Carolyn’s Letter #5 May 19th, 1865

Quincy May 19th 1865 Dear Sister, I am trying to write a few lines, but Alice is fretting so I don’t know whether I shall succeed. We have had a very stormy week, Tuesday and Wednesday. It was warm as July and Wednesday night we had a heavy thunder shower. It began about 8 o’clock and lasted till about 1…

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Carolyn’s Letter #4 Apr. 23, 1865

Quincy, April 23rd, 1865 Dear Sister, I suppose  you are expecting a letter before but I have not had time to write for I am alone now and any time is pretty well taken up. Emily’s sister is dead and was buried today. She died last Thursday of inflammation of the brain and I don’t know yet whether Emily will…

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Carolyn’s Letter #1 March 20th, 1864

Quincy, March 20th, 1864 Dear Sister, I received a letter from you last Friday night and should have answered it before, but I have been very busy. I am fixing the baby’s short clothes, and Mamie’s clothes for warm weather, so I have enough to keep me at work when I have time. We are all well. It has been…

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About Carolyn Lucinda Parker Page and her Letters

Caroline Lucinda Parker was born in Stoneham, Ma., December 20, 1837. She married John Page of Quincy on January 17, 1859, when she was 22 years old. They lived initially in Woburn where their first child was born, Mary Caroline Page, December 25, 1861,of whom we descend. This is a photo of Carolyn in 1862, when she was 25 ,…

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Carolyn’s Letter #3 Dec.25, 1864

Quincy  Dec. 25, 1864 Dear Sister, I am writing under difficulties for Alice is crying in the cradle, and Mamie at my elbow is threatening to inspect the ink bottle, but I thought I must write a few lines to let you know how we got over Christmas, I must leave off now and take the baby. The children have…

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Charts

 I have searched for charts in which to record information. Here is my hope. If anyone has used any of these, let me know what you think. http://misbach.org/pedigree-charts/9-generation-fan-chart.html

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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Rev. William Tompson, Braintree, Ma

William, of Braintree, had been matriculated at Brazen Nose College, Oxford, 28 Jan 1620, at the age of 21, but his degree is not found in the Fasti; had been a preacher in Winwick, a parish of his native Lancashire before he came to New England in 1637 with his wife Abigail and some children. He was engaged first at…

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Rev. Peter Clark, Salem Village, Ma

Peter Clark, born 1692, died June 1768. graduated from Harvard  College in 1712. He was ordained pastor June 5, 1717 in Salem, Ma (now Danvers). He was a published writer, Original Sin” 1757-1760. He also published  Scripture Grounds of the Baptism of Christian Infants asserted and defined in a Letter,etc. 1735. He also published many sermons.   Myself > Ruth…

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