June 8, 2020

Joseph Shattuck served faithfully during the Revolution and received a promotion to the rank of third sergeant during his term of service.

January 6, 2020

An updated compilation of the descendants of Nicholas Holt of Andover is in the works.

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.

July 23, 2018

Abigail Holt and Isaac Chandler lived on the farm of Abigail's grandfather Benjamin Abbott. This property became to the site of 17 Hidden Road, the home built for Isaac by his future son-in-law David Hidden.

July 16, 2018

Dane Holt made special provisions in the will for the disposition of his clock, a highly valued possession in colonial and early 19th century New England.

July 13, 2018

Sarah Ingalls and John Foster raised their family of six children on the family farm in Andover. They valued education and religious life reflected in the careers of their children which included work as teachers and missionaries.

June 24, 2018

Being the oldest or only son in a colonial family had its benefits but also had its responsibilities. Nathan Chandler balked at these responsibilities.

June 24, 2018

The Holt Genealogy sums up Polly Harris Holt as "a woman of ill-repute." What is the rest of the story.

June 24, 2018

David Stevens served his new nation in the Revolutionary War, but afterwards had personal struggles that threatened the security of his family.

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