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Simon Lathrop Newcomb + Jane Harris
John Burton Newcomb10 JUL 1809 -- 20 NOV 1882avatar
Emily Prince1813 -- 1851avatar
Marriage4 OCT 1863


Simon Newcomb

Birth12 MAR 1835
Org.1869 National Academy of Sciences, Member
Org.1877-1878 American Association for the Advancement of Science, President
Org.1885-1900 American Journal of Mathematics, Editor
Org.1897-1898 American Mathematical Society, President
Org.1899-1905 American Astronomical Society, President
Death11 JUL 1909
Aged: 74.3 years
died and buried in Washington, DC Arlington - 1853: came to US; taught school 1854-56 - 1858 grad. Cambridge Scientific School, MA (mathematics) - 1861 appointed Prof Mathematica and Astronomy by US Navy References on line:

This is the site where Blagden and Argyle mills once stood, two of the twenty-six mills that once flourished along Rock Creek. If you look close, you can still see part of the millrace and the mill road. The exact date of the construction of these mills is unknown, but the mills were in operation during the early 1800's. Stones used in the construction of the mill were quarried on the east bank of the Rock Creek Valley across from the mill. Thomas Blagden, a prominent Washington businessman owned the mills. Blagden's Mill, a 2 1/2 story structure, contained three millstones for grinding wheat, rye, and corn. Argyle, a smaller mill, ground animal bones for the production of fertilizer. The mills ceased operation in 1889. The millseat was forty-seven... Read More

Mary Caroline Hassler

Birth10 JUN 1840
Death6 FEB 1921
Aged: 80.7 years

Parents: Charles Augustus and Anna Josepha (Nourse) HASSLER
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  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave
  3. Book: Andrew Newcomb (1618-1686) and his Descendents; by Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, 1023, Berkley CA. ~1000 pages; Internet Archive;
  1. Findagrave
  2. Book: Andrew Newcomb (1618-1686) and his Descendents; by Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, 1023, Berkley CA. ~1000 pages; Internet Archive;
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