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 Wales – Stories from a Store Ledger (1794-1795)

John Wales – Stories from a Store Ledger (1794-1795)

Tucked deep in the back of the drawer of John Wales Rollason’s desk was this very old book, about 15” tall by 6” wide.   Found again after his death in 2008, we discovered that the book is a store ledger from 1794-1795. The shop keeper was also a John Wales...