Genealogy of the Kennan Family

Cannon Printing Company, 1907 - 121 頁
"James Kennan (or Mac Kennan as he wrote his name), appears to have been the American ancestor of the Northern Branch of the Kennan family. Little is known of him, except that he married at Rutland, Mass., May 25, 1744, Margaret Smith of the town of Holden. The Kennons were all of Scotch descent ..." p. 11. "James McKennan resided many years on his farm in Rutland ... Some of his direct descendants are still liviing in that vicinity."--Page 17. Descendants and relatives lived in Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, New Jersey, Wisconsin, California, Michigan, Ohio, Connecticut and elsewhere.


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第 29 頁 - I will make them conform, or I will harry them out of the land, or else worse,"
第 116 頁 - On her hundredth birthday a large audience assembled at her house, and a sermon was preached by the pastor of the church. At this time she retained in a great degree the intelligence and vivacity of her earlier years. At the time of her decease the descendants of her husband amounted to 365.
第 30 頁 - He was their ruling elder, which seems to have been the bar to his being their Governor — civil and ecclesiastical office, in the same person, being then deemed incompatible.
第 59 頁 - Players'; he is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and of the Society of Colonial Wars.
第 113 頁 - John Lothrop and his followers were held by the people to be martyrs in the cause of Independency. No persecutions, no severity that their enemies could inflict, caused him or one of his followers to waver. They submitted without a murmur to loss of property, to imprisonment in loathsome jails, and to be separated for two years from their families and friends, rather than subscribe to the forms of worship that Charles and his bigoted prelates endeavored to force on their consciences.
第 30 頁 - The founder of this church was William Brewster, one who, in the language of an English antiquarian, "was the most eminent person in the Pilgrim movement, and who, if that honor is to be given to any single person, must be regarded as the father of New England.
第 14 頁 - A howling wilderness it was, where no white man dwelt. The hideous yells of wolves, the shriek of owls, the gobbling of turkeys and the barking of foxes was all the music the first settlers heard; all a dreary waste and exposed to a thousand difficulties.
第 113 頁 - SAMUEL, born in England, and came with his father to Scituate in 1634, thence to Barnstable, where he married, Nov. 28, 1644, Elizabeth Scudder, who had been dismissed from the church in Boston Nov. 10, 1644, to remove her church relation to that in Barnstable. She is reported in Savage as a sister to that John Scudder who was in Barnstable in 1640. He had made the acquaintance of Miss Scudder in Boston...
第 115 頁 - Samuel' Lothrop* and others, well armed, succeeded in throwing themselves into the fort and aided in the defence. He sold his town homestead in 1661 to the Rev. Gershom Bulkley. This house stood beyond the bridge over the mill brook, on east side of the highway toward Mohegan.
第 110 頁 - Emery, was born in England about 1630, and came to America with his parents.