Genealogical and Family History of Western New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation, Volume 1

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Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912 - New York (State)
 

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This book should be read with a keen eye for errors. There are several errors about the Whipple' s descended from Matthew and John. It was written (I think) more as homages to prominent people rather than as reliable history. It certainly is helpful for clues erroneous and otherwise!

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Page 26 - He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul; who has never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who has...
Page 26 - ... who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul; who has never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who has always looked for the best in others and given the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory is a benediction.
Page 36 - Plymouth, laboring to still the discontents that sometimes would arise amongst some spirits, by occasion of the difficulties of these new beginnings ; but it pleased God to put a period to his days soon after his arrival in New England, not surviving a full year after his coming ashore.
Page 292 - The name of his first wife is unknown. His second wife was Mary Aston, daughter of Lieut.-Col. Walter Aston, of Henrico (or Charles City) County, whose tomb is at "Westover.
Page 349 - He was on the list of those able to bear arms in 1643 and took the Oath of Fidelity in 1657.
Page 365 - Sections of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. He is a past Director of the Kings County Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.
Page 36 - ... Morton, whose authorship in the work is possibly limited to the preface. The "Relation" itself is full of valuable information, and still continues an authority. Shortly after it was placed before the public George Morton prepared to emigrate to America, and sailed, with his wife and five children, in the "Ann," the third and last ship to carry what are distinctively known as the "Forefathers," and reached Plymouth early in June, 1623. "New England's Memorial" speaks of Mr. Timothy Hatherly and...
Page 34 - Genealogy of the Morton Family," from which this sketch is taken. In the annals of the family there is a statement repeatedly met with, that as a result of a quarrel one of the name migrated from Dauphine, first to Brittany and then to Normandy, where he joined William the Conqueror. Certain it is that among the names of the followers of William painted on the chancel ceiling in the ancient church of Dives in old Normandy, is that of Robert Comte de Mortain.
Page 222 - It has never been doubted that either the United States, or the several states, had a clear title to all the lands within the boundary lines described in the treaty, subject only to the Indian right of occupancy, and that the exclusive power to extinguish that right was vested in that government which might constitutionally exercise it.
Page 226 - In 1841 he was admitted to the bar, and at once began the practice of his profession at Northfleld, later removing to Greenfield.

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