Abigail Lawrence: 1739 – 1805

May 7, 1739 – October 2, 1805 Abigail, along with her twin sister Mercy, was born in Weston, Middlesex County, in Massachusetts on May 7, 1739. She is sometimes recorded with a birthday of May 9th. She is the daughter of William Lawrence (May 20, 1711 – July 11, 1774) and Mary Perry (Parry)(September 7,…
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The Romance of John Train and Margaret Dix

The demand for servants among the earliest immigrants to Massachusetts Bay Colony is demonstrated in an order of the Court of Assistants of 1 March 1630/1: … Further, it is ordered, that whatever person hath received any Indian (Native American) into their family as a servant shall discharge themselves of them by the 11th of…
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New England Regional Genealogical Conference

Until a few months ago, I would not have thought this would be of interest to anyone in our family. EXPLORING NEW PATHS TO YOUR ROOTS The 11th New England Regional Genealogical Conference, Exploring New Paths to Your Roots is being held April 6-10, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Early bird registration before February 15, 2011….
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