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The Life From The Roots blog topics have changed several times since I began this blog. In 2009, with my first posts, I wrote only about the family history I had been working on for 20 years. Many ancestors lived in New England so it was easy to visit gravesites and towns where they lived. I shared many photo. Years later, I was into visiting gardens, historical homes, churches, libraries that had genealogical collections, historical societies, war memorials, in general, anything to do with history. I enjoy posting autographs and photos of famous people I met or saw.

My New England roots are in Connecticut and Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire). Other areas include New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada.

Please check out the labels on the right side for topics. Below the labels and pageviews is a listing of my top nine posts, according to Google. Four of them pertain to Lowell, MA, three are memorials, one about a surname and one about a discovery I made. These posts change often because they are based on what people are reading.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Eleazer Ball of Concord, Massachusetts Died 1698 -- Tombstone Tuesday

Eleazer Ball
Born:  About 1650
Died:  November 14, 1698

Eleazer was my 8th great-grandfather.
"Here Lies Ye Body of Eleazer Ball Aged 48 Years Died November 14, 1698"

Old Hill Burying Ground
Concord, Massachusetts
View between the houses and from the side walk, looking up the hill.