Genealogy of the Odiorne Family: With Notices of Other Families Connected Therewith

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Rand, Avery,, 1875 - Odiorne family - 222 pages
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John Odiorne was born ca. 1627 and immigrated to America and settled in New Hampshire. He married Mary Johnson and eventually died in 1707 at Newcastle, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Maine, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere. Includes descendants of Robert Stedman who died in 1666. He settled in Massachusetts. Includes Brackett, Meacham, and related families.

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