Baileys

Scanning Documents

The Child's Gem, a book now 169 yrs old

Baileys

Today I thought to do another round of paper diving within the Parker Family Bible published 1849. There are dozens…

Scanning Documents

I have the original Allen Gazette, written by my family in 1917. I have planned to retype it into a…

The Bedford Flag

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I have always said that it is an amazing gift to have tangible pieces of our past preserved for us. My Great,Great,Great,Great,Great,Great Grandfather Nathaniel Page carried the first flag into an American battle and that flag is preserved in the Bedford, Massachusetts Library where he lived. After decades of wanting to see it for myself,…

Henry Brooks

Vital Data collected from The Brooks Family of Woburn,Mass on openlibrary.org   I could not find exact birth and death dates for Henry. Nor could I find the name of his first wife of whom I descend. There is a good read on him in the stated book above. He is also a founder of…