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The Great Migration, vol. p. 217-219, Gamaliel Beamon: gives his 2nd born son as Joseph. It then gives Joseph's bp. as "Dorchester14 June 1657", citing Dorchester Church Records, p. 168 ("John Beamond 6 year Old") and ends with "no further record." Later the biopic under ASSOCIATIONS, discusses John Beamon who was in Dorchesterand Lancaster at similar times to Gamaliel Beamon and was a similarage to Joseph. Also, he named his 2nd born son Gamaliel (an unusualname) Miss Emily Beaman Wooden, A.M. in her 1909 "The Beamon and Clark Genealogy A History of the Descendants of Gamaliel Beaman and SarahClark of Dorchester and Lancaster, Mass 1635-1909", p. 19: stated "I know not whence the name Joseph in the above list was obtained, but I have searcht far and wide for Joseph Beaman and others have done the same, without finding any mention of him in any other place." Given the lack of any tie between Gamaliel and a Joseph and avery clear tie [DChR] to a John, it would seem the name Joseph isin error and Gamaliel's 2nd son should be John.