Monthly Archives: January 2018

#52Ancestors: Scottish POW Table for Four

The fourth of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts is Invite to Dinner. It seemed a great scheme to see how many diverse and interesting ancestors I could crowd into an oversized banquet hall or line up … Continue reading

Posted in #52Ancestors, Cooper, Gowen, Grant, Immigrant Ancestor, Kittery, Maine, prisoner of war, Scotland, Scottish prisoner of war, Unity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Morrill of this story is?

Isaac Morrill Sr. and his son, Isaac Morrill Jr., were both living in 1690 and both resided in Salisbury, Massachusetts. These are indisputable facts. The question is this: were either of them the Isaac Morrill — or related to the … Continue reading

Posted in Great Migration, Massachusetts, Merrill, Morrill | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

#52Ancestors: The Long-Living Rev. Stephen Bachiler

The third of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts is Longevity. The Rev. Stephen Bachilder is my 11th great grandfather. Although some sources make the claim that he died in his 100th year, it is a claim … Continue reading

Posted in #52Ancestors, Bachiler, Bailey, Batchelder, Beedle, Great Migration, Mary Bailey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire | Tagged , , | Leave a comment