Historical Papers on Shelter Island and Its Presbyterian Church with Genealogical Tables of the Descendants of Brinley Sylvester, Samuel Hopkins, Joel and John Bowditch, Samuel Hudson, John Havens, George Havens, Jonathan Havens, Joseph Havens...
Mallman, Rev. Jacob E.

New York, N.Y.: Printed for the Author By the A.M. Bustard Co., 1899. F 332 pages; with folding plate insert of the articles of Association, the island's 'declaration of independence' signed by member residents during the Revolutionary War and a useful index. With a portrait frontispiece of the author, a facsimile of the deed of John Booth to Capt. Nathaniel Sylvester, illustrations of the ancient burial plot on the island, the Sylvester manor house, the Rev. Whitfield Cowles and fly-leaf of old sermon preached in the original meeting-house. Also pictures of the Presbyterian Church, a group photo of former pastors and preachers from the Island and the dates of their service terms, the old public school building, the Dutch grist mill and the old public library building. A history of Shelter Island, this is the original edition; with extensive genealogical tables at the back and more. Along with those mentioned above in the title, the book also includes the genealogies of Noah Tuthill, Thomas Conkling, Abraham Parker, Daniel Brown, Sylvester L'Hommedieu, Rev. Daniel and Lucretia Hall, Sylvester and E. Sarah Dering, Jonathan and Abigail Douglass, Ephraim and Mehitable King, Mary Mayo, Eunice Case, Esther Case, Lodowick Havens, Elizabeth Havens, Abigail Sawyer and Anna Boisseau. On the front (blank) endpaper is included a previous owner's genealogy list of names, of Patterson and Havens family descent. Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" size; bound in the original publisher's blue cloth binding, gilt cover & spine titles. Some light edge, tips wear, rubbing to the covers, inner hinge paper split, binding securely sewn; with the occasional 'tick' or mark within regarding the genealogical research of the previous owner's family, many "Havens" names underlined in genealogy & in text; in very good condition; and an essential Shelter Island, Long Island history, for community & genealogical reference. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24945)

$125.00

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