Northeaster – Day 10 – Heritage

On day 10 we first visited Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. There is a memorial at the cemetery that lists the name of Thomas Davenport who is my direct ancestor born in about 1615 in England and immigrated to the United States around 1635.

Inscriptions on the front of the monument – All relatives somehow
Thomas (my 8th great grandfather) who immigrated in 1615 and died 1685
This is confirmed through genealogy research and Y-DNA testing
This memorial notes Thomas as descending from Ormus de Davenport
John Davenport (born 1664) would be a seventh great uncle.
John was the brother of Jonathon Davenport who is my 7th great grandfather.

Next stop Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Followed by a short visit to another cemetery, Old Buriel Hill in Plymouth, where Adoniram Judson, a pioneering missionary, is buried.

Then a quick trip up the Cape Cod peninsula, just to say we’ve been there, and then on to Newton, Rhode Island and a visit to the gilded age.

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