Source:Dwight, Benjamin W. History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass

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Source The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass.
Author Dwight, Benjamin W.
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Place Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
Year range 1635 - 1874
Surname Dwight, Parsons, Taylor
Subject Family tree
Publication information
Type Book
Citation
Dwight, Benjamin W. The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass.
Repositories
929.273 D962dOther

Contents

Full Title

The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass.

Description

A privately printed book in two volumes documenting the nine generations of the Dwight family in America, starting from John Dwight of Dedham, Mass. The author, Benjamin W. Dwight, is a descendant.

Contents

The book includes the following contents:

  • Introduction. includes discussion of Slafter surname possible origins and variants.
  • General Summary of Results. lists of notable descendants, organized by profession and/or college attended
  • Recent History of English Dwights (32pp)
  • History of Timothy Dwight of Medfield (5pp)
  • History of John Dwight of Dedham (11pp)
  • History of Timothy Dwight of Dedham (7pp)
  • Descendants of Justice Nathaniel Dwight (82pp)
  • Descendants of Rev. Josiah Dwight (227pp)
  • Descendants of Capt. Henry Dwight (326pp)
  • Descendants of Michael Dwight (61pp)
  • Collateral Genealogies of Connected Families
  • Indexes (at end of vol. 2)

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