The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 31 1877

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Adams Rev Hugh parentage of
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Adams pedigree query 333
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Alger Andrew note 112
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Barnstable family names
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Basse Nathaniel note 397
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Thomas Balch
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William E Doggett 235
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