- Heirlooms Reunited blog. Interests: genealogy, War of 1812; Maine & Maritimes; naturepresent
2 Blanchard Brothers, Tiffany, First Buried, Stone Bridge, Leno, Andover...
When I discovered I had an 8th great-granduncle buried not too far from where I live, I knew I would have to visit the West Parish Cemetery
Boston 1775: Archibald Robertson’s Views of Besieged Boston
J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He i
The Genetic Legacy of British India - the FIBIS DNA Project
Just after my last blog post in January this year I was approached by Debbie Kennet to present a lecture for the DNA Workshops at Who Do You
The Dudley Garden Memorial at Harvard College, Massachusetts
If I had stumbled a upon a charming garden, located within the walls of Harvard College, I would have been thrilled. But because the garden
North Andover Historical Society, North Andover, Massachusetts
The North Andover Historical Society contacted me to see if I would be willing to do a post about their Society. Since I have a few ancestor
Threads of Memory 10: Britain's Star for Charlotte Henson
# 10: Britain's Star by Jean Stanclift Twelve years after the U.S. Civil War was over, an English woman described in her diary a "most inter
The Names Of The Persons Receiving Early Land Grants At Ipswich, Massach...
Last year, while in Ipswich, my husband and I toured the Ipswich Museum. One of the first things to catch my eye was a wall hanging, listing
Memorial Tablets, Revolutionary War and Civil War, Stow, Massachusetts
These Tablets Are Erected by the Town of Stow on its Two Hundredth Anniversary May 16, 1883 in Commemoration of the Valor and Devotion of it
Miles Ward and his wife Sarah Massey Ward -- Salem, Massachusetts (Tombs...
Miles Ward "Ward, Miles Born March 11, 1672 Died August 30, 1764 age 92 years. The son of Joshua and Hannah (Flint) and husband of Sarah (Ma