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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 1 1 Browse Search
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izabeth----, and had--  351-352Elizabeth, b. Sept. 14, 1776.  353John, b. Oct. 30, 1778.  354Call, b. Oct. 30, 1781.  355James Tufts, jun., m. Elizabeth----, and had--  355-356Mary, b. Sept. 18, 1775.  357James, b. Feb. 25, 1777.  358Elizabeth, b. Jan. 5, 1779.  359Lucretia, b. Oct. 14, 1780.  360Mercy, b. Aug. 9, 1782.  361Sarah, b. Aug. 1, 1785.  362Elias, b. Jan. 30, 1787. 104-144Daniel Tufts m. Martha Bradshaw, and had--  144-363Martha, m. Thatcher Magoun.  364Abby, m. Dr. John Neilson.   This family differs from the one previously inserted from my own Mss., and is here given on the authority of Dr. Booth. It is probably correct.  365Mary, dau. of Hannah Tufts, b. May 2, 1759.  366----, a son of Hannah Tufts, b. Jan. 6, 1761.  367Elizabeth, dau. of Phebe Tufts, b. Jan. 2, 1760; d. July 23, 1760.  368James Tufts m. Ruth----, who d. Nov. 26, 1721, aged 39; and had--  368-369Susanna, b. 1716; d. July 8, 1739.  370Grimes, b. Jan., 1721; d. Nov. 28, 1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bemis's Heights, battles of. (search)
ga, afterwards Schuylerville. New courage had been infused into the hearts of the Americans by the events near Bennington and on the upper Mohawk, and Gates's army was rapidly increasing in numbers. Burgoyne felt compelled to move forward speedily. Some American troops, under Col. John Brown, had got in his rear, and surprised a British post at the foot of Lake George (Sept. 18). They also attempted to capture Ticonderoga. Burgoyne Neilson House on Bemis's Heights. the mansion of Mr. Neilson, an active Whig at the time of the battle. It was the headquarters of General poor and Colonel Morgan. To it the wounded Major Acland was conveyed, and there was joined by his wife. had moved slowly southward, and on the morning of Sept. 19 he offered battle to Gates. First battle. His left wing, with the immense artillery train, commanded by Generals Phillips and Riedesel, kept upon the plain near the river. The centre, composed largely of German troops, led by Burgoyne in perso
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Federal convention, the. (search)
om New Hampshire—John Langdon, John Pickering, Nicholas Gilman, and Benjamin West; Massachusetts—Francis Dana, Elbridge Gerry, Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King, and Caleb Strong; Connecticut—William Samuel Johnson, Roger Sherman, and Oliver Ellsworth; New York—Robert Yates, John Lansing, Jr., and Alexander Hamilton; New Jersey— David Brearley, William Churchill Hous- Signatures to the Constitution. Signatures to the Constitution. Signatures to the Constitution. ton, William Paterson, John Neilson, William Livingston, Abraham Clark, and Jonathan Dayton; Pennsylvania—Thomas Mifflin, Robert Morris, George Clymer, Jared Ingersoll, Thomas Fitzsimons, James Wilson, Gouverneur Morris, and Benjamin Franklin; Delaware—George Read, Gunning Bedford, Jr., John Dickinson, Richard Bassett, and Jacob Broom; Maryland—James McHenry, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Daniel Carroll, John Francis Mercer, and Luther Martin; Virginia—George Washington, Patrick Henry, Edmund Randolph, John Bl
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Neilson, John 1745-1833 (search)
Neilson, John 1745-1833 Military officer; born in New Brunswick, N. J., March 11, 1745; was commissioned colonel of the 2d Middlesex Regiment in 1776; made a brigadier-general of militia in 1777; member of the Continental Congress from New Jersey in 1778-79; and member of the State Assembly in 1800-1. He died in New Brunswick, N. J., March 3, 1833