Surname: Langdon

Dodge Genealogy of Blue Hill, Maine

Phineas Dodge, head of this family, died at about 80 years of age. He was the son of Elisha and Lydia (Day) Dodge, born Sept. 6, 1813. In his youth he was a sailor, afterwards became a ship carpenter and ended his days as a farmer. The children of Phineas and Harriet Newell (Candage) Dodge were: Justin, Rosina, Adelbert, Clara, mina, Frank, Annah and George.

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Seneca County New York Biographies

In the 1980’s a series of newsletters were published four times a year by Seneca County NY featuring historical information concerning Seneca county and her past residents. The current historian for Seneca County placed these online using PDF files. One of the main features of each edition were biographical sketches of early settlers of Seneca County. Unfortunately, while they provided an index inside of a spreadsheet for the 189 biographies, it is difficult for the average user to quickly get around. I’ve taken their spreadsheet and linked each edition to the PDF file. Once you’ve found the biography you...

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Biographical Sketch of J.P. Langdon

J.P. Langdon handles goods on commission and buys and sells second-hand goods; clothing a specialty. He was born in Green County, Mo., in 1847; removed to Kansas City in 1871, and engaged in the wall paper business; came to this city in 1876, and was engaged in painting until 1880, when he established his present business. He married Emily Jane Pierce, of...

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Biography of Samuel J. Langdon

Samuel J. Langdon, one of the highly esteemed pioneer farmers of Latah County, is a native of Ohio, having been born at Granville, Licking County, May 4, 1829. He is of Scotch-Irish lineage, and his ancestors were early settlers of Connecticut and participants in the Revolutionary war and in the events which go to form the colonial history of the country. The family is noted for a patriotic spirit, and one of the Langdons served as commander of the colonial forces at the battle of Ticonderoga. Jesse Langdon, the grandfather of our subject, was born and reared in Connecticut and there married Miss Jewett, with whom he later removed to Berkshire, Massachusetts, where he followed the occupation of farming. They were members of the Congregational church, and both attained to a ripe old age. In their family were seven children: Hiram, Anson, Richardson, James J., Albert, Betsy and Eunice H. James J. Langdon, the father of our subject, was born on the old family homestead in Massachusetts, in 1795, and when a young man removed to Licking county, Ohio, where he was married to Miss Mary White, a daughter of Captain Samuel White, who was a prominent citizen of Licking county, and who won his title by commanding a company of the state militia. The maternal great-grandfather of our subject, Thomas Philipps, was a native of Wales, and leaving...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles T. Langdon

Langdon, Charles T.; mgr. Merchants Toilet Supply Co.; born in England, Oct. 4, 1871; son of W. M. and Anna Gray Langdon; educated in Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Feb. 21, 1896; two children, Charles W., Frank J.; stock brokerage, 1884; one year in cigar business; twelve years with the Merchants Toilet Supply Co.; member National Union, Loyal Order of...

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Mary Todd Higgins of West Chesterfield MA

HIGGINS, Mary Todd6, (Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 15, 1789, died May 13, 1874, married about 1810, Lewis Higgins. They lived most of their married life at or near West Chesterfield, Mass. Children: I. Jacob Gershom, b. Dec. 1, 1811, d. May 8, 1893, m. (1) Eliza A. Moore, (2) Dec. 21, 1853, Delia Prentiss. II. Almon Webster, b. June 1, 1813, d. July 14, 1905, m. June 5, 1844, Lucy Clapp. III. Mary Elzina, b. March 6, 1815, d. July 25, 1875, m. June 5, 1844, C. W. Langdon. IV. Lucy Ermina, b. Jan. 30, 1817, d. April 13, 1854, m. April 23, 1835, Madison Cudworth. V. Elijah, b. Aug. 6, 1819, d. Jan. 10, 1890, m. (1) Zilpha Collier, (2) Feb. 4, 1852, Almira Prentiss. VI. Deliverance, b. Aug. 6, 1819, d. April 14, 1878, m. in 1851, John Cady, twin with Elijah. VII. Catherine, b. Sept. 10, 1824, d. Sept. 3, 1899, m. July 21, 1849, Edward...

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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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