Monthly Archives: March 2013

Nathaniel Hart 1784-1813

C. Frank Dunn, a Lexington historian, was the executive secretary of the Kentucky Progress Commission and the founding editor of the KENTUCKY PROGRESS MAGAZINE, later called IN KENTUCKY. He also did work for the Lexington and Frankfort Chambers of Commerce, … Continue reading

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Phillipses in the Revolutionary War

The DAR Genealogical Review lists 222 Phillipses in The Revolutionary War (http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search_adb/default.cfm). Of course, Phillips is a rather common name, but not as common as Jones or Smith are today. There are about a dozen paternal lines that emigrated to … Continue reading

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Thomas J. Wood 1823-1906

General Grant’s West Point roommate, Thomas John Wood came from a long line of military ancestors, dating to Sir William Atte Wode who was Captain of King Edward III’s Guard in the 12th Century[1].  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia– Thomas … Continue reading

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Deception

de·cep·tion (d-spshn) n. The use of deceit. The fact or state of being deceived. A ruse; a trick. Deception is something that happens every day. It is a part of life. It takes two– the deceiver, and the deceivee to make it … Continue reading

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Frank R. Phillips 1876-1942

https://dcms.lds.org/view/action/ieViewer.do?dps_pid=IE57629&dps_dvs=1363829836736~446&dps_pid=IE57629&change_lng=en ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PENNSYLVANIA BIOGRAPHY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ALFRED DECKER KEATOR, LITT. D. Directory /State Library and Museum VOLUME XXVI LEWIS HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY. Inc. NEW YORK 1948, p. 28 Frank R. Phillips 1876-1942 PHILLIPS, Frank Reith, Business Leader. The ancestry of Frank … Continue reading

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Thomas Steele 1788-1848

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Steele,_Thomas_(1788-1848)_(DNB00) Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 54 Steele, Thomas (1788-1848) by Cæsar Litton Falkiner STEELE, THOMAS (1788–1848), Irish politician, was born at Derrymore, co. Clare, 3 Nov. 1788. He belonged to an old Somerset family which had settled in … Continue reading

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Richard Nuzum 1734-1822

from http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82470217 Birth: Nov. 22, 1734 County Wexford, Ireland Death: Jul. 22, 1822 Colfax Marion County West Virginia, USA RICHARD NUZUM (Thomas) was born in Co. Wexford, Ireland 22 November 1734 possibly near Dublin; died at Colfax, Marion Co., Virginia … Continue reading

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