Category Archives: Revolutionary War

Big Wedding Day for the Ancestors

8 January seems to have been a favorite day for a number of my ancestors to wed. In 1595 [425 years ago in England], John Jenks, son of William and Alicia Jenks, married Sarah Fulwater, daughter of Henry and Margaret … Continue reading

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279th Anniversary of 6th Great Grandparents Munn

On New Years’ Eve, 1740, my 6th great grandparents, John Munn, son of Benjamin and Abigail Burt Munn, and Mary Holden, daughter of William and Abigail Edwards Holden,  were married in the colony of Massachusetts.  They were the parents of … Continue reading

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Happy 250th Anniversary Grandma and Grandpa Munn!

Noah Munn, Sr. and Desire Hitchcock, my 5 times great grandparents, were wed in Brimfield, Massachusetts, 250 years ago on 7 December 1769.  Noah was born 17 April in Deerfield, Massachusetts to John and Mary Holton Munn; Desire was born … Continue reading

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Remembering 4 times great grandmother, Esther Clark Botsford.

Esther Clark Botsford, daughter of Stephen and Miriam Thayer Clark was born on 19 September 1771 in Wrentham, Massachusetts.  Esther Clark, my four times great grandmother, married Simeon Botsford in Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, on 3 January 1792.  They were the … Continue reading

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Happy 262nd Anniversary, Grandparents Jenks!

It was on 11 September 1757 in Smithfield, Rhode Island, that my five times great grandparents, Jesse Jenks and Mary Smith were married.   Grandfather Jenks was born 22 January 1735 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts to John and Rachael Lawrence Jenks.  Grandmother … Continue reading

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5 Times Great Grandparents Munn not as cruel as previously thought…

More searches for more records on Uncle Aashol Munn — really could not believe anyone being saddled with that name!!!  I found a copy of the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at Ancestry where records for the records … Continue reading

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Happy 275th Birthday, Grandfather White!

Nathaniel White, Jr., my five times great grandfather, was born on 6 July 1744 in Norton,  Massachusetts, to Nathaniel and Sarah Thrasher White.  Grandfather White lived most of his life in Norton.  He met and married Mehitable Morey, daughter of … Continue reading

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