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STORYS OF THE UNITED STATES.

In the American Encyclopædia we find this singular appellation, Story-un-kare pronounced Stor-yoon-ka-ruh. This is the name of a Lappish Deity.

BOSTON, U.S.A., STORYS.
The pedigree of the family of the Hon. Joseph Story, the eminent United States Judge and Daine professor of law in Harvard University, has been supplied by Mr. Henry Grafton Story, son of Major-General Joseph Grafton Story. It has been deemed most advisable to give the pedigree in the form as drawn up by the compiler, the said Mr. H. G. Story, of 1270, Pacific Street, Brooklyn. U.S.A.

STORY FAMILY, U.S.A.
A member of the family in Massachusetts has in his possession what is said to be the original coat-of-arms, brought to America by our ancestor Elisha Story (Story or Storie), a family formerly settled in the county of Cumberland in the north of England and south of Scotland. The Norroy King of Arms when shown these arms at the Herald Office, London, said the Storie family to whom belong this coat-of-arms was one of the oldest families in England next to the Peerage.

ELISHA STORY.
Elisha Story of England, arrived in Boston, Mass., New England, with his only sister Sarah Story, (Elisha her only brother) in 1700. They were members of the Old South Church, (Boston) in 1704. The above Sarah Story married Aug. 20, 1710, Thomas Dawes, and had issue.

  ELISHA STORY, married 1st Lydia Emmons dau. of Benjamin Emmons of Boston,
1 Oct. 1706.
 
    Issue: Elisha born 19 July 1709. Died 12 July 1712.
             Elisha born 21 July 1713. Died 21 July 1713.
Mrs. Lydia Story died 21 July 171

He died 1725 - born 1683.

A



Elisha Story married 2d Mrs. Sarah Renauf, a widow (born Cooper, sister of the Rev. Wm. Cooper of Boston) 1st Oct. 1714. She had two children by her first marriage to Renauf. She was born 1685. Died 23 June 1741.

He died 1725. They had four children by this second marriage viz.

B
Children
of
Elisha
1. Sarah, b. 8 Sept. 1715.
2. Elisha, b 3 Mar 1717. D. 19 Mch 1717.
3. Lydia. b 26 Mch 1718. D. 30 May. Married about 1735 Major John Box. B.
4. William, b. 25 Apl 1720. D. 24 Nov 1799. (Regstrar in the Court of Admiralty).
William married three times.

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