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Some family lines I have worked on
 
Alden, Barrow, Bartlett, Beals, Billings, Bingham, Bradford, Briggs, Burr, Cahoon, Chase, Choate, Churchill, Cooke, DellaPenna, Dunton, Fay, Fogler, Freeman, Hamlin, Handy, Hewett, Hilt, Keen(e), Kendall, Loring, Lovejoy, Low, Payson, Richards, Rogers, Shumway, Smedberg, Soule, Spooner, Standish, Thayer, Warren, Wentworth, Wing 


Some geographical areas where I have conducted research
 
Boston, Cape Cod, mid-coast Maine, western Massachusetts, North Carolina, Maryland, New Hampshire, Vermont, Washington, DC
 
Useful Websites
 
Mayflower Society - www.themayflowersociety.com
Cemetery research - www.findagrave.com   (I am contributor #47346141, if you wish to view my contributions)
 

  Photograph of original commission issued to James Churchill, Gent., promoting him
to Captain in a Regiment of Militia in the county of Plymouth, signed by John Hancock
1 July 1781.  James Churchill began service during the Revolutionary War as a sergeant
in Capt. Thomas Loring's Company, in April 1775.  He was commissioned lieutenant,
16 Jan 1776 and served under Capt. Jesse Harlow and Capt. Cooper, Colonel Colton
Cushing's Regiment and served in Plymouth's seacoast defense that same year.  He is 
Ancestor No. A021919, filed with the National Society of the Daughters of the American
Revolution (DAR).  
   James Churchill married Priscilla Soule thereby connecting all his descendants to  
Mayflower passengers, George Soule, John Alden, Myles Standish, and William Mullins.
  James Churchill and his wife's lineage are well documented, but their families' lines do
demonstrate how, if you become eligible for one lineage society, often times, you will
find other societies for which you will be eligible for membership as well.  Researching 
spouses often opens doors to numerous unknown family connections.