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The Harmon Genealogy, Comprising All Branches in New England (Paperback) Loot Price: R405 Discovery Miles 4 050
The Harmon Genealogy, Comprising All Branches in New England (Paperback): Harmon, Artemas Canfield Harmon
The Harmon Genealogy, Comprising All Branches in New England (Paperback): Harmon, Artemas Canfield Harmon

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Harmon, Artemas Canfield Harmon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ... the point of land on the west end of the Barrell mill dam. The Indians accepted the invitation and kept up the debauch till late at night, when being very drunk, the Harmons and their friends killed every one of them. This massacre happened on a Saturday night and the next Sunday morning the tidings of the affair spread far and wide. Father Samuel Moody, in his discourse alluded to that inhuman butchery in a terribly scathing manner and prophesied that the Harmon name would become extinct and the time would come when not one male by the name of Harmon could be found. It is said by some writers that this prophesy came true as no one by the name of Harmon has lived in York since 1830, with possibly, a few exceptions. Although they did not live in York, the descendants of these Harmons, settled in Sanford, then in Harrison, and later in Brunswick and Portland, where thvy reside to this day. The Harmon Massacre occurred not more than 60 rods from the Stacey house, which was said to be the old Harmon garrison house into which the inhabitants escaped from the Indians in the York Massacre, of 1692. The old Stacey house, which formerly stood on the hill, near the southwest end of the Parish Creek bridge, on the east side of the road, had many legends connected with it. It was a quaint old wooden structure abounding in projections and sharp angles, with an enormous chimney in the center. This house was built on the declivity of a hill, which made it half basement, and was once occupied by a trader. The crevice between the outer and inner walls was said to have been filled with brick. This house stood at the head of the mill pond, which was navigable for large vessels, until the dam below was built. As early as 1630 and '40 this building was used as a trading place ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Harmon • Artemas Canfield Harmon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 152
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-53339-4
Barcode: 9781152533394
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-152-53339-8

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