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About BJ MacDonald

Interested in travel, really into genealogy and researching my family history, classic novels and movies, fantasy and science fiction, photography, history and more... Here is a tip. Make sure you are commenting on the blog you were visiting and the post you were interested in. My blogs are listed by hovering over my pictures and clicking. Clicking one of them will take you back to the correct blog. You can try me here:

Ebenezer Kendall: A Witness to a Deed of the heirs of John Kendall late of Lancaster d. 1740

In the last post I presented a deed that had a man named Ebenezer Kendall witnessing the deed of  Mary Kendall, John Kendall, Experience Kendall, Mary Goss and Philip Goss dated November 24, 1744. This deed was selling land to … Continue reading

Posted in Experience Kendall, John Kendall & Mary, John Kendall son, Kendall Family, Lancaster MA Kendalls, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mary (Kendall) Goss’s parents John and Mary (_____) Kendall of Lancaster

When I traveled to Lancaster back in 2011, I learned that there were a lot of Kendall’s in the area, especially in Sterling.  I walked the Chocksett Cemetery and found lots of tombstone with the Kendall names inscribed upon them. … Continue reading

Posted in Brookfield, Experience Kendall, John Kendall & Mary, John Kendall son, Kendall Family, Lancaster, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss, TRIP - Massachusetts & Connecticut Genealogical Trip April 2011 (formerly Massachusetts Meanderings) | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Philip Goss IV and his marriage to Mary Kendall!

Philip Goss IV (b. 1724 d. 1778), son of Philip and Keziah (Cooley) Goss, married Mary Kendall in 1744 in Lancaster. The actual marriage record apparently was not recorded and only the intention appeared dated 7 June, 1744, Lancaster, Massachusetts … Continue reading

Posted in Evergreen Cemetery Winchester, John Goss b. 1693 and Mary Woods, John Kendall & Mary, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Philip Goss b. 1720 d. 1804 and Hannah Ball, Philip Goss III b. circa 1700 and Keziah Cooley 1702, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Roxbury Canada (Warwick MA), Winchester | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment