Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

WordPress puts this together – I thought it interesting enough to share. Thank you all for visiting! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #51 Zadock Bishop, from Rehoboth to Leeds

Zadock Bishop is my sixth great-grandfather. He was born April 24, 1749 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts to Gould and Mary Pullen Bishop. He was the fifth son, the eighth child out of ten for Gould and Mary. On February … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #50 Ephraim Weston Reynolds – Civil War veteran & deserter

Ephraim Weston Reynolds is my third great-grandfather. Born August 8, 1838 in Dennysville, Washington County, Maine, the seventh of eight children born to David and Elmira Whitney Reynolds. His family moved to Machias at some point as they are there … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #49 Abigail Tucker – (Not My!) Revolutionary War Wife & Mother

SO – this is what happens when you keep digging. I wrote this all up and saved the draft – and then found the website with transcriptions from the Old Plainfield Cemetery – and saw this: “Branch, Abigail, daughter of … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #48 John Gardner/Garnet – England to Massachusetts

John Gardner was my ninth great-grandfather. Born in England around 1624 and died November 24, 1668 in Hingham, Massachusetts. The son of Thomas Gardner and Margarete Frier, he was baptized: 15 May 1624 – St Gregory by St Paul, London, England. … Continue reading

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