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Mount Vernon Cemetery

I was able to visit Massachusetts this weekend and if any of you are family history buffs, you will know that rarely does a trip not include a stroll through a cemetery. New England¬†Cemeteries are gorgeous in the fall. Leaves cover the ground, trees light with color and old trees stand as they have for hundreds of years…well, at least…

Salem, Massachusettes and Roger Conant

I was thrilled to find out that I descend from early Salem residents. I, like so many, hoped I descended from a witch. Wouldn’t that be cool? Well, no I don’t. But I do descend from a number of original founders. Roger Conant being the most famous one. Anyone who has a statue of themselves is a real find. It…

Whitman

Planning trips to find Ancestral places, I looked over my Grandfathers line. My Grandfather’s Mom was Laura Whitman, her father was Alfred Whitman from Charles Whitman.All from Abington but from there we have a line of Nicholas and Elijahs all from Bridgewater, Mass. All of whom married women from the same town. Exploring Bridgewater history, I read that the Whitman…

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