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Thank you

Thank you for your patience and for your notes of encouragement while I’ve been sidelined the last few weeks. I think I have turned the corner now, after a few complications, and I am feeling better as I start physical … Continue reading

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Away for a few days

NOTE: I will not be able to respond to emails for a few days (or until the drugs wear off). About 35 years ago, my motorcycle and I collided with a car and after all these years, I will be … Continue reading

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All in the Family, Part Two

It is such a pleasure to make the acquaintance of “new” family members, but imagine finding out your spouse can also be traced back to Ralph Dayton! That very thing happened to Jim this week. Even after researching family for … Continue reading

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Independence Day

As we approach the fourth of July and celebrate all that is good about our country, we should also remember the sacrifices of our ancestors who defended their families and homes with honor, forced to endure great hardship, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Paperback on Sale Now

The paperback is now being offered by major booksellers for $19.95.

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John Youngs at Southold

The June 4 post should have mentioned that John Youngs’ church settled the plantation of Southold (Long Island) in 1640 “in combination with New Haven.” So, if there was some way to reconcile concurrent records of Thomas Baker at Milford, … Continue reading

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One-year update on the Dayton book.

Today is the first anniversary since publishing our book, so it’s fitting to provide a progress report on fulfilling our commitment to those historians who assisted us. As you might remember, Jim and I assured the experts that we would … Continue reading

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