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. 42 No. 1, 2017-2018
Rules for the MSOG, Inc., 2018 MASSOG Writing Contest 1
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board, and Contact Information 3
The Family of Mark and Sally Clarke (Tilley) Balcom of Douglas and
Lanesborough, Massachusetts, and Redfield, Oswego County, New York
4
A New Daughter for Jotham and Nancy (Stocker) Cook
of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Boston, Massachusetts
13
Genealogy’s Often-Misspelled Words 18
Dr. Benjamin and Daniel Parker, Sons of Benjamin and
Phebe (Green) Parker of Malden, Massachusetts
19
Massachusetts Civil War Veterans in the GAR Department of California (Part 4) 23
Spring 2018 MSOG Webinar Schedule 37
Editor’s Letter 38
Vol. 42 No. 2 2017-2018
Editor’s Letter 39
State Officers, Directors, Editorial Board, and Contact Information 40
Capt. Seth Stevens (1761–1833) of Rochester, Wareham, and Fairhaven,
Massachusetts, with an Account of the Shipwreck of the William & Jane
41
Formatting Footnotes/td> 53
The Elephants on the Bridge: What I Learned by Vetting a Beloved Family Story 54
Elizabeth Bisco, of Rowley, Massachusetts, Daughter of John Bisco and Sarah (Remington) (Bisco) Gookin 63
Massachusetts Civil War Veterans in the GAR Department of California (Part 5) 66
From the Editors: Brick Walls/Queries 75
NERGC 2019 76
Vol. 42 No. 3 2017-2018

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