Job Lane House

Job Lane House

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...
John Kilborn – A 300 Year Journey Back Home

John Kilborn – A 300 Year Journey Back Home

300 years ago this week (November 25, 1711) John Kilborn, one of the founders of Glastonbury, CT died. According to a family history [1], John was instrumental in providing the land and building the parsonage for the first pastor, a requisite for establishing a new...
Memories from Kineo

Memories from Kineo

Today the weather was perfect as we took Ruth’s mother, Ruth Templeton Rollason, back to Kineo, an island on Moosehead Lake in Maine where she lived all of her childhood summers.  The shuttle captain loaned us his golf cart so that we could see the island.  We had the...