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Maj. William Reed MP (1758 - 1818)

Fisherman. Fought in 3 campaigns of the Revolutionary War and in "last British War" at age 58 Family William, the son of David and Jemima, born Oct. 4, 1758; married Patience Lervey of Cape Ann. ...

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William Reed, Jr. MP (1790 - 1849)

Notes He was in the war of 1812. Citations 7. William, the son of William and Patience, born Nov. 18, 1789; married Lucinda Converse. Children,— Lucinda, born April 27, 1812, married...

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Alexander Marks (1788 - 1861)

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John Mottern (c.1785 - 1858)

Military Service: BET 10 AND 24 JAN 1814 War of 1812, Capt William King's Company. Pension # WO-1459 under name of SARAH MATHORN widow of JOHN MATHORN. Parents: son of John Nicholas Mottern b: 25...

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Gen. Daniel Newnan, US Congress (1780 - 1851)

Daniel Newnan (1780 – January 16, 1851) was an American politician and physician. Born in Salisbury, North Carolina in 1780, Newnan attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...

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Gideon Nye (1786 - 1875)

He served in the War of 1812 as a paymaster for militia stationed along the Dartmouth shore. He was prevented from serving in a more active capacity because of two broken ribs. Was a Selectman in 182...

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Travis Payne MP (1794 - 1872)

Veteran of the War of 1812.

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Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo William Parry Wallis, GCB (1791 - 1892)

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo William Parry Wallis, GCB (12 May 1791 – 13 February 1892) was a Royal Navy officer and naval war hero. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was 100 years ol...

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James Hemphill Walker, I (1790 - 1845)

" James Hemphill Walker, a child of Philip Walker, grandchild of Alexander Walker, who moved to Chester County, South Carolina in the 1750's. His father, however, had land in Camden District South Caro...

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Edward Livingston, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of State (1764 - 1836)

Edward Livingston (May 28, 1764 – May 23, 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code ba...

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Lieutenant General Sir William Thornton KCB (1779 - 1840)

) Lieutenant General Sir William Thornton KCB (1779–1840) was a British Army officer who served as Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. Military career Thornton was commissioned into the Bri...

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Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Mullins (b. - 1823)

Thomas Mullins (died 1823) was a British Army officer of the 44th Regiment of Foot, best known for his misconduct at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. While he performed well during t...

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Major General Alexander Macomb MP (1782 - 1841)

) Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782–June 25, 1841) was the commanding general of the United States Army from May 29, 1828 to June 25, 1841. Born at British-held Detroit, Macomb was the son of Al...

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Captain Thomas Macdonough (1783 - 1825)

Thomas Macdonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early-19th-century American naval officer noted for his roles in the first Barbary War, and the War of 1812. He was the son of ...

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Gen. Eleazer W. Ripley, US Congress (1782 - 1839)

Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (1782–1839) , was a graduate of Dartmouth College, a distinguished Brigadier General in the War of 1812, and a U. S. Representative from Louisiana from 1835 until 1839....

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Commander Robert Heriot Barclay (1786 - 1837)

Robert Heriot Barclay (18 September 1786 – 8 May 1837) was a British naval officer who was engaged in the Napoleonic Wars, and its North American counterpart, the War of 1812. He was born ...

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Commodore Jesse Elliott (1782 - 1845)

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his c...

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Robert Lucas, Governor, 1st Governor of Iowa Territory (1781 - 1853)

) Robert Lucas (April 1, 1781 – February 7, 1853) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of Ohio, serving from 1832 to 1836. He served as the first Governor of Iowa Territory from 1838 to 184...

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Admiral Thomas Bladen Capel GCB RN (1776 - 1853)

Admiral Sir Thomas Bladen Capel GCB RN (25 August 1776 – 4 March 1853) was an officer in the British Royal Navy whose distinguished service in the French Revolutionary War, the Napoleonic Wars...

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Admiral Sir Henry Hope KCB (1787 - 1863)

) Sir Henry Hope KCB (1787 – 23 September 1863), was an officer of the Royal Navy whose distinguished service in the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812 earned him acclaim. As captain of HMS E...

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Adm. Sir Edward Codrington, GCB, RN (1770 - 1851)

Admiral Sir Edward Codrington GCB RN (27 April 1770 – 28 April 1851) was a British admiral, hero of the Battle of Trafalgar and the Battle of Navarino. Early life and career The younge...

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Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (1747 - 1817)

Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (9 February 1747 (Gregorian Calendar) – 31 August 1817 in Plymouth, England) was a British naval officer, serving during the American War of...

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Vice-Admiral William Waldegrave, 8th Earl of Waldegrave (1788 - 1859)

Vice-Admiral William Waldegrave, 8th Earl Waldegrave, CB (27 October 1788 – 24 October 1859) was a British naval commander and politician. Waldegrave was the son of the 4th Earl Waldegrave...

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Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet GCB (1769 - 1839)

Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, 1st Baronet GCB (5 April 1769 – 20 September 1839) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served as flag captain to Admiral Lord Nelson, and commanded HMS Victory at ...

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Vice-Admiral Sir William Augustus Montagu, KCH, CB (1785 - 1852)

Vice-Admiral Sir William Augustus Montagu, KCH, CB (c. 1785 – 6 March 1852) was a senior and successful officer of the British Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars wh...

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Captain Sir Peter Parker, 2nd Baronet (c.1785 - 1814)

Sir Peter Parker, 2nd Baronet (England, 1785 – August 31, 1814, Fairlee, Maryland) was an English naval officer, the son of Vice-Admiral Christopher Parker and Augusta Byron. Parker was th...

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Solomon Nickerson MP (1765 - c.1814)

KIA-Added by Elwin C. Nickerson About My Great Uncle. Killed In action WAR Of 1812- Left A Widow with a large Family. /ECN/

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Rev. John Telemachus Johnson, US Congress MP (1786 - 1856)

John Telemachus Johnson (October 5, 1788 - December 17, 1856) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky , brother of James Johnson and Richard M. Johnson and uncle of Robert Ward Johnson. Born at G...

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Rep. James C. Johnson (KY-DemRep) MP (1774 - 1826)

James Johnson and his wife Nancy Payne had Twelve Children ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ) James Johnson (January 1, 1774 – August 13, 1826)...

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William S. Fulton, Gov. AR Terr., US Senator (1795 - 1844)

William Savin Fulton (June 2, 1795– August 15, 1844) was an American lawyer and politician from Little Rock, Arkansas. He served as Governor of the Arkansas Territory and United States Senator...

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James Wood (1774 - 1849)

Named for his mother's father, James Reives. Served in militia at age 19. On 1 Oct 1798 commissioned Lt. Moved to KY about that time. Served under Capt Wm. Cross, 7th Reg commanded by Col. Joshua Barbe...

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Gen. James Breckinridge, US Congress MP (1763 - 1833)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor # A013940 James BreckinridgeJames Breckinridge (March 7, 1763 – May 13, 1833) was a Virginia lawyer and politician. ...

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Ziba Hamilton, DR. (1769 - 1855)

.Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about this Ancestor: DR. Ziba Hamilton was a native of Massachusetts, born at Brookfield, Worester County, June 10, 1769. He was the son of Elisha and Mary (Smith) Hamilton...

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Toussaint Dubois (1753 - 1816)

Toussaint Dubois (b. ca. 1764 - d. May 10, 1816) was a Montreal born Frenchman and American soldier who joined with Lafayette to fight for American independence in the American Revolutionary War. ...

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Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel ...

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William Eells (1783 - 1866)

Name: William Eells Event: Pension Application Military Unit: 1st Lieut Capt F C White's Co N Y Mil Spouse: Nancy Savage NARA Publication Title: Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Fi...

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Samuel Eells (1793 - 1873)

Name: Samuel Eells Event: Pension Application Military Unit: Cpl Capt Herman Sawyer's Co NY Mil Spouse: Sarah B Leal NARA Publication Title: Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Files ...

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Nathaniel Gray Eells (1794 - 1826)

Name: Nathaniel G Eells Event: Pension Application Military Unit: Capt Harmon Sawyer's Co NY Mil Spouse: Betty Eells NARA Publication Title: Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Files ...

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Frederick Basom (1786 - 1873)

Name: Frederick Beasom (Basom) Event: Pension Application Military Unit: Pvt Capt William Irelands Co & Capt John Richardsons Co NY Mil Spouse: NARA Publication Title: Index to War of 181...

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Nathaniel Thayer (1781 - 1814)

Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Was a Lieut. in the 23rd Regiment, New York Infantry.

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William Miller MP (1782 - 1849)

William Miller was an American Baptist preacher who is credited with beginning the mid-nineteenth century North American religious movement now known as Adventism. Among his direct spiritual heirs are ...

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Jacob Miller (1795 - 1861)

Jacob Miller served in the War of 1812, in Captain William Van Cleve's Company of Riflemen from Montgomery County, from 21 May, 1812 to 24 July, 1812 (view Roster of Capt. William Van Cleve's Company)....

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Jacob I. Cohen (1789 - 1869)

Founder of the banking house of J. I. Cohen, Jr., & Brothers, and was identified with the struggle for political rights of the Jews in Maryland (1818-26). This struggle terminating favorably to his cor...

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Philip I. Cohen (1793 - 1852)

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John James Tulloss (1783 - 1841)

John J. Tulloss, a Captain in the war of 1812, emigrated from Fauquier co., Va., in 1807. He was a brick maker, school teacher, and farmer, first in Licking County, OH and afterwards in Knox County, OH...

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Captain Levi Charles Harby (1793 - 1870)

Captain in the United States navy. Brother of Isaac Harby; born in Georgetown, S. C., 1793; died at Galveston, Texas, 1870. At nineteen he became a midshipman in the United States navy, and during the ...

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Allen Alse Hyatt (1790 - 1831)

Allen Alse (or "Alsey") Hyatt was a veteran of the War of 1812. He was enlisted in the 8th Company of the Anson Regiment of North Carolina Militia. Allen Alse Hyatt married Irene Woodard. Children: E...

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Samuel Mordecai (1786 - 1865)

Samuel was a merchant in Petersburg and Richmond, VA, and author of a book about the early history of Richmond, entitled "Richmond in By-Gone Days." He was a teacher in the successful Mordecai Female A...

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Roger Sheaffe MP (1763 - d.)

Margaret, the youngest daughter, married her cousin, Roger Hale Sheaffe. At the time of the marriage he was major in Brock's regiment. That gallant officer was slain at Queenstown Heights at 7 o'clock ...

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William Johnson Kerr MP (1792 - 1845)

William Johnson Kerr From Wikipedia: (1787 – April 23, 1845) was a political figure in Upper Canada. He was born in 1787, the son of Robert Kerr and grandson of Sir William Johnson. He w...

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Jacob Canter de la Motta, M.D. (1789 - 1845)

From the Occident and American Jewish Advocate - Vol. III, No. 1, Nissan 5605, April 1845, Obituary Dr. Jacob De La Motta. As our last number was going to press, we received the melancholy announce...

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Solomon I. Cohen (1777 - 1850)

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Mendes I. Cohen (1796 - 1879)

On May 7, 1879 Mendes I. Cohen, one of the Old Defenders of Baltimore in 1814 died at the age of 83 years in Baltimore. He was the younger of two other brothers, Jacob I. and Philip Cohen all of whom s...

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Philip Cohen (1781 - 1866)

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Hyam Cohen (1789 - 1850)

Obituary listed in the Occident and American Jewish Advocate, Oct. 1850: Died at Sullivan's Island, on Saturday morning, August 24th, Mr. Hyam Cohen, in the 62d year of his age. "The days of our life...

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Jacob Cohen (1796 - 1871)

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John Jacob Snell (1773 - 1851)

Marriages to: 1)-Mary Empie-2/05/1797 and 2)-Elizabeth Empey-1/09/1815

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Philip Empie, Corporal (1749 - c.1812)

SOURCE< Fernow, DOCS relating to the Colonial History of New York, "New York in the Rev" Vol. 15, PP 295, 367 DAR< Ancestor # AO36707 Patriot- Served under Captain Henry Miller, Colonal Jacob Klock...

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Daniel Empie (1791 - d.)

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Michael M Cook (1765 - 1847)

Owner of Cook's Tavern, which served as American headquarters during the pivotal Battle of Crysler's Farm in the War of 1812. It was destroyed in the process. He rebuilt it after the war, and the secon...

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Joseph R. Underwood, U.S. Senator (1791 - 1876)

Joseph Rogers Underwood (October 24, 1791 – August 23, 1876) was a lawyer, judge, United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky. Joseph Underwood was born in Goochland County, Virgi...

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Gen. Samuel Ringgold (1770 - 1829)

Samuel was a Representative from Maryland; born in Chestertown, Md., January 15, 1770; received a limited schooling; moved to Washington County, Md., and settled at Fountain Rock, near Hagerstown; enga...

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Myer Michaels (1760 - 1815)

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Moses David (1767 - 1814)

Was a Lieutenant in the War of 1812.

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David David (1764 - 1833)

Served as a member of the British Army during the War of 1812. He reached the title of Captain.

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John Cleves Symmes, Jr. (expounded "Hollow Earth theory") (1779 - 1829)

. John Cleves Symmes, Jr. (1779 – May 1829) was an American army officer whose 1818 Hollow Earth theory, expounded on the lecture circuit, gained him considerable notoriety. Biography ...

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Freeman Nickerson, Elder (1779 - 1847)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson-This ancestor: Mormon Pioneer-1847 Freeman Nickerson (1778?–1847)= WAR of 1812- Rank Lt. Freeman Nickerson- Missionary to Upper Canada, Massachusetts, New York; membe...

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John Bilyeu MP (c.1775 - 1853)

Isacc and brothers John, and William volunteered from Overton Co., Tn., in Bradley's 1st Regt. of Tenn., in the campaign against the Creek Indians; (War of 1812). Listed in Capt. John Kennedy's Com...

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Job Manta Wixon, Jr. MP (1787 - 1857)

Served in the War of 1812, where he lost a leg in battle.

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Ichabod Nye (c.1772 - c.1855)

He and his brother Samuel Nye came to Ohio in 1807 and settled near Clinton, later moving to a farm on Green Valley road.--------------------At the Organization of Knox County, in 1808 he served on the...

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William Goucher (b. - 1825)

William Goucher was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, and was a soldier in the war of 1812. He married Miss Sarah Casto in Greenbrier County, Virginia. They had nine children, seven sons and two dau...

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Napoléon I, empereur des Français MP (1769 - 1821)

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the earl...

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B. Gen. Francis Smith Preston, Sr. Esq. (1765 - 1836)

Find a Grave Source: US Army Brigadier General, US Congressman. Born in Botetourt, Virginia, he was a successful lawyer in practice when he was elected a member of the State Senate of Virginia in...

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Major-General Sir Isaac Brock KB ("The Saviour of Canada") MP (1769 - 1812)

From 1797 Commander of 49th Foot. From 1810 Commander of all forces in Upper Canada with civil administrative powers. 16 Aug 1812 captured Detroit. In 1809 adopted Hercules Ellis's orphan. Commanded Br...

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Brig. Gen. John Payne, Kentucky Light Dragoons MP (1764 - 1837)

General John Payne, who was a Brigadier General led the Kentucky Light Dragoons in the War of 1812 (in particular the Battle of the Thames). John and Betsy had 13 children and lived in the stone house ...

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Hercules Ellis, BA (1780 - 1809)

Capt in 49th Foot. Reorganised defenses at Fort St Joseph Lake Huron. Drowned on way back to Ireland 1809. Illegitimate son adopted by Gov. Issac Brock his regimental commander.

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Dixie Hercules Ellis, BA (1777 - 1847)

Lt in 49th Foot reversed US cavalry charge at Battle of Cryslers Farm Irish Records Extraction Database about Dixie Ellis Name: Dixie Ellis Sex: Male Marriage: 1818 Marriage Place: Diocese of C...

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James Shadrick/Sampson Davis (1780 - 1854)

James Sampson Davis Added by darrelroberts65 on 7 Aug 2008 Originally submitted by patricia9590 to Davis/Pope/Giacometti/Pangelina Family Tree on 4 Mar 2008 From: RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project:...

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Levin Caulk (1765 - 1838)

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Col. Robert Exum (deceased)

Col Robert Exum came from North Carolina to Maury County in Middle Tennessee and settled in the wild woods of West Tennessee in the very early days. He was a farmer and manufacturer and had his hand in...

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Joseph Henderson (c.1770 - 1841)

According to 1820 census, owned 13 slaves. By 1830 census, this had increased to 26. Private in 1st Regiment, Georgia Militia, 8/20/1813 to 4/4/1814.

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Sam Houston, President of Texas MP (1793 - 1863)

Sam Houston lived twice among the Cherokees, who first nicknamed him "The Raven,' then, during a low point in his life, "Big Drunk." HE HAD A CHEROKEE WIFE! And she is buried at Fort Gibson National Ce...

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Benjamin Cleveland (1781 - 1858)

For many years Benjamin Cleveland was a prominent citizen of Habersham County, Georgia, wbich he represented in the legislature for twenty years. He was on officer in the Creek Indian War, Major and Co...

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Maj.Gen. Walter Hampden Overton (c.1788 - 1845)

Walter Hampden Overton (1788–1845) was a U.S. Representative representing Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. He was born near Louisa Court House, Virginia in 1788 and moved in infancy wit...

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James Long (1793 - 1822)

) James Long (born February 9, 1793 Culpepper County Virginia died 8 April 1822 in a Mexico military prison) led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas. Biography Long was a for...

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Commodore Charles Morris (1784 - 1856)

) Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784–1856) was a United States naval officer and administrator whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century. Biography Morris was ...

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William Allen Trimble, US Senate (1786 - 1821)

William Allen Trimble (April 4, 1786 – December 13, 1821) was a National Republican politician from Ohio. He served in the United States Senate. Born in Woodford, Kentucky the son of James...

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Nathaniel Greene Pendleton, III (1793 - 1861)

Nathanael Greene Pendleton (August 25, 1793 – June 16, 1861) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, and the father of George Hunt Pendleton. Born in Savannah, Georgia, August 25, 1793, he mo...

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Benjamin Tappan, U.S. Senator MP (1773 - 1857)

Benjamin Tappan (May 25, 1773 – April 20, 1857) was an Ohio judge and Democratic politician who served in the Ohio State Senate and the United States Senate. He was an early settler of the Con...

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Sen. Joseph Kerr (DemRep - Ohio) MP (1765 - 1837)

Joseph Kerr (1765 – August 22, 1837) was a Democratic-Republican politician from Ohio. He served in the United States Senate. Born in Kerrtown, Pennsylvania (now Chambersburg), Kerr (prono...

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Oliver Otis Hickok MP (1775 - 1813)

He was a hero of the battle of Plattsburg in the War of 1812, and died a few days after the engagement.

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Oliver Newberry (1789 - 1860)

Oliver Newberry (born East Windsor, Connecticut, 17 November 1789; died Detroit, Michigan, 30 July 1860), a brother of Walter Loomis Newberry, served during the war of 1812, and also during the Black H...

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James Witherell, US Congress (1759 - 1838)

ames Witherell (June 16, 1759 – January 9, 1838) was an American politician. He served as a United States Representative from Vermont and as a Judge of the Supreme Court for the Territory of M...

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Joseph Johnson, Governor (1785 - 1877)

) Joseph Johnson (December 19, 1785 – February 27, 1877) was a United States Representative and was the 32nd Governor of Virginia from 1852 to 1856. Born in Orange County, New York, he moved w...

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Amos Doane-Continental Army-Valley Forge (c.1758 - 1842)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson About My Ancestor- Continental Army- Battle Hardened Soldier/Soldiers Of The Line-" Harwich Boys" Barnstable- Captain Webbs Regiment- Awarded Land Grants Ather war- Hampden ...

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Henry S. Geyer, U.S. Senator (c.1790 - c.1859)

Henry Sheffie Geyer (December 9, 1790 – March 5, 1859) was a politician, lawyer, and soldier from Missouri. Born in Frederick, Maryland, he was instructed privately, studied law, was admitted ...

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Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator ("Old Bullion") MP (c.1782 - 1858)

) Thomas Hart Benton (March 14, 1782 – April 10, 1858), nicknamed "Old Bullion", was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He served i...

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Lewis F. Linn, U.S. Senator (1796 - 1843)

Lewis Fields Linn (November 5, 1796 – October 3, 1843) was a Jacksonian Democratic U.S. Senator for the state of Missouri born in Kentucky. He served in that role from 1833 to 1843. Four state...

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Henry Dodge, U.S. Senator (1782 - 1867)

Henry Dodge (October 12, 1782 – June 19, 1867) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, Territorial Governor of Wisconsin and a veteran of the Black Hawk W...

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Garret D. Wall, U.S. Senator (1783 - 1850)

Garret Dorset Wall (March 10, 1783 – November 22, 1850) was a military officer and politician from New Jersey. Biography Born in Middletown Township, he completed preparatory studies, ...

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