Category Archives: Massachusetts

Are you sure your ancestor came on the Mayflower? :)

Did you know that of the 102 passengers on the Mayflower only 26 heads of families have been recognized by the Mayflower Society as having descendants? Here is an excellent article all about this at the New England Historic Genealogical … Continue reading

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Our Scottish POWs are now on Facebook!

(Pepper) Today I have launched a “sister-site” to the Scottish War Prisoners Yahoo Group on Facebook. Please go take a look and LIKE us and JOIN us! My direct paternal ancestor, John Hamilton (Pepper line), was a Scottish prisoner of … Continue reading

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Bunker Hill, Nathaniel Philbrick, and Nantucket Ancestors

I have recently started following this blog, Boston 1775, (Thanks to Dan H. for sharing about this site!), and if you love Colonial history, especially the American Revolution, then I think you will like it too! The owner/author of the … Continue reading

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Been Soule Searchin’ Today!

(Bishop) George Soule to be exact! 🙂 George Soule was a servant to Edward Winslow and came to Plymouth Colony on the Mayflower. He is my 10th great-grandfather through my Grandmother Reita Bishop. So if you are a descendant of … Continue reading

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John and Sarah (Carey) Jenney

(Hamilton/Pepper) My 10th great-grandparents were Separatists and were some of the first Pilgrims to immigrate to the New World. I will be sharing more about them in the future, but until I get to that I want to share a … Continue reading

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It’s all in a name!

(Hamilton/Pepper and Roork) I have started a new page today! I am creating two lists. One for my paternal surnames and one for my maternal surnames. This way, anyone can see all of the surnames that I have in my ancestry. My … Continue reading

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Pepper DNA Needed! Pepper DNA Project Judy and I are still looking for a male Pepper descendant from one of the following, Thomas Pepper in Massachusetts (1779-1854); Porter Pepper in Massachusetts (1811-1864); John Prouty Pepper in Massachusetts and Kansas (1833-1904); … Continue reading

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