My ancestors, they hail from . . . the redlands of Texas . . . and the marshes of Maine . . . the plantations of Georgia . . . and the courts of Spain . . . and from a hodgepodge of places . . . betwixt and between . . .
On this date in our family history . . . the 7th day of May . . . in the year 1673 . . . it is written that there was an . . . "Inventory of the estate of
Henry Short of Newbury, deceased May 5, 1673, taken May 7, 1673, by
Richard Kent, Symon Tompson and Anthony Somerby:" . . . this Henry Short is an 11th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .