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Charles K. Phillips 1914-2004

From: http://www.easttexashistorical.org/v3/membership/resolutions/phillips.htm Captain Charles K. Phillips A RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN CHARLES K. PHILLIPS WHEREAS Captain Charles K. Phillips, U.S.N. (ret.), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on December 18, 1914, who departed this life in Nacogdoches, Texas, on April 16, 2004, … Continue reading

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Jacob Mast 1738-1808

From: Mast, Christian Z., A brief history of Bishop Jacob Mast and other Mast pioneers; and a complete genealogical family register and those related by intermarriage, with biographies of their descendants from the earliest available records to the present time; 1911. http://archive.org/details/briefhistoryofbi00mast Life … Continue reading

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Thomas Nuzum 1706-1791

from: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82469708 Birth: Sep. 29, 1706 County Wexford, Ireland Death: 1791[1] Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA THOMAS NUZUM was born at Co. Wexford, Ireland 29 September 1706; died at Nether Providence, Chester, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania before 28 July 1791 when … 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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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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Forbes Road

[Editor’s note– There is a lot of Pennsylvania History on the internet, like this article below on the historic Forbes Road.  In 1758, General John Forbes led a military expedition west from Carlisle, PA, to conquer Fort Duquesne, located at modern-day Pittsburgh. The new road … Continue reading

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James Steel 1741-1823

John Woolf Jordan, LL.D. (1840-1921) was the Editor for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, General Registar of the Sons of the Revolution, and Registrar of Pennsylvania Society. In one of his many historical references, Colonial And Revolutionary Families Of Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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