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About great8

Born in Washington St., but grew up all over the country as I am an military daughter and wife. My Carrier story is from my grandmother. This is what she was told - three Carrier brothers escaped France as they were caught in a plot to kill the French king. No first names, no dates, no king's name. One of them marrried a 14 year old German girl, High German they said, though I have learned she was a little older. I learned of Martha Carrier kind of in pieces from the work of several cousins, books, and the work of Helynn Carrier on her husband's family.

The Salem Reunion

Thankyou Kathleen for the wonderful events that took place during the reunion and for your books. It was great to meet so many new cousins. Does anyone have a final count? I heard a couple of times that it was … Continue reading

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A different Carrier story

My 2x great grandmother was Ann Elizabeth (Carrier) Harding.  Her granddaughter, Anna Eliza (Harding) Baird was my grandmother.  This is the story related to me about our Carrier line. Three Carrier brothers – no first names, no dates – were … Continue reading

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