History-Wabanaki

The Historical Newell Family

Today I will take a break from my Kanistanaux project to post this brief case study of the Newell Family. I recently received inquires from two different directions about the family and a new item to work with. I thought this would be a good time to take a fresh look at the family.
I would like to thank my good friend Salmon for locating Item 1 and bringing it to my attention.

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Categories: Analysis, Documentation, Entertainments, Family-Other, History-Wabanaki, Wabanaki | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Indian Legends – A Follow Up

Thursday morning I posted about an article containing an “Indian Legend” I had found to be disturbing. Mr. Eastman (the author of the blog containing the history article in question) has communicated with me in personal e-mail to express his feelings on the subject, but he has chosen not to publish my comments or his own comments on his blog. That is his choice, but I must say I am disappointed. I feel it is a topic that needs to be discussed openly among researchers, genealogists and writers of fiction and non-fiction. Until it is properly and widely addressed, the cycle of disrespect to Native People will continue.

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Edward Marden Sr. – Military Service Map

While I was learning about life in Whitcomb’s Rangers, I also learned about a number of new Locations where Edward spent time during this period of his life. I think a new map is in order so I can see how all these locations relate to each other and the region in general.

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Edward Marden Sr. – General History of the Region

Understanding the local town histories is very important, but the information will have much greater value if it is placed in the context of regional history.

Since the towns involved so far all seem to be clustered in the same general region, now seems like a good time to review the regional history of the upper Connecticut River.

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A Few Tips, Cautions, & Problems For Wabanaki Researchers

I know my readers are anxious to jump into some real investigation, but there are a number of items you should be aware of before embarking on this journey

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Categories: History-Wabanaki, Tutorials-Tips, Wabanaki

A Wabanaki Timeline

To understand a People, you have to understand their history.

I have prepared this timeline for my readers to provide a basic understanding of Wabanaki history.

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Categories: History-Wabanaki, Tutorials-Tips, Wabanaki

The Historic Wabanaki People

The following information is from a historical perspective and does not necessarily relate to modern-day Wabanaki People. The information is also very generalized and should not be viewed as set in stone.

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Categories: History-Wabanaki, Tutorials-Tips, Wabanaki

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