Monthly Archives: July 2013

Apple Orchard

Henry Wolcott, Jr. (1610-1680) arrived in America in 1630 on the ship Mary and John, which landed in Nantasket. He first lived in Boston and then moved to Windsor CT around 1636, where he became a farmer and merchant. Wolcott … Continue reading

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Deerfield Raid

In the late 1600s, Deerfield, in the Connecticut River Valley, was a distant outpost of the colonies. The English had driven out the Pocumtuck nation when settling Deerfield, but the colonists were vulnerable to attacks. My ninth great-grandmother Elizabeth Foote … Continue reading

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