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The Trail of Sally Edwards

Yesterday I shared some details about how a woman named Sally Edwards—possibly still in her teens, with no husband in sight—gave birth to a baby, also named Sally Edwards, in Dedham in June 1775. There are two big problems in tracking that mother and child much further. One is that people probably took steps to keep them from being tracked. The other is that their name was not uncommon—and looking for “Sarah Edwards” as well brings up possibilities all over the place.
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The Mysterious Sally Edwards

History / US History : Boston 1775 (3 years ago)

On 19 Nov 1775, the Rev. Samuel Clark, an Anglican missionary to Dedham and Stoughton, recorded baptizing “A daughter of Sally Edwards, named Sally.” He didn’t name a father. That child had been born back on 29 June, according to Sa... Read Post

Jenelle Evans Makes Totally Humiliating Confession During Baby Kaiser's Birth

Entertainment : The Stir By CafeMom: Entertainment (yesterday)

Post by Mary Fischer. Even though we knew we'd probably see a few excerpts from baby Kaiser's birth air on Teen Mom 2, we never dreamed we'd have the pleasure of seeing some of the more... intimate moments of Jenelle Evans giving bi... Read Post

Stork Alert: Megan Hilty Welcomes Baby Girl!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gossip Girls (13 hours ago)

Starting off the weekend with a big gift, Megan Hilty revealed that she gave birth to her first child on Thursday (September 18). According to the “Smash” star’s rep, the blonde beauty gave birth to a baby girl names Viola Philomena... Read Post


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