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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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Edward Spalding’s Wives

See update here. . . . . An enduring genealogical source for the Spalding/Spaulding family is the Spalding memorial (1872). It provides numerous verifiable facts while it assumes too many not in evidence. For example, the memorial’s author presumes that … Continue reading

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