Caleb Van Dusen and Grandkids

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Caleb Grant Van Dusen with his grandkids William Edwin Bowen, Mary Evelyn Bowen and little Harry Elbert Bowen, July 1933 in Gallup New Mexico.

 

 

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Nehemiah H. Losey

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Knox College Directory, 1863

Nehemiah Homand Losey, the husband of Lucretia Hitchcock, was a teacher at the Oneida Institute, the first professor of mathematics and a trustee at Knox College. He also served as the official surveyor of the village and the first postmaster.

Nehemiah married Lucretia Hitchcock on 15 August 1831 in Vergennes, Vermont. Lucretia was the daughter of Alured Hitchcock and Sarah Warner Stevens. Over a span of nineteen years, Nehemiah and Lucretia had nine children.

On 1 June 1875, Nehemiah passed away at the age of 71 in Galesburg, Illinois.

 

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Mary Ann Hitchcock

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Mary Ann Hitchcock Pinkerton

 

The lady pictured above is my 3rd great-grandmother Mary Ann Hitchcock Pinkerton.

She was the youngest out of seven children born to Alured Hitchcock and Sarah Warner Stevens 17 June 1824 in Vergennes, Vermont. Both of her parents come from a long line of New England Colonial families.

Mary Ann married David M. Pinkerton, Jr., a missionary preacher, on 27 October 1845 in Galesburg, Illinois. They spent the next twenty-five years of their married life as missionaries. Along the way, they had nine children.

Mary Ann passed away at her daughter Mary home on 8 November 1908 in Northfield, Minnesota.

 

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