News from New England – King Phillip’s War

Being a true and last account of the present Bloody Wars carried on betwixt the infidels, natives, and the English Christians, and converted Indians of New England, declaring the many dreadful battles fought betwixt them: As also the many towns and villages burnt by the merciless heathens. And also the true number of all the



Norwich Vermont in the Revolutionary War

The sources of information in regard to the part taken by the town in the Revolutionary struggle are few and scanty. The earliest allusion in the town records to this important epoch of the country’s history is found in the election of a Committee of Safety at the annual town meeting, March 11, 1777. This



1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry



Slave Narrative of Mrs. Celestia Avery

Interviewer: Ross Person Interviewed: Celestia Avery Location: Georgia Place of Birth: Troupe County, LaGrange GA Age: 75 “A Few Facts Of Slavery” As Told By Celestia Avery—ex-Slave [MAY 8 1937] Mrs. Celestia Avery is a small mulatto woman about 5 ft. in height. She has a remarkably clear memory in view of the fact that



Biography of Waightstìll Avery

“Waightstìll Avery” was an eminent lawyer, born in the town of Groton, Connecticut, in 1747, and graduated at Princeton College in 1766. There were eight brothers of this family, and all true patriots; some of them were massacred at Fort Griswold, and some perished at Wyoming Valley. Some of the descendants still reside at Groton,



Biographical Sketch of Elroy McKendree Avery

Avery, Elroy McKendree; author; born at Erie, Monroe Co., Mich., July 14, 1844; son of Casper Hugh and Dorothy (Putnam) Avery; Ph. B., U. of Mich., 1871, Ph. M., 1874; Ph. D., Hillsdale Coll., 1881 (1894; D. C. L., 1911); served in Civil War: mustered out as sergt. maj., 11th Mich. Cav.; married, Catherine Hitchcock



Andrews, Malcolm Clare “Mac” – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Malcom “Mac” Clare Andrews Malcom “Mac” Clare Andrews of Joseph died of natural causes on June 23, 2006, in Joseph. He was 83. Mr. Andrews was born April 28, 1923, in Eureka, Mont., to Clarence Arthur and Janet Campbell Andrews. He attended Walla Walla College and served in the U.S. Army during World



Avery, Walt J. – Obituary

Lostine, Oregon Walt J. Avery Walt J. Avery died July 25, 2004, as the result of cancer. He was born June 29, 1927, in Lostine, to John Henry and Celia Frances (Moore) Avery. Before marrying Joy Frances Bennett of Joseph in 1948, Avery worked on several area ranches. The newlyweds moved to Portland, where Walt



Orphelia Jane Todd Avery of Katonah NY

AVERY, Orphelia Jane Todd9, (Abraham H.8, Abraham7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 4, 1841, married Sept. 12, 1866, Alfred F. Avery. She was living in Katonah, N. Y., in 1913. Children: I. Myrtilla, b. Nov. 24, 1868; in 1919 was a teacher of Art in Wellesley College. II. Westervelt, b. Jan. 27,



Biography of J. C. Avery

J.C. AVERY. – Mr. Avery, the first owner, and, in almost every respect, the founder of Corvallis, was born in Punckhannock, Pennsylvania, in 1817. He received his education at Wilksbarre, and thereafter studied medicine, but, preferring a less confined life than that necessitated by this profession, went as a pioneer to Illinois in 1837. Engaging



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