Category Archives: Glocester

On this day. May 13, 1794

Today is the birthday of Lucy Seaver, born on this day in 1794, probably in Holden. In 1812, at the age of 17, Lucy married Eriel S. Rider of Fitchburg. Rider doesn’t seem to have been around for long- eight … Continue reading

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Another Cogswell mystery?

Rufus Cogswell’s story is a particularly sad one, and it may be even sadder than I thought, and also more mysterious. Rufus was the son of Stephen and Lucy Cogswell. His sister was Lydia, who married Leonard Smith, and was … Continue reading

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On this day, November 12

Sarah Place, my sixth great-grandmother was born on this day in 1686 in Glocester, Rhode Island.

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