Our 11th (and 12th) great-grandfather William Southard immigrated from England to the colonies some time before 1640.
Tag: Colonial America
Today we remember our 9th (and 10th) great-grandmother Elizabeth in the Snyder line, who was baptized this week 363 years ago in New Amsterdam, but who lived her life on the frontier.
Today we remember an early New England settler who happens to be our 8th great-grandfather.
We mistakenly think of Americans in the seventeenth century as ourselves…