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The Bedford Flag

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,…

Deac. Benjamin Brown

Excerpt from History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Geneologies Benjamin Brown (Joseph 2, John 1) Baptized July 3, 1720 dies March 4, 1802. He was chosen deacon Oct 14, 1768, was a member of the Committee of Correspondence, 1773,    1778; justice of the peace 1775; representative of the court, 1783-1786. On Dec.10,1787,…

Nathaniel Page

Nathaniel Page, an ancestal grandfather is most well known for carrying the American Flag in the first battle for our freedom. His home is on the National Register and is currently occupied. it was recently renovated by This Old House, of which I will find the link to that clip for your viewing pleasure. The…

John Page Jr.

I am John Page Jr. I was born in Quincy, Massachusettes on March 14, in 1834 to John Page Sr. and Mary Newcomb. My Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Grand parents were John and Priscilla Alden, the Pilgrims. That is only 8 generations ago. My Great Grandfather was Nathaniel Page who is famous for…