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Nicholas Byram

Nicholas Byram was born in Ireland in 1610 after his parents moved from England. When Nicholas was 16, his father sent him back to England to stay with friends. Legand #1- Those friends stole his money and sold him off to indenturehood to the West Indies.After Nicholas served his indenturehood, he headed up the North…

Jemina Allen

I found Jemina Allen. She has been one of my most puzzling road blocks. She showed up as a wife on my maternal side. She was the wife of Ebenezer Newcomb. Documentation states she was born in Bridgewater,Mass. But where? to whom? We could not find documentation proof. It felt like a dead end. The…

Dear Grammy

Dear Grammy, Boy, do I wish you were sitting here with me right now. I found Jemina Allen. I wish you were sitting here at my computer with me so I could show you. She did stump us, didn’t she?  There we sat so many years ago with dozens of pages of Allen genealogy. We…

Whitman

Planning trips to find Ancestral places, I looked over my Grandfathers line. My Grandfather’s Mom was Laura Whitman, her father was Alfred Whitman from Charles Whitman.All from Abington but from there we have a line of Nicholas and Elijahs all from Bridgewater, Mass. All of whom married women from the same town. Exploring Bridgewater history,…