Category Archives: TUSLE

TUSLE: Edward Spalding’s Wives

TUSLE #4 (tying up loose ends); please see update at end of post. The first post on this blog was about Edward Spalding’s wives. Deeper digging disproves, at least in my mind, that the Edward Spalding who was among those … Continue reading

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TUSLE: Heald

It’s time for TUSLE #3 (a.k.a. tying up some loose ends). One claim repeatedly found, even among reputable sources, is that the immigrant John Heald, an early settler in Concord, Massachusetts, came to New England about 1640 from Berwick-upon-Tweed, where … Continue reading

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TUSLE: Lydston

It’s time for TUSLE #2 (a.k.a. tying up some loose ends). The lineage for Weymouth Lydston, a fisherman in Kittery, Maine, is muddied by the report in the Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire that there was a “John … Continue reading

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TUSLE: Downing

This is the first of what will doubtless be many articles tying up some loose ends, a.k.a. TUSLE. First of all, the Dennis Downing who brought his family to New England in 1650, and settled in that part of Kittery, … Continue reading

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