Tag Archives: New England

Our Ninth Great Grandfather Co-Founded Harvard University

New York, N.Y. Sir Thomas Dudley, the third Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, and our ninth great-grandfather, signed the charter to establish Harvard on May 30, 1650 – making it the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Sir Thomas Dudley, 3rd, 7th, 11th, and 14th Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and first resident […]

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In Early New England, Our Ancestor Fought Pequot Warriors

New York, N.Y. In May of 1824, in the Upstate New York village of Bath, our third great-grandmother Caroline Bull married Thomas Jefferson Dudley – whose own third great-grandfather had been Thomas Dudley, Third Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony and signer of the Harvard Charter. The ship Hopewell carrying one of our ancestors followed the Winthrop […]

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Georgette Sinclair’s Work to be Featured at NYC’s Salmagundi Club

By John Laing, edited by Jim Luce. “I first met the exceptionally talented Georgette Sinclair at the Roosevelt Island Visual Artists’ Association (RIVAA) that I have watched since it formed several years ago.  When I learned that she had a show scheduled at the famous Salmagundi Club’s Patrons’ Gallery, I knew I would have to […]

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Meet a Muslim Voice of Reason: Ibrahim Ramey

Washington D.C. I first met Ibrahim Abdil-Mu’id Ramey after he delivered the plenary speech about Dr. Martin Luther King and the linkage between Dr. King’s movement and the present work for nuclear abolition at Riverside Church in April. Ibrahim reminded us that Dr. King had focused on the three evils of racism, economic injustice, and war. […]

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