Tag Archives: John C. Hart

Massachusetts Macombers — chiefly, Elisha of Dartmouth and New Bedford, and family

 

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Macomber notes

Elisha Macomber farm advertisement

“Farm at Auction,” New Bedford Mercury, New Bedford, Mass., March 12, 1819

 

Posted here (above) as downloadable Word documents are a genealogical article about Elisha Macomber (ca. 1775-1855) of Dartmouth and New Bedford, Mass., as well as my notes about the Macomber family. My maternal grandmother was descended from Elisha Macomber.

The genealogical details are sketchy; the article contains a few facts which I was able to unearth. The genealogical notes were compiled while researching my Macomber ancestors from Southeastern Massachusetts. Most of them were in New Bedford, MA, with the period I was focusing upon being the nineteenth century.

 

— Roger W. Smith

   May 2018

John Congdon Hart (1829-1883) of New Bedford, MA

 

Posted below as Word document is a genealogical report about Civil War veteran John Congdon Hart (1829-1883) of New Bedford, Mass., my mother’s great-grandmother on her mother’s side.

 

— posted by Roger W. Smith

   November 2015

 

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Capt. Gamaliel Hart (ca. 1792-1834)

 

Posted below as a downloadable Word document is an article about Capt. Gamaliel Hart (ca. 1792-1834) of New Bedford, Mass. (died New York City), who was an ancestor of my maternal grandmother.

— Roger W. Smith

   November 2015

 

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Family of Caleb (1767-1832) and Susanna (Taber) Congdon (1770-1839) of New Bedford

 

This report concerns my most recent Congdon ancestors, who go back to nineteenth century New Bedford, Mass.

I am descended from them through my maternal grandmother Annie Congdon Handy (nee Hart). Her great-grandmother (on her father’s side) was Lydia Congdon Hart (1793-1839).

See downloadable Word document below.

 

— posted  by Roger W. Smith

   November 2015

 

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