also served 2 terms as Mayor and had started his third just before his death. He opened his first establishment in Mount Vernon in 1826.(Sour...

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William Burr Brown (1832 - 1918)

Mr. Brown served as Mayor of Mount Vernon, Ohio for 2 terms. He was the son of J.B. Brown and was a jeweler like his father. (Source: Mound View Cemetery Self-Guided Walking Tour doc.) His jewelry stor...

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Russell E. Wise (deceased)

Russell and his wife, Bessie, moved to Mount Vernon and purchased the William Brown Jewelry business, at 102 South Main Street, in 1953, and started Wise Jewelers, Inc. This jewelry store remains the o...

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Bessie Wise (1911 - 2008)

Bessie and her husband moved to Mount Vernon and purchased the William Brown Jewelry business, at 102 South Main Street, in 1953, and started Wise Jewelers, Inc. This jewelry store remains the oldest, ...

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George Samuel Gelsanliter (1896 - 1988)

George Gelsanliter owned Gelsanliter's, a store on Main St. in Mount Vernon, OH. He sold office supplies, fine stationary, art supplies, china, silver, and furniture among other things. Gelsanliter's h...

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Frank Winfield Woolworth MP (1852 - 1919)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Franklin Winfield Woolworth Born April 13, 1852 Rodman, New York Died April 8, 1919 (aged 66) Glen Cove, New York Residence Winfield Hall Known for F...

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H. Gordon Selfridge, Sr., retail entrepreneur MP (1858 - 1947)

Harry Gordon Selfridge was born in 1858 in Ripon, Wisconsin, on January 11, 1858, but within months of his birth moved to Jackson, Michigan. His father did not return home after the Civil War, although...

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John "The Merchant" Culpepper MP (1606 - 1674)

John Culpepper was born circa 1597 at England.1 He married an unknown person in 1628. He died at Branford, New Haven, Connecticut.1 He (Research):Check in 'John Culpepper Will, 1636, England' in Virgin...

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Richard Dietrich Loucks, U.E.L. (1740 - 1816)

Also known as Richard (?). From St. Lawrence Development Commission "...Richard for some reason did not join the King's standard, but remained in Stone Arabia where he kept a store and tavern. Patr...

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Charles Grimwade (1809 - 1891)

Charles Grimwade born on 7 Oct 1809 in Norton, Suffolk , died died on 12 May 1891 in Newark House, Tulse Hill, Brixton, London In 1832 was granted an indenture, apprenticed to John Poole, stationer o...

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Samuel Bowles (1762 - 1813)

BOWLES, SAMUEL, son of Joshua, and brother of John, who was the great-grandson of John and Dorothy Bowles, the first of the name at Roxbury, Mass., was b. Aug. 4, 1762; Samuel learned his trade of Pewt...

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Lieut. Thomas Gardner, of Roxbury MP (c.1617 - 1689)

Occupation: Cordwainer, Owner of a general merchandise store Notes THOMAS, Salem, merch. prob. eldest 8. of Thomas of the same, b. no doubt in Eng. rec. of the cb. 1639, freem. 2 June 1641, was a s...

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David Thomson MP (1592 - 1627)

David Thomson, son of Richard Thomson and Florence Cromlan, was born Dec. 17, 1572, After his father's early death, he resided with his widowed mother at the home of Dr. Richard Vines; with whom he lat...

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Robert Furness (1722 - 1800)

From Journeys Hike Scripts - William Furness, 1800 In the mid-1700s, this street was called Furness Road, after the seagoing Furness family, who owned a wharf on the riverbank.  Blacksmith Rob...

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Capt. John Fowle MP (c.1637 - 1711)

John Fowle Birth: 1637, England Death: Oct. 3, 1711 Charlestown Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Parents: George Fowle, Mary Tufts married Anna Carter (1640 - 1709) on Jan 25, 1659...

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Lieut. James Fowle MP (c.1643 - 1690)

Lieutenant James Fowle, supposed son of George Fowle, of Concord, was taxed in Woburn, 1666; was a cordwainer by trade, and probably had a shop on land behind the "Bell Hill," now "Powder House Hill." ...

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William T. Place MP (1830 - c.1920)

He was a farmer and a retail grocer. He marriage license shows his middle initial as S. Other records show T. In 1860 he and his wife were living in Greenwich, Huron County, Ohio, where he was a farmer...

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Nathaniel Hurd MP (1729 - 1777)

GOLDSMITHS AND ENGRAVERS. From Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 9  By Massachusetts Historical Society. Page 211 We have now to consider a class, more properly den...

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James Lever (1810 - 1897)

James Lever (1809–1897), a grocer; his wife, Eliza Hesketh, was the daughter of a cotton mill manager. Their sons -William and James were founders of the soap and cleaning product firm, Lever ...

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Capt. Jacob Hurd MP (1703 - 1758)

Jacob Hurd Born: 12 Feb 1703, Charlestown MA Christened: 27 Mar 1703, Charlestown MA Marriage: Elizabeth Mason on 20 May 1725 in Boston MA Died: 17 Feb 1758, Boston MA General notes: Si...

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Rose "Mrs. B." Blumkin MP (1893 - 1998)

An American legend, Rose Blumkin (Mrs. B), knew early in life that honesty and integrity would serve her well. Those beliefs laid the foundation for Nebraska Furniture Mart's rise to its status as a Mi...

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Johnson Monroe Willard (1821 - 1917)

Johnson Monroe Willard arrived in Oregon in 1864. His name is inscribed as Marie Dorion Pioneer Step #20. Tragedy Strikes In an article for the Milton Oregon Eagle in 1924, Lewis reiterated the his...

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Jesse Fielding Staley MP (c.1814 - 1885)

Jesse Fielding Staley was born 1814 in Wilkes, North Carolina, USA and died 1885 in Erath Texas. Parents: Adam Stailey (1787-1867) and Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Cargile (1789-1865). Married: o...

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Harry Adov (1900 - 1970)

Leeris käinud Saaga elk.15.0.15:52?88,1441,1432,51,0 Harri Adov kirjutab oma mälestustes järgnevatele sugupõlvedele: "Tuleb ikka vahel mõttesse ja tahaks tead...

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Coosaponakesee (Mary Musgrove) MP (c.1700 - c.1767)

Mary Musgrove Bosomworth (ca. 1700- ca. 1767), sometimes called the Empress of the Creek Nation , [fn1] played a vital role in the founding of Georgia in colonial America. The daughter of a Creek India...

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Robert Peart (c.1772 - 1821)

Robert Peart (1772-1821) Pawnbroker Will dated 13 March 1818 "I, Robert Peart of No. 83 Whitechapel, being of sound mind and memory do this day make my last will and testament. First I wish my bo...

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James Peart (1805 - 1832)

Name: James Peart Gender: Male Birth Date: 11 May 1805 Christening Place: St. Mary Magdalen, London, Eng Father's Name: Robert Peart Mother's Name: Janet Maternal Grandfather's Name: John B...

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Vid Vito Morpurgo MP (1838 - 1911)

Vid Morpurgo (Split, 7. svibnja 1838. - Split, 31. siječnja 1911.) je hrvatski nakladnik, tiskar, bibliograf, knjižničar i političar. Židove su u Splitu kontinuiran...

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Adolph Gottesman MP (1862 - 1933)

Adolf Gottesman was born in Feb 1862 in Vienna, Austria, and died in 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Frederick Gottesman and Marianne Grob. His Hebrew name, translated from the tomb...

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Robert Nicholson (1725 - 1797)

Robert Nicolson was born in England; his emigration date is not known. He was a successful tailor and merchant in Williamsburg, Virginia and built a home at the east end of York Street, below the Capit...

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Walter Meville Rudin (1913 - 2005)

Walter and his brother, Jack, became partners in their father's store, the Rudin Company, on Main St. in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

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Jack Rudin (deceased)

Jack and his brother, Walter, became partners in their father's store, the Rudin Company on Main St. in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

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John W. W. Rudin, Sr. (deceased)

54. J Mr. Rudin was one of the organizers of the Ohio Council ofRetail Managers. He was the President of the Rudin Company, a department store located on Main Street. He also served as past preside...

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J. Allen Clark (1886 - 1968)

Al Clark ran a store in Bangs, Ohio with his partner and brother-in-law, Leo Higgins.

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Leo Higgins (1888 - d.)

Leo ran a small general store in Bangs, Ohio with his partner and brother-in-law, Allen Clark. Leo was also the postmaster in Bangs, the post office being located in the store.

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Alexander Kerr, Sr. MP (1694 - 1738)

-------------------- Scottish jeweler; merchant in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Source: Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook 1779 Alexander was the son of Archibald Kerr of Graden. Alex...

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Col John Page MP (c.1628 - 1692)

Colonel John Page (December 26, 1628 – January 23, 1692), a merchant in Middle Plantation on the Virginia Peninsula, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Council of the Virgin...

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John Greenhow (1723 - 1787)

Be careful: he can easily be confused with a John GreenSHAW of approximately the same time period. John Greenhow opened a store near Bruton Parish c.1754. Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church C...

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James Tarpley (1728 - 1764)

James Tarpley was a merchant in colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. He built a store on a lot purchased from Henry Wetherburn.

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Isham Goddin (1760 - 1824)

Isham Goddin , a militiaman from New Kent County, acquired a small shop in Williamsburg, Virginia for ₤200 in 1778. He sold the plot in 1783 for £90 and returned to New Kent County. His l...

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