The New England Historical and Genealogical Register

Published quarterly since 1847, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register is the flagship journal of American genealogy and the oldest in the field, focusing on authoritative compiled genealogies. Typical articles also solve genealogical problems, identify immigrant origins, or present treatments of multiple generations.

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Volume 170, Whole Number 680, Fall 2016


Two Winthrop Fleet Immigrants to New England: Thomas1 Beecher and Parnell (Gray) (Parker) Nowell, Wife of Increase1 Nowell, Both of Charlestown, Massachusetts
Randy A. West

The Wife and Descendants of Revolutionary War Traitor Dr. Benjamin Church, Jr., of Boston
Michael J. Leclerc

A Re-Examination of the Fiske Family of Suffolk, England, Ancestral to Some Early New England Families
Myrtle Stevens Hyde

The Dispaw and Downing Families of Lynn, Massachusetts
Marian Bowers Natale

Additions and Corrections

William1 Sheffield of Braintree and Sherborn, Massachusetts, with Further Notes on the Daniel(s) Family of Medfield
Austin W. Spencer and Beverly Spooner

Index of Subjects in Volume 170

Michael Powell of Dedham and Boston, Massachusetts: Two Letters to England and His English Origin
Robert Charles Anderson
Index of Persons in Volume 170
The Augur Family of London and West Ham, Essex: Ancestors of Nicholas1 Augur and Hester1 (Augur) Coster and Their Nephew Robert1 Augur of New Haven, Connecticut
Clifford L. Stott
Annual Table of Contents of Volume 170