Month: July 2014

Old Burial Hill

I am putting together my summer Family History Tour. Another place I have chosen is Marblehead, Mass. I descend from Rev. William Walton and his daughter Elizabeth. Old Burial Hill is the location of his church. I am excited to check out the location for myself. I looked at photos online and it is so incredibly picturesque. I can’t wait…

John and Mary Allen, related in more then one way

How many ways can someone be related? I am still counting. My Great, Great Grandparents;John and Mary Allen were married. But in my Whitman research, they also each descend from Samuel Allen, the immigrant. Today as I post lineages to Doctors and Ministers, I find then also sharing descent from Dr. Richard Palgrave. I know I have another lineage that…

The Marble Game

I recently acquired The Marble game. It has been in my family for generations. As a child,I saw it on rare guarded occasions. I don’t remember ever being allowed to touch it. Maybe I had.  But now as an adult, I own it. It is mine to care for and protect and find the right person to whom to pass…

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