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The Indian War that Wasn’t

A distant cousin shared this funny story with me recently. He also shared the picture of Richard “John” Hall. On Saturday the 6th day of January, 1838, near the same spot where a quarter of a century before the first settler in the Town of Ellington felled the trees and erected his rude log cabin …

Ellis Family

Captain Samuel Ellis (Allis) was born February 15, 1726* in Massachusetts and died December 21, 1802 at age 77. He married Abigail Smith on March 10, 1749 in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts. She died December 31, 1806. They had the following children: Jedediah Ellis born 9 July 1751 Smith Ellis born 30 Apr 1753 Mary Ellis …

William Bailey

William Henry Bailey was born September 8, 1871 in Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin to Charles E. Bailey and Rebecca Hall. He died April 20, 1950 in Moose Lake, Carlton, Minnesota. My grandmother described her father as being tall, handsome, determined and especially kind. He had a glass eye due to an unfortunate accident that occurred when …

Pierce Family

Percy/Pierce/Pearce Family Chart Galfred Percy>William Percy>Alan Percy>William Percy>William Percy>Agnes Percy>Henry Percy>William Percy>Henry Percy>Henry Percy>Henry Percy>Henry Percy>Henry Percy>Henry Percy>Henry Percy>Ralph Percy>Peter Percy was born 1447 (Standard bearer to Richard the Third at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485)>Richard Percy (founded Pearce Hall in York, England, where he lived and died)>Richard Percy. It is thought that …

Genealogy

I have enjoyed genealogy for over 40 years and this website reflects most of my work. I try to keep it updated, but my Ancestry.com tree is much more extensive and accurate. Do I know more about these families than I have on this website? Of course I do. Do I have more sources? Yes! …