Researching Our Larcom American Immigrants

By Tuesday, September 30, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

The Connecticut Branch of Larcoms The book in the photo above is the History of the families of Larcom, Hollis, and McKinley by Montagu Burrows, R.N., M.A., published in 1883 in Oxford, England. It is as the section of the book is titled, a "General Sketch of the Larcom Family" which recounts the tradition that the family moved from France ...

Joining the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

By Saturday, July 12, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

I finally decided to join the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) in February of this year. I mainly wanted to join as a legacy for my son, but I also wanted to meet new people and get better connected with my community. I found my local chapter online (Rufus Fairbanks Chapter of Satellite Beach, FL), and ...

1926 Route to Florida

By Thursday, May 8, 2014 1 No tags Permalink 0

How my Larcom Family ended up in Florida ROUTE BY CAR Records show that Theodore Larcom (1885-1949) and Pearl Lathrop Wyatt (1890-1943), my great-grandparents, moved to Florida from Beverly, Massachusetts around 1925/26, per the 1926 Beverly directory. As the story goes, they drove down to Florida in a old Model-T Ford. It is said that Theodore had ...