Romantic history of New Troy, capital of Lafayette County, during the early eighties by Eugene W. Sears

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Published by W.P. Bell in Day, FL .

Written in English

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  • New Troy (Fla.),
  • Lafayette County (Fla.)


  • New Troy (Fla.) -- History.,
  • Lafayette County (Fla.) -- History.

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Originally published: 1936.

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Statementby Eugene W. Sears ; introduction by Wilburn P. Bell.
ContributionsBell, Wilburn P.
LC ClassificationsF319.N55 S43 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1638965M
LC Control Number91191542

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This building burned, and the county records were destroyed. In a new Court House was built at New Troy about 1/4 mile from Old Troy. History. Lafayette County was created on Decem from part of Madison the time it comprised all the area of present-day Lafayette and Dixie counties.

The county was named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, the French general who rendered assistance to the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. The famed Suwannee River forms the entire eastern for: Marquis de Lafayette. The [history] of this county, with this section of the county, dates back to the sixteenth century when the Spanish settled in and around Old Town, Florida, developing large sugar plantations.

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History of Lafayette county, Mo., carefully written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources, including a history of its townships, cities, towns, and villages, together with a condensed history of Missouri; the Constitution of the United States, and state of Romantic history of New Troy a military record of volunteers in either army of the great civil war.

Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call number Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0. The town site for Lafayette was purchased by William Digby in Decemberand the town was platted on Inthe county of Tippecanoe was also established, with Lafayette selected to be the county seat.

To propel Tippecanoe County forward, better. The U.S. Census Slave Schedules for Lafayette County, Arkansas (NARA microfilm series M, Roll 54) reportedly includes a total of 4, slaves. This transcription includes 47 slaveholders who held 26 or more slaves in Lafayette County, accounting for 2, slaves, or about 61% of the County total.

Lafayette County, Florida Lafayette County During the early eighties book, Geography, and History. Lafayette County is a county located in the state of Florida.

Based on the census, the population was 8, making it the second-least populous county in Florida. Lafayette County was created on Decem from Madison County. The county seat is Mayo. This county is named for Marquis de Lafayette ( As the last surviving Major General of the Revolutionary War, Lafayette was invited by U.S.

president James Monroe and Congress to visit the state Union for what would become his Farewell Tour in the United States of America. Accompanied by his Secretary Auguste Levasseur, General Lafayette visited all the 24 states of the Union in 13 months (August – September ). Town History.

This town, named after the Marquis de LaFayette, was taken from Pompey and Onondaga and organized Ap The French general Marquis de Lafayette, called the hero of two worlds, was prominent in both the American revolution and the French Revolution.

Born on Sept. 6,to a noble family in the Auvergne, he defied the. Researched and written over a 3-year period by Lafayette resident Doug Conarroe, “ An illustrated history of Lafayette, Colo. – ” provides an updated perspective on Lafayette’s and East Boulder County’s intriguing history, including: • An explanation of sacred Native American trails in the Lafayette.

A mottled brown book with fading ink recording transactions made by Elam Brown at his grist mill beginning January 8,is a treasured memento of Lafayette’s early farming days.

Now kept in the vault at the Pleasant Hill Central Library, the old volume notes bills paid, money advanced to customers, accounts of hay and beef hides sold.

An informative and historical overview of Lafayette County, Missouri including five separate sections, ALL on one CD which include 8 historical maps (,'s and ); plus the full Missouri Historical Company History of Lafayette County, Missouri book including family biographies; plus the full   Early History of South Fayette Township.

South Fayette Township is named for Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (), a French general who served the United States in the American Revolution. General Lafayette is celebrated for his support of representative government and his contributions to the achievement of American independence.

Due to new horizontal drilling techniques Fayette County experienced a dramatic rise in oil and gas production in the early s and partially due to the highly active part of the Giddings oilfield, the county produces approximately 14 million barrels of.

The History of Texas Book An Early Fayette County Marriage. By Gary E. McKee. A provision of Stephen F. Austin’s colonization contract with Mexico was that the Roman Catholic religion would be the only one practiced in colonial Texas.

An early history of Fayette County [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Early settlers of Lafayette Co., Mississippi a period study of Lafayette County from with emphasis on population groups by John Cooper Hathorn.

Published by Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society in [Mississippi]. Written in English. In January ofLouisiana Legislature carved Lafayette Parish from the western portion of Saint Martin Parish. It included present-day Vermilion and Acadia Parishes, and extended west to the Mermentau River and south to the Gulf of Mexico.

Bythe Population of Attakapas County numbered o people. The ship, the Brandywine, had been named in honor of Lafayette's battlefield valor during the Revolutionary War. As Lafayette sailed down the Potomac River, citizens gathered on the banks of the river to wave farewell.

In early October, Lafayette arrived safely back in France. Americans of the era took great pride in Lafayette's visit. And in a New York battalion named itself after the Garde Nationale, which Lafayette had led during the early days of the French Revolution; out.

Lafayette County was created Decemfrom Madison County. The county was named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, the French citizen who rendered invaluable assistance to the Colonies during the Revolutionary War.

The famed Suwannee River forms the entire eastern boundary of the county. The county courts first met at the house of Ariel Jones near : K. First occupied by the government inthe area had been a wilderness during Lafayette's first visit to the country. Designed by Maj.

Pierre L'Enfant, a compatriot of Lafayette who had also served during the Revolution, and a founding member of the Society of the Cincinnati, the grand design of L'Enfant had hardly been realized bya.

A few months before, inTroy had been made a station by the New York conference of the Methodist Episcopal church and Rev. William Phoebus had been made pastor of the new church. We have said, in the chapter upon the militia of the county, that the status of the early regular militia is vague and indefinite.

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Lafayette spent the winter in Washington City, but made frequent side trips to meet with friends from the days of the American Revolution. Then, at the first sign of early spring, he embarked on a 4,mile journey by carriage and steamboat in order to visit every southern and western state.

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Located about 10 miles east of Boulder, Colorado, Lafayette was founded as a coal town in by Mary E. (Foote) Miller and named after her husband, DeLafayette “Lafe” Miller, who died in In Feb.Mary Miller filed a plat for the acre Lafayette townsite encompassing 12 city blocks ( History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men [database on-line].

Provo, UT: Operations Inc, «Jonathan Dayton, who had known Lafayette during the Revolutionary War, acted as Grand Marshal of the day, while Lafayette received a tour of the city and was honored throughout the day.

After a day of honors and salutes, Lafayette spent the night at Boxwood Hall.”. LAFAYETTE DID MUCH FOR AMERICA: One of the noted visitors to Dutchess County during the American Revolution was a young general from France, the Marquis de Lafayette.

Beginning with early families, it progresses through the decades up to the end of the s. The book costs $ plus shipping and tax. The history of the Lafayette Improvement Club/Association that acted as a quasi-city council for Lafayette prior to incorporation.

The first known inhabitants, the Attakapas Indians, were known to have populated the Lafayette area in the s. The tribe was very powerful and feared by other Indians. The Attakapas dominated until three opposing tribes, the Opelousas, Alabamons, and Choctaws, united in battle and conquered their opponent.

Legend reports that the Attakapas Indians supposedly ate their prisoners of war. : Lafayette County Settlers and Their Descendants, Volume II (): Sessions, Cosette Lewis: BooksReviews: 2. Lafayette became the ideal spot for people to rest, eat, drink, and repair their wagons during this long trip.

Benjamin Shreve came t o Lafayette after failing to make a fortune in the Gold Rush. He built and ran Lafayette's first school.

In Shreve became postmaster of the town and he decided to give it. History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men - Kindle edition by Ellis, Franklin.

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LAFAYETTE. This town, named after the Marquis de LaFayette, was taken from Pompey and. Onondaga and organized Ap That portion of the town taken from Onondaga was purchased by the State of the Indians inand sold to the white settlers in Louisiana has the most colorful history of any state and of many countries.

Beginning long before the Louisiana Purchase, our state took shape in prehistoric times. We have had a past of many battles, on the battlefield and in the political arena. Louisiana's architecture is a lasting impression of French and Spanish rule.

Today, there are many reminders of the past in our museums, plantations. Jefferson and Lafayette shared a rich correspondence during this time, discussing, among other topics, the new University of Virginia, the means of maintaining political independence for the republics in South America, and slavery.

Lafayette challenged Jefferson: "While I feel an inexpressible delight in the progress of Every thing that is.Resources.

Fayette County Historical Societies; Other Useful Historical Societies and Associations; Suggestions. If you are aware of other Historical Societies of Fayette County having a website, please email our Webmaster so that we may add the link to this site.

The Wabash River trader, gambler, drinker, storekeeper and ferryman William Digby (), founder of Lafayette infiled the plat for Americus in the Tippecanoe County recorder's office.

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