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by Lorine McGinnis Schulze

Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca

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Shipwrecks and Ships of Gloucester, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Gloucester was founded in 1623 as a Massachusetts Bay Colony by the Dorchester Company from Dorchester England. The following list of ships plus crew and passenger names is taken from shipwrecks from Gloucester Massachusetts 1830 to 1873.

Source: The Fishermans' Memorial and Record Book by George H. Proctor (A list of vessels and their crews, Lost from the Port of Gloucester From the year 1830 to October 1, 1873. Embracing A Period of Nearly Half a Century comprising Fourteen Hundred and Thirty-Seven Names, and two hundred and Ninety -Six Vessels, including those lost in the Gale of August 24, 1873)

A list of vessels and their crews Lost from the Port of Gloucester, Massachusetts 1857

Five Vessels, and nine men were lost this year, one on Georges, Three in the Bay mackerel fishing , and one in the coasting trade, viz:

Schooner OOLONG , lost on Georges, February. She had a crew of nine men, as follows: James M. Kendall, Master; George Juliar, Daniel Sullivan, Thomas A. Sinclair, James Hunter, John Williams, William Olson, John Anderson, John Graham. Owned by Aaron D. Wells and others. Valued at $4,000; insured for $2,000.

Schooner HOSEA BALLOU, lost in the Bay of St. Lawrence, in October. Crew saved. Owned by John Parker. Valued at $1,200; insured for $1,050.

Schooner MARY HART , lost at Cape Breton, in October, Crew saved. Owned by James S. Ayer, and others. Valued at $3,000; insured for $2,700.

Schooner MONTEZUMA, lost at Cape Breton, in October. Owned by Andrew Leighton. Valued at $2,300; insured for $2,000.

Schooner PRICILLA, in the trading business, lost on Norman's Woe, Gloucster Harbor, in July. Owned by James Mansfield & Sons. Valued at $1,000,and uninsured.

Choose from the list of shipwrecks (lost ships) from the Port of Gloucester Massachusetts with names of crew members and passengers who died: 1832 | 1833 | 1834 | 1835 (no ships) | 1836 | 1837 | 1838 | 1839 | 1840 | 1841 | 1842 | 1843 | 1844 | 1845 | 1846 | 1847 | 1848(no ships) | 1849 | 1850 | 1851 | 1852 | 1853 | 1854 | 1855 | 1856 | 1857 | 1858 | 1859 | 1860 | ... more to follow [With thanks to Volunteer Transcriber Peggy Broughton, Proofreader Laura Freeman]

Gloucester United Fire Society 1845 Roster Rules and Orders Agreed to be Observed by the United Fire Society. Instituted at Gloucester, Sandy Bay, (Now called Rockport,) January 3d, 1807. Includes a roster of members from 1808 to 1845.

This is a "bucket brigade" that preceeded the establishment of a fire department in the town. "That if any Fire should be permitted to break out in Rockport, we will be helpful to each other in extinguishing the same". [$]

 

 
 

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