Bios and Histories

Bios and Histories

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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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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 Böhmens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart 
 
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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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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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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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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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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
The Bush Declaration was the first Declaration of Independence made by any representative body in America, signed at Bush, Harford County, Maryland, on March 22, 1775.

"We the Committee of Harford County, having most seriously and maturely considered the Resolves and Association of the Continental Congress, and the Resolves of the Provincial… 
 
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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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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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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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globe.jpg
 
 
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Greenfields
Greenfields
from "Somerset: An Architectural History" by Paul Baker Touart 
 
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Hamerschlag and Michael Families
Hamerschlag and Michael Families
 
 
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Index to Familiant Records in Region Prachensky
Index to Familiant Records in Region Prachensky
Kasejovice familiant records are listed under Lnare.

Credit: Julius Muller, Lisa Muller, toledot.org 
 
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Introduction to Kasejovice, Czech Republic
Introduction to Kasejovice, Czech Republic
 
 
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The Jews of Kasejovice
The Jews of Kasejovice
We gratefully acknowledge the help of Edith Serfess, a new friend in Flanders, New Jersey and of her family in Kasejovice, whose kindness to strangers of a different faith has brought us closer to our family past and present.
Translated by ERNEST STEIN
Edited by ROBERT KRAUS
1993

THE JEWS OF KASEJOVICE
By Václav Mentberger
Kasejovice… 
 
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Familanten Records for Kasejovice Bayer Family and some related surnames
Familanten Records for Kasejovice Bayer Family and some related surnames
 
 
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The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia (Hugo Gold, 1934) Chapter on Saaz
The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia (Hugo Gold, 1934) Chapter on Saaz
includes Ceradice and surrounding communities 
 

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