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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • HERKIMER -- New York State Police in Herkimer have announced the arrest of a Little Falls man in connection with a report of attempted kidnapping last week.

    NBC3 - Local News

  • Peleg Ellis, the pioneer of Ellis Hollow, as we have seen, exchanged his real estate in Herkimer county with the same Cook estate for Lot 84 of Dryden, to which he came, as has already been described in a former chapter, in 1799.

    Living in Dryden: The Ellis family

  • In the meantime his brother Peleg, having exchanged with this same Cook family his home in Herkimer county for Lot No. 84 of Dryden, in the locality since known as Ellis Hollow, first came out to view his new possessions in the fall of 1799.

    Living in Dryden: July 2004 Archives

  • Among these were the two brothers John and Peleg Ellis, who came originally from West Greenwich, Rhode Island, and first settled in Herkimer county of this state, from which John came to Virgil in 1798, having purchased of the Samuel Cook estate Lot No. 23 of that town, upon which he remained about three years.

    Living in Dryden: July 2004 Archives

  • This town, now known as Herkimer, is attacked by Iroquois led by Chief Joseph

    The War on Guns

  • Meanwhile, Norse is tapping another gas formation, called the Herkimer, in Chenango County while waiting for the regulatory review to be completed on the Marcellus. -

  • "Herkimer" and "Vajayjay" jest HAPPENs to be my mostest favoritest names for two twins, no matter how many.

    The Teacher Tearjerker

  • Herkimer had such history and wealth, Troy and Utica, as well.

    Barbara Gunn: Upstate New York and Irene

  • As a consequence, settlers on the frontier were murdered in numerous Indian raids (see, for instance, "The Cherry Valley Massacre"), and militia forces under Nicholas Herkimer suffered devastating losses at the Battle of Oriskany.

    New World Apocalypse, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • These activists were gaining force particularly in New York, where they bolted from the party convention at Syracuse, in protest of its choice of the nominees for the coming elections, and threatened to stage a mass meeting of dissident Democrats at Herkimer in late October.

    A Country of Vast Designs


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