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John Forbes 1797-1880

from: Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– John Forbes 1797-1880 Kemp, Louis W., Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– “FORBES, JOHN” (http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/Herzstein_Library/Veteran_Biographies/San_ Jacinto_Bios/biographies/default.asp?action=bio&id=3134), accessed April 11, 2013. San Jacinto Museum, Herzstein Library. Hon. Maj. John Forbes Born in Cork, Ireland, of Scotch parents, February 26, … 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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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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David Livingstone 1813-1873

David Livingstone was born in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland, a location close to many Steeles. A close friend and travel companion was Sir Thomas Steele, who rose to the rank of Full General and Colonel in the Coldstream Guards, in his … Continue reading

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Sanderstead Court, Surrey

Sanderstead Court is located  in Surrey, England, just south of London. The manse pictured here, was home to the Wood (Atwood, Atte Wode) family for about 300 years, dating to 1586, and the property came to the family in 1346. Local … Continue reading

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Sir William Atte Wode 1250-1345

Sir William Atte Wode was born in Hooley House Coulsdon, England in 1250 to Peter Atte Wode and Alice. William married Juliana and had a child. He passed away in 1345 in France. Here is the wiki for Sir William Atte … Continue reading

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Gidea Hall

The British landscape has lost over 1,800 old Halls, Manors and Castles. Gidea Hall (also Giddy Hall or Gydihall) dates back to 1250, and is best remembered as the residence of Sir Thomas Cooke, Lord Mayor of London. In 1466, he received royal … 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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