The blue cap hanging on the staff is a "liberty cap. The Phrygian cap was a common symbol in colonial politics. The sword speaks for itself. A German account, listing the earlier date, belittles the skill of the American troops who surrendered under this flag, but it was only a few weeks later that the same Hessians under Colonel Rall surrendered to General Washington at Trenton, Dec.
In early Maythe Oregon bound emigrant companies starting from the the St. Joseph, Mo area totaled, according to the St. Joseph paper, wagons, persons, with firearms, 9, cattle, and horses and mules.
John Clark was hired as pilot for the journey to the junction with the Independence-to-Oregon trail.
The elected captains for the companies from the St. John Waymire was lieutenant and James Allen was sergeant. Captain Solomon Tetherow with 66 wagons and persons. William Helm, chairman and Rev.
Records kept by the company indicate that there were armed men, persons [63 females over 14, 56 under 14, 68 males under 16], 66 wagons, guns and pistols, 1, cattle oxen, loose cattle ; 74 mules and horses.
Captain Abner Hackleman [note: This company organized under the name "New London Emigrating Company". The companies leaving from Independence traveled to about three miles from the Kansas near the bank of the Big Soldier creek, where, by prearrangement, the "main company" was to organize, and elect officers.
It was estimated that there were approximately wagons, males, females, children [totaling persons], 3, cattle, and horses. On May 15th, Dr. Presley Webb was elected Captain and Stephen H. On May 19th a reorganization took place and the company was divided into three divisions.
Each division would take a turn traveling in advance for a week at a time. Captain Presley was to accompany whichever train was in the lead; but each division was to choose its own officers.
Presley Webb  Capt. Joel Palmer  Capt. The train was reportedly under the direction of John Henry Brown, a seasoned traveler from California, who had gone to live among the Cherokees inthen journeyed overland to California in with a party of Cherokee fur traders. After returning east in he had joined the emigrant party for a return trip to California.
Brown led the company as far as Fort Laramie where he was replaced by Capt. Three Roads of Adversity by Ross Smith; an indepth study of the Meek Cutoff and the Riggs family who traveled it Emigrants to Oregon in Following is a list for the emigration of Additional arrivals and information will be added as I get my notes compiled.
All additions and corrections would be appreciated. He is living with two other men also born in NY who list themselves as traders. It appears after arriving in Oregon he moved onto CA.
The gold excitement in California called him to that State in ; he mined three months with great success, on the American River. Returned to Oregon in ; in was elected county judge of Linn County, and served one term; lived in Napa County, California, in the yearbut again returned to Oregon, and is now a resident of Forest Grove, Washington County.John Proctor is a tormented individual.
He believes his affair with Abigail irreparably damaged him in the eyes of God, his wife Elizabeth, and himself. True, Proctor did succumb to sin and commit adultery; however, he lacks the capacity to forgive himself.
The Flower Swift Militia Company Of Montgomery Co., Virginia Reconstruction of a vanished community in today's Carroll and Grayson Counties. Gone to Texas! McCreary, Buck, Bayliss, Leverett, Rice, Estes, Timberlake, Graham, Hughes, Wheeler & Allied Families James R.
Buck and Sarah O. Johnson. Kentucky Ancestors. GENEALOGICAL QUARTERLY. OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Listed below are the contents of Kentucky Ancestors from the first issue in to the current issue in a searchable PDF format.
Descendants of James Blount. Click here to view in a separate window the endnotes of Descendants of James Blount. Generation No. 1. 1. JAMES 1 BLOUNT 1,2,3 was born Abt.
in England, and died in Chowan Precinct, Albermarle County, North Carolina. He married (1) UNKNOWN 4 Abt. in England. He married (2) ANNA . The above is a general aerial photograph of the Hope's Nose area for location purposes.
Some much more detailed aerial photographs, courtesy of The Channel Coastal Observatory follow.. Note: The aerial photograph above is of particular interest in that it shows a large plume of pollution being swept southward from the sewage outfall.