Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical and Genealogical; Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania Volume 1

Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical and Genealogical; Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania Volume 1

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...of those patriots drink renewed inspiration, that as our fathers fought to establish a nation, so may we ever hallow their memories, not only by recording their chivalrous deeds--but to assist in promoting the cause of liberty and humanity in every country on the habits, ble face of the globe. Over a century ago our ancestors promulgated the immortal Declaration. and we who remain must by right and duty aid in perpetuating the principles guaranteed by that magna charta of our civil and religious liberty. ' America, settling i. William; m. Mary Aiken Ramsey, it is said, in Ireland. ii. Esther; d. May 18, 1848, at an advanced age; unm. iii. Sally; m. Nathan Blaine. iv. James; lived and died in Ooitsville, Ohio. v. Lydia; m. Alexander. vi. Peggy; m. Robert Stewart. vii. Mary; m. Junkin, of near Carlisle. viii. Robert; resided in Hopedale, near Cadiz, Ohio; d. about 1860. What is known of James David..m's ancestors, and of his services in the Revolution. MRS. ROSA H. SEXTON. Seward. Xcb. io-0-oi The McDowell Family. MrDowel is a Lowland corruption of the Highland MeDougall, the name of an old famous clan. Our ancestors were once powerful in old Scotland, even making kings. A John McDowell, a Romish priest converted to Protestantism, and a refugee with Calvin in Geneva, is not improbably our remote ancestor. In this country our records begin with Ephraim McDowell. Ephraim McDowell sailed from London derry, Ireland, on May 9, 1729, in the "George and Ann," landed at Philadelphia; settled first in Hunterdon county, New Jersey, then moved to Somerset county, on the Raritan. He is buried in; the Leamington churchyard. He had two l sons Ephraim and Jolm, who in' 1736, in 'the "John and Margaret," brought...
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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236811925
  • 9781236811929