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  • Author Daughters of the American Revolution 
    Publisher Washington DC, 1900 
    Editor Mary Jane Seymour 
    Page 116-117 
    Periodical Lineage Book, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution 
    Source Type Book 
    VOL Volume XI, 10001-11000 
    Source ID S370 
    Text Mrs. Miriam Fernald Bancroft 10296
    Born in Massachusetts

    Wife of Charles E. Bancroft
    Descendant of Hercules Archelaus Fernald, of Maine
    Daughter of Amasa Pray and Miriam Fernald, his wife.
    Granddaugther of Oliver Fernald and Olive Hurd, his wife.
    Gr-granddaughter of Hercules Archelaus Fernald and Miriam Persley, his wife

    Hercules Archelaus Fernald, 1776, enlisted in Capt. Samuel Leighton’s company, and in 1777 served under Capt. Elisha Shapleigh. He served at the siege of Boston, in the Burygone campaign, and was detailed to guard prisoners after the surrender. He was a pensioner when he died in North Berwick in 1836, aged eighty seven. 
    Linked to BANCROFT, Charles E
    FERNALD, Hercules Archelaus
    PERSLEY, Miriam
    PRAY, Miriam Fernald 




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