Surname: Barbour

Expeditions of Fowler and James to Santa Fe, 1821

When Pike returned from his western expedition and related his experiences in Santa Fe and other places among the Spaniards, his accounts excited great interest in the east, which resulted in further exploits. In 1812, an expedition was undertaken by Robert McKnight, James Baird, Samuel Chambers, Peter Baum, Benjamin Shrive, Alfred Allen, Michael McDonald, William Mines, and Thomas Cook, all citizens of Missouri Territory; they were arrested by the Spaniards, charged with being in Spanish territory without a passport, and thrown into the calabazos of Chihuahua, where they were kept for nine years. In 1821, two of them escaped, and coming down Canadian and Arkansas rivers met Hugh Glenn, owner of a trading house at the mouth of the Verdigris, and told him of the wonders of Santa Fe. Inspired by the accounts of these travelers, Glenn engaged in an enterprise with Major Jacob Fowler and Captain Pryor for an expedition from the Verdigris to Santa Fe.

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Muster Roll of Captain Nathan Barker’s Company

Muster Roll of Captain Nathan Barker’s Company of Light Infantry in the Detachment of drafted Militia of Maine, called into actual service by the State, for the protection of its Northeastern Frontier, from the sixth day of March, 1839, the time of its rendezvous at Augusta Maine, to the twenty-sixth day of March, 1839, when discharged or mustered.

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A History of Swan’s Island, Maine

Upon the very threshold of this historical sketch we find ourselves quite destitute of early public records for Swan’s Island. For over half a century from the settlement of this island until its organization as a plantation no municipal records were kept. But we are fortunate that H. W. Small saw purpose in bringing to light many private family records, old deeds showing what lots were occupied by the pioneer settlers; and written mutual agreements, which seem to have been often the result of arbitration on any disputed point where different claims to land conflicted with one another.

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Early Residents of Helena, Montana

Isaac D. McCutcheon, born in New York in 1840, removed to Mich, with his parents in 1846, and was there educated. He began teaching school at the age of 18 years, and continued to teach for 5 years, after which he studied law,...

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Biographical Sketch of James Barbour

James Barbour, from Worcester, Mass., located in Bridport in 1782. He made the first thanksgiving party ever held in the town, and to which the whole population were invited, the said population then consisting of six families....

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Jesse J. Barbour

Private, 1st class, M. P. Co. B; of Johnston County; son of Seth and Mrs. Florence Barbour. Husband of Mrs. Corinna Barbour. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Smithfield, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Promoted to Private, 1st...

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Norwood D. Barbour

Mess Sergt., Co. K, Inf., 30th Div., 119th Reg.; son of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Barbour of Johnston County. Husband of Mrs. Florence (Batts) Barbour. Entered service June 21, 1916, at Clayton, N.C. sent to Camp Greene, N.C....

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Luther H. Barbour

Sergt., 113th F. A., B’try C., 30th Div., 113th Reg.; of Durham County; son of O. T. and Mrs. Mamie Barbour. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier Sept. 17, 1917. Sailed for France Sept. 17,...

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