Our Ancestor, Asahel Stodder

Asahel Stodder 25 October 1757–June 1822 (Age 64) Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States   Our family member, MJ,  found a page at FamilySearch with details about the life and history of Asahel Stodder where this “The Life Summary of Asahel” is posted.  The Life Summary of Asahel When Asahel Stodder was born on 25 October […]

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Origin of the name “FORREST”

Origin of the name “FORREST” from Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006 at Family Search: English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. Middle English forest was not, as today, a near-synonym of wood, […]

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Peregrine White (born aboard The Mayflower) Obituary

    Peregrine White BIRTH: 27-30 November 1620 onboard the Mayflower anchored off Provincetown Harbor. MARRIAGE: Sarah Bassett, sometime before 6 March 1648/9, probably at Marshfield. CHILDREN: Daniel, unnamed child, Jonathan, Peregrine, Sarah, Sylvanus, and Mercy. DEATH: 20 July 1704 at Marshfield. Peregrine White was an in utero passenger on the Mayflower, and was born […]

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