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by Henry Gannett


A large number of places in the . were named after places in England largely as a result of English settlers and explorers of the Thirteen Colonies

A large number of places in the . were named after places in England largely as a result of English settlers and explorers of the Thirteen Colonies. Some names were carried over directly and are found throughout the country (such as Manchester, Birmingham and Rochester).

Henry Gannett (August 24, 1846 – November 5, 1914) was an American geographer who is described as the "Father of the Quadrangle" which is the basis for topographical maps in the United States. He was born in Bath, Maine August 24, 1846, graduated with a . at Harvard University in 1869 and at the Hooper Mining School in 1870 also at Harvard.

EA Ogden, United States Army. Ogden; town in Monroe County, New York, named for William Ogden, the son-inlaw of the proprietor. Ogden; city in Weber County, river, canyon, and valley in Utah, named for an old mountaineer of the Hudson Bay Company, Peter Skeen Ogden. Ogdensburg; city in St. Lawrence County, New York, named for its original proprietor. rOgema; town in Price County, Wisconsin; jOgemaw; county in Michigan. Встречается в книгах (6) с 1902 по 1905. Стр. 259 - County, Connecticut.

Flagstaff; town in Coconino County, Arizona, named from a pole set by a party of emigrants who camped near and celebrated the Fourth of July. Flambeau; lakes, town, and river in Wisconsin

Flagstaff; town in Coconino County, Arizona, named from a pole set by a party of emigrants who camped near and celebrated the Fourth of July. Flambeau; lakes, town, and river in Wisconsin. Встречается в книгах (6) с 1902 по 1915. 223 - Newfane; town in Windham County, Vermont, said to have been named for Thomas Fane, one of the "men of Kent. Встречается в книгах (25) с 1829 по 1997.

This is an amazing book that tells you why places are named what they're named in the United States

This is an amazing book that tells you why places are named what they're named in the United States. There's no muss and fuss and a lot of useless words, but simple and straightforward sentences as to why certain places in the United States are called what they are called.

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Names, Geographical-United States. Contributor: Gannett, Henry. Book/Printed Material

Names, Geographical-United States. "Authorities": p. 12-16. Book/Printed Material. At head of title: Department of the interior-U.

He was motivated to publish this alphabetical compilation of the origins of approximately 10,000 place names because it embodies so much local and general history. 1910, 1996), 2015, 51/2x81/2, paper, alphabetical, 280 pp. show more.

Henry Gannett was born at Bath, M. August 24, 1846. Macon; town in Noxubee county, named for General Nathaniel Macon, United States Senator from North Carolina

Henry Gannett was born at Bath, M. He graduated at the Lawrence Scientific School, Harvard, in 1869, and at the Hooper Mining School, 1870. Mr. Gannett was geographer for the 10th, 11th, and 12th censuses. In 1882 he was appointed Geographer of the United States Geological Survey. Macon; town in Noxubee county, named for General Nathaniel Macon, United States Senator from North Carolina. Madison; county, named for James Madison, fourth president of the United States. Mahon; village in Marshall county, named for John Mahon. Marion; county, named for General Francis Marion.

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The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States epub download

ISBN13: 978-0806305448

ISBN: 0806305444

Author: Henry Gannett

Category: Reference

Subcategory: Genealogy

Language: English

Publisher: Clearfield Co; 2nd edition (June 1, 1973)

Pages: 334 pages

ePUB size: 1995 kb

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