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Volume 60 page 15
Mrs. Edith May Higley Tucker.
DAR ID Number: 59037
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of C. L. Tucker.
Descendant of Lieut. Daniel Higley and of William McFerrin.
Daughter of Edward Helm Higley and Elizabeth Jeston Stanley, his wife.
Granddaughter of Murray L. Higley and Mary L. Bassett, his wife; Ben. Calvin Stanley and Tibitha E. Curlee, his wife.
Gr-granddaughter of Daniel Higley and Nancy Bently, his wife; Cullen Curlee and Eleanor Duncan McFerrin, his wife.
Gr-gr-granddaughter of Oliver Higley and Lucretia (Highley), his wife; William McFerrin and Jane Laughlin, his wife.
Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Daniel Higley and Ruth , his 1st wife, m. 1767 (parents of Lucretia).
Daniel Higley (1738-1812), who had served in the early wars, was lieutenant of Connecticut militia from Simsbury in the Revolution. He removed after the war to Marlboro, Vt., where he held important civil offices and where he died.

William McFerrin (1755-1845) enlisted in Augusta County, Va., 1776, and served under different commands to 1780. In 1832 he applied for a pension in Tipton County, Tenn., and it was allowed for fifteen months' service as private, Virginia Line.

Volume 90 page 73
Mrs. Muriel Shaw Whitehead.
DAR ID Number: 89233
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of Donald Strehle Whitehead.
Descendant of Lieut. Nathan Shaw, as follows:
1. John James Shaw (b. 1853) m. 1842 Gertrude Kent (b. 1856).
2. Nathan Herrington Shaw (1820-95) m. 1842 Eleanor Bell (1820-1906).
3. Joshua Shaw (1794-1867) m. Elizabeth Herrington (1793-1870).
4. Nathan Shaw m. Julia Miller (or Myer) (d. 1846).
Nathan Shaw (1754-1820) served, 1776, as ensign and lieutenant in Capt. Jonathan Smith's company, 1st battalion, Cumberland County, New Jersey militia, at the battles of Trenton, and Princeton. He was born in Cumberland County, N. J.; died in Jefferson County, Ohio.

Volume 90 page 78
Miss Rosa D. Hays.
DAR ID Number: 89252
Born in Chester, Iowa.
Descendant of Joseph Hays, as follows:
1. Daniel F. Hays (b. 1834) m. 1867 Susan Weller (b. 1836)
2. Joseph Hays, Jr. (1805-99), m. 1833 Elizabeth Fuss (1815-46).
3. Joseph Hays m. 1790 Deborah Wimmer (1767-1805).
Joseph Hays (1760-1851) served as private in Captain Moore's company, Colonel Grayson's regiment. He was born in Emmetsburg; died in Tawneytown, Md.

Volume 117 page 27
Mrs. Jessminn Roper Peddie Allen.
DAR ID Number: 116092
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of Francis Edward Allen.
Descendant of Daniel Roper, as follows:
1. Alexander Peddie (b. 1853) m. 1875 Josephine Roper (1857-96).
2. Franklin Horatio Roper (1824-1910) m. 1845 Clarissa Beers (1827-87).
3. Horatio Roper (1799-1888) m. 1820 Ann Reed.
4. John Roper (b. 1771) m. 1797 Sarah Howe (d. 1828).
5. Daniel Roper m. 1756 Sarah Greenwood.
Daniel Roper (1730-1821) served as a private in Col. Nicholas Dike's regiment, Massachusetts troops. He was born in Worcester; died in Rutland, Mass.

Volume 128 page 127
Mrs. Millicent Hays Cole.
DAR ID Number: 127384
Born in Grant County, Ind.
Wife of George L. Cole.
Descendant of Joseph Hays, as follows:
1. Thomas Hays (b. 1853) m. 1877 Susannah Freeze (1857-1907).
2. William Hays (1822-98) m. 1843 Sarah Nickum (1823-76).
3. Thomas Hays (1791-1843) m. 1815 Elizabeth Armstrong.
4. Joseph Hays m. Deborah Weimer (1767-1805).
Joseph Hays (1760-1851) served as private in Capt. Moore's company, Colonel Grayson's regiment, Maryland troops. He was born in Emmetsburg; died in Tawneytown, Md.

Volume 162 page 116
Mrs. Alma Taylor Starr.
DAR ID Number: 161374
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of C. F. Starr.
Descendant of John Harris, as follows:
1. Charles E. Taylor (b. 1854) m. 1879 Sarah Morgan (b. 1855).
2. James A. Taylor (d. 1884) m. 1847 Phebe Ann Harris (1823-97).
3. Jonathan Whittaker Harris (1799-1872) m. 1822 Abagail C. Cracroft (d. 1860).
4. John Harris m. 2d 1777 Mary Hamilton (d. 1802).
John Harris (1750-1816) served as private in Capt. Jacob Ten Eyck's company, 1st battalion, Somerset County, New Jersey militia. He was born in Elizabethtown, N. J.; died in Unity, Pa.

Volume 162 page 126
Mrs. Beth Bragg Wilson.
DAR ID Number: 161406
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of Clair C. Wilson.
Descendant of Lemuel Cook, as follows:
1. Elmer Porter Bragg (b. 1857) m. 1882 Hattie Cook (b. 1862).
2. Homer Cook (1818-93) m. 1845 Mary Ann Cook (1823-99).
3. Lemuel Cook, Jr. (1788-1858), m. Susan Mason (1793-1871).
4. Lemuel Cook m. Hannah Curtis (1768-1832).
Lemuel Cook (1759-1866) was placed on the pension roll, 1818, for service as private in the Connecticut troops under Colonel Sheldon. Was also at the surrender of Cornwallis. He was born in Plymouth, Conn.; died in Clarendon, N. Y.

Volume 163 page 220
Mrs. Edna Bragg Mcginley.
DAR ID Number: 162727
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of J. C. McGinley.
Descendant of Lemuel Cook, as follows:
1. E. P. Bragg (b. 1857) m. 1882 Hattie Bell Cook (b. 1862).
2. Homer Cook (1818-93) m. 1845 Mary Ann Cook (1823-99).
3. Lemuel Cook, Jr. (1788-1858), m. Susan Mason (1793-1871).
4. Lemuel Cook m. Hannah Curtis (1768-1832).
Lemuel Cook (1759-1866) was placed on the pension roll, 1818, for service as private in the Connecticut troops under Colonel Sheldon. Was also at the surrender of Cornwallis. He was born in Plymouth, Conn.; died in Clarendon, N. Y.

Volume 164 page 98
Mrs. Clarissa Robins Soper.
DAR ID Number: 163314
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Wife of E. B. Soper.
Descendant of Thomas Hollister, as follows:
1. John J. Robins (1845-93) m. 1874 Anna Delphene Roper (1853-89).
2. Franklin H. Roper (1824-1910) m. 1845 Clarissa Ann Beers (1827-87).
3. Hury Beers (1792-1872) m. Clarissa Hollister (1788-1841).
4. Thomas Hollister m. Sarah Hurlbut.
Thomas Hollister served as private in the 2d regiment of Levies, Connecticut. He was born, 1762, in Stratford, Conn.; died in Danby, N. Y.

Volume 149 page 29
Miss Naomi Gaylord Henry.
DAR ID Number: 148104
Born in Ayrshire, Iowa.
Descendant of John Henry and of Capt. Levi Gaylord, as follows:
1. Frederick H. Henry (b. 1868) m. 1895 Minnie Kerchner (b. 1871).
2. James P. Henry (1833-1912) m. 1863 Caroline M. Gaylord (b. 1837).
3. John G. Henry (1802-85) m. 1830 Jane Casper (d. 1888); Jedediah B. Gaylord (1802-95) m. 1825 Hannah Harper (1802-79).
4. Thomas Hendry (Henry) (1776-1853) m. 1802 Euphemia Graham (1777-1847); Jedediah Gaylord (1762-1846) m. 2d 1795 Lydia (Stewart) Newcomb.
5. John Hendry m. 1775 Jane Mills (1754-1841); Levi Gaylord m. 1754 Lois Barnes (d. 1789).
John Henry (1750-80) served as private in Captain Mynderson's company, Colonel Wemple's 2d regiment. He was born in Brockton, Mass.; died in prison.
Levi Gaylord (1730-95) served as captain in the 26th regiment of Connecticut militia. He was born in Waterbury, Conn.; died in Harpersfield, N. Y.


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