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Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)

Joseph Allen (1790-1873), the son of Phineas and Ruth Smith Allen, of Medfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard in 1811. He then studied for the ministry and in l8l6 was called by the town of Northborough to be its third minister. It was a post he held for forty years, until he voluntarily relinquished hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)
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Chase Family Papers
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3720 page(s)

Anthony Chase (1791-1879), son of Israel Chase (1760-1797) and Matilda Butterworth Chase (1765-1843), was a man of varied interests—a Worcester merchant, part-owner of the Massachusetts Spy, official in a Worcester insurance company and in various banks, and an active member of the Quaker church. He marrie...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 3720 page(s)
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Invitation to the Inauguration of Governor David Ignatius Walsh from Anonymous Sender to Eugene Bullard, 1914
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written by Anonymous Author, fl. 1838 (1914); in Gill-Bullard Family Papers, 1823-1925 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1-7

Willard Gill (1796-1865) was born in Hinsdale, New Hampshire. In 1827, he married Sarah A. Chamberlain (1798-1877). The Gills lived in Barnet, Vermont, until 1853, when they moved to McIndoes, Vermont. Around 1861, they moved to North New Salem, Massachusetts. Gill was a deacon in the Congregational church...

written by Anonymous Author, fl. 1838 (1914); in Gill-Bullard Family Papers, 1823-1925 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1-7
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Johnson Family Papers, 1697-1985
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 4106 page(s)

The Johnson family’s roots stem back to the early settlement of New York. Early residents include Lancaster Symes ( -1729), Samuel Bard (1742-1821), and Peter Roosevelt (1763-1833), nephew of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s great-great grandfather, Isaac.

Lancaster Symes ( -1729) came to New York in 1690 as a B...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 4106 page(s)
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written by Anonymous Slave (1858); edited by William Still, 1821-1902; in The Underground Rail Road: a Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c: Narrating the Hardships, Hair-breadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom (Philadelphia, PA: Porter & Coates, 1872), 221-222
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Way-Champlain Family Papers
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1125 page(s)

Mary Way (1769-1833) and her sister Elizabeth Way (1771-1825) were born in New Haven, Connecticut, the daughters of Ebenezer Way (1728-1813) and Mary Taber Way (1737-1771). The sisters were both painters of small watercolors.

Mary Way moved to New York City about 1811 and advertised herself as a portrait and...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 1125 page(s)
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