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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