- Heirlooms Reunited blog. Interests: genealogy, War of 1812; Maine & Maritimes; naturepresent
My 64 ~ Researching My 4th Great Grandparents : Taking Sides During the ...
When you grow up in New England, the American Revolution is all around you. Historic sites appear at left and right, field trips from school
Weathervane Wednesday ~ This one has family history!
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly. I first started by publishing posts about weathervanes from the Nu
My Canadian Branches ~ My Clan MacKay and My Shelburne County Roots
Alexander MacKay, my third great grandfather, arrived in Canada from the Scottish Highlands as a young man of 29. A few years later, when he
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