The classic work often cited by more contemporaneous authors on early New England families and the records of them found within the Principal Probate Registry, Somerset House, Strand, the Public Record Office, Fetter Lane, and the British Museum, Bloomsbury, while on a visit in London during the summer and fall of 1879.
The Descendants of John H. Blackwell is a 62 page manuscript typewritten on onion skinned paper by Julia Ann Blackwell Ketchum. In it Mrs. Blackwell provides the descendants of John H. Blackwell who was born in 1793 in Sumter County, South Carolina; he died between 1870-1880 and was buried at Boles Arkansas. He married in
(See Grant, Downing, Ghigau and Ross) Clara Eva, daughter of Edward Daniel and Elizabeth Henryetta (Musgrove) Hicks, was born in Tahlequah on February 10, 1890. She was educated in the Female Seminary, from which she graduated. She married at Claremore Aug. 15, 1908, John Reed, son of Frederick and Sarah Dameron Alley, born Sept. 26,
Alley, John B., son of John and Mercy (Buffum) Alley, was born in Lynn, January 7, 1817. He belongs to one of the oldest Essex county families, and is descended from Hugh Alley, who, with his brother John, settled in Lynn in 1834. He received his education in the public schools of his native town,
1st Class Private, Battery E, 30th Div., 113th Field Artillery. Born Dec. 10, 1897. Son of J. M. and Sallie Alley, of Caldwell County. Husband of Frances Alley. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Lenoir, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., July 25, 1917. Went to France June 19, 1918. Fought at Argonne,
STOYELL, Lydia Todd7, (Caleb6, Caleb5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 2, 1807, died April 13, 1873, married Nov. 13, 1833, John Stoyell, who died July 5, 1863. Children: I. Frances, b. Sept. 1, 1834, m. Oct. 25, 1855, Joseph E. Alley, of Moravia, N. Y. Issue: (1) Phebe, b. Jan. 22, 1857, d. Jan.