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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
d to take part of the English emigrants there to England, and thence across the Atlantic......1620 Leaves Delft, Holland, for Southampton, England......July 22, 1620 Is found to be unfitted for a voyage across the Atlantic and is dismissed......Aug. 21, 1620 Mayflower sails from Plymouth Harbor, having on board 101 passengers......Sept. 6, 1620 After a stormy passage of sixty-three days sights the cliffs of Cape Cod and comes to anchor in Cape Cod Harbor......Nov. 9, 1620 Peregrine White born on board the Mayflower in Cape Cod Harbor. The first white child born in New England......November, 1620 Mayflower sails from Cape Cod Dec. 15, and anchors at Plymouth......Dec. 16, 1620 First death at Plymouth, Richard Butteridge......Dec. 21, 1620 Passengers leave the ship and land at Plymouth Rock......Dec. 21, 1620 Storehouse erected at Plymouth, 20 feet square with a thatched roof......Dec. 24-30, 1620 Colony begins to erect separate houses......Jan. 9, 1621
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), White, Peregrine 1620-1704 (search)
White, Peregrine 1620-1704 Pioneer; the first child of English parents born in New England: born on the Mayflower while she lay in Cape Cod Bay, Nov. 20, 1620; son of William and Susanna White. He occupied numerous civil and military offices in the colony, and died in Marshfield, Mass., July 22, 1704.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry, C. S. A. From the Lexington, Ky. Herald, April 21, 1907. (search)
y of the soil in which it had been buried for nearly forty years, the body was still perfectly preserved, as though death had ensued only the day before, and the features of the face were still as perfect as in life, and plainly recognizable. Colonel Tucker. Joseph T. Tucker was born in Boston, Mass., in 1824, the son of Dr. Eben Tucker and Mary White Hunt, his wife. Dr. Tucker was educated at Harvard University, and was a leading physician in Boston; his wife was a descendant of Peregrine White, who came to America in the Mayflower, in 1620. Joseph T. Tucker was educated at Yale University, and soon after graduation went to Kentucky, and settled in Winchester to practice law. There he married Miriam Hood, daughter of Dr. Andrew Hood, one of the most famous physicians that ever lived in Kentucky. At that time there were fifteen lawyers at the Winchester bar, and it is said that all of them were Whigs, except Mr. Tucker and Charles Eginton, who were States Rights Democrats. Af
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of the companies. (search)
oolsey, Wm. Wickerson.—92 officers and enlisted men. Company B. Company B was recruited in Madison County. There are two known rolls of this company, covering the period from September 10, 1862, to April 30, 1863, as follows: Captains—Joseph Chenault, killed at battle of Grassy Creek, Ky., May 8, 1863; Alexander H. Tribble, killed at Green River Bridge, July 4, 1863. First lieutenant, Isham A. Fox; second lieutenants, Charles Stone, Dudley Tribble, Jr. Sergeants—First, Ja.mes P. White; second, Robert Samuells; third, Andrew McCord; fourth, Squire Turner Trevis, escaped from Camp Douglas and went to Canada, where he was in the St. Albans, Vt., Bank Raid. Corporals-First, Michael Hennessee; second, T. B. Shearer; third, James Davis; fourth, John Jones. Forage Masters—Robert Rice, William Berry. Company Farriers—Edward Baxter, Alexander Pence. Privates—H. K. Anderson, died in Camp Douglas, March 24, 1864, of smallpox; John Azbill, died in Camp Douglas, Novemb
with Medford in all her interests,— educational, religious, social and political. It must have been while he was teaching in Abington that he became acquainted with the young lady who a few years afterward became his wife. April 4, 1848, he was married to Elizabeth Lavinia Dyer, who was born in South Abington (now Whitman) August 16, 1817, and died in Medford, February 3, 1899. They had one son, George Dyer, now City Auditor of Medford. Mrs. Cummings was a direct descendant from Peregrine White, born on the Mayflower on its passage to America. She was a very estimable and talented lady, the author of many beautiful poems, which seemed to flow as easily from her mind as the ink from her pen. One of these, He doeth all things well was set to music and became a very popular song. After thirty successful and profitable years in the Medford high school, during which time it became one of the best known high schools in the state, Mr. Cummings, feeling much handicapped by impair