Barden, Merritt C.
Title Vermont, Once No Man's Land.
Publisher Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company, 1928.
Seller ID ess4669
Royal octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xvi + 197 pp. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to edges and covers, gilt letters of spine dulled. A genealogical summary of the families who have lived along the New York border in Vermont, and their connection with those who lived over the line in New York, which include the Sheldon, Smith, Nelson, Phelps, Harmon, Hopkins, Townsend, McFadden, Ayers, Whdeon, Allen, Bardwell, Willis, Cleveland, McNaughton, Conant, Folger, Rogers, Dillingham, Bartlett, Hamilton, Barden, McColoc, Viets, Bennett, Phillips, Taylor, Leach, Denio, Eastman, Pratt, Jackson, Baldridge, Baldwin, Stearns, Hatch, Orr, Lancaster, Fitzgerald, Goodspeed, Winslow, Moncreaf, Stant, Clark, Barns, Moffet, Wiseman, Potter, Graves, Kinne, Roberts, Wilson, Pearse, Johnson, Woodard, Hudson, Shaw, Higgins, PRescott, Campbell, McCall, Vance, Wright, Lyman, Brown, Spear, Farrar, Spencer, Holmes, Bentley, Linoln, Elwell, Bates, Rush, Flower, Hays, Morey, Fraser, Hurd, Moore, Loveland, Guild, Burton, and many others, with a chart showing the location of grants of the Duke of York territory; Saratoga, location of battle ground, Schuyler, Campbell, Argyle, Fort Edward, and Alexander; Turner Grants; the Chamberlain and Munson purchase; 12,000 acres to Rev. John Clark, with lines connecting settlers down to 1927; which include the Nelsons, Townsends, Braymers, McFaddens, Allens, Hopkins, Clevelands, Ayers, Lang, Ellsworth, Day, McNaughton, Wilson, McClelland, Hamilton, Hanna, Rogers, Parrish, Getty, Lewis, Munson, Conant, and many others. Some very long lines running back into the Dark Ages; through tht ecrowned heads of Europe, and many to the first known man and woman, Adam and Eve; many D.A.R. lines; Mayflower descendants to Elder Brewster, Miles Standish, William White, Degory Preist, Stephen Hopkins, Peter Brown, Thomas Clark, Mate of Mayflower, and others; many notables, John Vassall, Alderman of London, wife Ann Russell; Lord Seymour; Governor Wells; Lord North; Roger Newton, wife of Mary Hooker (Rev. Thomas) (Thomas (1) Bird; Richard Olmstead; Jeremy Adams; Sanfords; Colliers; and hundreds of others; many Sheldons and their connecting links with each other.