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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 2: Ancestors.—parentage.—birth. (search)
Horace Greeley's mother was Woodburn, Mary Woodburn, of Londonderry. The founder of the Woodburn family in this country was John Woodburn, who emigrated from Londonderry in Ireland, to Londonderry in New Hampshire, about the year 1725, seven yearLondonderry in New Hampshire, about the year 1725, seven years after the settlement of the original sixteen families. He came over with his brother David, who was drowned a few years af Neither of the brothers actually served in the siege of Londonderry; they were too young for that; but they were both men of the true Londonderry stamp, men with a good stroke in their arms, a merry twinkle in their eyes, indomitable workers, and no-lot and home-lot before alluded to, and he took root in Londonderry and flourished. Ho was twice married, and was the father, who came out from Ireland among the first settlers in Londonderry. She must have been well versed in Irish and Scotch trand contribute largely, says Mr. Parker, the historian of Londonderry, to the hundred thousand who are supposed to have descen