The New England Historical and Genealogical Register

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Volume 171, Whole Number 681, Winter 2017


Amasa Coburn (1753–1815) of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Nancy R. Stevens

William H. Johnson, a Free Man of Color of Tyringham, Massachusetts, and His Descendants
Patricia R. Reed

The Wife and Descendants of Revolutionary War Traitor Dr. Benjamin Church, Jr., of Boston
Michael J. Leclerc (concluded from 170:290)

Notes on the Family and Ancestry of Lewis Latham, Father of Frances (Latham) (Dungan) (Clarke) Vaughn of Rhode Island
Scott G. Swanson

A Re-Examination of the Fiske Family of Suffolk, England, Ancestral to Some Early New England Families
Myrtle Stevens Hyde (concluded from 170:346)

The Parentage of Sarah5Kelton, Wife of James6 Bowen of Rehoboth, Massachusetts
John M. Freund

Reviews of Books

The Descendants of Thomas and Rachel (Pomeroy) Frank of Boston and Marblehead, Massachusetts, and Falmouth, Maine
Thomas W. Frank