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Eliza Frances Andrews, The war-time journal of a Georgia girl, 1864-1865, chapter 3 (search)
loud from Hannah More. As my eyes are still too weak from measles for me to read much myself, I was glad to be edified by Hannah More, rather than be left to my own dull company. The others came back at three, and then, just as we were sitting down to dinner, the Mallarys called and spent the rest of the day. We ate no supper, but went to bed on an eggnog at midnight. Jan. 12, Thursday The rest of them out visiting again all the morning, leaving me to enjoy life with Mrs. Meals and Hannah More. The Edwin Bacons and Merrill Callaway and his bride were invited to spend the evening with us and I found it rather dull. I am just sick enough to be a bore to myself and everybody else. Merrill has married Katy Furlow, of Americus, and she says that soon after my journey home last spring she met my young Charlestonian, and that he went into raptures over me, and said he never was so delighted with anybody in his life, so it seems the attraction was mutual. I have a letter from Tol
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 2: birth.-career as officer of Engineers, United States army. (search)
r, as I understand, she is laboring under a grievous error. Tell her that it is the farthest from my wish to detract from any of the little Lees, but as to her little boy being equal to Mr. Rooney, A pet name for his son, William H. F. Lee.-editor. it is a thing not even to be supposed, much less believed, although we live in a credulous country, where people stick at nothing from a coon story to a sea serpent. You must remember us particularly to her, to Uncle Edmund, Cousins Sally, Hannah, and all the Lloyds. I believe I can tell you nothing here that would interest you, except that we are all well, although my dame has been a little complaining for a day or two. The elections are all over, the Van-ites have carried the day in the State, although the Whigs in this district carried their entire ticket, and you will have the pleasure of hearing the great expunger again thunder from his place in the Senate against banks, bribery, and corruption. While on the river I can n
his side. He was worn to a skeleton; worn through so that great sores were all over his back, and filthy beyond telling. One day, a little before my visit, old Hannah, a black woman who had some washing to do for a doctor, went down the ward to hunt him up. She saw this dying man and had compassion on him, and said: O doctor! let me bring to the man my bed, to keep him off the floor. The doctor said: The man is dying; he will be dead to-morrow. To-morrow came, and old Hannah could not rest. She went to see the man and he was still alive. Then she got some help, took her bed, put the man on it, and carried him bodily to her shanty; then she washed hand night, and beat him back and saved the soldier's life. The day before I went to Jefferson the man had gone on a furlough to his home in Indiana. He besought Hannah to go with him, but she could not spare time; there was all that washing to do. She went with him to the steamboat, got him fixed to her mind, and then she kissed
omes a member of the Rebel Congress and a Senator, 617. Monroe, Thos. B., Jr., 614. Montreal, the sheriff of, tempted to engage in slave-catching, 218. Moody, Col., (Union,) at Alleghany Summit, 527. Moore, Gov. A. B., of Ala., his dispatch to the S. C. Convention, 345; 347; orders the seizure of Federal property, 412. Moore, Gov. Thos. O., of La., calls a Secession Convention, 348. Moore, Col., (Rebel,) killed at Bull Run, 545. Morehead, Charles S., 509; 614. more, Hannah, her opinion of Oglethorpe, 32. Morgan, Capt. John, 597 ; 614. Morris, Gouverneur, 43 to 45. Morris, Isaac N., of 11., 375. Morrison, Capt. J. J., surrenders the cutter Cass to the Rebels, 413. Morse, Prof. Samuel F. B., 439. Mount Oread, Kansas, seized by the Border Ruffians, 243. Mouton, Mr., of La., withdraws from the Democratic Convention, 314. Mullins, Mr., of S. C., Secession speech of, 335. Mulligan, Col., is besieged in Lexington, 586; his report of the sie
; James Shirley, 1754, aged one hundred and five, and his relative of the same name aged ninety-one; and William Cragy and wife in 1775, each aged one hundred years. Col. James Davis was one of these emigrants, and he was a man of remarkable stature as well as years. He died in 1749, aged eighty-eight Birthplace of Benj. F. Butler at Deerfield, N. H. years. Samuel, ninety-nine years; James, ninety-three years; Thomas, eighty-eight years; Daniel, sixty-five years; Sarah, ninety-one years; Hannah, seventy-seven years; Elizabeth, seventy-nine years; Ephraim, eighty-seven years; and Phoebe, aged eighty-five years, the widow of Samuel, aged one hundred and two years, were living in 1792. These noticeable facts bear evidence of the healthfulness of a climate where the air was impregnated with a profusion of the effluvia from resinous trees. From the beginning, the many great men who have stood out before the country as representatives of New Hampshire will be found to be descendant
ov., 1814. He m. Elizabeth Hall, and had--   Hannah, m. Michael Amy.   Lucy, m. Caleb Amy.   Bete he d. July 31, 1820. He m., Jan. 22, 1798. Hannah, dau. of Dea. Daniel Emerson, of Hollis, b. Demon, m. H. Tufts, May 14, 1729, and had--  1-2Hannah, bap. 1731.  3Samuel, bap. Apr. 2, 1732.  4MEphraim Kidder m. Rachel----, and had--    Hannah,b. Sept. 2, 1696. Dorothy,   Mary Kidder m.ribee), Stephen, had, by wife Margaret,--  1-2Hannah, b. May 14, 1707.  3Margaret, b. Feb. 22, 170ate, 1656, by whom he had Mary, Thomas, Sarah, Hannah, Grace, Isaac (2), Ruth, Elizabeth, and Lydia.arles, b. June 18, 1795; d. Jan. 24, 1796.  37Hannah, b. Oct. 29, 1796.  38Charles, b. Dec. 26, 179, and had--  12-15Sarah, b. May 4, 1701.  16Hannah, b. Jan. 22, 1703; d. same year.  17Anna, b. . May 2, 1807.  84John, b. Jan. 29, 1809.  85Hannah S., b. Sept. 16, 1810.  86Nathaniel M., b. Oc, and had--  27Stephen, b. Aug. 19, 1742.  28Hannah, b. Nov. 27, 1743.  29Elizabeth, b. Aug. 29,
of Thissleton, not elder of Chapleton. Page 502.There is evidently an error in the record of George Blanchard's death. The date probably refers to his father, or other relative. Page 506.Thomas Brooks had lot assigned 1634, not 1631. Page 506.Hannah, second wife of Caleb Brooks (No. 1-3), was born March 5, 1644. Page 518.John Hall (No. 2-10) married Jemima, daughter of Captain Joseph Sill. Page 519.Percival Hall was not representative to Provincial Congress, as he died twenty-two years pre, considering the dates, that James (No. 246) was son of Peter (No. 1). Page 555.Lydia, wife of Daniel Turell (No. 1), died June 23, 1659. Page 555.Daniel was captain 1683, not 1646. Page 556.Hezekiah Usher (No. 1) married, first, Frances----. Hannah (No. 5) was daughter by second wife, and was born Dec. 29, 1653. He married his second wife, Nov. 2, 1652. Page 556.Hezekiah (No. 1-2) married Bridget Hoar, 1686, and had no children. All those under that record — viz., Nos. 15, 16, 17--belong
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Washington, Mary 1706-1659 (search)
Washington, Mary 1706-1659 Mother of George Washington. She is believed to have been a lineal descendant of John Ball, the medieval champion of the rights of man, who was executed at Coventry in the year 1381 for participating in Wat Tyler's rebellion. Col. William Ball, a native of Kent, came from England with his family about the year 1650, and settled in Lancaster county, Va., where he died in 1659, leaving two sons, William and Joseph, and one daughter, Hannah. William left eight sons and one daughter, Mary, who was born in the year 1706. Joseph Ball was a well-to-do planter on the Rappahannock River, a vestryman of Christ Church in Lancaster. He was commissioned colonel by Gov. Alexander Spottswoode, and was known as Colonel Ball, of Lancaster, to distinguish him from another Colonel Ball, his cousin. When Mary Ball was about seventeen years of age she wrote to her brother in England on family matters a letter which is still in existence, the conclusion of which is as
on Washington at Milton, Feb. 22, 1800; and a Fourth-of-July oration in Boston in 1808. He was highly esteemed for the integrity and independence of his character. Mr. Sumner married Miss Relief, daughter of David He was the son of David and Hannah (Richmond) Jacobs of Hanover. He served as one of the committee of safety during the Revolution; and died in 1808, aged 79 years. He was the son of Joshua Jacobs of Scituate, who married Mary James in 1726. His father was David Jacobs, who settled in Scituate as early as 1688, and was a schoolmaster, and a deacon in the church. and Hannah (Hersey) Jacobs of Hanover, April 25, 1810,--a lady of strong mind, of an amiable disposition, and of graceful bearing. They resided in Hancock Street, and were attendants of King's Chapel, of which Mr. Sumner was for some time the clerk, and of which the Rev. James Freeman, D. D., the Rev. F. W. P. Greenwood, D. D., and afterwards the Rev. Ephraim Peabody, D. D., were the eloquent pastors. Charl
James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown, Book 1: he keepeth the sheep. (search)
second, had seven girls and two boys, of whom the first-born son became the third of the name in the family. He died in 1790, at the age of ninety, having been the husband of Mary Eggleston, (who preceded him twelve months to the spirit world,) for the long period of sixty-five years. Mary, the eldest child of this marriage, remained a spinster till her death at the age of one hundred. John, the third, was born November 4, 1728; married Hannah Owen in 1758; John Owen, the ancestor of Hannah, was a native of Wales. He was among the first settlers of Windsor, where he was married in 1650. was the father of John, Frederick, Owen, and Abiel Brown; and the honored grandfather of Captain John Brown, the hero of Kansas and Harper's Ferry. John Brown, the third, at the outbreak of the revolutionary war, was chosen Captain of the West Simsbury (now Canton In 1806, West Simsbury, with a narrow strip of New Hartford, was incorporated, by act of legislature, into a township named Cant
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