A Genealogical Memoir of the Huntington Family in This Country; Embracing All the Known Descendants of Simon and Margaret Huntington, Who Have Retained the Family Name

A Genealogical Memoir of the Huntington Family in This Country; Embracing All the Known Descendants of Simon and Margaret Huntington, Who Have Retained the Family Name

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...their marriage. He was then sent out by the Connecticut missionary society into New York State, and located at Verona, where, for about thirty-four years, he preached and labored successfully in that outpost of settlements and of Christian institutions. During all of the fifty-six years of his ministry, he was greatly indebted to the untiring industry and economy of his wife. She was a woman of rare qualities. "Friends who knew her in early life, describe her as delicate and beautiful. Her genial temperament and ready wit rendered her social qualities attractive, alike to the ignorant and the learned. Her warm sympathy with all classes was peculiarly endearing. None could be long with her without being convinced that she wished to do them good, both temporally and spiritually. Her quiet performance of household duties, her night-long watehings by the sick bed, her earnest prayers, and her meek submission in affliction, all indicated a cheerful and chastened spirit." She still lives, and spends her declining years alternately with her sons-in-law, A. Clark, of Clark's Mills, N. Y., and Rev. G. W. Thompson, of Syracuse. She had eleven children, six of whom lived to maturity: Israel Huntington, born Feb. 8, 1801, and died in Albany, N. Y, July 8, 1836; Mary, born March 4, 1810, married Aibuii B. Clark, of Kirkland, N. Y., and has four children; Harriet, born March 28, 1812; Cornelia, born May 14, 1814; Elizabeth, born Sept. 4, 1816, married, in 1838, Rev. George W. Thompson, and lives in Syracuse, N. Y., having four children; and David Lewis, born Feb. 12, 1821. Mr. Brainard died in Kirkland in 1854, aged eighty-two. 898. Eiie.nezer, born 1782, married Margaret. He was a man of some literary attainments, and for a time was an actor. He had...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236554701
  • 9781236554703