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Volume 172, Whole Number 686, Spring 2018


Alice Goble, the First Wife of Nathaniel2 Woods of Groton, Massachusetts
Allan Gilbertson

Witchcraft in 1725 Maine: A Case of Slander
Priscilla Eaton

Edmund Yorke of Cotton End, Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, Father-in-Law of Gov. Thomas Dudley
Barry E. Hinman

Confirmation of the English Origin of Richard1 Cooke of Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, and Boston, Massachusetts
Robert Battle

The Jacob Family of China, Maine: Quaker Joshua William Jacob (1838–1891) and His Descendants
Morrison DeSoto Webb

John4 Leavitt (1712–1790) of Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Jane Belcher

Who Were the Parents of Elizabeth (Terhune) Earle of Bergen County, New Jersey?
Joseph W. Dooley

Three Generations of South Carolina Freedwomen: Tradition and Records Reconstruct a Meaningful Heritage
Morna Lahnice Hollister (concluded from 172:42)

Who Was Pierre Geoffrion of Montréal?
Rhonda R. McClure (concluded from 172:24)

The Higginson Family of Berkeswell, Warwickshire, and Its American Descendants: Daniel Clark of Windsor, Connecticut; Rev. Josias Clark of New York, Boston, and Jamaica, West Indies; Isabel Overton, Wife of Rev. Ephraim Huit of Windsor; Nicholas and Robert Augur of New Haven, Connecticut; Hester (Augur) Coster of New Haven; Robert, Humphrey, and Christopher Higginson of Virginia
Clifford L. Stott (continued from 172:96)

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