Susan Hervey Wales

By |November 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Our interest in Nantucket from a genealogical perspective is related to Ruth’s grandmother’s family.  Susan Hervey Wales’ great grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Easton (1779-1838), the last person in this family line born on Nantucket.  She married John Gifford in Nantucket on 19 March 1817.

Mary Easton’s ancstors include three of the original purchasers […]

By |July 17th, 2013|0 Comments

The Biographical Notes of Nana

We recently had the opportunity to look through a drawer of  ”memories” during a recent visit with Ruth’s uncle.   One of the treasures was a spiral notebook written by Ruth’s great grandmother, Mabel Louise Hervey (1863-1960), wife of George Rogers Wales and mother of Susan Hervey Wales Rollason.

The 30 plus pages of the spiral ring notebook start at her […]

By |September 8th, 2012|Favorites, Wales|0 Comments

Job Lane House (1713) – Bedford, MA

Job Lane (1689-1762)

   On a sunny August Sunday afternoon in 2008, Ruth and I visited a home first built by Ruth’s 7thgreat-grandfather, Job Lane (1689-1762).   Located on the Old North Road, just north of

Bedford,  Massachusetts, the home was built by Job Lane for his bride, Martha Ruggles at the time of their wedding in […]

By |November 4th, 2011|Favorites, Wales|3 Comments