Category Archives: New London
Puritans and Pilgrims
I’ve had time lately to do some enjoyment reading as I sit for chemotherapy treatments these last few weeks. Finally, I’ve begun to read some from a stack of books that has been piling up since 2010. This week, I … Continue reading
Abraham Dayton family in Brookhaven NY and New London CT
It’s difficult to escape the desire to discover what happened to Abraham Dayton in the late 1690s that seemed to change everything. Two particularly large and bothersome questions in his story are 1) the apparent separation of family and 2) … Continue reading
To what extent were Daytons involved with the Rogerenes at New London?
There is the possibility that the Rogerene movement, an offshoot of the Anabaptists, had somehow been a factor in the marriage of Catherine Sweezey (many spellings) and Abraham Dayton, but to what extent it influenced or determined the course of unexplained … Continue reading