While on my Genealogical Expedition to Portsmouth I have arranged to meet with Julia Older who is the Author of a new book This Desired Place: The Isles of Shoals. The book, although a piece of fiction, features Phillip & Mary Babb and their 5 boys. I am only half way through the book at […]More
Daniel Greig Babb
I serve as the Genealogist for the Babb Family Association and am delighted to call myself a 5th generation Texan. I do my best to assemble a master tree for the Association that includes over 17,000 people. My purpose in life is to rescue and restore the the artifacts associated with the Babb Surname and to uncover the origin of the manifold Babb lines through DNA testing and traditional research.
There is nothing like seeing it for yourself. For years, I’ve been cloudy about the first records at the Isles of Shoals. Yesterday, I went down to the Dallas Library and located the Microfilm from the Mass Archives. I was glad to find a well organized index for the entire 328 volume set. It is […]More
So, we all know about Phillip, but not much about his children. We are embarking upon a research project to turn over every stone and learn as much as we can about Phillip & his kids. The results of this effort will be the foundation for our reunion that comes up next year. The plan […]More
In preparation for the reunion in summer of 2011, I’m making a trip to the Portsmouth, NH area to make final preparations for the reunion and embark on a new research effort to learn more about Phillip Babb of the Isles of Shoals and his children. I’ll be posting more about it as the trip […]More