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Notable Kin

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2nd U.S. President: John Adams and 6th U.S. President: John Quincy Adams

John Quincy ADAMS (1767-1848) was an American diplomat and politician who served as the sixth President of the United States (1825-1829). In 1797, Quincy married Louisa Catherine JOHNSON (1775-1852).

John ADAMS Jr (1735-1826) was an American politician. He was elected second President of the United States (1797–1801) after serving as America's first Vice President (1789–1797) for two terms. He is regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United… Continue

Added by Anne Kathryn on July 31, 2009 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Actress: Lucille Ball

Lucille Desiree BALL (1911-1989), television producer, comedienne, married Desiderio Alberto 'Desi' ARNAZ III (1917-1986) and Gary MORTON (1924-1999).

♦ Henry Durrell BALL (1887-1915) and Desiree Evelyn HUNT (1892-1977)

♦ Jasper Clinton BALL (1852-1933) and Nellie Rebecca DURRELL (1856-1935) [see below]

♦ Clinton Manross BALL (1817-1893) and Cynthia T. DALE (1823-1900)

♦ Sarah MANROSS (1792-1853) and Isaac BALL III (1787-1865) [see below]

♦ Eleanor PRESTON… Continue

Added by Anne Kathryn on July 29, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Giants Pitcher: Carl Hubbell

Carl Owen HUBBELL (22 June 1903 - 21 November 1988) was a left-handed screwball pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the New York Giants in the National League from 1928 to 1943. In the 1934 All-Star game played at the Polo Grounds, Hubbell set a record by striking out in succession five batters destined for Cooperstown: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin. Married (1) 1930 to Lucille HARRINGTON… Continue

Added by Anne Kathryn on July 28, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel HAWTHORNE Jr (1804-1864), U.S. consul to Liverpool, England (1853-1858), surveyor for the port of Salem (1845-1849), Boston customhouse weigher (1839-1841), writer (1825-1863), graduated Bowdoin College 1825. Published a number of volumes of short stories and novels, notably Twice Told Tales (1837 and 1842), Mosses from an Old Manse (1846), The Scarlet Letter (1850), The House of Seven Gables (1851), Tanglewood Tales (1853), and The Marble… Continue

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Deaf: Alice Cogswell

Alice COGSWELL (1805-1830) was the inspiration to Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet for the creation of the now American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut.

At the age of two years, she become ill with 'spotted fever' (cerebra-spinal meningitis). This illness took her hearing and later she lost her speech as well. She was met, at age 9, by Gallaudet, who seized the opportunity to teach the deaf girl. He and Alice's father, Doctor Mason Cogswell, decided that a formal school… Continue

Added by Anne Kathryn on July 26, 2009 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

38th U.S. President: Gerald Ford

Gerald Rudolph FORD (1913-2006), Vice President, Representative, and attorney, married Elizabeth Ann BLOOMER Warren (b. 1918). Adopted by and re-named for his step-father, he was born Leslie Lynch KING Jr.

♦ Dorothy Ayer GARDNER (1892-1967) and Leslie Lynch KING Sr (1882-1941)

♦ Adele Augusta AYER (1867-1938) and Levi Addison GARDNER (1861-1916)

♦ Amy Gridley BUTLER (1848-1916) and George Manney AYER (1840-1914) [see below]

♦ Elizabeth Ely GRIDLEY (1826-1921)… Continue

Added by Anne Kathryn on July 25, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments




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