Genealogy of the Descendants of Col. John Davis of Oxford, Conn: (formerly a Part of Derby, Conn.) Together with a Partial Genealogy of His Ancestors in the United States, Also Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Some of His Descendants and Other Matters of Interest

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Higginson Book Company, 1910 - 338 pages

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Page 290 - That we extend to the family of the deceased our sincere sympathy in their bereavement, and may an ulhvise Providence give them fortitude to bear their affliction.
Page 274 - Wisconsin in 1892, since which time he has been actively engaged in the practice of the law...
Page 290 - ... -to the form. So he sent for the scrap-book in which such utterances of the Club had been posted from its beginning. He was shocked. There were a great many sets of resolutions on deceased members (the liquors were bad at the Leviathan), and they were all precisely alike ! They ran as follows : — Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God, the ruler of the Universe, to remove from our midst our esteemed brother and friend, John James So-and-so ; and Whereas, It is fit that we, his afflicted survivors...
Page 258 - his ministry was one of the most blessed, spiritually, in the history of this church. The Church was also built up financially. He was a hard worker and a man of fine pulpit abilities.
Page 261 - American citizens, and which covered the land with mourning from Maine to Florida, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
Page 258 - Conn., a woman or rare ability. Prudden was fitted for College by Rev. Horatio Parsons of Orange, and at the Derby Academy. His age at graduation was nineteen years, and he always regretted that his extreme youth prevented his securing the best results from his college life. For some months after his graduation, he taught school and at the same time read law in Lockport...
Page 258 - December 3, 1853, and graduated at Vassar College in 1875. Prudden labored in the Ministry in Medina, NY, and in Middlebury, Southbury and Watertown, Conn., successively, about five years in each place. He also supplied REV.
Page 264 - He graduated at Yale College as BA, in 1869, and as BD, in 1873, was ordained and settled over Plymouth Church in Lansing, Mich., December 22, 1874, being at that time twentyseven years of age.
Page 240 - December 12, 1843, nearly all his education was obtained in the District and private schools of his native town in winter and working on the farm the rest of the year.
Page 11 - Professor Henry Alfred Todd, of Columbia University, told of his visit to the College of Heraldry, in London. He said it cost from...

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