While passing through Buffalo, the reverend was persuaded to take over the charge of a homesick fellow preacher in the town of Lancaster. Then his first child was born on July 9, 1893 as a citizen of the United States. She was christened Dorothy Celene with water from the Jordan River. Her
Once Charles became of working age, in his early teens, he took advantage of his bilingualism to search for a farm work 30 km south of Farnham to the township of St. Armand East by the border between Quebec and Vermont. By leaving the Guillet 's traditional family area, one of the first to do so since this Guillet branch arrived in 1718, Charles would have to deal with the lack of family contact by learning to be independent. His first job on his way to manhood was with Alpheus Deming on his well established farm and saw mill, the first mill in the area. Alpheus, the second generation of Demings born in Quebec, had improved his loyalist father 's initial homestead, of 200 acres of mostly virgin forest, into 100 acres of pastures and crops and a 2 acre apple orchard. This area of Quebec was soon became well known for its apples.
Born on November 11, 1744 in the early Massachusetts colony in Weymouth, Abigail Smith was the second of four children of William Smith, a Congregational minister, and his wife, Elizabeth Quincy. Growing up, Abigail Smith educated herself while spending time at her grandmother’s house in English, French, and history by reading an immense amount. In 1764, she married John Adams, a lawyer, and became Abigail Adams. At the time, Abigail was nineteen years old and John was twenty eight. Abigail then moved with her husband to his farm in Braintree, Massachusetts which he inherited from his father.
After the war ended in 1865, McKinley decided on a career in the law and began studying in the office of an attorney in Poland, Ohio. He later got married to Ida Saxton on January 25, 1871. Then they had their first daughter. She, Katherine, was born, on
Olaf & Mathilda Miller Ruth Blomquist’s mother, Rasmus and Torina Ordahl’s daughter Mathilda, gave birth to Ruth Elizabeth on July 31, 1903. Ruth began her life as a single child amid the scandal of having an unwed mother. 9 The father, Gust Brown,10 in all likelihood the husband of Mathilda’s sister, Minnie, left the Glenwood area after the indiscretion and moved with his family to Peaver, South Dakota, where he worked as a butcher for several years. In subsequent years, they lived in Long Beach, California, where Gust labored in the oil fields building tanks. Gust and Minnie had six children: Alice, Rubel, Mildren, Kenneth, Elenor, and Laverna.
Born on October 10, 1837 in Boston, Massachusetts, Robert Gould Shaw was the second child and only son of Francis George and Sarah Blake Shaw, two prominent abolitionists at the time. Shaw’s family line consisted of very successful merchants and businessmen who had amassed millions through trade, making the childhood of Shaw and his four sisters a comfortable one. When Shaw turned four, his father retired from his part time law practice so he could pursue a literary career and to spend more time with his family; he moved his family to the country near Brook Farm. It was here that Shaw was exposed to the beliefs of freethinkers’ such as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with the open-minded ideals of the local Unitarian church.
There he worked on treaties and loans with the European countries for the Colonies. “After five years of being in the colonies, finally Abigail and her daughter join John in Europe”(). While the couple traveled around Europe, John focused on work and Abigail took classes to further educate herself. Abigail meets Jefferson in their travels and become close friends and also exchanged about 40 letters. “Later, John was appointed the minister to England until 1788.
Jochem Schoonmaker was a member of a family who came from Germany and Holland and settled in the colony of New York in the early 1600’s. He married Lydia Rosencrans in 1730 and together they had fifteen children. He was a farmer and his descendants continue farming his land to this day in the hamlet of Accord in Rochester. An early 18th century farmstead bearing his name is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. On October 20, 1774 the Articles of Association adopted by “The Freemen, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City and County of New York” were sent to each county in the state.
Jean took his family, Virginia, 7 year old Ruth, 7 month old baby Henry and his mother-in-law, Maud (b 1845), for a month and a half vacation on their new property. As Maud kept a diary of the vacation we are privileged to have an idea of the Moos family experience in their first year at their summer residence on the lake and getting there. Jean himself had left earlier for Blackstone to make sure everything was in order to receive his family. An excerpt from the diary outlines the trip from Bethany W. Va. to Kelley Island: Friday, July 17th - ... We left on 9 o 'clock train. Made good connections at Wellsburg.
George Washington Childhood There was a baby boy born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland Virginia. His name George Washington.George Washington’s mother “Mary” was George Washington’s father “Gus” second wife. Gus 's first wife died. Gus’s first wife had two teenage son’s that now Gus and Mary have to take care of. When George Washington was only seven years old his family moved to Ferry Farm.
I don’t know their reasons, but I supposed that they immigrated to Ohio, to give their children a better life. Without delay, they procreated their twin children, William cooper Tunnicliff and Joseph Shepherd Tunnicliff (1843); I believe they named William after their second born. Suddenly, in 1884 they moved to Zanesville, Ohio. After living in Zanesville for three years, Mary Cooper Tunnicliff Hebberd Holt was born (1847); the 6th children of the Tunnicliff. Time went by, and Ann Cooper Tunnicliff Miner (1849) arrives, becoming the 7th born in the Tunnicliff
Nineteen Twenty Seven In the previous year of 1926, Charles and Nell Vyse had taken their children to visit their Vyse grandparents at Havelock Place in Shelton. They also made an excursion to the Staffordshire Moorlands to visit their Vyse relatives. At the time, Vyse little thought that he would be making the journey to the Potteries again so soon. However, in the following February of 1927, he received a letter from his mother Sarah Ann Vyse, in which she asks him to return, Stoke-on-Trent. Arriving at Shelton on Monday 14th February he found his father, Charles Simpson Vyse, grievously ill. Simpson Vyse had been at work when he had contracted a chill on the previous Thursday 10th, and returning home and gone to bed.
George Washington had a very rough but successful childhood. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732. His father owned plantation, businesses, and mines in many places. When George was eleven, his father died. As a result, he moved to live with his half-brother, Lawrence, on the estate they had inherited from their father.
Louis Brandeis’ father and mother were both from the Austrian-Hungary Empire and both had heritage and were descendents of Jewish families whose roots traced all the way back to the fifteenth century. Adolph Brandeis, Louis’ father, while living in the Empire, was repeatedly limited by anti-semitic laws and discriminatory taxes. Louis’ mother, Frederika, was raised in a secular home (i.e. they had a christmas tree every year). (Rosen 29) Frederika and Adolph married and moved to the United States.
As a teenager, she became a member of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society and the Azione Cattolica. On May 1, 1942, her mother died, so she graduated high school in June 1942, and returned to her family in Bergamo. Her father died on September 10 of the same year, thus, Gianna and her siblings moved to their paternal grandparent’s home in October of that year.