The Register is Here Volume 171, Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of the Register, America’s premier genealogical journal, is now available online for NEHGS members. (Log in to read the digital version. If you receive the Register in print, you should receive it soon if you have not received it already.)

The lead article treats the Higginson family of Warwickshire and its nine descendants who came to colonial America. Other articles treat John Ramsdell of Lynn, Massachusetts (with new information on Nathaniel Turner); William Trowbridge alias Bent of Framingham, Massachusetts, and Nova Scotia; George Robinson of Watertown, Massachusetts, and his children and grandchildren; the families of Amariah and David Rockwell of Coventry, Connecticut; Blandford, Massachusetts, marriages; and New England Articles in Genealogical Journals in 2015.

Concluded in this issue is the article on William H. Johnson (1791–1863), a free man of color of Tyringham, Massachusetts, with an extensive account of his great-grandson, Edward Elcha (1885–1939), a brilliant early twentieth-century photographer. Examples of Elcha’s work are on the front and back covers of the issue. Also concluded are the Wylley and Cramphorne families of Hertfordshire, and unpublished vital records of Union, Connecticut.

Visit the Register online to read the new issue and to browse past issues.

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