Surname: Kendall

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

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Biographies of Western Nebraska

These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. 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...

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Baker Genealogy of Narraguagus Valley Maine

Among the very early settlers at Steuben was Lemuel Baker, who came from Roxbury, Mass. He must have come about, or soon after, the time that the Leightons came. He married a Tracy, sister of Mrs. Thomas Leighton, 2d, and Mrs. Deacon Stevens. He settled near the shore of Joy’s Bay, on what is known as Baker’s Point, afterwards near where the George Baker house is. By his first wife he had four children. George, Nabby, Rhoda, and Dolly. After the death of his first wife, which occurred while these children were young, Mr. Baker moved to Massachusetts and there married Abigail Griggs, and by her had two children, Susanna and Eli F., both born in Roxbury, and while they were young again moved to Steuben, where Lemuel and Abigail lived for the remainder of their days.

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East...

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Postmasters and Postal Service in Norwich Vermont

It was fifteen years after the admission of Vermont into the Federal Union, and forty years after the settlement of the town, before Norwich had a post office. The first post office was established at Norwich Plain, July 1, 1805, and Jacob Burton was appointed postmaster. Postmaster Burton kept the office in his harness shop on the main street of the village, nearly opposite the present residence of Mrs. William E. Lewis. Probably the duties of the office were not so great as to interfere much with the prosecution of his trade. It is doubtful if Mr. Burton had...

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Biography of Bezaleel Freeman Kendall

Bezaleel Freeman Kendall, like Elwood Evans, crossed the continent in 1853 with Stevens. He was a native of Oxford, Maine, and a graduate of Bowdoin College. His talents are highly praised by all his biographers. Evans, who knew him well, says that he possessed a grand physique, was a fine scholar, able writer, powerful speaker, hard student, and of thorough integrity, but ambitions, aristocratic in his feelings, bitter in his prejudices, and indiscreet in his utterances. The newspapers cannot too highly paint his contempt for the opinions of others, his bitterness of expression, his unqualified style of assault upon any with whom he differed. He carried this strong individuality into a journal, which he edited, called the Overland Press, and which was the occasion of his death, Jan. 7, 1863. Kendall had been clerk of the legislature, territorial librarian, prosecuting attorney of the Olympian Jud. Dist; had been sent on a secret mission by Gen. Scott, and appointed Indian agent in the Yakima country, but soon removed on account of his imperiousness. After his removal he published the Press, and used it to attack whomsoever he hated. He was the attorney and warm friend of George B. Roberts of the Puget Sound Co. On the 25th of October an attempt was made to burn the buildings of this company on Cowlitz farm. Kendall boldly charged the incendiaries on Horace...

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Biography of W. F. Kendall

W. F. Kendall, who has been a resident of Bartlesville for the past two decades, is well known as proprietor of the Crescent Planing Mills, in which connection he is conducting a business of extensive proportions. His birth occurred in Iroquois County, Illinois, on the 25th of November, 1880, his parents being W. R. and Elizabeth (Vennum) Kendall, the former a building contractor. In 1896 the family home was established in Lincoln, Nebraska, while five years later a removal was made to Bartlesville, Oklahoma, where both the father and mother of W. F. Kendall still reside, the former having now reached the notable old age of ninety-nine years. Mrs. Elizabeth Kendall has passed the eighty-sixth milestone on life’s journey and both she and her husband are well known and highly esteemed throughout the community in which they make their home. They reside with Mr. Kendall of this review, as does also their daughter, Mrs. E. K. Saurer. W. F. Kendall had attained his majority when he came with his parents to Bartlesville. Following in the business footsteps of his father he became identified with building operations as a contractor. In 1920, however, he abandoned that field of activity and purchased the business of the Crescent Planing Mills, which were established in Bartlesville thirteen years ago. As proprietor thereof he is actively engaged in the manufacture of doors, windows, cabinet...

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Kendall, Karee J. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Karee J. Kendall Karee J. Kendall, 98, of La Grande died Feb. 3 at a local care home. No immediate public services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Daniels Chapel of the Valley. Mrs. Kendall was born June 14, 1908, to Caleb and Rachael Valentine (Lee) Jones in Wolf Island, Ill. She married Leo Fugit, and they moved to Baker City in the early 1940s. In 1945 they moved to La Grande, and he preceded her in death in 1956. In 1970 she married Marion Kendall, and he preceded her in death in 1990. Mrs. Kendall was a member of the Christian Science Church, was involved with Toastmasters at one time and was a member of the Red Hat Society at the Grande Ronde Retirement Residence. She loved music and could play anything with keys or strings by ear. She enjoyed writing stories and poetry and sewing. She would always help others in need. Survivors include her children, Anna Marie Damon of Eagle Point, David Leo Fugit of Auburn, Wash., Judith J. Shepherd of Prosser, Wash., and Melonnie Karee Martin of Portland; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Dying earlier were her first and second husbands and 11 siblings. Memorials may be made to Shelter From the Storm in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande 97850. The...

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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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True Relations – Supplies Run Short

Captain Newport having set things in order, set sail for England the 22nd of June 1The date of Newport’s sailing is wrongly given in the “Generall Historie” as the 15th. He sailed a week later, the 22d; and this date in the text is confirmed by Percy, and by the writer in the “Relatyon”., leaving provisions for thirteen or fourteen weeks. The day before the ships departure the king of Pamaunkey sent the Indian that had met us before in our arrival, to assure us peace, our fort being then laid out round, and all our men in good health and comfort, all but that through some discontented humors, it did not so long continue, for the president and Captain Gosnold, with the rest of the Counsel being for the most part discontented with one another, in so much that things were neither carried with that discretion nor any business effected in such good sort as wisdom would, nor our intention good and satisfy required there by, and through the hard dealing of our president, the rest of the Counsel being very affected by this audacious command, and for Captain Martin all but very honest and within the best good, yet so sick and week, and my self so disgraced and through other malice, through which disorder, God being angry with us, plagued us with such famine and sickness,...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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