George Walton & “The Stone Throwing Devil”

Before we get to the story let me give you some perspective. George Walton is the Father of Abishag who married Robert Taprill. Their daughter Grace was the 3rd wife of Sampson Babb (1-4). Sampson was Grace’s 2nd Husband. She had 6 young children from her first marriage to Isreal Hoyt. The only Babb’s who […]

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The Connection between Henry Green & Thomas Babb (1-2)

I have discovered a family connection between Henry Green who held the indenture of Thomas Babb after the death of his father Phillip of the Isles of Shoals. Henry’s second wife was Mary Hussey, aunt of Bathsheba Hussey. Henry married her in 1690 just 4 years before Thomas & Bathsheba were married. This happened many […]

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NH State Papers

I forgot to mention a major amount of records I found online. NH has posted some 30,000 pages of early records from the state online. It is even indexed! Here is the link: http://www.sos.nh.go­v/archives/nhstatepap­ers.html Additionally, the University of New Hampshire has posted about 100 years of The Granite Monthly, a magazine devoted to literature, history […]

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Back home at last

Wow, I was only in New England for 3.5 days and logged abour 300 miles and visited 6 Libraries (Ipswich, Greenland, Portsmouth Athenaeum, Rye, Salem & York) and had lunch with the author of “This Desired Place” Julia Older. I’m posting the remainder of my files today which include some of the most valuable finds […]

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