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From: "vze1wp20" <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] First Settlers
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2004 08:38:50 -0400
I can do you one better. I found a birth for the 1500's in Massachusetts????
I am at a loss for how this happens.
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From: "Richard Dalton" <>
Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2004 1:29 AM
Subject: [GM-L] First Settlers
> Hi List,
> I've been reviewing some data that I've seen at Ancestry.com and
> Rootsweb.com and both have researchers listing birth dates for people such
> as 1610, 1612, 1614 and the like in Massachusetts and Connecticut for the
> Birge and Gaylord families which I descend from.
> Historically, I don't recall any settlers/pilgrims from England being in
> Massachusetts before the Mayflower in 1620???
> Did I miss something? The ancestors that these researchers refer to --
> enough -- some of their family didn't emigrate until 1630 on the ship the
> Mary and John. Yet, supposedly they had children in Massachusetts and
> Connecticut in 1610 and then went back to England to have the rest of
> children before emigrating with all of the family???
> I'd like to send them all a note that their data is erroneous -- but I'm
> just going on my memory of history and the first pilgrims with the
> in 1620???
> Any suggestions, ideas???
> Many thanks for your help in this matter,
> Rev Richard L Dalton
> Reno, Nevada
> formerly of San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA
> descendant of Mary and John passenger William Hannum, May 1630 to
> Massachusetts from Dorset, England. Part of the great Puritan migration.
> Related to several other Mary and John passengers. William Hannum married
> Honor Capen. Fortunately there is much history about them in being
> of Windsor, Connecticut, and Northampton, Massachusetts.
> My grandmother is the last of her line of the Hannum family as her father
> didn't have any sons.
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