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Ball, Roscoe Laurence 1884-

Works: 2 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 9 library holdings
Genres: Genealogy 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CS71.H3755, 929.273
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Most widely held works by Roscoe Laurence Ball
Some descendants of John and Margaret Harkness of Newton, Massachusetts ... 1690-1957 by Roscoe Laurence Ball( )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Harkness, a Revolutionary War soldier, was born at Newton, Massachusetts, the son of John Harkness (1690-1747). He was living at Pelham, Massachusetts, by 1755. He married Nancy Agnes Gray, daughter of John Gray, an immigrated from Ireland, in 1757. They had seven children, 1760-1780. He died at Pelham in 1779 at age 57. Nancy Gray Harkness and her family migrated to Salem, Washington County, New York, in 1790. Nancy died there in 1824 at age 85. Her son, John Harkenss (1760-1843), a Revolutionary War soldier, migrated to Springfield Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in 1804. His grandson, Chester Harkness (1806-1899), was born near Big Pond, Pennsylvania. He married Lousia Smith (1808-1868), ca. 1829. They had six children, 1830-1839. Chester and Louisia Harkness are buried near Big Pond. Descendants listed lived in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Oklanhoma and elsewhere
Some descendants of John and Margaret Harkness by Roscoe Laurence Ball( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typewritten genealogical history of the descendants of John and Margaret Harkness of Newton, Mass.; includes bibliographical references
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