Stories

Son of Jacob and Anna Maria Wingert-Winger. Husband of Christina Mary Miller. Father of John S, Mary, Chrisina Jane, Jacob, Anna Margaretha, Joseph, Peter Alter and Ester Winger-Wingert-Wingard. John Winger served in the War of 1812, he was a Private in Colonel Campbell's Pennsylvania Westmoreland Militia, fighting in the "Battle of the Mississewa Indians" in Ohio. He settled in Cornplanter, where he was a blacksmith and farmer when he died and was originally buried on family farm in...
John Irish Murder and BackgroundJuly 27, 1777 , Tinmouth, VT  John Irish [1745 – 1777, son of Jesse, brother of Jonathan and William (below), husband of Rebecca Doty (below) (also brother of David (1735-1807), our direct ancestor)] settled in Tinmouth on the farm afterwards owned by Judge Noble. He was also [like his father, Jesse] considered a Tory and was shot by Isaac Clark, afterwards General Clark. Daniel Chipman, LL. D., in his Memoirs of Col. Seth Warner, says "that Clark was a...
The surname Tillotson is TILLOTSON derived, according to Patronimica Britannica, from the personal name William, or rather from its diminutive, Till. Bilson, Wilson and various other surnames are derived in a similar way. Tillotson is a very ancient name, in use probably as early as A. D. 1200. Tilston and Tileston are variations in spelling. John Tillotson, Arch-bishop of Canterbury, who died in November, 1694, bore this coat-ofarms: Azure a band cottised between two garbs or. Crest: Out of...
William4 TILLOTSON (David3, Jonathan2, John1) was born 29 October 1728 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, and died 06 May 1809 in Montville, Connecticut, United States. He married (1) Anna /--?--/. He married (2) Susannah CHAPMAN 07 March 1754 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, daughter of Peter CHAPMAN and Ann COMSTOCK. She died 04 September 1786 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States. Children of William TILLOTSON and Susannah CHAPMAN are:     George5...
Isaac was born in Phildelphia, Pennsylvania, April 27 1865.  He married Anna Lott Franklin in Denver, Colorado on Feb. 9 1909.  Anna was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 8 1877.  She died in Orlando, Florida Aug 19 1923 and is buried at Greenwood, New York City.  She was the daughter of Henry C. and Margaret (Miller) Franklin.  About 1898 he went prospecting in Wyoming with his brother Paul.  He is a printer and is now living in Orlando, Florida.
No young citizen of Joplin who has honored the community through productive activity and civic loyalty is more worthy of recognition in this volume than Joseph R. Pile, member of the real estate firm of Pile & Perry. Although young in years he stands as one of the most enterprising factors in the city development, Mr. Pile is a native son of the state, his birth having occurred in Memphis, Missouri, July 2, 1880. Glancing over his ancestral history it is discovered that his forebears on...
I Frantz Krick in Cumru Township in Berks County in Pennsylvania being old & Weak in my Body, But yet thanks be to god of good understanding & Memory, But having considered the Mortality of Mankind, I therefore do hereby make my last Will & Testament & Dispose of my Worldly Estate in Manner following:But in the first place, I Commend my Soul into the Hands of god & my Body to be Buried in a Christianlike manner into the Earth out of Which he was taken & that all my...
The Krick family is one of the most numerous and prosperous in the Schuylkill section of Berks County. The name has been a familiar one in that locality for a hundred and fifty years, associated invariably with good citizenship, thrift and integrity, its members in every generation having been jealous of their good repute and mindful of the honorable traditions of their ancestors. All of the land purchased by Frantz Kruck (as the name was originally spelled, also known as Francis Krick and...
 
 / 38