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    Elias Sanger (c.1800 - 1877)
    "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 7 May 2016), Elias Sanger in entry for Bertha Lehman, 10 May 1909; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York...
  • Simeon Hicks (1755 - 1855)
    Battle at Bennington VT. - Battle of Lexington/Concord -British Retreat to Boston- One Of The few photo's-Daguerreotype of Revolutionary War Soldier Survivors. /ECN/He lived out his last years in Sunde...
  • Dr. Eneas Munson (1763 - 1852)
    From a Time Magazine profile of American Revolutionary War veterans: * "As a boy, Dr. Eneas Munson knew Nathan Hale, the heroic spy who was executed and said he regretted that he had only one life to g...
  • Reverend Daniel Waldo (1762 - 1864)
    Served in the American Revolution and was a POW.Graduate of Yale University Class of 1788 1856-1864 Chaplain of US House of RepresenativesIn 1864 was one of 6 surving soldiers of the American revolutio...
  • Sophia Boland (c.1860 - 1906)
    Sophia Scheer was born in Poland about 1860 and Joseph Boland, her husband was born in Germany about 1852. These photos were taken after their emigration from Russia to the United States. Joseph was a ...

Please add to the project your most distant or oldest ancestor for whom you have a photo. I will update the project photo for the oldest photographed person added to the project. The current project photo is Simeon Hicks (1760-1855)