Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Volume 4

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William Richard Cutter
Lewis historical Publishing Company, 1908 - Boston (Mass.)
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Hanson surname section, page 2040 to 2042, is a big disappointment, in that it appears to attempt to connect the Hanson line to the age old line of de Rastrich but falls short in it's narrative.
does mention (page 2040) the possibility that the name de Rastrich dates back to 1251 (reign of Henry III in the Wapentake of Morley, Yorkshire, England) but the continued narrative fails to make the absolute connection mentioned in this paragraph.
The remainder of the narrative, pages 2041 and 2042, begins with Thomas Hanson born England and coming to New England, settling Dover, New Hampshire 1639.
There is no further mention of the de Rastrich line, which is what I was hoping for.
This information is helpful but does not connect the lines, especially to John Hanson, President of First Continental Congress, which I believed it was referring.

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