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Index to Articles found in the El Farol Newspaper 1905-1906

The Lincoln County New Mexico online archives contains pdf’s of all remaining copies of the El Farol Newspaper of Capitan NM, but doesn’t have an index to the newspaper. C. W. Barnum, an active member of AHGP, and state coordinator for the New Mexico AHGP recently invested his time and energy into providing an every person index to the various extant issues. He has shared this wonderful index with AccessGenealogy in hopes that it will reach a wider audience. Enjoy!

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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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and...

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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,...

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Leroy Iowa

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Albertsen, Albert. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 274.63 ac., sec. 1. (16.) Owner, Edwin F. Johnson. Anderson, A. R. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 360 ac., sec. 25. (33.) Anderson, Chris. Wf. Christina; ch. Christina, Lauritz, Amelia, Iler, Alfred, Samuel and Clarence. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 26. (8.) Anderson, Jens C. Wf. Marie; ch. A. H. C., Carrie, Dagmar, Samuel,...

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Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

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History of the Methodist Church at Norwich Vermont

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Prior to the year 1800, Methodism had scarcely gained a foothold in Vermont. The first Methodist society in the State is said to have been formed at Vershire by Nicholas Suethen in 1796. Two years later, only one hundred church members were returned as residents in the Vershire Circuit, then including the whole of eastern Vermont. Zadock Thompson, in the first edition of his Gazetteer of Vermont, published in 1824, gives the number of preachers, traveling and local, at that time as about one hundred, and...

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Biography of Hon. Ezra Scollay Stearns

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Hon. Ezra Scollay Stearns, Secretary of the State of New Hampshire since 1891, came to that office superabundantly qualified to meet its most exacting requirements. He was born in Rindge, N.H., September 1, 1838, son of Samuel and Mary Fitch (Moore) Stearns, his father being a native of Brattleboro, Vt., and his mother of Sharon, N.H. Through his mother he is connected with the Fitch family, several members of which were men of distinction during the Colonial period. The family was of Scotch-Irish origin; and the city of Fitchburg, Mass., was named in honor of John Fitch, a descendant in the fourth generation of the original American ancestor. The Stearns family is of English origin. Daniel Stearns, grandfather of Ezra S., at first a resident of Cambridge, Mass., moved subsequently to Vermont. He served in Colonel Nixon’s regiment from 1777 until the close of the Revolutionary War. Ezra Scollay Stearns acquired the rudiments of his education in the public schools of Rindge. He then followed an advanced course of study at the Chester Institute at Chester, N.J., where he remained as a teacher for some time after his graduation. He subsequently became connected with publishing houses in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia; and at one time he was manager and editor of a newspaper in Fitchburg,...

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Biography of Walter C. Stearns

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Walter C. Stearns, born in Northfield, Mass., was one of the pioneer fathers of Hinsdale. He married Tryphenia, daughter of Makepeace Shattuck, and was blessed with a family of thirteen children. By dint of industry and frugality, as a farmer, he succeeded in comfortably raising his large family, allowing them fair educational advantages, only one of whom survives, via, Maria (Mrs. Worden), who resides on Canal street, in Hinsdale. Of his five sons, only two settled in town. John Stearns, who died at his home in Hinsdale, December 2, 1884, at the ripe age of eighty-three years, had been a resident of the town nearly all his life, during which time he was one of its most prominent and influential citizens, taking an active interest in all public affairs. Although owning and managing one of the large and fertile farms which skirt the Connecticut, he found time to deal largely in horses and cattle, and was widely known through Northern New England as a man of excellent judgment in all these matters, and also as being upright and honest in all business transactions. He was also interested in real estate. For a time he was owner, with John Kay, of the old American House, at Brattleboro, and the Ashuelot House, at Hinsdale, was more than once...

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S Surnames – Medfield, Massachusetts Birth Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now SABIN Abigail, d. Nehemiah and Elizabeth, May 15 [1703]. Abigail, d. Stephen and Elisabeth, Aug. 12, 1729. Elisabeth, d. Nehemiah and Elisabeth, June 5, 1711. Elisabeth, d. Stephen and Elisabeth, Nov. 7, 1720. Nehemiah, s. Nehemiah and Elisa[torn], Sept. 9, 1713. Patience, d. Stephen and Elizabeth, Nov. 7, 1723. Phebe, d. Stephen and Elizabeth, Apr. 15, 1725. Sarah, d. Nehemiah and Elisabeth, Jan. 10, 1708-9. Sarah, d. Stephen and Elisabeth, Jan. 19, 1718-19. Stephen, s. Stephen and Elisabeth, May 14, 1727. Thomas, s. Nehemiah and Elisabeth, Dec. 2, 1705. SANDERS Sarah, d. Daniel and Sarah, Sept. 21, 1715. SAWIN Emeline, d. Lewis L. and Betsey, Aug. 5, 1844. George Washington, s. Phares and Hannah, SepL 29, 1822. Herbert, s. Lewis L. and Betsey, Aug. 15, 1845. Mary M., d. Lewis L. and Emiline, Feb. 19, 1841. SEAVER (see Sever) Charles, s. Leonard and Charlotte, Sept. 17, 1808. Charlotte, d. Leonard and Charlotte, Oct. 23, 1804. Eliza, d. Leonard and Charlotte, Mar. 21, 1803. Leonard, s. Leonard and Charlotte, July 24, 1810. Lewis Hamlet, s. Samuel and Lucy, Feb. 14, 1808. William, s. Leonard and Charlotte, Sept. 23, 1806. SEELEY (see Ceiley). SEVER (see Seaver) Leonard, s. Joshua and Hannah, Sept 15, 1777. Mary, d. Joshua and Hannah, Nov. 25, 1770. Samuel, s. Joshua and Hannah, Sept....

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Adelbert Stearns

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Stearns, Arthur Adelbert; attorney; born, Olmsted, O., July 18, 1858; son of Edmund and Anna J. Marsh Stearns; educated, Buchtel College, A. B. A. M., honorary degree LL. D., Harvard Law School; issue, three children; business connections, 1884-1890, Stearns & Kelley; 1902-1904, Stearns & Chamberlain; 1904-1909, Carr, Stearns, Chamberlain & Royon; 1909, Stearns, Chamberlain & Royon; sec’y Cleveland Bar Ass’n, 1890 to 1898; 1905, pres. Cleveland Bar Ass’n; trustee Buchtel College; member Chamber of Commerce and Union Club. Author of “Stearns on Suretyship” (1903), “Annotated Cases on Suretyship”...

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Cecil L. Stearns

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Sergt. 1st Class, Engineers, Co. B, 57th Regt.; of Wake County; son of E. C. and Mrs. Clara B. Stearns. Entered service May 5, 1918, at Florence, S. C. Sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., transferred to Camp Laurel, Md. Sailed for Brest, France, July 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Jan. 31, 1919. Was in Army of Occupation, Remagen, Geron river patrol, from Jan. 14, 1919, to Oct. 14, 1919. Returned to USA Oct. 27, 1919, Hoboken. Mustered out at Camp Gordon, Ga., Nov. 5,...

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Esther Todd Stearns

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now STEARNS, Esther Todd6, (Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born April 30, 1794, died July 16, 1818, married Aug. 25, 1813, Ezra, son of Cyrus and Sarah (Weeks) Stearns who was born Feb. 14, 1792, died Oct. 20, 1814 in the service of the United States, during the war of 1812. Child: I. Ezra, b. Aug. 18, 1814, d....

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