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  • Answers - Nexus Vol. VI No. 2


    Published Date : April 1989

    (A126) PURCHASE/NILES - Mary PURCHASE was the dau. of John not Oliver. See the Waldo C. Sprague Manuscript Collection (at NEHGS. also widely available on microfilm) for Braintree families. Mary later m. Francis NASH, and their ch. by their first marriages also married. The Niles Genealogy (1868) hiss scant information, I have photocopied all extant probate records. Eunice NILES left Braintree for Jay Maine. in 1799. Her eight sons were all blacksmiths.
    Lynn Rudy, Stillwater Cove, 22555 Highway 1. P.O. Jenner, CA 95450.

    (A321-23.326) - CRAM/CURRIER/NASON/SANBORN - In my collection of all CRAM families. 1600-1800, I show poss. nine different Nathan CRAMs, several of whom were from Weare, N.H. Sources: N.H. VR, LDS I.G.I., History of Lyndeborougb. NH. (1906), DAR Patriot Index.
    Mary Janie (Sanborn) Lewis, 6021 Summerdale Dr., Huntington Beach, CA 92647

    (A324) CRAM/COVE/NORRIS - Sarah CRAM was the ninth ch., of 10 of Benjamin3 and prob. first w. Sarah SHAW, b. 1676 at Hampton, N.H.. or second w. Elizabeth MELSHER. who was living in 1737, Sarah bp. 1716, m. Jonathan NORRIS. Jr. Joseph was son of Benjansin2 & Argentine (CROMWELL). Sources: History of Hampton. NH (1893. rep. 1970); NH. VR.
    Mary Jane (Sanborn) Lewis, 6021 Summerdale Dr., Huntington Beach, CA 92647

    (A327) EDWARDS/PATCH - There were many PATCH queries amid answers ins The Boston Transcript genealogical columns, published 1896-1941 (originals and microfiche available at NEHGS). I desc. from Quniton PATCH of Stamford, Conn., and Nicholas PATCH of Beverly, Mass., among other PATCHes. Harriet PATCH m. Edward PATCH (no relation). Edward was in the Civil War and I have his journal. A family story was that the PATCHes were so contrary that if they fell in the river they would float upstream. Isaac PATCH, b. in Wenham, Mass., 1682; d. Groton, Mass., 7 Dec. 1762; m. in Beverly, Mass., 10 March 1708/9 Edith EDWARDS. who res. in Newton, Medford, and Concord, Mass., and Groton. Conn., and d. bef. 1748. Ch.: Ebenezer (1719-1777), m. Sarah WRIGHT. I will share any info on PATCHes and look forward to receiving such re my lines.
    William B. Morse. 1617 N.E. Brazee St., Portland, OR 97212

    (A330) GREENOUGH - Re par. of Daniel GREENOUGH: the Greenough Genealogy, by Hamilton Perkins Greenough (1969) [lists a] Daniel Greenough, b. 11 July 1738. son of John3 GREENOUGH & w. Sarah (WHITE) of Weymouth. He may have emigrated to Nova Scotia. John3 Greenough, son of John2 , was b. 17 July 1699 and m. in Weymouth 25 July 1723 Sarah (WHITE) of that town. He was a shipwright in Boston and d. 1776. John2 Greenough, son of Capt. William atmd Ruth (SWIFT). was b. in Boston 17 Feb. 1672/3: d. 1732: m. 18 Oct. 1693 Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas GROSSE & Elizabeth (PHILLIPS). Capt. William. son of Luke Greenhalghe & Mary Booth of Rochdale, Lancashire, was b. 1641, came to Boston 1650 on his uncle’s ship. He d, 6 Aug. 1693, and is bur. in Copps Hill, North End. Boston.
    Carl Cushing Krogh, Steam Mill Rd., Deerfield, MA 01342

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