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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, I finally got to go.…

Page Family Homestead Article in The Sunday Herald, 1901.

Discovered in the Parker/Allen Bible was found this newspaper clipping. It is from The Sunday Herald-Boston, dated August 11, 1901. It is entitled, Historic House at Bedford and is rich with details regarding the Page Family homestead in Bedford, Massachusetts. What I find worth noting is that the presence of this article demonstrated that he Allen’s valued this information and…

Baileys

Today I thought to do another round of paper diving within the Parker Family Bible published 1849. There are dozens of letters, newspaper clippings, and notes. My scanner is sooo achingly slow, it really removes the enthusiasm of scanning anything. But the responsibility of acquiring family papers is in their preservation. Family history, if you have never done it, is…

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…

Deac. Benjamin Brown

[add_pedigree id = “266”] 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, Benjamin…

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 Home of Nathanial Page 89…

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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