Surname: Archer

Archer Family of Fall River, MA

ARCHER (Fall River family). Through much of the nineteenth century the name opening this article was a most highly esteemed and respected one at Fall River, made so by the lives of the late Jason H. Archer, M. D., of the medical profession, and his son, the late John Jason Archer, Esq., for years one of the learned members of the Fall River bar. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now The home at least for a time of this Fall River Archer family was in the nearby town of Wrentham, in Norfolk county, where lived Amos Archer, father of Dr. Jason H. Archer and grandfather of the late John Jason Archer, Esq. While the Wrentham vital records do not show the Archers among the town’s early inhabitants the Archers as a family were here in Massachusetts in its early Colonial period. One Samuel Archer (name spelled in the early Essex county records Arehard) was living in Salem as early as 1630, as on Oct, 19th of...

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The Settlers of Narraguagus Valley Maine

A glance at the map of the western part of Washington County will show that any treatment of the early settlement upon the Narraguagus River, necessarily involves more or less of the histories of Steuben, Milbridge, Harrington and Cherryfield. Steuben was formerly township “No. 4, East of Union River,” and No. 5 comprised the territory now included in the towns of Milbridge and Harrington. The town of Cherryfield is composed of No. 11, Middle Division, Brigham Purchase, and of the northeastern part of what was formerly Steuben. All that part of Cherryfield lying south of the mills on the...

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Thomas B. Archer

(See England) Anna Bell daughter of Abram and Alta Berilla (Schrimsher) Meeks was born near Vinita November 20, 1878. Educated in Worcester Academy. Married April 22, 1897 Thomas B. Archer son of Thomas and Fannie Archer, born Aug. 29, 1873 in Vernon County, Nevada, Mo. They are the parents of Irra, born July 10, 1898; Otto B., born July 9, 1900, Fannie B., born February 13, 1902; Thomas B., born November 15, 1903; Abram born November 4, 1905 and Morrill Archer, born March 22, 1908. Ina, Otto B. and Fannie B. Archer are graduates from Vinita High School. Ima married at Vinita January 17, 1920 Harold Boggs. Otto Archer married at Vinita July 19, 1921 Gertrude Braden. Mr. and Archer are members of the Baptist Church. He is a produce merchant at...

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Biographical Sketch of Edwin Archer

(See Downing)-Edwin Archer, born September 19, 1817 in New York City. Married February 26, 1845 Mary Francis Vann, born September 21, 1825 in Georgia. He died May 15, 1893. They were the parents of: Mary Elizabeth, married DeWitt Clinton Lipe; Louisa Catherine, married Freeland McIntosh; Ada, born March 16, 1860, educated in the Cherokee public schools and the Kirkwood (Missouri) Seminary, from which she graduated June 8, 1882, married February 28, 1888, Daniel Vincent Jones, born December 28, 1858 in Grayson county, Texas; Cora, married William Ross Shackelford; Carlotta Archer, graduated from the Cherokee Female Seminary June 28, 1883, appointed member of the Cherokee Board of Education; appointed County Superintendent of Public Instruction of Mayes county in July 1908, elected to that office in 1910-12-16-18 and 1920. Daniel Vincent and Ada (Archer) Jones were the parents of: Vera, born December 10, 1895, graduated from the Female Seminary May 29, 1907; Jean, born December 2, 1895, and Mary Jones, born July 15, 1899. Joseph Vann, born February 11, 1798, married Catherine Rowe. He was elected a member of the Cherokee Constitutional Convention of 1827 from Coosawatee District; elected Senator from the Salina District August 20, 1841, and elected President of the Senate; elected again to the same office August 6, 1849; elected Associate Justice of the Supreme court in 1847, Delegate to Washington 1851, Executive Councilor 185355-57; Assistant Chief of...

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Biographical Sketch of Carlotta Archer

(See Downing) Edwin Archer, born September 19, 1817, in New York City. Married February 26, 1845, Mary Francis Vann, born September 21, 1825, in Georgia. He died May 15, 1893, and she died in 1921. They were the parents of: Mary Elizabeth, married DeWitt Clinton Lipe; Louisa Catherine, married Freeland McIntosh; Ada, born March 16, 1860, educated in the Cherokee public schools and the Kirkwood (Missouri) Seminary from which she graduated June 8, 1882, married February 28, 1888, Daniel Vincent Jones, born December 28, 1858 in Grayson county, Texas; Cora, married William Ross Shackelford; Charlotta Archer graduated from the Cherokee Female Seminary June 28, 1883, appointed member of the Cherokee board of education November 11, 1905; appointed County Superintendent of Public Instruction of Mayes county in July, 1908, elected to that office in 1910-12-16-18 and 1920. Daniel Vincent and Ada (Archer) Jones were the parents of: Vera, born December 10, 1895, graduated from the Female Seminary May 29, 1907; Jean, born December 2, 1895, and Mary Jones, born July 15, 1899, and died May 11, 1917. Joseph Vann, born February 1, 1789, married Catherine Rowe. He was elected a member of the Cherokee Constitutional Convention of 1827 from Coosawatee District elected Senator from the Sauna District August 2, 1844, and elected President of the Senate, elected again to the same office August 6, 1849; elected Associate Justice of the...

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Biography of Arthur Ogden Archer

Arthur Ogden Archer, who is president of the Archer Petroleum Company of St. Louis, in which city he has resided since 1912, was born in Stock township, Noble county, Ohio, and spent his youthful days upon his father’s farm. He represents one of the old and highly respected families of the Buckeye state, its men always being inspired by courage, fidelity and loyalty to duty. His grandfather, Absalom Archer, was a son of Simon Archer and was born in Stock township, where he devoted his life to agricultural pursuits. He wedded Rhoda Swainey, who belonged to one of the pioneer families of that district, and they became the parents of five children: Isaac, who became a Union soldier in the Civil war and died at the front in 1865; Aaron; Adaline, whose daughter, Rhoda McGovern, Is a Sister of Charity in Nebraska; George W.; and Andrew Jackson, who died in boyhood. Of this family Aaron Archer became the father of Arthur O. Archer and was born in Stock township, Noble county, October 24, 1844. Following the inauguration of hostilities between the north and the south he joined Company G of the One Hundred and Eighty-sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry and during the war was injured in an explosion at Chattanooga, Tennessee, but after a brief period spent in a hospital rejoined his regiment. Following his discharge he resumed the occupation...

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Biographical Sketch of D.R. Archer

D.R. Archer, real estate dealer and proprietor of the Holcomb House, was born in Ind.; came to Ia. in 1880, and engaged in the real estate business; has sold since about twenty-five thousand acres of land, of which one-third has been to actual settlers. B.C. Bowman, of the firm of S.H. Bowman & Co., lumber dealers, is a native of Md.; moved to Neb. in 1876; thence to Ia. in 1879 and engaged in the lumber business at Odebolt, Ida Grove, Danbury and Battle...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles C. Archer

Charles C. Archer, of England, emigrated to America and settled in Virginia previous to the revolutionary war. He married Elizabeth Prior, daughter of David P. Prior and Mary Cunningham, of Buckingham County, Va. They had William, Mary A., Thomas D., Charles C., Elizabeth P., Creed T., Fields, and John. William C. married Kittura Kahale, and settled in Montgomery County, Mo., in 1832. Elizabeth C. married Presley T. Oaks, and settled in Warren County in 1832. Creed T. married Anna Taggart, and settled in Warren County in 1832. Fields married Frances L. Wood, and settled in Warren County in 1832. John was married first to Winney Giles, and after her death he married Matilda Shelton. He also settled in Warren County in...

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True Relations – Need for Supplies

Time thus passing away and having not above fourteen days of vitals left, some notions were made about our president and Captain Archer going for England to procure supplies, which in the mean time we had reasonably fitted us with houses, and our president and Captain Martin being able to walk abroad, with much thought it was concluded that the Pinnis and the barge should go towards Powhatan 1That is, to the place bearing that name, near the “falls,” on James River. – See Smith’s Map., to trade for corn. Ballets were cast who should go in her, the chance was mine, and while she was arigging. I took a voyage to Topohanack, an here arriving, there was but certain women and children who came from their houses, yet at last I drew them to draw near. truck they had not, corn they had plenty to spoil, I had no commission. In my return to Paspahegh, I traded with that churlish treacherous nation. Having loaded ten to twelve bushel of corn, they offered to take our pieces and swords, yet by stealth, but seeming to dislike it, they were ready to assault us, yet spying upon our men in coasting the shore. Indians out of the woods would meet with us with corn and trade, but least we should be constrained either to endure over much wrong or directly...

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The Pinnis Arrives at Chesapeake Bay

A True Relation Of Such Occurrences, and accidents of note, as has happened in Virginia, since the first planting of that colony, which is now resident in the south part there of, until he has returned. Indeed Sir 1There is no clue given to the person to whom this narrative is addressed., commendations remembered. You shall understand that after many crosses in the downs by tempests, we arrived safely upon the southwest part of the Great Canaries, within course of five days after we set sail for Dominica, the 26 of April, the first land we made, we fell with Cape Henry, the very mouth of the bay of Chiffiapiacke 2 Chesapeake , which at that present we little expected. Having by a cruel storm been put to the northward, anchoring in this bay, twenty or thirty went ashore with the Captain, and in coming aboard they were assaulted by Indians 3 They went ashore at Cape Henry, and “were assaulted by five Salvages” (“Generall Historie,” p. 42) of the Chesapeake or Nansemond tribe. , which charged them within pistol range, in which conflict Captain Archer and Mathew Morton were shot. Where upon Captain Newport seconding them, which the Indians little respected. But having spent their arrows retreated with out harm, and in that the day opened. Wherein the Counsel for Virginia was nominated 4“That night was the box...

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Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of...

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