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How Joseph Frye became André Franche dit Laframboise.

Joseph Frye was born in about 1680 in Kittery (now Eliot, Maine) from Adrian and Sarah White (daughter of John and Lucy, from Kittery). He has 6 siblings : Eleanor, William, Sarah, Elisabeth, Adrian and Joanna. 200 more words

André Laframboise

The Clipper Route - England to Australia 1850's.....#34

The  Clipper – or Great Circle Route  

 With the introduction of the faster, but more dangerous ‘Great Circle’ or ‘Clipper’ route in the 1850s, free settlers were ironically less likely to survive the journey than their earlier convict counterparts. 929 more words

Journey

"Familial Feast"

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Familial Feasts.”

Many countries celebrate Father’s Day and Mother’s Day. If you could dedicate a holiday to a more distant relative, who would it be — and why? 49 more words

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Devil Chutney

Following up on previous delicious chutneys, an Anglo-Indian condiment known by a few names: Devil Chutney, Hells Fire Chutney or Hells Flame Chutney.

The bright red colour of the chutney leads many people to think it is very hot. 46 more words

Anglo-Indian

The Journey – On the Clipper Route – #33

Having a drink with our ancestors – just when we thought our journey had finished…

The Journey

They settle into cramped accommodations. With just 2 small boxes of possessions, and probably very little money or any. 194 more words

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The Journey - On the Clipper Route - #33

The Journey

They settle into cramped accommodations. With just 2 small boxes of possessions, and probably very little money or any.

The ship is filled with immigrants from different countries, cultures and religions, families, young children, single women and single men. 179 more words

Journey

Published by Dick Eastman: Ancestry.com is Giving Free Access to 13 Colonies Records for July 4th

Ancestry.com is offering free access to many records concerning the original 13 US colonies as part of it’s 13 Colonies Collection at http://www.ancestry.com/cs/julyfourth2015. Access to the records in the featured collections will be free until July 5, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. 9 more words

Genealogy