Category Archives: NEW ENGLAND – NEW YORK

These are posts about ancestors who migrated to or settled in the New England Colonies or New York (mostly Southold, Long Island)

Happy Independence Day

The Fourth of July is probably a good time for family historians and all Americans to reflect not only on ancestral ties to the colonial era and the American Revolution but on ancestors of later generations, from various times and … Continue reading

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My Father’s House …

In my cemetery sojourns across Iowa last August, my uncle and I left at least one ancestral gravestone better than we found it. With years of natural debris having accumulated and hardened on the shared 1890s grave marker of Joseph and … Continue reading

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