Ancestors and Descendants of Calvert Crary and His Wife Eliza Hill, Liberty, N.Y.

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Página 27 - Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: but it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.
Página 43 - Dec, 1676, within the limits of the present town of South Kingston, RI, In storming the fort he led his men bravely forward, and was one of the six captains who fell in this memorable fight, and was buried with his fallen comrades in one grave, near the battle ground.
Página 58 - the Miles Standish of the settlement," but he was a greater and more brilliant soldier than Miles Standish. He had no equal in any of the colonies for conducting a war against the Indians, excepting perhaps Capt.
Página 58 - John Mason. Miss Calkins, in her history of New London, says of him : "Our early history presents no character of bolder and more active spirit than Capt. George Denison ; he reminds us of the border men of Scotland.
Página 43 - He represented the town at the General Court in 1665 and 1667. He was also an Indian interpreter. When King Philip's war broke out, although he was over sixty, age had not quenched his martial ardor. New London county having raised seventy men under Captain John Mason of Norwich, Captain Gallup joined with him at the head of the Mohegans. These troops forming a junction with those of the other colonies, were engaged in the fearful swamp fight at Narragansett, December...
Página 58 - They were both remarkable for magnificent personal appearance, and for force of mind and character. She was always called "Lady Ann".
Página 69 - During the Revolutionary War, he served in one of the two large regiments of militia composed of detachments from all the brigades which were ordered to reinforce Gen. Gates at Saratoga, NY in the summer of 1777. They were assigned to Gen. Poor's Continental Brigade in Arnold's division and fought in both the battles with the enemy, Sept. 19 and Oct. 9, 1777.
Página 194 - He cast his first presidential vote for Abraham Lincoln in 1864, and has voted for every Republican candidate for the presidency since that time.
Página 57 - John Thompson, gent., of Preston, Northamptonshire, England," whose widow, Alice, had come to America, and was living in Roxbury.
Página 42 - He owned Gallup's Island where he had a snug farm with a meadow on Long Island, a sheep pasture on Nix Mate, and a house in Boston. He was admitted to the First Church, Boston, January 6, 1634.

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