Francis Whiting Halsey

Francis Whiting Halsey (October 15, 1851 – November 24, 1919) was an American journalist, editor and historian, born in Unadilla, New York. He was the son of Dr. Gaius Leonard Halsey, a Civil War surgeon, and Juliet (Cartington) Halsey. He was the grandson of Dr. Gaius and Mary (Church) Halsey of Kortright, New York, and a descendant of Thomas Halsey, who emigrated from England before 1640 and helped to found the settlement of Southampton, Long Island, one of the earliest English settlements in New York.

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... Two Months Abroad (1878) An introduction to Thomas Halsey of Hertfordshire, England, and Southampton, Long Island, 1591-1679, with his American Descendents to the Eighth and Ninth Generations, by Jacob LaFayette. 10 volumes, 1912) Works by Francis Whiting Halsey at Project Gutenberg Seeing Europe with Famous Authors (Project Gutenberg) (ed ...

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