October 7, 2018

Ira Warren Abbott was of excellent repute in his community, but on 27 July 1894 a long-standing rivalry with a business competitor came to a head resulting in murder.

September 17, 2018

Orpha Boynton and John Hopkins struggled financially in raising their nine children. Their children experienced a number of disruptions in their families, one son leaving his wife to head for the gold fields in California.

September 17, 2018

Calvin Abbott was from humble beginnings but worked to become a successful farmer in Ogden with prosperous children.

September 14, 2018

Elizabeth Abbott came from poor circumstances. She and her husband Ephraim Lane were frugal, hardworking farmers who reared their nine children in Walpole, New Hampshire.

August 21, 2018

Samuel French served in the Revolutionary War and was held captive for four years. Afterwards, he married Tamison Eastman and they had three children. Tragically, Samuel committed suicide by hanging in 1799.

August 19, 2018

Eunice Jennings and Francis Ingalls married in 1754, but who was Eunice Jennings. I propose that she was the out-of-wedlock daughter of Phebe Stevens.

August 3, 2018

Emma Abbott was a classically trained opera singer who founded the Abbott English Opera Company along with her husband Eugene Wetherell. It was one of the more successful touring opera companies of the late 19th century.

July 30, 2018

Elizabeth Frye and John Stevens raised their family in Greenwich, MA, a town that was lost to a dam in 1938. The damming project required the reburial of 7,613 bodies including seven members of the Stevens/Frye Family.

July 29, 2018

The probate record of William Woodbridge provides a small glimpse of the matter-of-fact nature of the ownership of other human beings in the antebellum South.

July 29, 2018

Dudley Woodbridge was a merchant of Salem involved in the maritime trade that flourished after the Revolutionary War. He and his wife Dorcas March raised their ten children in Salem.