Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts: Containing Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families ...

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J.H. Beers & Company, 1912 - Barnstable County (Mass.)
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The research in this book is very sloppy. It should be used as suggestive, but not as authoritative.
Adam Drake's wife was Lusanna Kingman, not Susannah Kingman. Salmon Drake was the son of John
Drake, not of Adam Drake.
One has to go back to the handwritten town records, and evidently the editors of the Beers book did not do that.

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This is Volume III.
Bathsheba Dean Carver page 1280.
Thomas Carr on page 1534.

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