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Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann
The Heritage and Legacy of the Daughters of Two Hannah Hickoks, 1635–1906
by Louise Elizabeth Smith View author's profile page

Overview


Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann presents two first cousins named Hannah as their Hickok family story unfolds through nearly three hundred years of Connecticut and United States history.

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Description


For a $20 discount, enter Discount Code: ABBY22 at checkout. 
Highlights:
• 1630s English migration which King Charles I caused by his unlawful ship tax, forced worship, and a bad economy
• The continued influence of the Bible, the Magna Carta, resistance to “taxation without representation”
• 1680s Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut • Indian and French-Indian Wars • Two Great Awakenings
• Revolutionary War: causes; first person accounts; Marquis de Lafayette; Rochambeau’s troops 
• Life in South Britain: Journals of David Hickok and his daughter Hannah (Smith)
• U.S. Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, 13th–16th Amendments
• Advocates for girls’ education: Sarah Pierce and Emma Hart Willard
• Anti-Slavery effort: William Lloyd Garrison; Hannah Smith and daughters; La Amistad
• Abby Smith’s eight letters to her second cousin Mary Ann Eldred Austin
• A woman’s right to vote: Stanton, Anthony, Stone, Mott, Burr, Kelley
• Abby and Julia Smith of Glastonbury, CT: taxes, cows, and a woman’s right to vote

Book Features: 320 images (color interior); 1680s land deeds; detailed maps; 1769–1891 journals and letters;
original newspaper accounts and book excerpts; 330-year timeline and family trees; 14 pages of endnotes;
index with over 1,500 people, places, and events

Chapters

Chapter 1: The First Four Hickok Ancestors—William, Joseph, Benjamin, Justus, 1635–1770

Chapter 2: Shillings, Scholars, Linen, and Pecks—David Hickok's Journals, 1769–1775

Chapter 3: Ticonderoga and Crown Point—The Hickoks and the Revolutionary War, 1775–1783

Chapter 4: Books, Conversations, and Chocolate—Hannah's Journal, 1784–1786

Chapter 5: Farewell to South Britain—The Hickok First Cousins, 1790–1800

Chapter 6: Reading, Writing, and Responsibilities—Five Smith Daughters, 1800–1816

Chapter 7: Rugged Wilderness Living—Hannah Hickok in Lumberland, 1812–1818

Chapter 8: Caring, Visiting, and Teaching—The Smiths, 1817–1824

Chapter 9: Hannah Marries James—Lumberland, New York, 1825–1827

Chapter 10: The Heinous Sin—The Smiths and the Abolitionists, 1830s

Chapter 11: Canals and Freshets—The Eldreds and Austins of Lumberland, 1830–1850

Chapter 12: Intelligent, Industrious, and Caring—Hannah Smith and Her Daughters, 1840s

Chapter 13: Highland and Glastenbury—The Austins and the Smiths, 1850–1854

Chapter 14: The Excursion—Abby and Laurilla Meet Mary Ann, 1854

Chapter 15: Affectionate Friend and Cousin—Abby's Letters to Mary Ann, 1854–1869

Chapter 16: Taxed Twice—Glastenbury, Fall 1869

Chapter 17: Flowers of the Field—Abby, Julia, and Mary Ann, 1870–1871

Chapter 18: Taxation without Representation—Abby and Julia Smith, 1872–1878

Chapter 19: College and Financial Difficulties—Emma and the Austins, 1872–1878

Chapter 20: Faithful Friend—Abby Hadassah Smith, 1797–1878

Chapter 21: Cease Your Weeping—Mother Dear-Edith Emogene Austin, 1879

Chapter 22: No Night There—Julia Evelina Smith, 1792–1886

Chapter 23: Old Home on the Hill—Mary Ann Eldred Austin, 1880–1906 

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About the author


Louise Elizabeth Smith, a former school teacher, researches family history when she is not reading or in the kitchen baking. Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann is the sixth book published with the help of her husband Gary.

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Book details

Genre:HISTORY

Subgenre:United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775)

Language:English

Pages:356

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9780982637456


Overview


Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann presents two first cousins named Hannah as their Hickok family story unfolds through nearly three hundred years of Connecticut and United States history.

Read more

Description


For a $20 discount, enter Discount Code: ABBY22 at checkout. 
Highlights:
• 1630s English migration which King Charles I caused by his unlawful ship tax, forced worship, and a bad economy
• The continued influence of the Bible, the Magna Carta, resistance to “taxation without representation”
• 1680s Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut • Indian and French-Indian Wars • Two Great Awakenings
• Revolutionary War: causes; first person accounts; Marquis de Lafayette; Rochambeau’s troops 
• Life in South Britain: Journals of David Hickok and his daughter Hannah (Smith)
• U.S. Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, 13th–16th Amendments
• Advocates for girls’ education: Sarah Pierce and Emma Hart Willard
• Anti-Slavery effort: William Lloyd Garrison; Hannah Smith and daughters; La Amistad
• Abby Smith’s eight letters to her second cousin Mary Ann Eldred Austin
• A woman’s right to vote: Stanton, Anthony, Stone, Mott, Burr, Kelley
• Abby and Julia Smith of Glastonbury, CT: taxes, cows, and a woman’s right to vote

Book Features: 320 images (color interior); 1680s land deeds; detailed maps; 1769–1891 journals and letters;
original newspaper accounts and book excerpts; 330-year timeline and family trees; 14 pages of endnotes;
index with over 1,500 people, places, and events

Chapters

Chapter 1: The First Four Hickok Ancestors—William, Joseph, Benjamin, Justus, 1635–1770

Chapter 2: Shillings, Scholars, Linen, and Pecks—David Hickok's Journals, 1769–1775

Chapter 3: Ticonderoga and Crown Point—The Hickoks and the Revolutionary War, 1775–1783

Chapter 4: Books, Conversations, and Chocolate—Hannah's Journal, 1784–1786

Chapter 5: Farewell to South Britain—The Hickok First Cousins, 1790–1800

Chapter 6: Reading, Writing, and Responsibilities—Five Smith Daughters, 1800–1816

Chapter 7: Rugged Wilderness Living—Hannah Hickok in Lumberland, 1812–1818

Chapter 8: Caring, Visiting, and Teaching—The Smiths, 1817–1824

Chapter 9: Hannah Marries James—Lumberland, New York, 1825–1827

Chapter 10: The Heinous Sin—The Smiths and the Abolitionists, 1830s

Chapter 11: Canals and Freshets—The Eldreds and Austins of Lumberland, 1830–1850

Chapter 12: Intelligent, Industrious, and Caring—Hannah Smith and Her Daughters, 1840s

Chapter 13: Highland and Glastenbury—The Austins and the Smiths, 1850–1854

Chapter 14: The Excursion—Abby and Laurilla Meet Mary Ann, 1854

Chapter 15: Affectionate Friend and Cousin—Abby's Letters to Mary Ann, 1854–1869

Chapter 16: Taxed Twice—Glastenbury, Fall 1869

Chapter 17: Flowers of the Field—Abby, Julia, and Mary Ann, 1870–1871

Chapter 18: Taxation without Representation—Abby and Julia Smith, 1872–1878

Chapter 19: College and Financial Difficulties—Emma and the Austins, 1872–1878

Chapter 20: Faithful Friend—Abby Hadassah Smith, 1797–1878

Chapter 21: Cease Your Weeping—Mother Dear-Edith Emogene Austin, 1879

Chapter 22: No Night There—Julia Evelina Smith, 1792–1886

Chapter 23: Old Home on the Hill—Mary Ann Eldred Austin, 1880–1906 

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About the author


Louise Elizabeth Smith, a former school teacher, researches family history when she is not reading or in the kitchen baking. Abby, Laurilla, and Mary Ann is the sixth book published with the help of her husband Gary.

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