Monthly Archives: May 2015

Addendum to post #21

Jesse Eldredge 1742-1788 – Private, Infantry, Capt Pease’s company, Col. Douglas’ Regiment, CT – Revolutionary War Joseph Hunt 1740-1817 – Col. Latimer’s Regiment, CT – Artillery – Revolutionary War James Holt – 1746-1818 – Capt Nathaniel Saltonstall’s co. Coast Guard … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #21 Military Ancestors in EVERY Generation

Week 21 (May 21-27) – Military: This week, the United States will be observing Memorial Day. Do you have any military ancestors? Were any ancestors affected by the military or by war? My family has had members that served in … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #20 Hannah Bradford Ripley – A bit of a troublemaker?

Week 20 (May 14-20) – Black Sheep: Each of us has an ancestor who was the troublemaker or the ne’er-do-well. This is their week. Well, I wouldn’t exactly call Hannah Bradford Ripley a ne’er-do-well, but she might well be called … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #19 William Hooper – Sticky situations

Week 19 (May 7-13) – There’s a Way: What ancestor found a way out of a sticky situation? You might also think of this in terms of transportation or migration. William Hooper is my fifth great grandfather. He was born 1755 … Continue reading

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