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This book is one of the best sources for Deming family genealogists and it predates many other biographical studies of the early Connecticut settlers. Are there some errors? Yes, there are a few, but author Judson Keith Deming had to rely on the memories of hundreds of people, and perhaps the illegible notes in someone's battered family bible were all some descendants had to furnish for the book. It's doubtful if Deming had at his fingertips the census information we have so easily today.
Thanks to Deming's hard work, I've seen a unique side of American history, about the psychology and customs of past decades, and that my ancestors were completely amazing. Getting to know these strong, interesting people has been illuminating. I think Deming would be thrilled to find that thanks to the internet, his book is completely searchable by name or keyword for easy researching, and that thousands of descendants now have access to this valuable genealogy tool to carry on his project. Judson was a moderately wealthy man. Writing this book was clearly not to try to make money but to explore a fascinating section of history and share it with his family. There were many books of this nature produced in about the same time time period, but this is one of the best family trees I've found.
Early genealogy of Deming in America--no reference to origin in England