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* Gideon Hill Wells, son of Richard and Rachel Wells, writing in 1835, says:  "About thirty years since, the family burial ground remained, with all the ancient headstones to the graves." (Back)


Penny Cyclopedia, Art. Arthur. (Back)


* See Collection of Memorials, p. 70, Philadelphia, 1787.  In the genealogical table succeeding this introduction, which is copied from Burke's Landed Gentry of England, she is said to have been the daughter of Colonel Roger Jones, Governor of Dublin in the reign of James the Second, who defeated the Marquis of Ormond in 1649; and in the collection of Memorials she is said to have been the daughter of Gilbert Jones, of Welch-Pool.  But the Colonel Jones who routed the Marquis of Ormond at Rathmines, near Dublin, in 1649, was the Parliamentary Governor of that city; and his name, according to both Leland and Plowden, was Michael, and nither Gilbert nor Roger.Leland's History of Ireland, iv. p. 42;  Plowden's ibid. i. p. 136. (Back)


Dr. George W. Norris visited Dolobran a few years since.  Traces of the residence of the Lloyds, Dolobran Hall, were then visible.  The ancient graveyard was turned into an orchard, through the turf of which memorial stones were seen. (Back)


The name of the vessel in which Thomas Lloyd sailed was the America, Captain Joseph Wasey.  They had a passage of eight weeks, and landed on the 20th of sixth month, 1683.Watson's Annals, i. p. 517. (Back)


* It is said by Thomas Chalkley, that Governor Lloyd "used sometimes in the evening, before he went to rest, to go in person to public houses, and order the people he found there to their own homes, till at length he was instrumental to promote better order; and did, in a great measure, suppress vice and immorality in the city."Journal of Thomas Chalkley, p. 182, New York, 1808. (Back)


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