Genealogical and Family History of Central New York; A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation Volume 2

Genealogical and Family History of Central New York; A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...1821, Catherine, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Stark. He settled in Abington, near Factoryville (now /Vyoming county, Pennsylvania)' where he successfully engaged in business. He filled several public offices of trust and late in life joined the Baptist church. 3. Benajah P., born November 26, 1799, died March 22, 1851; he was largely engaged in the manufacture of lumber and in merchandising. He was an officer of the civil war, serving as colonel of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, New York Volunteers; at the second battle of Bull Run he was wounded and retired from the army in shattered health, dying not long afterward. He married (first) January 4, 1821, Parma, eldest daughter of Captain Hezekiah Parsons. He married (second) 1836, Martha Pierce. 4. Caroline, born February 10, 1802, died September 28, 1855; married Jeremiah Smith. 5. Hannah, born October 8, 1803, died December 1, 1839; married Samuel Wilcox. 6. Harriet, born December 2, 1805, died March 22, 1851; married Cornelius Courtright and settled in Newark. Illinois. 7. Avery W., born July 7, 1808, died March 9, 1856; married Lydia Atwater. 8. Milton, of whom further. 9. Daniel Gore, born April 22, 1815; married Maria Scott, of English parentage. Lydia Gore, wife of Benjamin Bailey, was a descendant of John (1) Gore, of England, who came to America in 1635. Obadiah Gore. of the fourth generation, was a lieutenant in the regular continental army and at the massacre of Wyoming, being old, was left in the fort (Forty Fort) to help protect the women and children. Seven members of the Gore family were in the battle of /Vyoming, one only escaping unhurt and five lay dead on the field of battle. Children of Obadiah Gore: Obadiah, Samuel, Daniel, Silas, George, Asa, and John, also two...show more

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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798686
  • 9781236798688