Monthly Archives: February 2013


My sixth great grandfather Thomas Clark (1690-1764) was a deacon in Waterbury, CT, during the early years of settlement. He was the town clerk and treasurer for several years and a prosperous land owner.  He was also a slave owner. … Continue reading

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Ahead of her time

A Ph.D. in 1886!  Ada Josephine Todd (1858-1904), a niece of Julia (Burr) Gould, my second great grandmother, received a BA and MA in Greek from Syracuse University in 1883,  and a Ph.D. in Language and Literature from Boston University … Continue reading

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