Ancestry

Letter from Alfred Stebbins to his mother Harriet Houghton Stebbins 1862

Dubuque, November 29th 1862 My Dear Mother; I bless you for you. Your very kind letter came to hand in time, which nourished and fed me more abundantly. I love letters from home.  They lengthen my vision and turn my eyes eastward and with telescopic power. I seem to see you all. I can almost …

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The Stebbins Ancestry

The Stebbins Ancestry History of the Stebbins Name The STEBBING family is of great antiquity in England; the oldest branch resided in Yorkshire and is descended from Sir Thomas STEBBING, baronet. The family name was, and still is in England, STEBBING. The termination ” ing” in the name may be of Saxon origin, and the …

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Stebbins Land Grant 1640 Springfield Compared to Today

A 1640 hand-drawn map of land grants in Springfield, Massachusetts compares surprisingly well with a satellite view today. Arrows point to Rowland Stebbins’ grants and those of his son Thomas. Some observations: Note that Thomas Stebbins Born: 6 MAY 1662  married Elizabeth WRIGHT, daughter of Samuel WRIGHT and Elizabeth BURT. The Wrights and Burts were next door …

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Lima DiMartino Family Line

These are the records, photos, and lineage of a specific Lima family line from mid 1800’s in Sicily through migration to United States. The earliest records we have of this specific Lima family bloodline start with the birth of Giuseppi Salvatore Lima in 1857 Lima Family Line Salvatore Lima Married Pietra Rubino  in Sicilyand had Giuseppi Salvatore Lima in 1857   …

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