January 15, 1789
This is an education certificate for Benjamin Larcom from Beverly, Mass. “As diamonds rough no luster can impart. Till their rude forms are well improved by art. So untaught youth we very seldom find, display the dazzling beauties of the mind, Till art and science and nature joined.” Courtesy of the Beverly Historical Society in Beverly, Mass.
January 14, 1807
This is Benjamin Larcom’s certificate from the United States of America as Captain of the Schooner Thomas consisting of seven Officers and Seamen, and no passengers, and ready to proceed on a voyage to Havana. Also a sketch of the Schooner Thomas. Courtesy of the Beverly Historical Society in Beverly, Mass.
This is the first few pages of a handwritten genealogy chart, written by an unknown ancestor. Courtesy of the Beverly Historical Society in Beverly, Mass.
Original Family Tree
My father gave me this copy of our original family tree when I was a little girl. It is what sparked my interest in genealogy. I worked from this original and elaborated on it for our current family lineage on this website.