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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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Henry F. Phillips 1890-1958

From the Phillips DNA Project— Featured Family Stories Henry F. Phillips and the Phillips Screwdriver Complied by Nancy Kiser Henry F. Phillips (1890–1958) was a U.S. businessman from Portland, Oregon, but he was born and raised in Polk County, Missouri. The … Continue reading

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