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Barker Genealogy of Tiverton, RI

The Barker family of Tiverton, R. I., and vicinity, represented in that section by many prominent citizens, is one of the earliest settled families of New England. The first of the name of whom there is authentic record was Robert Barker, born in 1616, who came to New England at a very early day with John Thorp. In 1641, with others, he bought from Jonathan Brewster, son of Elder Brewster, a ferry and 100 acres of land at Marshfield. Later he located at Duxbury, where for several years he was a surveyor. His death occurred about 1691. He married Lucy Williams, who died March 7, 1681 or 1682.

Thorp, Edith Wallace Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. James Thorp passed away Friday morning, July 2, 1937, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.M. Myers in Enterprise. She suffered a paralytic stroke some time before and nearly recovered from this. Her last illness was of only...

Thorp, Levina Mrs. – Obituary

In La Grande, October 29, 1905. Mrs. Levina Thorp, aged 61 years. Death was due to pneumonia. Deceased had been a resident of Alicel for fourteen years and leaves a host of friends to mourn her loss. She leaves three sons, also a brother, S.L. Brooks, and numerous...

Lois Todd Turner

TURNER, Lois Todd4, (James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 10, 1729, died 1813, married Aug. 2, 1748, James, son of Joseph and Sarah (Hotchkiss) Turner, who was born May 13, 1727. Children: I. Lois, b. Oct. 12, 1749, m.(???)Ives. II. Bethuel, b. Dec. 27, 1751. III....

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.

Biography of Leonard L. Thorp

LEONARD L. THORP. – This pioneer of the Yakima country is a native of Oregon, having been born in Polk county in 1845. He came to Klikitat county, at the present site of Goldendale, as early as 1858, and to the Yakima in 1861, engaging in stock-raising in the...

Biography of Fielden M. Thorp

FIELDEN M. THORP. – Mr. Thorp is spoken of as rough in his exterior, but as having a warm heart, a man who has taken great interest in improving the Indians among whom he has lived, and as of such strict honesty that his word is taken everywhere to be as good as...

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