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Volume 174, Whole Number 696, Fall 2020


Richard Masterson (1580–1633), a Leiden Pilgrim from Ashford, Kent
Michael R. Paulick

Francis Dudley, an Unknown Brother of Gov. Thomas Dudley
Barry E. Hinman

Updates to the Ancestry of Brothers Thomas1 and William1 Hatch of Scituate, Massachusetts
Edward R. Taylor and Randy A. West

The Colman and Cutler Ancestry of John1 Thorndike of Essex County, Massachusetts, with the Colman Ancestry of John1 Coggeshall, Muriel1 (Gurdon) Saltonstall, and Jemima1 (Waldegrave) Pelham
Robert Battle

The Search for Moses Thurston’s Wife Sarah, and Her Jones Ancestry in New Hampshire
Susan Kilbride

Who Was Grace Holcom, Wife of Daniel Manley?
Mark A. Wentling

Identifying Hannah, Wife of John2 Beard (Andrew1) as Hannah3 Cleveland (Aaron2, Moses1)
Perry Streeter

Ancestry of Agnes Spencer, Wife of Thomas Higginson of Berkeswell, Warwickshire, Ancestor of Nine American Immigrants, Cousin to Diana, Princess of Wales, Sir Winston Churchill, President George Washington, and Others
Clifford L. Stott (concluded from 174:215)

Descendants of Thomas Low, the Immigrant to Ipswich, Massachusetts, for Three Generations
Edward E. Steele (concluded from 174:227)

Additions and Corrections

Reviews of Books

Index of Subjects in Volume 174

Index of Persons in Volume 174

Annual Table of Contents of Volume 174