Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania Volume 2

Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania 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: ... Phillips, was born in Fayette county, Pennsylvania. He followed the trade of carpenter for a short time and then took up farming on the old homestead in Franklin township. He operated the first coal bank in Fayette county, supplying the county for miles around with the ever necessary "bottled sunshine." He was one of the county's most prominent and influential men. He married Sarah Parkhill. Children: 1. Elizabeth, married John S. Junk, deceased, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. 2. Annie E., of previous mention. 3. Ellis, married Cora Reed; l1ves on a farm in Franklin township. The Millards of ConnellsMILLARD ville, Pennsylvania, descend from a long line of English ancestors. The father of the American family was a gallant officer of the English army who upheld his country's honor on many battlefields. The family for many generations were residents of Portsmouth, England. They were always an adventurous family and followed the flag of their country on sea and land, wherever duty called. James B. Millard is the first of his family to come to the United States, none of his seven brothers and sisters settling in this country. His father, William Millard, was born in Portsmouth, England, about 1816, died in 1866. He was a commissioned officer in the English army, and fought under the banner of St. George all through the Crimean war to its finish at Sebastopol. When the great mutiny occurred in India he was with the army that marched to the relief of Lucknow, and witnessed the terrible punishment meted out to the leading mutineers. After passing through all the perils of war he returned to England and died a peaceful death. He married Emma Brookman, who survived him many years, but remained a widow until her death. Children: William; more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 187.96 x 246.38 x 15.24mm | 408.23g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236871871
  • 9781236871879