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Died in Massachusetts this day in 1661: My maternal 9th great-grandfather Anthony Colby.

Anthony Colby

Anthony Colby

He came from England in 1630 on the Winthrop Fleet, the first large wave of migrants, ten years behind the Mayflower. His house in Amesbury, Mass. is now a private museum. Read more …

34 years later and an ocean away in Gudbrandsdal, Norway, 11 February 1695, my paternal sixth great-grandmother was beheaded!.

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