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Volume 171, Whole Number 684, Fall 2017

Editorial: Helen Ullmann’s 80th Birthday

A Comedy of Errors: Griswold Confusion in Windsor, Connecticut
Helen Schatvet Ullmann (reprinted from 149:390–398)

Western Massachusetts Families in 1790 Sketch: Richard Morton of New Salem
Helen Schatvet Ullmann

The Ancestry of Anne Wilkenson, Wife of George Lloyd, Bishop of Chester
Scott G. Swanson

Margaret Browne, Wife of James1 Cade and Nicholas1 Baxter, Both of Boston, Massachusetts
Joan Lince

George Barlow, the Marshal of Sandwich, Massachusetts, and His Descendants for Three Generations
Ellen J. O’Flaherty

The English Origin of George1 Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts
Randy A. West

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 171:188)

Jedediah Smith’s Book of the Records of Marriages in Blandford, Massachusetts
Helen Schatvet Ullmann (concluded from 171:235)

William7 Trowbridge, alias William Bent (1791–1853), of Framingham, Massachusetts, and Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia
George R. Nye (concluded from 171:210)