MASSOG: A Genealogical Magazine for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

MASSOG is published by the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc.

The editor for this volume was George D. Martin.

Table of Contents

Vol. 36 No. 1 Spring 2012
Letter of the State President 1
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board & Contact Information 2
The Family of Thaddeus Foote (continued from Vol. 35, No. 3 3
Greenville Baptist Church Letters of Dismission 10
Another ‘Find A Grave’ Success Story: My Quest for My Goodwin Relatives 11
The Story Behind the Headstone Next Door: John Bruno (Cyriac Bruneau), West Boylston, Massachusetts 13
Finding Recent Genealogical Discoveries 22
"Grandame’s Story": Emily Dickinson’s Direct Line Maternal Ancestors 23
Rules for the 2012 Writing Contest 34
MSOG Joins the 1940 U.S. Census Community Indexing Project 36
Vol. 36 No. 2 Summer 2012
Membership Year Change – Transition Period 37
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board & Contact Information 38
Letter of the State President 39
William Janes of Brimfield, Hampshire County, in 1790, 2 – 3 – 6 – 0 – 0 40
Nicodemus Gigger: Tracing a Family with African American & Native American Roots 43
Benjamin Bradford, a Penobscot Loyalist

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Fowler – Houghton – Rising, of Southwick, Massachusetts 50
From the Heart 51
Who Was Susanna Rawson, Wife of Daniel Stone of Grantham, New Hampshire? 54
Book Review – New Englanders in the 1600s: A Guide to Genealogical Research Published Between 1980 and 2010 60
Editor’s Letter 61
Are You Thinking of Writing Up Your Family History? 62
Massachusetts Strays 64
Annual Meeting 69
 
Vol. 36 No. 3 Fall 2012
MSOG Annual Meeting 2012, President’s Report 71
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board & Contact Information 73
James and Jemima (Baxter) Mills of Warren, Massachusetts, in 1790 74
It Started with a Cough, 2012 writing contest entry 83
Benjamin Bradford, a Penobscot Loyalist, correction 92
Nicodemus Gigger: Tracing a Family with African American and Native American Roots, continued from Vol. 36, No. 2 93
Annual Donald Lines Jacobus Award 100
MSOG and FamilySearch 101
Index 103
New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) 111