• Black Manhattan

    Black Manhattan

    Johnson, James Weldon

    "Originally published in 1930, Black Manhattan traces the Black experience in New York City from its origins in the seventeenth centurty through the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, to the triumphant achievements of the Harlem Renaissance. Written by one of the leading Black scholars and activists of the first half of the twentieth century, this timeless book also illuminated Black literature, theater and music of the time, as well as raising important questions about Black people's struggles to find their identity in America. An essential sociological and historical document, this new edition of Black Manhattan features a foreword by best-selling...

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  • Descendants of the Reverend James Fitch, 1622-1702

    Descendants of the Reverend James Fitch, 1622-1702

    Fitch, John T.

    James Fitch came to America from England in 1638 or 1639 and finished theological training in Connecticut where he lived and ministered. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Kentucky, Indiana, Texas and Oklahoma.

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  • The Haack Family History

    Seefelt, Edward R.

    Johann Haack married Caroline Klatt in 1853, probably in Prussia. They emigrated in about 1880 and settled in Watertown, Wisconsin. They had six children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Wisconsin.

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  • Ancestry of Charles E. Clague Jr

    Clague, Charles E.

    Charles Edward Clague, Jr. was born 24 September 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio. His parents were Charles Edward Clague, Sr. and Georgetta Cook. His grandparents were John Roger Clague, Ernestine Marie Honsberg, George Jones Cook (1851-1926) and Harriet Ann Reed (1864-1945). He married Jo Evelyn Dorrell in 1945. They had four children. Ancestors and relatives lived mainly in England, Germany, Massachusetts, Vermont, Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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  • The Michael Gray Family of Berkeley and Morgan Counties, Virginia (now West Virginia) and Fayette and Greene Counties, Ohio

    Gray, Clarence E.

    Michael Gray was born in about 1750-1757. He married and had nine known children. He died in 1829 in Morgan County, Virginia. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

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  • A Clemens Family of German Origin

    Brock, Robert L.

    Peter Clemens was born about 1740 and married a lady named Elizabeth in about 1759. They had 2 sons, Peter, born about 1762, and Michael, born 1 Apr. 1783. Peter senior died in Oct. 1802 in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Descendants and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Idaho, Arizona, Oregon, California, Washington and elsewhere.

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  • A Story of Two Tennessee Families

    Edwards, Ernestine Ratcliffe

    Donated by the Seattle Genealogical Society.

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  • Thomas Dorman of Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Thomas Dorman of Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Dorman, Franklin A.

    Thomas Dorman (1600-1670) was born in England and immigrated to America in about 1634. He settled first in Ipswich, Massachusetts and later moved to Topsfield. He was the father of three children, John Dorman (1637-1661), Thomas Dorman (1640-1715) and Ephraim Dorman (1645-1721). Descendants live in Massachusetts, Maine, New York and other parts of the United States.

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  • Sorting the Waxhaw Crawfords

    Veach, Mary Frances Thomas

    Some Crawford families, who started out in the Waxhaw settlement, Craven Co., South Carolina at the time of the Revolution. The Chester County line (author's direct line) later migrated to Arkansas and Texas ; the Lancaster County line later migrated to Tennessee and Texas; and the York County Crawfords later became Illinois Crawfords. Some families are entirely unrelated to the author. The earliest known ancestor of the author, James Crafford (ca. 1720-1777), was born probably in Ireland, and died in Waxhaw. Some of his children were born in Pennsylvania. Descendants and relatives lived in Florida, South Carolina, Texas, Arkansas and...

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  • The MacKennas of Truagh

    The MacKennas of Truagh

    Swezey, C. Eugene

    The MacKennas belonged anciently to the U̕ Ňiell or Clan Neill having descended from Fiacha, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages. Truagh in County Monaghan, Ireland is traditionally the homeland of the MacKennas. Descendants live in Ireland, the United States, Spain, Chile, France, Scotland and other parts of the world.

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