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Churchyard In Brockley Suffolk England March 19, 2017

St Andrew Churchyard Suffolk  St Andrew Churchyard, Brockley     Burial location of my 10th Great Grandfather


Another Old Church March 9, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Churches,Genealogy,Old Churches — Janet @ 12:20 am

St Faith's church Kelshall  Saint Faith’s Church, Kelshall, Hertfordshire, England

Familiar to my 11x Great Grandparents Michael Wilmots and Agnes Markaunt


1619 Marriage In Cambridge England March 5, 2017

all-saints-church-cambridge  This is All Saints Church in England where my 9X Great Grandparents were married in 1619.  They emigrated  to North America in 1623 on the ship “Anne & Little James”.  They were early settlers in Plymouth Colony.


Church of Saint Nicholas Great Yarmouth Norfolk England January 29, 2017


Back to my genealogy research.  This church was the place of worship for my 8X Great Grandmother Susanna Felton.  Susanna left Norfolk to come to Salem Massachusetts in the 1630’s.  She was part of The Great Migration.



Church Doorway – Awliscombe Devon England January 19, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Churches,Old Churches — Janet @ 12:20 am

awliscombe-church Awliscombe Church in Devon England where my 10th and 11th Great Grandfathers preached in the 16th century


Furness Abbey January 15, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Churches,Furness Abbey,Genealogy — Janet @ 4:51 am

Furness Abbey



Home to my 11th Great Grandfather John Preston, 1511-1569.


My Great Grandfather X Ten January 3, 2017

brettenham-church-suffolk  Brettenham Church Suffolk England

My 10th Great Grandfather, Henry Kembold II, 1510-1558, probably attended this church in Suffolk England.