It’s been exciting to recently discover that our Olson family ancient home of origen is Halland, Sweden. Halland County is on the lower western coast of Sweden. Until 1645 it was part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Along with a few other provinces, in the … Continue reading Olson Family Origins in Halland, Sweden
Lovell Clark ~ Sept. 19, 1777, Woodstock, CT Mary Bullen ~ Oct. 28, 1774 m. May 15, 1794 During the late 18th century, my husband's five times great-grandfather, Lovell Clark and his wife, Mary, resided in the Milford, Massachusetts area. They were steadfast members of … Continue reading Devout Dog
Meet 10 of my Pilgrim ancestors who traveled on the Mayflower in 1621 ~ My mother's maternal side (Lucy Ann Pond Dickie): * Francis Cooke (John Cooke, son, age 13, non-direct ancestor) His later daughter Jane married Experience Mitchell. [RELATIONSHIP] * John Tilley and wife Joan … Continue reading Pilgrim Ancestors
These Mayflower Pilgrims hail from my husband Bradford's maternal side from the surname Kendrick. Some of the ancestors are connected through more than one line back from Lillie B. Kendrick Bates ~ * Thomas Rogers, son Joseph Rogers (From James R Kindrick's wife, Mercy … Continue reading Howdy Pilgrims
ANCESTRAL WORSHIP EGYPTIAN mappage or the Grecian urn Did once perpetuate a father's clay; Preserving through slow centuries and gray The human remnant for the hope eterne. And what the fires of funerals could not burn, Nor Time's insidious tooth gnaw quite away, Became a … Continue reading Ancestral Worship (poem)
Following my mother's paternal great-grandmother's line to Sarah Crippen, wife of Oliver Mitchell of Burke, New York, I discovered that Sarah Crippen's lineage can be traced back to Jabez Crippen and Thankful Fuller and descendent of a Mayflower Pilgrim. Thankful Fuller's great-father Edward Fuller and … Continue reading Another Mayflower Pilgrim Connection, or Two!
I'm continuing my search for a needle in a haystack, with the family name "Wood" on it. So here I am documenting my investigation. My great-grandmother Bertha Wood (William) Mitchell's father was Frederick Wood, born in Burke, New York, 1841. I know from a census … Continue reading A Needle in a Haystack