Bios and Histories

Bios and Histories

Excerpts from published historical articles and books pertaining to our family members.

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Agnew John bio
Agnew John bio
from Samuel Durant's 1876 History of Allegheny County (on the Historic Pittsburgh site) 
 
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Agnew John-- Agnew Glass catalog
Agnew John-- Agnew Glass catalog
The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted… 
 
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Agnew John--Excerpt from 'Shattering Notions'
Agnew John--Excerpt from "Shattering Notions"
brief history of Agnew glass from Glass: Shattering Notions, by Anne Madarasz, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1998 
 
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Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
excerpts about John Agnew 
 
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The Brownsville Road
The Brownsville Road
 
 
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Agnew Robert bio
Agnew Robert bio
from A century and a half of Pittsburg and her people / by John Newton Boucher ; illustrated. Vol. 3. on Historic Pittsburgh web site 
 
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Robert Agnew
Robert Agnew
from a DAR application 
 
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Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
Chambers glass companies 
 
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Chambers James A--window glass
Chambers James A--window glass
from Fleming, George Thornton, Vol. 3 History of Pittsburgh and environs, from prehistoric days to the beginning of the American revolution / By George Thornton Fleming. New York ; Chicago : The American historical society, inc., 1922 
 
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Hunter Frank Milton Bio
Hunter Frank Milton Bio
from Sesqui-centennial and historical souvenir of the Greater Pittsburgh / edited and compiled by Henry Brownfield Scott, 1908. 
 
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Hunter John Porter bio
Hunter John Porter bio
from The story of Pittsburgh and vicinity: illustrated, by the Pittsburgh gazette times, 1908 
 
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Hunter John Porter bio
Hunter John Porter bio
from The Book of Prominent Pennsylvanians: a standard reference. 1913 
 
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Hunter Thomas Armstrong bio
Hunter Thomas Armstrong bio
from History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania. Chicago : A. Warner & Co., 1889 (found on Historic Pittsburgh web site) 
 
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Little Jane Bastardy charge
Little Jane Bastardy charge
from Bastardy Cases in Baltimore County, Maryland, 1673 - 1783 by Henry C. Peden, Jr.  
 
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Perkins Amos--Brookville(ME) Vital Records
Perkins Amos--Brookville(ME) Vital Records
 
 
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Porter John Jr. Bio
Porter John Jr. Bio
from Cushing's History of Allegheny County 
 
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Porter John Sr. bio page 465
Porter John Sr. bio page 465
from Cushing's History of Allegheny County 
 
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Porter John Sr. bio page 466
Porter John Sr. bio page 466
from Cushing's History of Allegheny County 
 
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Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
some external maps showing specific locations, addresses, etc.:

Patterson, Stier, and Related Families in Maryland and Virginia

European Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

U.S. Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

Pittsburgh Family Locations-Agnew,… 
 
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Hugh Douglas Stier Sr. in World War I
Hugh Douglas Stier Sr. in World War I
 
 
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Powell Walter--Greenfields
Powell Walter--Greenfields
from Somerset, An Architectural History, Paul Baker Touart, MD Historical Trust, 1990 
 
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Resinol Chemical Company
Resinol Chemical Company
 
 
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Stiers in Colonial Pennsylvania
Stiers in Colonial Pennsylvania
 
 
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Stein Samson--article on Tscheraditz (Ceradice)
Stein Samson--article on Tscheraditz (Ceradice)
from Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia (Hugo Gold; 1934)
Die Juden und Judengemeinden B√∂hmens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart 
 
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Hamerschlags in New York City Directories
Hamerschlags in New York City Directories
 
 
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Patterson Frances Gould
Patterson Frances Gould
An Address Delivered at the Funeral of Mrs. Frances Patterson, Spesutia Church, 1860 
 
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Other Hamerschlag Families in New York
Other Hamerschlag Families in New York
Some speculations (some outdated) about other Hamerschlags 
 
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Utie John
Utie John
Captain John Utie, of Utimaria, Esq.
William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 1. (Jul., 1895), pp. 52-58 
 
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1793 Register of Jews in Bohemia, Stein and Gruenbaum
1793 Register of Jews in Bohemia, Stein and Gruenbaum
 
 
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Utie Nathaniel
Utie Nathaniel
Virginians and Marylanders at Harvard College in the Seventeenth Century
Samuel Eliot Morison
William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, 2nd Ser., Vol. 13, No. 1. (Jan., 1933),
pp. 1-9. 
 
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1793 Register of Jews in Prachensky Region, Bayer Family
1793 Register of Jews in Prachensky Region, Bayer Family
1793 census available from the Czech National Archives:

SOUPIS ZIDOVSKYCH RODIN V CECHACH Z ROKU 1793.

4330510 Band 1:
BOHACEK, J.; HALEK, J.; KUCEROVA, K.: Soupis zidovskych rodin v Cechach z roku 1793, sv.1. Loketsky kraj, Boleslavsky kraj, Budejovicky kraj. Praha, St.ustredni archiv, 2002. ISBN 80-85475-91-X. 277 S., Reg. , 21,00 Euro… 
 
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Patterson James Orville Bio
Patterson James Orville Bio
Bio of James Orville Patterson of Montana from Montana: Its Land and Its People, 1930 
 
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1793 Register of Jews, Hamerschlags, Brummels, and Related Families
1793 Register of Jews, Hamerschlags, Brummels, and Related Families
1793 census available from the Czech National Archives:

SOUPIS ZIDOVSKYCH RODIN V CECHACH Z ROKU 1793.

4330510 Band 1:
BOHACEK, J.; HALEK, J.; KUCEROVA, K.: Soupis zidovskych rodin v Cechach z roku 1793, sv.1. Loketsky kraj, Boleslavsky kraj, Budejovicky kraj. Praha, St.ustredni archiv, 2002. ISBN 80-85475-91-X. 277 S., Reg. , 21,00 Euro… 
 
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The Rise of the Independent Merchant in the Chesapeake: Baltimore County,
1660-1769
The Rise of the Independent Merchant in the Chesapeake: Baltimore County, 1660-1769
Charles G. Steffen
The Journal of American History, Vol. 76, No. 1. (Jun., 1989), pp. 9-33 
 
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Agnew and Chambers Glassmaking in Pittsburgh
Agnew and Chambers Glassmaking in Pittsburgh
 
 
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The Bush Declaration of 1775
The Bush Declaration of 1775
 
 
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Agnew and Hunter Families
Agnew and Hunter Families
 
 
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Memoirs of Dorothea Michael, 1963
Memoirs of Dorothea Michael, 1963
Editor's Note: I have not changed Aunt Dot's words, but in the PDF version have added pictures, both from pictures belonging to the Buyer family and some modern pictures of places described in the story. I have also added endnotes that seek to provide information about people and places. This is a work-in-progress, and I would appreciate any… 
 
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Alfred Harrison Powell bio
Alfred Harrison Powell bio
Alfred Harrison Powell (1831-1904), physician in Baltimore, biography in Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy. The Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899, Baltimore, 1903. 
 
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Article about Lt. Col. Leven Powell
Article about Lt. Col. Leven Powell
 
 
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Census Records
Census Records
 
 
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Cranberry Hall AKA Griffith Wright House
Cranberry Hall AKA Griffith Wright House
from Maryland Historical Trust 
 
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Cuthbert Powell Journal
Cuthbert Powell Journal
 
 
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Cuthbert Powell Journal Part 2
Cuthbert Powell Journal Part 2
 
 
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Edith Michael Buyer's story in Changing the Face of Medicine
Edith Michael Buyer's story in Changing the Face of Medicine
 
 
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Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities entry for Ceradice
Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities entry for Ceradice
 
 
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Some Hamerschlag Locations in Bohemia
Some Hamerschlag Locations in Bohemia
 
 
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Jews and Jewish communities of Bohemia (Hugo Gold, 1934)
Jews and Jewish communities of Bohemia (Hugo Gold, 1934)
chapter on Ceradice/Tscheraditz
 
 
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English translation of Hugo Gold chapter on Ceradice
English translation of Hugo Gold chapter on Ceradice
Translated from the original Czech by Jan O. Hellmann/DK.

Edited in English by Rob Pearman/UK 
 

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