The Phillips family had been in the New World for two generations already when John was born in 1776: The first Phillips of this line, James, immigrated during the first decade of the 18th century from Suffolk in England.
Tag: American History
Mary Conkling, daughter of Lion Gardiner and our 9th and 10th great-grandmother, passed away this week 293 years ago.
Relief Howe Everton was our 4th and 5th great-grandmother in the Denney line.
Our 10th and 11th (and 11th and 12th) great-grandmothers Chidester both died around the same date, albeit a quarter of a century apart.
Our 9th (and 10th) great-grandparents appear to have both died on April Fool’s Day, and it’s not a joke!
People endure much in life. Let us not forget them and their stories.
Our 11th (and 12th) great-grandfather William Southard immigrated from England to the colonies some time before 1640.
The Lovelands are another early American family of Hartford, CT that belongs to our family tree.
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor…
Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about 1810 through to the 1880s.