History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut: From Its First Settlement in 1649 to 1900

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Press of the Day Publishing Company, 1900 - Stonington (Conn.) - 754 pages

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This History of Stonington by Richard A Wheeler is an
excellent source for families that immigrated to Stonington, CT.
It contains a tremendous amount of information for
many families in the 1600's
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