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Joist Hite and some of his descendants by M. Frances Cooper

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Published by Gregath Co. in Cullman, Ala .
Written in English


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Statementby M. Frances Cooper.
LC ClassificationsCS71.H6745 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2888779M
LC Control Number84113682

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Joist Hite and some of his descendants [Cooper, M. Frances] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Joist Hite and some of his descendantsAuthor: M. Frances Cooper.   This was surveyed in and became known as the "Fairfax Line". Hite and his associates filed suit in , starting litigation which extended until , and became a classic textbook study in law schools. It was settled in favor of Hite some years after both he and Lord Fairfax were dead. Hans Justus Heydt, later Americanized to Jost Hite, earned the nickname, the Baron of the Shenandoah; this is true. But, his personal circumstances were completely different from the myth. Immigrating to America as a refugee from the Palatinate of the Rhine, Jost earned everything he had through his wits and the sweat of his brow.   Pioneer and land speculator Joist Hite, originally Hans Jöst Heydt, emigrated from Germany about Heydt traveled on his own ship and is said to have been a wealthy nobleman. He led 16 German and Dutch families to America, settling first in New York and later Pennsylvania.

  The "second Jost Hite" you refer to is the same as the one mentioned in my previous came from Bonfeld, Germany to England in and then sailed to New York in He lived there until about when he moved to Pennsylvania and then in , he moved to the Shenandoah ch in his native village has shown that he did not have any brothers who . Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants, digitized by Google Books, also tells the story of “Joist Hite”. I enjoy reading the stories of the pioneer families, but I found the story of Tim McGraw’s ancestors sadly ironic. Jost Hite left New York to settle in Pennsylvania. (signed) Just Hite. Wit: Lewis Stephens, John Funk. 22 Feb. []. Acknowledged by Just Hite, Gent. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 7]. Pages May Jost Hite of Orange County to James Hoge of same. Lease and release; for £ current money. acres being the remains of a pattin (patent) of 3, acres. Original data: Cartmell, T. K.. Shenandoah Valley pioneers and their descendants.a history of Frederick County, Virginia (illustrated) from its formation in to , compiled mainly from original records of old Frederick County, now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Federick. unknown: unknown, c

  Hite-Joist (Yost Heydt) and Some of His Descendants, by Frances Cooper, Robert HODGE, Sr., of Livingston County, Kentucky, compiled by Barbara Roach Knox, Hoffmeyer Family, , by Carolina Nigg, Hopper and Killian Kin and Connections, by . Dr. Ernest E. Trice, in his book referred to elsewhere, pg. 45, states:"Scotch-Irish immigration into the Valley of Virginia, stimulated by the new land policy, began in In that year Joist Hite, a Hollander, migrated from Philadelphia with 15 families in addition to his own, the most being Scotch Irish. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick County, Virginia.   Hans Joist Hite - Anna Maria Du Bois / Merkle Hans Justus Heydt, known later in America as Jost Hite, was born 6 December , the second of the family of eight children of Johann and Magdalena. He was eleven years of age when his stepmother came to live with them. Jost became a linen weaver, and on 11 November , married Anna Maria Merkle.