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From: "Gaynor Kirkby" <>
Subject: Re: Tailors
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 11:11:16 +1200
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The names could be a non conformist religion as well, such as Baptist,
Quaker, Brethren. Gaynor

Gaynor Kirkby
Dunedin, New Zealand

----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin ADAMS" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 7:17 AM
Subject: Re: Tailors


> Elizabeth
> Strange that Abraham and Isaac are Old Testament names. (Not uncommon
then,
> I know) I wonder if there may have been Jewish ancestors. It was not
unkown
> for reasons that we know all too well for people to "convert" at various
> stages of our history.
> Just a thought...........
> Regards
> Martin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 5:51 AM
> Subject: Tailors
>
>
> > Abraham Newell and family left Ipswich, England on the Frances in 1634.
> They
> > settled in Roxbury, Mass., and belonged to First Church of Roxbury.
> Abraham
> > Newell and his son Isaac were both tailors (as well as farmers), and
were
> not
> > Jewish. We have never discovered their place of origin. Someone checked
> guild
> > records for Essex for us. No results. We should probably check Suffolk
> guild
> > records.
> >
> > Elizabeth
> >
> >
>
>
>


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