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Origin of the name "FORREST"

Origin of the name "FORREST" from Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006 at Family Search: English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. Middle English forest was not, as... Read more →

Peregrine White (born aboard The Mayflower) Obituary

This cradle is believed to have been brought on the Mayflower by William and Susanna White, for the use of Peregrine White, who was born onboard the ship in November 1620 while it was anchored off the tip of Cape Cod. It is on display at the Pilgrim Hall Museum... Read more →

Harpswell Neck Maine

Edwin, Steve, Andy & Allen on West Harpswell's "Sandy Beach" A big part of my life growing up in Quincy, Massachusetts, was my many trips to Harpswell, Maine. Harpswell is a small town outside of Brunswick. Harpswell is made up of several islands as well as the peninsular known as... Read more →

William Clement Kolb

Bill Kolb 1940s Ancestors of William Clement KOLB William Clement KOLB, son of William KOLB and Helena Frances de LORY was born on 12 May 1909 in Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He died on 30 Dec 1963 in Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He married Annie Loretta TOBIN, daughter of Michael J.... Read more →

Ancestors of Elsie Louise Stoddard Locke

Elsie and Arthur Locke circa 1944 Download StoddardAncestors Click on the link above to download and view a file showing nineteen generations of ancestors of Elsie Louise Stoddard, daughter of Daniel Webster Stoddard and Sarah Elizabeth Allen born on 16 April 1884 in North Scituate, Massachusetts. Or you can scroll... Read more →