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Donald Lines JACOBUS (1887-1970), genealogist, author of Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, and founder of The American Genealogist.

Thomas JEFFERSON (1743-1826), 3rd U. S. President, Vice President, Secretary of State, Minister to France, Governor of Virginia, Continental Congress member, Declaration of Independence author and signer, Virginia House of Burgesses member, attorney, married Martha WAYLES SKELTON (1748-1782), who died before his Presidency.

Samuel Curtis JOHNSON (1833-1919), developer of Johnson's Wax 1888, founder of S. C. Johnson Co. 1886, married in 1861 to Caroline FISK.

Anson JONES (1798-1858), 4th Republic of Texas President (1841-1846), Texas Senator and Congressman, Minister to the United States, Judge Advocate and Surgeon in the War for Texas Independence, MD 1827, married in 1840 to Mary (SMITH) McCRORY.

Clara Louise KELLOGG (1842-1916) [autograph], opera soprano, toured America and Europe in concert for over 20 years, performed shortly after the Civil War before Generals Grant and Sherman in Chicago, debuted in New York in Feb. 1861 with the New York Academy of Music production of Rigoletto, married in 1887 to Carl STRAKOSCH.

Frank Billings KELLOGG (1856-1937), Judge of the Permanent Court of International Justice (1930-35) [autograph], Nobel Peace Prize winner (1929), framer of the Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928-29), U.S. Secretary of State (1925-29), Ambassador to Great Britain (1923-25), U.S. Senator (1917-23), president of the American Bar Association (1912), U.S. anti-trust counsel (1904-11), and attorney (from 1877), married Clara May COOK. [Note: Major differences appear in the line of Lucy (KELLOGG) KARNER, with this presentation following the work of Timothy Hopkins in Kelloggs in the Old World and the New (1903). Cf. Notes on Some of the Descendants of Joseph Kellogg of Hadley, by Justin P. Kellogg (1898), and Genealogies of Hadley Families, by Lucius M. Boltwood (1905).]

Will Keith KELLOGG (1860-1951), businessman, founder in 1906 of the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company (now the W. K. Kellogg Company), married Ella O. DAVIS (b. 1858).

William Rufus KING (1786-1853), U. S. Vice President, President of the Senate, Senator from AL, Minister to France, U.S. Representative from AL and NC, State Legislator of NC. Inaugurated V.P. on March 4, 1853 in Cuba, and died 45 days later on April 18, 1853 in AL.

King LEKA I (b. 1939), King of the Albanians (1961- ), in exile, married Susan Barbara CULLEN-WARD, of Australia.

Anne Spencer MORROW LINDBERGH (1906-2001), author and poet, publishing North to the Orient (1935), Gift From the Sea (1955), Unicorn and Other Poems (1962) and Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead (1973), married aviator Charles Augustus LINDBERGH (1902-1974). Her father was a lawyer, banker, diplomat, Ambassador to Mexico and U.S. Senator, and her mother was an author and educator, and acting president of Smith College (1939-40).

Carole LOMBARD (1908-1942), film actress and comedienne, with roles in Man of the World (1931), No Man of Her Own (1932), and other, with nomination for an Oscar for her role in My Man Godfrey (1936). She was born as Jane Alice PETERS. Married first William POWELL, and second Clark GABLE.

Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW (1807-1882), poet (The Village Blacksmith,1841; Evangeline, 1847; The Song of Hiawatha,1855; The Courtship of Miles Standish, 1858; Paul Revere's Ride, 1860; and others) and college professor at Bowdoin (1829-1835) and Harvard (1835-1854), graduated Bowdoin College 1825, married first in 1831 to Mary Storer POTTER, and second in 1843 to Frances APPLETON.

Alfred Lee LOOMIS (1887-1975), physicist and financier, inventor of Loran (Long Range Navigation, patent 2,884,678 dated Apr. 28, 1959) and developer of other radar and navigation systems, elected to National Academy of Sciences, founder of Loomis Laboratory at Tuxedo Paark, NY, co-owner of Hilton Head Island, SC, co-inventor of Microscope-centrifuge 1933, America's Cup challenger, co-partner in Bonright & Co. (investment subsidiary of J. P. Morgan), co-inventor of Aberdeen Chronograph 1921, Major in World War I, attorney, graduate of Harvard 1912, married Ellen Holman FARNSWORTH (b. 1889).

Abbott Lawrence LOWELL (1856-1943), president of Harvard University (1909-1933), political science educator, author and attorney, married 1879 Anna Parker LOWELL. Brother of Amy LOWELL and Percival LOWELL.

Amy LOWELL (1874-1925), poet and critic. Sister of Abbott Lawrence LOWELL and Percival LOWELL.

James Russell LOWELL (1819-1891), poet, essayist, critic, editor, and diplomat, serving as U.S. minister to Spain and to Great Britain under Pres. HAYES.

Percival LOWELL (1855-1916), astronomer, builder of Lowell Observatory, author and predictor of the discovery of Pluto (by C. W. TOMBAUGH in Jan. 1930, not W. E. DISNEY in Aug. 1930). Brother of Abbott Lawrence LOWELL and Amy LOWELL.

Henry Robinson LUCE (1898-1967), publisher, founder of Sports Illustrated (1954), Life (1936), Time (1923), educated at Yale and Oxford, married first Lila HOTZ, and second 1935 Claire BOOTHE, journalist, playwright, Representative, and Ambassador to Italy.

Mary LYON (1797-1849), educator and founder of Mt. Holyoke College, President of Mt. Holyoke College (1837-1849), academy and seminary associate principal and instructor (1824-1834), and teacher (1814-1824). Elected to the American Hall of Fame in 1905.

Gen. Douglas MacARTHUR (1880-1964), General of the Army (from 1944), military leader in Korean War and World War II, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Superintendent U.S. Military Academy at West Point, General in World War I, graduated West Point (1903).

Lowell MASON (1792-1872) [Photo], musician (Doctor of Music from University of New York). Composer (credited with over 1600 religious works), conductor (Handel and Hayden Society), instructor (Boston Academy of Music) and music publisher (Cantica Laudis: The American Book of Church Music, 1850, and others). Well known as a hymn composer, arranger and harmonizer, his tunes include Joy to the World! (Antioch), Nearer, My God, to Thee (Bethany), My Faith Looks Up to Thee (Olivet), and many more. Son William MASON (1829-1908) was a concert pianist, teacher, author and composer. Son Henry MASON (1831-1890) was a piano maker and co-founder of Mason and Hamlin Organ Co., Boston (1854). Grandson Daniel Gregory MASON (b. 1873) was a professor of music at Columbia University, and composer of symphonies and piano works. Married in 1817 to Abby Gregory (1797-1889).

Margaret MEAD (1901-1978), anthropologist, lecturer, and author, married Mr. CROSSMAN, Mr. FORTUNE, and Gregory BATESON. Margaret and Gregory became the parents of Mary Catherine BATEMAN, Robinson Professor of Anthropology and English at Geroge Mason University.

William Pierson MERRILL, DD (1867-1954) [Photo], pastor at Brick Church (Presbyterian) of New York City, author and composer of hymns, including "Rise Up, O Men of God."

Mary Ann MOBLEY of Beverly Hills, CA, Miss America 1959, married Gary COLLINS.

James MONROE (1758-1831), 5th U. S. President, Secretary of State, Secretary of War, Gov. of Virginia, Senator, member Virginia House of Delegates and Assembly, minister to England and France, and Lt. Col., married Elizabeth KORTRIGHT (1760-1830), 4th First Lady.

Samuel MOREY (1762-1843), Inventor Extraordinary, gave first American demonstration of an automobile (1828), invented surface heated carburetor and patented liquid fuel internal combustion engine (1826), patented steam engine (1795), patented steam turning spit (1793), married Hannah AVERY (1768-1822).

John Pierpont MORGAN (1837-1913), banker and financier, founder of J. P. Morgan & Co. in 1895, founder of U. S. Steel Corp. in 1901, and collector of art and rare books, married first Amelia STURGES, and second Frances Louisa TRACY.

George Andrews MORIARTY, Jr. (1883-1968), genealogist, and frequent contributor to the New England Historic Genealogical Register (1917-1966).

Samuel Finley Breese MORSE (1791-1872), artist, portrait painter, inventor of telegraph and Morse code, established first telegraph line, and sent first message - "What has God wrought?" (1844) -, married Lucretia Pickering WALKER (d. 1825). His father is known as the "Father of American Geography".

Levi Parsons MORTON (1824-1920), 22nd Vice President (1889-1893), Governor of NY (1895-1897), Minister to France (1881-1885), U. S. Representative from NY (1879-1881), bank executive in New York City, married Lucy Young KIMBALL (1836-1871). [Autograph]

Lucretia Coffin MOTT (1793-1880), women's rights advocate, abolitionist, and Quaker minister. Married James MOTT (1788-1868).

Richard Milhous NIXON (1913- 1994), 37th U. S. President, Vice President, Senator, Congressman, Lt. Commander, and attorney, married Thelma Catharine 'Pat' RYAN (1912-1993), 34th First Lady. He was the only President to have resigned his office. [Autograph]

Barack Hussein OBAMA (1961- ), 44th U. S. President, Senator and attorney, married in Oct. 1992 to Michelle LaVaughan ROBINSON (1964- ), 41st First Lady and attorney.

Frederick Law OLMSTED (1822-1903), landscape architect, he or his firm designing numerous parks, including Central Park, New York City, and Woodland Park, Seattle, WA.


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