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From: "Susan Tait Porcaro" <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] Ship Mary & John arrived May*/June 1630 - Source: Chas. Edward Banks
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2005 14:38:39 -0400
These are all quite familiar names! Although none are my ancestors, my
husband and I live in Windsor CT and belong to the First Church in Windsor,
celebrating it's 375th anniversary this year, formed by these very
individuals! thanks, Janice :)
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Subject: [GM-L] Ship Mary & John arrived May*/June 1630 - Source: Chas.
> Mary and John
> The ship that brought the first European settlers to Dorchester in June of
> 1630 was named the Mary and John. The same vessel or another of the same
> was one of two that had carried a group of settlers from the West Country
> England to the Maine coast in 1607 under the leadership of Captain George
> The colony constructed a fort for permanent protection, but the settlers
> unprepared for the harsh winter and abandoned the site a year later.
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