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5751 He was a landlord an later a property owner in Georgenhohe near Heidekrug until 1848. He had no children. FROELICH, George Hermann (I12993)
 
5752 He was a lawyer of some repute. See his biography, attached. He also had a dry wit. For instance:

"One time Nicholas Waln was visiting one of his sick friends who said to him, ‘Nicholas, I am very sick, I think I am about to die.'
Nicholas was a great joker and, no doubt to distract his friend's attention, replied, ‘Yes, I think though wilt and when thou gets to heaven, please ask the Apostle Paul to return to earth and explain some of the hard things in his letters."

A biography of him is included on the Quaker Ancestors page. 
WALN, Nicholas (I11389)
 
5753 He was a lawyer. During the War, however, he was a trusted staff officer, military secretary, and aide for General Lee from March of 1862 until the surrender at Appomattox. He wrote his memoirs as An aide-de-camp of Robert E. Lee, published in 1927 (ed. Sir Frederick Maurice). After the war Marshall was a key figure in summoning the ghost of Lee's presence for the Lost Cause. He worked on a biography of Lee.

He was at odds with aspects of the Lost Cause arguments, however. In 1896, he gave an address on "the Events leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg" which was published in the Richmond Dispatch in January of 1896; he made here a key argument for J.E.B. Stuart's complicity in leaving Lee without information on Union troop movements before the battle. A rebuttal was published by Col. John Mosby, of the Virginia cavalry, who (along with the arguments by Jubal Early) put the onus for the loss on Longstreet--which was, historians have argued, politically motivated, since after the war Longstreet joined the Republican party and worked for the new goverment in Washington.

He was a relative of General George Marshall; his great uncle was Chief Justice John Marshall.

For one book which has mention of his relationship with Lee after the war, see Lee, the Last Years, by Charles Bracelen Flood, which is a biography of Lee from Appomattox to his death in 1870. 
MARSHALL, Lt. Col. Charles (I11305)
 
5754 He was a lieutenant during WWII in Europe. HILL, Howard Palmer "Howdie" (I4942)
 
5755 He was a Lieutenant in the Civil war, was captured (at the fall of Vicksburg) and exchanged twice. He was a prisoner on Ship Island briefly at the end of the war. He wrote a narrative of his experiences over the last month of the war, when he served in a Missouri Infantry unit, attached as a .pdf document on the Louisiana Ancestry page. This is his war record from Booth:

McLellan, Alden, 1st Lt. Co. -, Brown's Lt. Artillery. Appears on Register of Prisoners of War, Taylor's Corps, Paroled May 10, 1865, by authority of Maj. Gen. Canby. Age 29, eyes gray, hair black, complexion fair, height 6 ft. 2 in., Res. New Orleans, La. He may have been a Quartermaster for General Brown.

"Brown's" seems to be what Bergeron calls "Gibson's Battery" (or Miles' Battery), which was later captained by an "M. Brown." On June 30th, 1862 this unit was consolidated with Guibor's Missouri Battery. A brief but complete description of his service appears in Dimitry's Confederate MIlitary History, vol. 10. See also his narrative of his fortunes at the end of the War. He is included on the Civil War page.

These entries apppear in the New Orleans city directory for 1890-91:
Name:   Alden McLellan; Vincent Riviere
Location 1:   Carondelet, north-west corner Eighth
Business Name:   street Charles Street R. R. Co.
Occupation:   president; secretary
Year:   1890
City:   New Orleans
State:   LA

Name:   Alden McLellan
Location 2:   579 Carondelet
Business Name:   street Charles street R. R. Co.
Occupation:   president
Year:   1891
City:   New Orleans
State:   LA

He was involved in the Beauregard Monument Association beginning in the 1890s, along with Joseph DeGrange and Andrew Booth and other CSA notables.

In the 1900 census he is living at 2403 Carondolet St.

The following from the Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29, ed. Reverend J. William Jones, found at the Perseus Project (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/). This is a birthday celebration for Jefferson Davis, held on June 3rd, 1901 [this is taken by the SHS from the New Orleans, La., Picayune, June 4, 1901.] Note the presence of a relative, W.M. Fayssoux here. Alden is called "Gen. Alden McLellan":

"The Ladies' Confederate Memorial Association Listens to a masterly oration by Judge Charles E. Fenner.
The crowning event of this beautiful and memorable day was the celebration held at night at Memorial Hall by that veteran organization, the Ladies' Confederate Memorial Association. Within that hall hallowed by so many precious memories, with the sacred battle flags floating all around, with the portraits of the immortal leaders of the Confederacy smiling from the walls, and everywhere the holy trophies and relics of a time that can never fade, the battle-scarred veterans gathered at the call of the noble women of the Memorial Association and just as this old and honored body pinned the colors of the Confederacy on the Louisiana boys who marched forth to death and glory at the first call to arms, just as they watched and waited and wept with them through all the dark days that followed, so now after the lapse of nearly forty years the organization, with its ranks thinned of those early workers, but with their noble daughters taking their places, again stood with the veterans, this time to renew the past, and, above all, the glorious history of the immortal chieftian who stood for all that the Confederacy represented, Jefferson Davis.

The hall was packed to the very doors; from the steps on the platform to the extreme end of the hall standing-room was impossible. It was a magnificient audience, representing the talent, the chivalry, the glory of the South's best heroes, and its most loyal and patriotic women.
The hall was brilliantly illuminated. Upon the platform stood two pictures of Jefferson Davis, the one entwined with the army, the other with the navy colors. Above was suspended a wreath of ivy, [8] the symbol of undying remembrance. The banner of the Ladies' Confederate Memorial Association and the flags of the United Confederacy hung on either side, and upon the tables glowed the red, white and red—of the Confederacy—culled in flowers from the garden.

Seated upon the platform were: Mrs. Wm. J. Behan, the able and devoted President of the Association, and the following officers of the organization: Mrs. Jos. R. Davis, Mrs. Lewis Graham, Mrs. F. A. Monroe, Miss Delphine Points, Miss Kate Eastman, Mrs. Alden McLellan, President of the Daughters of the Confederacy, Mrs. E. H. Farrar, Mrs. J. R. Davis and the Misses Davis, relatives of the great leader; Judge Charles E. Fenner, orator of the evening; Dr. Brewer, of the Army of Northern Virginia; Commander J. A. Harral, of the Cavalry Camp; E. P. Cottraux, Sumpter Turner, General Adolph Chalaron, General Alden McLellan, W. M. Fayssoux, Colonel John B. Richardson, Judge Frank A. Monroe, Samuel Allston, Rev. Gordon A. Bakewell.
Mrs. Wm. J. Behan graciously presided at the services [ . . . ]"

He was a Duke of Rex in 1911. His name regularly appears in newspapers at this time, 50 years after the war, about his activities in Confederate veterans associations. His wife was also very involved with this.

A letter of his is preserved as item B363 in the Civil War Manuscripts Collection of the MIssouri Historical Society Archives to Joseph Boyce, dated March 20, 1919, requesting information about Missouri veterans for the United Confederate Veterans.

According to family history, "at some period the shipyard and towboat line [which Alden and his brothers had run] were liquidated and Alden ended up with real estate and presidence of the St. Charles Street Railroad. . . . Alden furnished the money to start up the Alden Mills, at textile mill in New Orleans, and Meridian, Mississippi" [which his son Asahel ran].

He was hit by a truck on Canal St. in New Orleans, and died a few weeks later at age 84; For more about his family, see the biography under his son William H.

He is buried in the McLellan tomb in Lafayette Cemetery; here is the inscription:

ALDEN McLELLAN
1836 - 1920
HUSBAND OF
SARAH J. COOPER
SON OF
WM. H. McLELLAN
AND
LEONORA LEVENSALER
NATIVE OF WARREN, MAINE
LIEUT. C.S.A. 1862 - 1865
[OBVERSE]
ALDEN McLELLAN 
McLELLAN, Alden Miller (I53)
 
5756 He was a lieutenant in the Prince George's Co., Militia, commissioned March 18, 1776. WILLIAMS, Thomas (I10089)
 
5757 He was a mariner, an important landowner, and served in Capt. Stout's Co. at Cape Elizabeth during the Revolution. Only one of his children, a girl, reached maturity.

According to Miller, a John McLellan "served as a private in Capt. Archibald McAllister's Company, Col. Samule McCobb's regiment, from July 16, 1779 to Sept. 24, 1779, on the expedition against Majorbagaduce." This last word is a typo for the Bagaduce Expedition. He applied for a pension in Cumberland Co. in March, 1831 (S. 18120, 31474).

Several children of "John and Sally McLellan" are buried at Eastern Cemetery, Portland, according to findagrave. Are they the children of this couple? The children are John Lancaster (d. 3 June 1790), Sarah Indacot (d. 26 Sept. 1791), and Elizabeth (d. 2 Dec. 1796). His uncle William McLellan is also buried there with his four wives. 
McLELLAN, Capt. John (I1027)
 
5758 He was a mariner, and was apparently murdered. McLELLAN, Capt. Simon Jr. (I3262)
 
5759 He was a mechanic. He moved his new family to El Dorado, Arkansas, in 1941, where he worked for his father-in-law in an auto-parts store which his father-in-law owned (Philips Auto Supply) there. Everyone loved his outgoing personality and Cajun accent. PITARD, Henry Prados Sr. (I154)
 
5760 He was a member of Congress, and a British loyalist during the Revolution. For a book on him see: The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution (Pennsylvania State Univ Press, 1977).

According to the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, he was "a Delegate from Pennsylvania; born at West River, Anne Arundel County, Md., 1731; moved with his father to Pennsylvania in 1740; received a liberal schooling; studied law; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Philadelphia, Pa.; member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives 1757-1775, and served as speaker 1766-1774; Member of the Continental Congress in 1774; signed the nonimportation agreement, but was opposed to independence of the Colonies and remained loyal to the King; in December 1776 joined the British Army of General Howe in New York; moved to England in 1778; the same year the General Assembly of Pennsylvania convicted him of high treason and confiscated his estates; died in Watford, Herts, England, August 29, 1803."

According to the Wikipedia:

"Joseph Galloway (1731–August 29, 1803) was an American Continental Congress Delegate from Pennsylvania; born at West River, Maryland; moved with his father to Pennsylvania in 1740; received a liberal schooling; studied law; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Philadelphia; member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives 1757-1775, and served as Speaker of the House 1766-1774; Member of the Continental Congress in 1774 when he proposed a plan for Union with Great Britain which would provide the colonies with their own parliament subject to the crown; signed the nonimportation agreement, but was opposed to independence of the 13 colonies and remained loyal to the King.
In December of 1776, Galloway joined the British General Howe and accompanied him on his capture of Philadelphia. During the British occupation he was appointed Superintendent of Police, and headed the civil government. When the British withdrew he went with them, and in 1778 he moved to England. That same year the General Assembly of Pennsylvania convicted him of high treason and confiscated his estates. He died in Watford, Hertfordshire, England on August 29, 1803." 
GALLOWAY, Joseph (I9026)
 
5761 He was a member of the 1st Virginia Cavalry, and was at home on injury leave when his brother Walter came by on a raid from Virginia into Maryland. Walter was killed on the raid, in October of 1864; Brune was there when he died. He is included on the Civil War pageBOWIE, Henry Brune (I11212)
 
5762 He was a merchant from Thomaston, and was the owner of a series of ships built in there. Later lived in Hamilton City, IL (Hancock Co.). Apparently he was a good friend of a man and relation named Hezekiah Prince, Jr., who is often in his journals.

In the War of 1812 he was in "Capt. Robert Mclellan's Co. [in] Lt. Col. John Burbank's regt." The company was raised at Gorham, Me., service in Portland, Me.

Also living with him and his wife Huldah [sic] in Illinois in the 1850 census are Amaline (?) Fuller McLellan, aged 17; Mary McLellan, aged 25; Caroline L. McLellan, aged 22; William J. McLellan, aged 15; Henry K. McLellan, aged 12, and Hannah E. McLellan, age 11; all were born in Maine. They are obviously his children, but I do know know for sure by which wife, save the first, whose middle name "Fuller" would place her as his second wife Nancy Fuller's daughter.

For now, I assume that those born after 1830 are children of his second wife. 
McLELLAN, Capt. Thomas Jr. (I3220)
 
5763 He was a merchant, apparently maritime, since he was referred to as "Capt." McLELLAN, Capt. George (I3217)
 
5764 He was a methodist Minister, and a pioneer settler of Parsons, Kansas. WATERS, Rev. Lemuel Covington (I5337)
 
5765 He was a naval officer in the Revolution, serving on the sloop "Retrieve," a privateer, with his cousin William (McLellan, I believe). He was prominent in Portland, first president of the Bank of Portland, ship owner, and involved in St. Paul's Church.

A description of his privateering during the war found in a history of Portland, with a footnote included:

"After 1775 the town was not again visited by the enemy, and the harbor became a resort for privateers. A number in the course of the war were built and fitted out here by merchants residing in other places, particularly in Salem. Our own people made a humble attempt in 1776, to make reprisals upon the enemy; in the summer of that year a number of persons united and fitted out a sloop called the Retrieve, as a privateer: she mounted ten guns, and was commanded by Capt Joshua Stone of this town. She was not successful, and was soon taken and carried into Halifax.1

1. Capt. Arthur McLellan was an officer on board of her; after her capture, Capt. McLellan sailed from Salem as prize master on board a well appointed private armed ship of twenty-two guns. They captured two rich brigs at once, by running between them and firing a broadside into each; one mounted sixteen guns." 
McLELLAN, Arthur (I3174)
 
5766 He was a Navy pilot, and died in a plane crash. On Gelpi tombstone in Metairie Cemetery. GELPI, Ens. Pierre D.G. (I4810)
 
5767 He was a nephew of Robert W. Bowie (b. 1787) who married Catherine Brooke. GHISELIN, Maj. Robert (I4056)
 
5768 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I4993)
 
5769 He was a pastor in Freudenberg. GROOS, Johann Conrad Heinrich Christian (I1750)
 
5770 He was a photographer who took many pictures of family; a descendant has put together a site with his photographs here:

http://jackmarshallcollection.com/index.aspx

Also see here:

http://jackmarshallcollection.blogspot.com 
MARSHALL, John Wilcox "Jack" Jr. (I14702)
 
5771 He was a physician from Annapolis, and served in the War of 1812 as a physician. He died on his plantation near Nottingham in PG County. GHISELIN, Dr. Reverdy (I4058)
 
5772 He was a pilot who was killed during the Vietnam conflict.

A David Lloyd Morehouse, US Army, born 10/04/1947, died on 02/20/1968 in South Vietnam; his home of record was Canistota, South Dakota. Not a pilot, though; he was in the first infantry division, 28th Infantry. 
MOREHOUSE, David (I12358)
 
5773 He was a pioneer of the Ohio Valley, emigrating west in about 1855.

In the 1850 census he is living in his father's household, and the name after his is "Mary Waters." Since I see no Mary as a child of Richard and Jerusha, I assume that this is his wife. The census was taken in September, well after their marriage. She is also not born in Maryland, like the rest of William's siblings. 
WATERS, William Henry (I5339)
 
5774 He was a plantation owner on St. Domingue. This seems to have been in the area of L'Arcahaye, outside of Port au Prince, since his children's birth records appear in the L'Arcahaye parish register. The parish records say that the family lives on Montagne Terrible, just outside of town.

Domingino gives the name “Tanguy” as a family connection, and gives the family’s place of origin as Plédran.

The name is sometimes Desportes-Mahé.

Another perhaps related name is in the area, Delaunay Mahé, that appears in parish records (as godparents) as early as 1773. They also appear as plantation owners in Domingino.

Note that his "daughter" Charlotte's connection to him is NOT proven; it's merely probable.

On the same day that their son Henry Jean Joseph was bapitized two other related baptisms happen: Jean Charles Mahé, son of Charles Mahé and Louise le Fevre; and Pierre Jean Eugene, son of Sieur Pierre Joseph Denys and Catherine Adelaide Desportes. Both are also residents of Montagne Terrible. They were also sponsors at the marriage of Pierre Gogniet and Marie Jeanne Esnard.

This record also appears in the NOLA death records; she may be a child:

Desportes, Rose Benedictine . . . 70 yrs, F . . . 11/27/1876 . . . vol. 67, page 640 
MAHÉ DES PORTES, Jean Etienne (I13630)
 
5775 He was a planter and a banker. He emigrated to Texas in 1857 (see http://www.rootsweb.com/~txcolora/earlycitizens.htm). SIMPSON, James Hendley (I9367)
 
5776 He was a private during the French and Indian Wars in Capt. Loring Cushing's Cape Elizabeth company. McLELLAN, Alexander (I125)
 
5777 He was a private during the Revolution. He must have been disowned by the Meeting to have served. This information is taken from the Yarnall database.

From DAR application of Susan Carol Smith VanVonno:

Caleb Yarnall, who resided during the American Revolution at Edgemont, Chester County, PA assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Soldier, a Private. In 1779 Caleb Yarnall served in the Sixth Battalion of Chester County commanded by Col. Thomas Taylor, in the Third Company commanded by Capt. Robert McAfee. In 1780 Caleb Yarnall was Private 6th Class in the Company of Edgemont, Chester County Militia. In 1782 Caleb Yarnall was in the Militia Company of Eastown commanded by Lt. Christ. Rue. Proof of Service: " Pennsylvania Archives", Series 5, Volume 5, pp. 703, 849, 882. 
YARNALL, Caleb (I10033)
 
5778 He was a private in Company A of the First Maryland Cavalry. He was later a Judge in the Orphan's Court of Montgomery Co., Maryland. He is included on the Civil War pageGRIFFITH, David (I2961)
 
5779 He was a private in the Revolutionary War; he was at Valley Forge, Saratoga, Eutaw Springs, Trenton, and Brandywine, and was wounded.

The SAR ancestor for Francis G. McDonald. 
McDONALD, John (I4569)
 
5780 He was a privateer during the Revolutionary War. Afterwards, he became commander of the USS Constellation.

From Naval Documents of the American Revolution, vol. 2, page 805:

"Only one American of the period in any way distinguished himself as a navigator: a privateersman who after the Revolution when the Navy was reconstituted became its fourth ranking captain, Thomas Truxton. Blessed with a better than average formal education, a short service in the Royal Navy as a pressed man had added to his training and natural aptitude. At one time he aided Benjamin Franklin in his investigation of the Gulf Stream. Later he was master of one of the first American vessels to round Good Hope and open the way to China. In 1794 he published in Philadelphia a book entitled Remarks Instruction and Examples relating to the Latitude and Longitude, Also the Variation of the Compass . . . a book which Doctor Lawrence Wroth has said "is a contribution to the art of navigation . . . reflecting credit upon the merchant and naval establishment of a young contry struggling against odds for a place among the nations. It could not have failed to increase respect for that country among the mariners of the world."

taken from http://www.sallysfamilyplace.com/Wheeler/truxton.htm, Jan. 2004:

Will of Thomas Truxtun, Esq. 4 Nov 1820 - prob. 18 May 1822 Philadelphia Co PA
- Income of my estate to my wife: Mary Truxtun for herself and my unmarried daughters: Cornelia, Gertrude.  After decease of said wife, estate to my daughters: Elizabeth, wife of Theodore Talbot, Anna Maria wife of Dr. Thomas Henderson, Mary wife of John Swift, Esq, Emily wife of George Beal, Cornelia, Gertrude.
- Whereas I did give to my daughter Eliza or her husband in joint company with Henry Hammond or Evelina his wife land in Wayne County, Penna., which has been sold for taxes, my will is that $1000 be deducted from Elizabeth's share of my estate.
- Whereas I did give daughter Anna Maria after her marriage to Dr. Henderson (through Charles Biddle, Esq, $300) also proceeds from my share of Washington City lots purchased from late Benjamin Stoddert, Esq. $700 less be given her.
- "My valuable  books to be equally divided among  my six daughters and not sold at auction."
- "No demand to be made of Henry Benbridge for the bond I hold of him, as it might distress his family, nor of William Truxtun for his maintance heretofore, and the sums of money expended on him before he came of age when he should have provided for himself and become respectable, nor of Evelina Hamond up to the date of this instrument for her board and clothing for herself and children, nor for neglect in attending to Wayne County Lands as that neglect I impute to her husband Henry Hammond."
- Devises "My gold watch, seal key and Badge of the Cincinnati to my grandson: Truxtun Swift. My excellent brass sextant made by Ramsdel in London and telescope to my grandson Truxtun Henderson, All my other instruments and cloaths to my grandson Truxtun Beal. my full likeness picture to my daughter Elizabeth; the elegant rich silver urn given to me by the merchants and underwriters of Lloyds's London, and the case containing it with the gold medal voted me by Congress, the former in honor of making prize of the French National Frigate La Insurgent of 40 guns and the latter for vanquishing the French National Frigate LaVengeance of 54 guns which services I performed with U. S. Frigate Constellation of 38 guns under my command, I give the first to my daughter Cornelia and the latter to my daughter Gertrude, they being the youngest of my children. And I direct that these testimonials of the transactions which produced them may be preserved in the family as memorials of two naval actions performed in the very infancy of the Navy of the United States of North America, as much for the encouragement and imitation of those who succeed the commanders of the present day as to perpetuate my gratitude to those who have favored me with so honorable an evidence of their sense of the services I have rendered my country. I constitute and appoint my wife Mary Truxtun executrix.

Letters of Administration upon the estate of Mary Truxtun deceased were granted 21 Oct 1823 to Aquilla A Browne. 17 July 1829 he petitioned to be discharged from his trust as adm. of Thomas Truxtun and of Mary Truxtun, both deceased. So discharged.

Ref: Family History: PA Gen #1 - GPF III ST-Z, "Commodore Thomas Truxtun, U S Navy, of Jamaica LI, Perth Amboy, NJ Philadelphia PA" compiled by Lewis D Cook  
TRUXTON, Commodore Thomas (I6043)
 
5781 He was a Revolutionary War Soldier. Application was made in his name by Jonathan Pleasant Savage, accepted in July, 1899. Interestingly, though, JP Savage was a descendant of his wife Mary Phillips Savage by her second husband, not by him.

The application gives this descent:

Jno. Pleasant Savage. born 9 July 1858.

Son of George Swingle Savage and Cleora Bright Savage
Grandson of Pleasant M. Savage and Susan Swingle Savage
Great-grandson of George Swingel and (nee Mary Phillips) Mrs. Mary Savage.

This differs from what I have here, of course. 
SWINGLE, George Sr. (I12430)
 
5782 He was a schoolteacher, and when he married, Elizabeth was only 15 years old. The couple had 13 children altogether according to Badger (74-75). MARRIOTT, Barzilla (I5747)
 
5783 He was a Scots-Irish immigrant. He can only, however, be listed as a probable father of William; see Richard Hutchinson's work for more details.

If so, that would make him the father of Jonathan, William, and John Hutchinson, who do share a male ancestor (see hutchinsondna.net, the Hutchinson DNA site, on this).

According to Richard Hutchinson's website,

"The earliest mention of a Robert Hutchinson related to the central New Jersey area is the Robert, who was on board the ship ‘Henry and Francis,' which landed in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey in 1685, which brought Scotch ‘covenanters' who had been banished to the ‘colonies' from the Tolbooth in Leith, Scotland. My research in the existing records from Leith, Scotland support the fact that a Robert Hutchinson was to be removed in the above mentioned ship. This vessel was bound for Jamaica with its ‘cargo.' However, several factors such as payment for the cargo and the ship being blown off course caused the ship to land in Perth Amboy. On the fragmented passenger lists that exist for this voyage, there were apparently several Hutchinsons on board. A John Hutchinson was one of several passengers who died during the above voyage. On Nov 27, 1685, a William Rig, aboard the "Henry and Francis" of New Castle, made his Will. The witnesses for the will were James Dundas, brother of the Laird of Armestonn, James Hutchinson, apothecary, and John Fraser, writing-master. It was proved on Feb 9, 1685-6." 
HUTCHINSON, Robert (I879)
 
5784 He was a Scottish immigrant.

"In the mid-seventeenth century, Robert Martyn was granted 500 acres of land for transporting his wife and five children to the province. Of this Martyn assigned 200 acres to William Champe, who in turn assigned that parcel called Martingham to the Scotsman" (Weeks 25). Earlier, Weeks mentions that Martingham, a tract of 200 acres, was surveyed for him on July 28, 1659 (Weeks 6). In any event, there was a Martingham before there was a Talbot County.

On June 3, 1663, "at the house of Edward Lloyd, ‘William Hambleton too the oath of high sherriff and gave his bond'" (Weeks 7).

Weeks continues: "By 1663 Hambleton had been appointed High Sherriff of the county and a justice of the peace. The following year he was elected a delegate to the General Assembly by the freemen of Talbot County, people who had a freehold of fifty acres within the county or were residents and had a visible estate of 40 pounds sterling. Hambleton died in 1675, leaving his dwelling to his sons, John and William. The estate passed from father to son through successive generations."

There are some famous pictures of Martingham outbuildings taken during the 1930s by Francis Benjamin Johnston. On the house and its history, see Weeks 22-24, 202. 
HAMBLETON, William Sr. (I7518)
 
5785 He was a ship-owner.

According to Eaton, He "was a sea-captain, and, in the early part of the Revolutionary War, had been captured in a schooner owned one-half by himself and the other half by his father in Falmouth, was carried to the W. Indies, and kept as a prisoner nine months. At the end of that time he, with nineteen other prisoners mostly masters of other captured vessels, was put on board a prize schooner which had been dismasted and burnt to the water's edte, but not rigged up for this purpose with jury masts, and send homewards with a scanty supply of provisions. She got into Charleston, S.C. from which place Simonton, friendless and penniless, found his way home on foot." 
SIMONTON, John (I3424)
 
5786 He was a shipbuilder, who established a yard in 1832 to build small schooners for the bay and coastal trades. The company expanded into building steamboats on the Chesapeake.

The 1840 census shows that he had a pretty big household, but gives no names of other family members, which didn't come until 1850. He is apparently buried in a "Skinner family cemetery" in "Town Point, Dorchester County, MD."

He also kept a Skinner family bible; this is written about in an article in the Calvert County Genealogical Society newsletter (though I have not seen the article; the mailing address for the society seems not to answer queries?).

There are two Zachariah Skinners on the tree: one born in 1787 m. Hannah Bond, the other born in 1805 m. Susan Ann Phillips. They also have a Thomas R. Skinner as a son, but he died in 1865. Therefore, I think that this Thomas R. has to be the son of Zachariah b. 1787 and Hannah. Can anyone confirm this, or the link to his son Thomas Richard? 
SKINNER, Zachariah (I6845)
 
5787 He was a shipmaster, and referred to as Capt.

See in William G. Patterson, The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760-1800, page 345, for a record of his probate. 
McLELLAN, Capt. Simon Sr. (I3215)
 
5788 He was a son of George Hill, who immigrated as well. Thomas immigrated to Fall River, Massachusettss, abt. 1858. He served in the Union army during the Civil war, though he was underaged.

According to a note from a direct descendant (G-G-G-Granddaughter), “Thomas Hill served in Co. C, 5th Rhode Island Infantry. This unit became Co. C, 5th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery. His service record is with Co. C, 5th RI Heavy Artillery and his pension is with Co C, 5th RI Infantry.” 
HILL, Thomas (I3274)
 
5789 He was a state legislator in Tennessee, and a great friend there of Sam Houston, at the time Tennessee's Governor. He was a delegate to the convention for the Annexation of Texas, and a member of the House of Representatives in the first Texas legislature. HOLLAND, Spearman (I1691)
 
5790 He was a stonecutter from Gorham. This couple had 8 children; two were Union veterans of the War. ESTES, Joseph (I1631)
 
5791 He was a student in Trinity College, Dublin when he was forced to emigrate because of money. This was before 1710. He had 4 sons, Walter the oldest.

Dulany family papers are kept in the Maryland Historical Society (MS 1919).

See the entry from the American National Biography by Gregory A. Stiverson.

For more on this family see:

1. "Extracts from the Dulany Papers," MHM 14 (1919) 371-383; 16 (1921) 43-50.
2. Spencer, Richard Henry, "Hon Daniel Dulany, 1685-1753 (the Elder)," MHM 13 (1918) 20-28.
3. -------, "Hon. Daniel Dulany, 1722-1797 (the Younger)," MHM 14 (1918) 143-160 
DULANY, Hon. Daniel Sr. (I8437)
 
5792 He was a surgeon on the U.S. Navy.

A "P.W. Langsdale" is recorded as at Washington Medical College in the 1830s, though I don't think this is him. I think that he graduated from Univesity of Pennsylvania Medical College in 1838. See J. Howe (Jedidiah Howe) Adams, History of the Life of D. Hayes Agnew (Philadelphia, 1892): 50-51, where he is described as a classmate of Agnew's in 1838, and as "retired Medical Director, U.S. Navy." He entered the Navy in November of 1844.

On December 21st, 1847, President Polk nominated "Philip Lansdale, Alexander J. Rice, John A. Pettit, Thomas B. Steele, James F. Harrison, and A. Nelson Bell to be assistant surgeons in the Navy from the 5th of March, 1847, at which time they were appointed according to law" (Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, vol. 7, page 271; see at www.memory.loc.gov).

See the image attached, a "bill for the relief of Philip Lansdale"; he had apparently been serving on the "John Adams" between April, 1859 and February, 1861. The bill was passed; note that there are two other versions of the same bill.

On Thursday, February 12, 1861, he was nominated by the President "to be a Surgeon in the Navy, from the 20th of January, 1861, vice Surgeon W. A. W. Spottswood, resigned" (Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, vol. 11, page 261; see at www.memory.loc.gov).

During the Civil War he appears as "Surgeon Lansdale" serving in Oct. 1863 aboard the U.S.S. Pensacola, and in 1864 serving with Farragut in the blockading squadron in Mobile Bay; he served there on the Flagship "Hartford." Capt. Percival Drayton's report of August 6, 1864, mentions after an engagement that "The devoted attention of Fleet-Surgeon Palmer, Surgeon Lansdale, and Assistant-Surgeon Commons to our wounded was beyond praise, and it was owing to their skill and untiring exertions that the large number of desperately wounded were prepared by eight o'clock in the evening for removal to the hospital at Pensacola, for which place they left at daylight on the following morning in the ‘Metacomet,' under a flag of truce" (this excerpt taken from Frank Moore, Ed., Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, vol. 8, page 108, in the chapter on the "Surrender of Fort Powell."). A .pdf copy of Drayton's report from the Official Records is attached. He is included on the Civil War page.

On December 4, 1873, he was nominated by the President "to be a medical director in the Navy from the 8th of June, 1873, vice Medical Director Niman Pinckney, retired" (Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, vol. 21, page 162; see at www.memory.loc.gov).

Elihu Samuel Riley, in "The Ancient City.": A History of Annapolis, in Maryland, 1649-1887 (Annapolis, 1887): 217 describes him as "Medical Directory, U.S. Navy."

The Library of Congress has this item in its manuscript collection: "Autograph collection of Philip Lansdale, 1771-1816," 19 items, MSS5370. I do not know whether this is the same Philip Lansdale. 
LANSDALE, Dr. Philip (I8530)
 
5793 He was a tailor in Austin, Texas. HORNBERGER, Jacob (I1699)
 
5794 He was a tavern-keeper at "The Ridge," in South River. By his daughters he has a vast number of descendants, in the Hammond, Dorsey, and Worthington families. His inn was apparently the meeting place for regional governments during the 17th century, as it was in a key area for tobacco shipments out through Londontown and so on. He was also apparently a friend of Mareen Duvall. LARKIN, John (I9107)
 
5795 He was a vestryman at Queen Caroline Parish in Anne Arundel Co. in the late 1720s and 1730s. GRIFFITH, Orlando (I8981)
 
5796 He was a veteran of Lee's army of Northern Virginia. From Booth:

Amy, Antoine, Corpl., Pvt. Co. C. 8th La. Infty. En. June 19th, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Present on Roll for July and Aug., 1861. Roll for Sept, and Oct., 1861, "Absent. Sick at Richmond Oct. 18th, 1861." Rolls from Nov., 1861, to May 14th, 1863, "Present." Rolls from May 14th, 1863, to Aug. 31st, 1863, "Absent. On Furlough, Wounded at Gettysburg." Rolls from Aug. 31st, 1863, to Aug. 31st, 1864, "Absent. Sick in Lynchburg since July —, 1863. Wounded at Gettysburg." Rolls of Prisoners of War Paroled Appomattox Court House, Va., April 10th, 1865. Age, 33. Height, 5 ft. 7 in. Eyes, Dark, Hair, Black. Complexion, Dark. Res., St Martin's Par., La.

His wife applied for a pension. He is included on the Civil War page.

He and his wife Zulmee had 6 children (who survived). 
AMY, Antoine (I12664)
 
5797 He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War; his name is also on a courthouse marker in Maryville. See here: http://www.tndar.org/~maryblount/IshCem.html

He was apparently killed and scalped by a band of Creek indians near his blockhouse; a trial was held and one of the Indians was hung. 
ISH, John (I9378)
 
5798 He was a victim of the yellow fever epidemic of that summer; he's listed in the Official Report of the Deaths from Yellow Fever, as reported by the New Orleans Board of Health, Louisiana Section, Main Branch, New Orleans Public Library.See here on Google Books.

Pitard, Henry L., 2 years, New Orleans, died 1 September, 294 Bienville. 
PITARD, Henry Louis (I138)
 
5799 He was a well-known inventor, and peer of Thomas Edison, according to obituary articles published at his death. TURNBULL, Walter J. (I15447)
 
5800 He was a widower when he married Frances. KELLO, Simon (I9209)
 

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