Tag Archive: Land

Joseph Morden

The Morden family emigrated from Yorkshire about 1750 and settled in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  At that time Joseph Morden, my 3rd great-grandfather was  10 years of age.  In 1760, Joseph married Laurania Howell and they came to settle in the Mohawk Valley, New York where Joseph was a tenant farmer of Sir William Johnson.    After …

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George Chisholm

George Chisholm was born 19 July 1752 in the parish of Croy, Scotland. He was the second youngest of seven children born to John Chisholm and Janet MacGlashan. Croy is situated to the northeast of Inverness very near where the Battle of Culloden was fought on 16 April 1746. The family had lived there for …

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