Category Archives: Document of the Week

Some Old Wills and Probate Documents

Probate records of Edward Garfield of Hillmorton and Henry and William Garfield of Bilton. Continue reading

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Papers of the Continental Congress, compiled 1774 – 1789

This document from the National Archives describes the events of April 19, 1775 at Concord Bridge as testified by men of  Lexington, MA before the Continental Congress.  The men, including Abraham Garfield, testified that it was the British who first … Continue reading

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Will of Edward Garfield

The will and inventory of Edward of Garfield of Watertown, MA, who came to America in 1630.  Edward was born in Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England the on the 28th of July, 1583 to Thomas and Agnes Garfield.  He had three brothers, … Continue reading

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