This Desired Place: The Isles of Shoals

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 […]

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See it for yourself

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 […]

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Heading to the Isles of Shoals

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 […]

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