European Royalty, American Colonists, Pioneers & Politicians

FOSTER Reginald Foster (My 10th Great-Grandfather), the first of the Foster name to arrive in the New World, came to this country from Exeter, Devonshire, England, and crossed the water in one of the ships embargoed by King Charles the First. He brought with him his wife, Judith, five sons and two daughters, and settled... Continue Reading →

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Battles of Lexington and Concord: Revolutionary War Officers

I keep discovering more and more amazing history in my family line: On my dad's side (paternal), my 6th great-grandfather Capt. Jonathan Bardwell commanded a company of Minutemen in this historic battle, as did another 6th great-grandfather, Capt. Nathaniel Walker (interesting to note: the son of Capt. Walker was to married the daughter of Captain... Continue Reading →

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