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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 1: earlier years (search)
falo Learns Seneca language Coffee Club Prepares for college Enters Harvard The subject of this memoir, Charles Anderson Dana, was the eldest child of Anderson Dana and his first wife, Ann Denison. He was seventh in the male line, from Richard Dana, the colonial settler, through Jacob, Jacob second, Anderson first, Daniel, and Anderson second. In the female line, he was descended from Ann Bullard, Patience---, Abigail Adams, Susanna Huntington, Dolly Kibbe, and Ann Denison, whose motherhe first settler, the Dana family is of absolutely pure New England blood. A study of its genealogy shows that practically every ramification of it has its American root in the earliest immigration of the colonists, a fact that well accounts for Dana's character as one of the most intense Americans, one of the most stalwart believers in the American people, and one of the most devoted partisans of American institutions that the country has produced. While the family records show but little of