Room 1A

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Descendants of Seth Sweetser

Large looseleaf album compiled by Lois Macy, who was generation 10 from the subject of this book, Seth Sweetser. Sweetser was born 1606 in Tring, England and died in Charlestown, MA in 1662. Copies of town records with references to Seth and his future generations are included, letters, etc.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 2, Summer 2005.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 2, Summer 2005.
Issue includes:
- Message from the President of the Order
- Officer Reports
- Membership Qualifications (refer to Issue 1)
- Ahnentafels for first ladies Elizabeth Harrison (Mrs. Peyton Randolph), Dorothy Quincy (Mrs. John Hancock), Sarah VanBrugh Livingston (Mrs. John Jay), Martha Devotion (Mrs. Samuel Huntington), Sarah Armitage (Mrs. Thomas McKean), Jane Contee (Mrs. John Hanson), Hannah Stockton (Mrs. Elias Boudinot), Sarah Morris (Mrs. Thomas Mifflin), Anne Gaskins (Mrs. Richard Henry Lee), Rebecca Call (Mrs. Nathaniel Gorham), Phoebe Bayard (Mrs. Arthur St.Clair), Christhena Stuart (Mrs. Cyrus Griffin).
- Corrections to prior issues
- History Lesson - was David Rice Atchison President of the U.S. for one day?
- Ahnentafels of Peyton Randolph 1st President of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America; Henry Middlton, 2nd President of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America; John Hancock 3rd President of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America, 1st President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America, and 7th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Henry Laurens, 2nd President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America; John Jay 3rd President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America, Samuel Hutington 4th President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America and 1st President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Thomas McKean, 2nd President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; John Hanson, 3rd President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Elias Boudinot, 4th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Thomas Mifflin, 5th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Richard Henry Lee, 6th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Nathaniel Gorham, 8th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Arthur St. Clair, 9th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Cyrus Griffin, 10th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled.
- Several pages of charts showing kinships between Pre-and Post-Constitutional Presidents and First Ladies.
- Presidential Trivia
- Philately and the Pre-Constitutional Presidents
- Minutes of meetings of Order and 2nd Annual White House Dinner with focus on President James Buchanan and his home “Wheatland”
- List of members (included in list is Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, William Howard Taft, George Herbert Walker Bush, George Walker Bush, (John) Calvin Coolidge, Richard Milhous Nixon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- Necrology of Order
- Short essay on the date October 13, 1792 when the cornerstone of the White House was laid.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 1, Summer 2004.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 1, Summer 2004.
- The Hereditary Order was organized on April 6, 2003 by a group of thirteen individuals who could each prove kinship to either an American President or First Lady. Those eligible for membership include those with documented kinship to Presidents and First Ladies of The Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America, The Continental Congress of the United States of America, The United States of America in Congress Assembled, The United States of America under the Constitution of the United States, The Republic of West Florida, The Republic of Texas, The Republic of California, and The Confederate States of America.
The first issue includes:
- A message from the President of the Order
- A short biography on each of the founders of the Order
- First Ladies vs. White House Hostess
- Ahnentafels (ancestral listing) of Frances (Folsum) Cleveland and George Herbert Walker Bush
- Folsum and Bush kinship diagram
- Essay on the question of whether Edith Wilson was in fact America’s first female President
- A brief history of the Republic of West Florida (whose President was Fulwar Skipwith, the republic was in existence 74 days and its flag was “the Bonnie Blue Flag.”)
- Presidential Trivia
- Minutes of the Order’s meetings and of the Order’s first annual White House dinner held at the Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria, Virginia
- Listing of Order members (one of which is Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams and John Quincy Adams
- Necrology of Order
- Tribute to Ronald Reagan.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Book - Divided Hearts - Massachusetts Loyalists 1765-1790, A Biographical Directory

Maas, David E. compiler and editor; Divided Hearts - Massachusetts Loyalists 1765-1790, a Biographical Directory, The New England Historical Genealogical Society, Boston, 1980.
On page 65 Goldsbury, Samuel

Book is located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Album/Scrapbook - Cpt James Goldsbury

A large blue binder collecton about Cpt. James Goldsbury and his time in Warwick. Extensive material includes photos, letters, news clips, genealogy, birth records, and much more.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Scrapbook/ Album - The Goldsbury Family and Its Connections: Vol. II

A large blue binder containing extensive information (genealogical charts, news clips, photographs, letters, origin of the name Goldsbury, and much more)

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Book - Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Sanborn, Melinde Ludz; Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore. 1991.

Book located left unit, wooden cabinet, rm 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Book - New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Torrey, Clarence Almon with an introduction by Gary Boyd Roberts; New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Prepared for Publication by Elizabeth P. Bentley. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1987.

Book located left unit, wooden cabinet, rm 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

A scrapbook/album containg information about Samuel Goldsbury, Loyalist

The three ring binder contains correspondence from Lois Macy about her ancestor Samuel Goldsbury, loyalist. It contains a register of burials in the Parish of Trinity, NY.-Volume I, p. 151, p.157, Volume II, p. 171, p.262;p.267

Year (or year range): 
1743-1815
Approximate era: 
before 1800
Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Book - Notable Kin Volume Two

Roberts, Gary Boyd, Compiler with contributions by John Anderson Brayton and Richard E. Brenneman; Notable Kin, An Anthology of Columns First Published in the Nehgs Nexus, 1986-1995 Volume Two, Published in Cooperation with the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston by Carl Boyer, 3rd, Santa Clarita, CA 1999.

Book located in left unit, wooden cabinet, rm 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28
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