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of the Hunt — for Ancestors!
|Kin of My Father: Arthur Robert "Bob" MATTHIESEN (1918-2006)|
|Pedigree Chart of Bob's Father, Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN|
|Pedigree Chart of Bob's Mother, Anna California ROSE|
|Ancestors of Arthur Robert "Bob" MATTHIESEN|
Richard & Joan (FOWLE) BORDEN, England to Rhode Island, 1637/8
Cornelis MELYN, Netherlands to New Netherlands (NY) on The Arms of Norway, 1638
Henry LYON, England to Connecticut, bef. 1639
Richard CLARKE, England to Connecticut, bef. 1660
William WINTER, England to New Jersey, bef. 1688
Thomas HENDRY, Scotland to Boston, bef. 1710
Daniel McCRAY, Scotland to Maryland, bef. 1768
Andreas MATHIESEN, Denmark to California, 1886
Christine Mommine Jessine SØRENSEN, Denmark to California, 1889
Thomas THOMPSON, Missouri to Gold Run, Placer Co., by wagon train, 1849 (settled 1851 in Santa Clara)
George Washington THOMPSON, with Thomas THOMPSON, 1849
William Jefferson & Margaret Elizabeth (GIBSON) ROSE, Arkansas to El Dorado Co. by wagon train, 1856
George Clinton & Elizabeth L. (WILLIAMS) McCRAY, Missouri to Solano Co. by wagon train, 1864
Delilah Ann McCRAY, with George & Elizabeth McCRAY, 1864
Delilah Sampson (GAULDING) WILLIAMS, with George & Elizabeth McCRAY, 1864
Joseph GIBSON, with a family party of 30 from Arkansas to Monterey Co. by chartered railroad car, 1884
|Founders / Entrepreneurs
Cornelis MELYN, Patroon of Staten Island
Henry LYON, a founder and the first Treasurer of Newark, NJ, 1667
James GROVER, built (or had built) the first iron-works in the Province of New Jersey, bef. 1674
Thomas THOMPSON, founder of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in northern California
Capt. Ebenezer Lyon, Albany Expedition of 1698
Col. Henry CLARK, Cherokee Expedition, Revolutionary War
Daniel McCRAY, Revolutionary War
Samuel BURNEY, Revolutionary War
Jacob GAULDING, War of 1812
Sgt. William McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennesee Militia, Capt. Henry McCRAY's Company
Sgt. Bennett ROSE, War of 1812, Tennessee Volunteer Infantry
Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN, 1916 Punitive Expedition to Mexico, California National Guard
T/Sgt. Arthur Robert MATTHIESEN, World War II (European Theater), U.S. Army, 1944-46
|Weddings of Note
Thomas HENDRY & Ann THOMAS, married in Boston's Old North Church by Rev. Cotton Mather, 1710
Bennett ROSE & Nancy BURNEY, first recorded marriage in the history of Lauderdale Co., Alabama, 1819
|Other Kin (aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, etc.), both near and distant...|
Gail BORDEN, inventor of canned milk, founder of Borden Foods
Frances C. FOLSOM, wife of Grover Cleveland, 22nd /24th U.S. President
Matthew BORDEN, first European born in Rhode Island, 1638
Rebecca (BRYAN) BOONE, first European woman to settle in Kentucky, 1775
Michael Dillingham CLARK, first European born in Hopkinsville, KY, 1798/9
Daniel BOONE, blazed the Wilderness Road into Kentucky, 1775 (first there 1767)
Roger WILLIAMS, founder of Rhode Island
Lizzie BORDEN, who took an ax…
Alexander GAULDING, hanged as a highwayman in Williamsburg, VA, 1752
Sir Winston CHURCHILL, K.G., Prime Minister of Great Britain
Sir Anthony EDEN, K.G., Earl of Avon, Prime Minister of Great Britain
Robert Laird BORDEN, 8th Prime Minister of Canada
Hon. Thomas Henry LAINE, California State Senator, framer of California Constitution
Hon. Ephraim CLARK, Nevada State Legislator
Abraham CLARK, Declaration of Independence
|Soldiers in Time of War
Capt. Henry McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Col. Ewin Allison's Rgmt.
Ens. Thomas Daniel McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Capt. Henry McCray's Co.
Lt. Elisha McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Capt. John Hampton's Co.
Sgt. Phillip McCRAY, War of 1812, East Tennessee Militia, Capt. Henry McCray's Co.
Daniel McCRAY (1837/8-1863), Civil War, died in a Confederate hospital
William Monroe WILLIAMS (1840-186_), Civil War (Union soldier), died Saline Co., MO
Boone WYATT (1841/2-186_), died in Civil War
Col. David A. WILLIAMS, Civil War
Frank Sherman WILLIAMS, Civil War, Co. K, 39th Rgmt., Vol. Infantry
William Jennings RADY (1894-1970), World War I
PFC Lester Parker THOMPSON (1899-1965), World War I, MG Co., 159th Infantry, 40th Div.
Charles Fayne SPICKARD, Jr. (c1918-1941), World War II, shot down over Italy
Lavinia GRAVES, Donner Party, 1846
|"The Cloud" is double-speak for "dumb terminal
on a main frame." Been there; done that. Never again.
You are giving away not only your privacy, but control of your data, your apps, and your computer to a corporation. Is that really where you want to go?
The IT guys on the big iron hated the Personal Computer because it gave users freedom and power; now they've conned you into being back under their control.
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