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Monday, November 1, 2010

Amanuensis Monday Post 03 Hartford Memorial Includes My Robert Day

Genea-blogger John Newmark (who writes the TransylvanianDutch blog) started his own Monday blog theme many months ago called Amanuensis Monday.

What does "amanuensis" mean?John offers this definition:"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."

I have been working on my ancestor Robert Day born about 1604 In Ipswich, Co, Suffolk, England and died 04 September 1648 at Hartford, Connecticut. Robert first married Mary last name not known in England. Robert and Mary emigrated from Ipswich, England to Boston in April 1634 aboard the ship Elizabeth. Mary died in 1634 in Cambidge Massachusetts at the age of 29. Robert remarried Editha Stibbins in 1635. They had four children Thomas, Sarah, Mary and John. I am a descendant of John. Robert Day is my 8th Great Grandfather.

A picture of this memorial will be added to my family notebook on Robert Day for future generations to see.

For today's posting I am sharing a memorial in Hartford Connecuit in memory of the courageous Adventures who traveled with Thomas Hooker

The memorial is as is
In memory of the courageous
who inspired and directed by
Thomas Hooker journeyed through the
wilderness from the Newtown ( Cambridge )
in the Massachusetts Bay to
Suckiauc ( Hartford) October 1635
Mathew Allyn William Lewis
John Barnard Mathew Marvin
William Butler James Olmsted
Clement Chaplin William Pantry
Nicholas Clarke Thomas Scott
Robert Day Thomas Stanley
Edward Elmer Timothy Stanley
Nathaniel Ely Edward Stebbins
Richard Goodman John Steele
William Goodman John Stone
Stephen Hart John Talcott
William Krusly Richard Webb
William Westwood

From the Society of the Descendants
of the founders of Hartford
to the people of Hartford
October 15 1935

This was found on http://www.ancestry.com/. I am searching the sites of Hartford Connecuit memorials to find exactly where this plaque came be found. http://hartford.omaxfield.com/monuments.html has many different memorials pictured.

Thanks for stopping by.. Grace

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