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Title: An historical narrative of the Ely, Revell and Stacye families who were among the founders of Trenton and Burlington in the province of West Jersey 1678-1683, with the genealogy of the Ely descendants in America
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Ely, Reuben Pownall, 1815-1899, comp Ely, Warren S. (Warren Smedley), b. 1855, joint comp Ely, Daniel Brittain, b. 1861, joint comp
Subjects: Ely family Revell family Stacy family Ely, Joshua, d. 1702
Publisher: New York, Chicago [etc.] Fleming H. Revell Company
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library

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ld, mentions Elizabeth Heath as having founded twelvehouses for the poor of Mansfield in 1691. Harrods His-tory also mentions this gift to the town as follows: By deed dated Jan. 15th, 1691, Elizabeth Heathfounded Almshouses for twelve persons and endowedthem with property now producing a rental of £244—9—0of wh. £70—0—0 are appropriated to the apprenticing of 78 ELY, REVELL AND STACYE FAMILIES. children. The Trustees have recently built additionalAlmshouses of stone in Bulls Head Lane. Samuel Lewis, in his Topographical Dictionary ofEngland, states that near the extremity of the Town(Mansfield) on the right hand of the road leading fromMansfield to Nottingham is a building divided into twelveapartments & occupied by six Quakers & the same num-ber of the Established Church. On the outside is the fol-lowing : Elizabeth Heath of Mansfield, widow, founded thesehouses for twelve poor people & gave them eight shil-lings apiece to be paid by the Trustees every Kalendar

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