Monthly Archives: March 2013

John Steel 1715-1779

Reverend Captain John Steele 1715-1779 The ‘Fighting Parson’ of Revolutionary War-era Pennsylvania compiled by Freddie Steel Reverend John Steel, Sr. Comes To America 1742 | Pennsylvania Reverend Captain John Steel, Sr.1,2 was born 1715 in Newton, Londonderry, Ireland, and died August … Continue reading

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Henry M. Stemple 1827-1871

Henry Martin Stemple The ship “Samuel,” arrived in Philadelphia, August 30, 1737, with three generations of Stemples: grandfather Nicholas, father Johann Peter, and son Johann Gottfried. After settling in Aurora, Virginia (now in Preston County, West Virginia), Gottfried would serve in … Continue reading

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William Phillips 1731-1781

From the City of Petersburg, VA website– Major General William Phillips British Royal Artillery (1731-1781) Somewhere in the outer northeast angle of old Blandford Church, in Petersburg, Virginia, lays the hidden body of Major General William Phillips, a British officer … Continue reading

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Machakos Lawsuit

Note– The Mavoko Constituency is a voting district southeast of Nairobi in Machakos county. REPUBLIC OF KENYA IN THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA AT MACHAKOS ELECTION PETITION NO……………..OF 2013 IN THE MATTER OF ELECTIONS ACT 2011 AND IN THE MATTER … Continue reading

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Ukambani Politics

Editor’s note– We all have our struggles in life. We can get a fresh perspective by helping someone else who has a similar struggle. We can also learn that an item we thought was part of the problem might actually … Continue reading

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William Steele 1819-1885

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia— William Steele (general) William Steele (May 1, 1819 – January 12, 1885) was a career United States Army officer who served with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He later served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Early life and career … Continue reading

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Fort Smith

The Journal, Fort Smith Historical Society, Inc., Volume IV, Number 1, April, 1980, pp.2-10. FORT SMITH AND THE CIVIL WAR Robert E. Johnson A fort may be an outpost in enemy territory, a supply depot, a key to the control … Continue reading

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