DNA-01: Lions of the Sea (Descendants of Phillip Babb of the Isles of Shoals)

Lynn S. Babb (1926-2016)

We lost one of the greats this week. Over the last 10 years or so I’ve come to know Lynn and Dacie extremely well. We strategized, fund raised, cajoled, conspired and did everything we could to make sure the 1787 Seth Babb Homestead was rescued, saved and preserved for generations to come. I miss him already and can’t imagine going […]


When was Phillip Babb of the Isles of Shoals (1) really born?

A keen reader noticed a little confusion about the birthdate of Phillip Babb of the Isles of Shoals. There are a few entries that appear contradictory to each other in Babb’s Rock (Volume 1 of the Babb Unabridged series). Let me start by saying good people disagree on how to show this date and at times […]