Sunday, July 4, 2010

Tribute to My Revolutionary War Patriots

Here is a partial list the Revolutionary War Patriots in my family:

Paul Pendexter (Pindexter), Massachusetts
John Murphy (Murphey) Pennsylvania
John Leach, Massachusetts
Lemuel Southworth, Connecticut

My direct ancestor, Sarah (Sally) Hancock, was the second cousin of John Hancock, signer for the Declaration of Independence.

They sacraficed much to give the freedoms that we enjoy today.

Happy Fourth of July!!

The above photo came the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.

Title: The flag that has waved one hundred years--A scene on the morning of the fourth day of July 1876 / Fabronius ; E.P. & L. Restein's oilchromo, Phila. ; National Chromo Co. pub., Phila.

Creator(s): Fabronius, Dominique C.,
Date Created/Published: c1876.
Medium: 1 print : chromolithograph, color.
Summary: People raising American flag, with U.S. Capitol in background.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-pga-03448 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-6287 (color film copy transparency)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: PGA - Restein--Flag ... (D size) [P&P] [P&P]

Other Number: 12892G

Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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