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Cottage Orne

(A) (French). A cottage residence belonging to persons in good circumstances. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CottysCottage Countess A B C D E F G H I…

Sarah

Name at birth: SaraiSarah and her husband Abraham were the progenitors of the Hebrew people, according to the biblical book Genesis. Various strains of thought honor Sarah as the matriarch of God's…

Luther JEWETT

JEWETT, Luther, a Representative from Vermont; born in Canterbury, Windham County, Conn., December 24, 1772; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1795; studied medicine and p…

Joshua Husband JEWETT

JEWETT, Joshua Husband, (brother of Hugh Judge Jewett), a Representative from Kentucky; born at Deer Creek, Harford County, Md., September 30, 1815; attended the common schools; studied law; wa…

Hugh Judge JEWETT

JEWETT, Hugh Judge, (brother of Joshua Husband Jewett), a Representative from Ohio; born at Deer Creek, near Darlington, Md., on July 1, 1817; completed preparatory studies and attended Hopewel…

David Jewett BAKER

Senate Years of Service: 1830-1830Party: DemocratBAKER, David Jewett, a Senator from Illinois; born in East Haddam, Conn., September 7, 1792; moved with his parents to Ontario County, N.Y.; att…

Freeborn Garrettson JEWETT

JEWETT, Freeborn Garrettson, a Representative from New York; born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., August 4, 1791; pursued an academic course; moved to Skaneateles, N.Y., in 1815; justice o…

Daniel Tarbox JEWETT

Senate Years of Service: 1870-1871Party: RepublicanJEWETT, Daniel Tarbox, a Senator from Missouri; born in Pittston, Kennebec County, Maine, September 14, 1807; completed preparatory studies; a…

Sarah Palin

Name at birth: Sarah Louise HeathSarah Palin, the first female governor of Alaska, was John McCain's running mate in the U.S. presidental elections of 2008. Sarah Palin was born in Idaho but moved to…

Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes surprised the world by winning the gold medal in women's figure skating at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. She was 16 years old and previously had never won a U.S or world senior ch…