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Things of Interest – To Me January 13, 2018

old gravestone  old gravestone – this one is for Mary Parsons, 1688-1769, in the cemetery in Sunderland Franklin County Massachusetts.  She is my 6X Great Grandmother.

 

Old English Church September 9, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Churches,Genealogy,Old Burial Grounds,Old Churches — Janet @ 2:57 pm

cf1aee18-6454-4553-bd72-219fbb87d8c8  St Gregory Church Suffolk England    home church for my 11th Great Grand Father William Brackett 1520-1575

 

Chillingham Cemetery Northumberland England August 19, 2017

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St. Pater’s Parish Church, Northumberland Unitary Authority, Northumberland, England.  Looks lonely.  Final resting place for Thomas Grey, 1448-1498, my 15th Great Grandfather

 

Another Old Church In My Genealogy July 3, 2017

Fressingfield  St Peter and St Paul Churchyard in Fressingfield, Suffolk, England.  Associated with my 14th Great Grandmother Rose Barbor

 

Old Church And Burial Ground June 2, 2017

CEM23451 Church   St Edmund King and Martyr, Assington, Suffolk England

Associated with the French family records of birth, marriage and death

Some of my ancestors.  And the descendants emigrated to New England.  e.g. my 9th Great Grandmother Elizabeth French 1587-1648 emigrated from Suffolk England to Sudbury Massachusetts

 

Saint Mary’s Church Ticehurst Sussex England April 3, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Churches,Genealogy,Old Burial Grounds,Old Churches — Janet @ 8:07 pm

Ticehurst St Mary Church  My 10th Great Grandfather James Hosmer 1542-1605 attended this church, built in the 14th century

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Distant Ancestor July 30, 2016

Robert Keyes – early immigrant – one of the founders of Watertown MassachusettsWatertown Founders Robert Keyes

Watertown is adjacent to my hometown of Belmont.

Photo below: Cemetery associated with Robert Keyes

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Old Burying Ground July 26, 2016

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Old Burying Ground Ipswich Massachusetts

How many of my ancestors are buried here?  Research continues.  Major John Whipple for one.

 

Gravestone Moss May 21, 2016

gravestone moss  john priest  I’m not sure how you could identify this gravestone in Lancaster Massachusetts as marking the burial place for John Priest, my 7X Great Grandfather.  The grave marker dates from the early 1700’s.  Think of the weathering due to 300 years of New England seasons.  There is a certain visual and symbolic beauty to the stone.

 

John Powers, My 8X Great Grandfather May 20, 2016

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Stanton St Quinton, Wiltshire, England        John Powers, my 8X Great Grandfather, is buried here.      His dates are 1583-1642.