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The Harvey Book

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The Harvey Book

(not always reliable many errors for Nesbitt family)

Giving the Genealogies of Certain Branches of the American Families of Harvey, Nesbitt, Dixon and Jameson, and Notes on Many Other Families, Together with Numerous Biographical Sketches
  • by Oscar Jewell Harvey (1851-1922)
  • published by E.B. Yordy & Company, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1899
  • 1057 pages
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Table of Contents

Part I
Some Remarks Concerning Surnames
An Account of Certain Early Representatives of the Harvey Family in England
Part II - Genealogies
Nesbitt (not always reliable many errors for Nesbitt/Nisbet families)
Part III - Biographies (p.571)

Available online at these locations


(not always reliable many errors for Nesbitt/Nisbet families)

From page 1028 of the book:
Page 40, line 9, the word "widow” should be wife.
Page 43, line 1, "1695” should be 1675.
Page 95, line 11, "James Sill” should be Jabez Sill.
Page 147, the date of birth of iii. Elizabeth P. Harvey should be 1799.
Page 148, line 19, insert the surname Hall after the Christian name "William Henry Ames.”
Page 164, substitute 8 for the expon'ent "3” after the name of (241) Horace Harvey.
Page 173, line 19, "he that never” should be that he never.
Page 188, lines 2 and 12, "Sante Fe” should be Santa Fe.
Page 217, line 7 from bottom of page, "Berea” should be Perea.
Page 244, line 20, substitute went for "came.”
Page 333, line 2, "236” should be 326.
Page 336, line 4 of foot-note, substitute (14) for "(10).”
Page 356, last line, "1745” should be 1845.
Page 377, line 6, "proprieter” should be proprietor.
Page 567, line 3, "1787” should be 1786.
Page 580, line 8 from bottom of page, "weired” should be weird.
Page 581, line 13, "presents” should be present.
Page 592, line 1 of foot-note, "1757" should be 1756.
Page 597, line 2 from bottom of page, substitute of for "on.”
Page 976, line 16, "Clayton” should be Charlton.

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