shadows and sun on my deck
(1) Christopher Hussey, (2) Stephen Hussey, (3) (Abigaill Hussey) Marshall, (5) Major Elihu Marshall, (6) Elizabeth (Marshall) Guion, (7) Elijah Guion, (8) Elijah Guion II, (9) Alfred Beck Guion, (10) Alfred Duryee Guion, (11) Alfred Peabody Guion, (12) Judith Anne Guion
May 10, 1798, was a Thursday. In the town of New Rochelle, New York, people had gathered for a wedding. Probably, though we aren’t sure, they had gathered in the village’s little Episcopal church; both groom and bride had been raised by Church-of-England mothers, though on their father’s side the groom was Huguenot and the bride, Quaker.
Elijah Guion, 28 years old, 10th child of the late John Guion, farmer and good-sized land-owner of the near-by vicinity called Rye, was taking as his bride a 19-year-old girl, Elizabeth Marshall. She was the eldest living daughter of Maj. Elihu Marshall, a veteran officer of the revolution which had ended only…
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An old picture – flowers in my garden a year ago
My garden in the early evening light
St Chad Church Rochdale Lancashire
Evening light in my garden
Chad Church in Rochdale Lancashire. This was the church of my Chadwicke ancestors in the 16th and 17th centuries.
I have a new Laptop and I can’t find my way around yet. I have a photo from the results of my book shopping at B and N here in Glastonbury Connecticut but all I can find in the photo dept is good old Katerina – is she waiting from to come home?