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By LUELLA DOW
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The Boormans hide from spies in the colonies

Of Cabbages and Kings

 


When my 17-year-old granddaughter, Kindsay Dow, studied genealogy, she showed me what she had discovered about our ancestry, and I became interested. I discovered all authorities did not always agree on specifics.

What you are reading shall be called a story, until found otherwise.

William and Sarah Boorman lived on a farm in Biddendend, Kent, England around 1700.

William could fix a broken wheel, shoe a neighbor’s horse, fix a leaky roof, among many other things.

One thing he could not do was keep his secrets to himself. He liked to meet friends at the local pub.

They would gather a...



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