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Climbing My Family Tree, Part 21

Immigrant Stephen Larrabee

Stephen Larrabee (my nine times great-grandfather), most likely was born in France—the first ancestor I have discovered from that nation. The Larrabee… 615 more words

Wolfe's Pond, Staten Island

The southernmost and perhaps least crowded public beach in New York City is at Wolfe’s Pond Park. It is a small stretch of sand on the otherwise pebble-strewn Raritan Bay. 1,834 more words

Staten Island

Origin of the Huguenot Cross - Origine de la croix des Huguenots

Origin of the Huguenot Cross

Cross of Malta, thus named because it was the insignia of the Knights of Malta, descendants of the hospice-keepers of St John of Jerusalem. 31 more words

Who will be auricula #106?

Last night Rich asked me to guess how many different Primula auricula cultivars we have in the cold frames in the garden. I guessed about 50, but it turns out the answer is 105. 473 more words


Huguenot dans ma famille! - Huguenot in my Family!

English version follows…

Étant de souche Québecoise, j’ai toujours trouvé assez facilement des informations sur mes origines.  Les registres des paroisses remontent au début de la Nouvelle-France et cela facilite le travail des généalogistes et des historiens.  345 more words



Who was Mrs Martin?  I don’t think we will ever know – but we will come on to Mama, Papa, Lucy and Cousin James at the end of this entry.  796 more words


The Auricula Suite Album Release

The Auricula Suite is an album of songs telling a re-imagined story of a historical journey to a new land. Inspired by folk tales of the alpine flower – the Primula auricula – and its 16th century journey to England with the Huguenot refugees, it is a tale of love and loss, persecution and a new beginning. 343 more words

Primula Auricula