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. 41 No. 1, 2016-2017
President’s Report 1
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board, and Contact Information 3
“Lots of seventy-six blood in my veins”: Martha Gildersleeve’s Claim of Descent from
Moses Rawson (1753−1833) of Buckland, Massachusetts
4
Inscriptions from the West Street Cemetery in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (1798–1879), with an Outline of the Early Marshall Families in Fitchburg’s Laurel Hill Cemetery (Part 2) 17
Massachusetts Civil War Veterans in the GAR Department of California (Part 1) 25
2018 MASSOG Writing Contest 36
NERGC 2017: Using the Tools of Today & Tomorrow to Understand the Past 37
Vol. 41 No. 2 2016-2017
President’s Report 39
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board, and Contact Informationn 41
All His Children: Uniting the Family of James A. Packard
of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Winchendon, Massachusett
42
The Story of the Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. William Brackenridge Cummings
of Ware, Massachusetts, and Brooklyn, New York
50
Massachusetts Civil War Veterans in the GAR Department of California (Part 2) 62
Query: Thomas and Mary Moore 73
Why Use Family Tree? 74
The Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc.,
Announces Its 2018 MASSOG Writing Contest
75
Now Available: Massachusetts Genealogy Legacy QuickGuide™, Revised Edition 76
Vol. 41 No. 3 2016-2017
President’s Report 77
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board, and Contact Information 79
The Millers Falls Moores: Speculators or Settlers in the Birth of
an Industrial Village in Western Massachusetts
80
The Bible of Charles Robinson of Bedford and Natick, Massachusetts,
Lightly Annotated
92
Massachusetts Civil War Veterans in the GAR Department of California (Part 3) 96
Index 107
2017 Annual Meeting and Program; Directions to Marlborough Country Club 113