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 added difficulty was that we…

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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 could not figure her out.…

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Exploring my Whitman Family Line

I was able to explore my lineage in Bridgewater, Mass. Well, I explored to a degree, not as deeply as I hoped but as with any lineage, it is an on-going journey. I do know that I descend from the Whitman family. In my travels so far, I was able to find out that I descend from Thomas Whitman. He…

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The Job Lane House

Located at 295 North Road (Route 4), Bedford, Ma Active Museum Tours: 2nd and 4th Sunday, May to October, 2-4 PM The Job Lane House is owned by the Town of Bedford and managed by the Bedford Historic Preservation Commission. The Friends of the Job Lane House conduct tours and run events such as the annual Colonial Craft Faire; they…

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Mary Caroline Page Allen

[add_pedigree id = “109”] [spouses id = “109”] My name is Mary Caroline Page. I was born in Woburn, Massachusetts on Christmas Day in 1861. I was my parents first child. They had been married for 2 years and were 27 and 24 years old. My sister Alice would come 2 years later. Here I am in this photo. I…

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John Page Jr.

[add_pedigree id = “112”] [spouses id=”112″] 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…

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Ruth Laura Balentine

[add_pedigree id = “3”] Ruth has extensive American history and culture through both her grandmothers, Laura and Inez.

Excerpt from The Original Allen Gazette;The Editorial

Allen Gazette Editorial 1917 How marvelous, wondrous and fleeting is Tim. Scarce has the ink of our last editorial dried seemingly before it is time once more to buy a ream of paper, bottle of ink, box of pens and start again that exciting and interesting paper known as the Allen Gazette of which modesty forbids us saying that the…

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Vinton Memorial

(From Google Ebook) The Vinton memorial, comprising a genealogy of the descendants of John Vinton of Lynn, 1648: also, genealogical sketches of several allied families, namely, those bearing the names of Alden, Adams, Allen, Boylston, Faxon, French, Hayden, Holbrook, Mills, Niles, Penniman, Thayer, White, Richardson, Baldwin, Carpenter, Safford, Putnam, and Green : interspersed with notices of many other ancient families…

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