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1383Re: [RI_Ancestors] Fall trip to RI

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  • Dave & Sharon Ballou
    Jul 2, 2008
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      Thanks, Scott. I've learned more in the past few days than I gleaned in
      several years of searching.


      On 7/1/08, Scott Bill Hirst <scottbillhirst@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi!
      > Of course the most famous Ballou descendany was
      > President Garfield. Ballou is an old Rhode Island
      > name and while he recently decased our Grand
      > Lodge of Masons in Rhode Island had a WAlter
      > Greenwood Ballou as Grand Master in the 1960's. I
      > remember an Ariel Ballou that was Grand Master in
      > Rhode Island in the 1800's. In Killingly,
      > Connecticut; that borders on Rhode Island has a
      > village called Ballouville, BTW,.
      > Relatively yours,
      > Scott
      > --- Dave & Sharon Ballou <ballousalers@...<ballousalers%40gmail.com>
      > >
      > wrote:
      >
      > > I am trying to find out more about my
      > > g,g,g,grandfather who was
      > > listed as a Private in 1781 under Peek or Moury
      > > in the Rhode
      > > Island militia. I think he was just a young
      > > country boy when he
      > > enlisted. His name was Oliver Ballou.
      > >
      > > David G. Ballou
      > > Ozark, Missouri
      > >
      > >
      > > On 6/29/08, graveyard_hound
      > > <graveyard_hound@... <graveyard_hound%40yahoo.com>> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I received this email and thought I would
      > > pass it on. Figured someone
      > > > in the group might like to email this person
      > > directly with some
      > > > suggestions.
      > > > Julie
      > > >
      > > > From: "Sue Babcock" <ssusan19old@... <ssusan19old%40qwest.net>
      > > <ssusan19old%40qwest.net>>
      > > > Subject: [Washington Co RI] Historic
      > > Washington Co, RI
      > > >
      > > > >I am planning a trip to RI in Sept to do
      > > some genealogy and historical
      > > > > research. I am interested in the Colonial
      > > and Revolutionary War time
      > > > period
      > > > > and was wondering if there were any
      > > historical sites that might be of
      > > > > particular interest. I'll be visiting the
      > > RI Historical Society in
      > > > > Providence and plan to spend some time
      > > pouring through their
      > > > collections. My
      > > > > idea is to ultimately write a book about
      > > the RI Militia during the
      > > > Rev War.
      > > > > Any suggestions would be gratefully
      > > appreciated.
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks, Sue Babcock (from Albuquerque, NM)
      > > > > Researching RI 1700's names: Parr, Sweet,
      > > Babcock, Sheldon
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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      > > removed]
      > >
      > >
      >
      > Scott Bill Hirst
      > 20 Maple Court
      > Ashaway,RI 02804-1300 USA
      > (401)377-4643
      > Note:Telephone if you need quick reply.
      >
      >
      >


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