A bit of early English history from The Political History Of England..:
"In 1865, owing in part to impaired health, he [Henry M. Loud] took a supernumerary relation and engaged in the lumber business first in Boston and then in Oscoda, Mich., where he still resides, being the president of the HM Loud & Sons Lumber Co., doing a large lumber mercantile and shipping business with his four sons associated with him."
Capt. Benjamin Palmer was born on 30 (3) 1642 in Charlestown He was baptised on 6 (4) 1640 in the First Church in Charlestown. He died on 10 Apr 1716 in Stonington. He married an unknown wife in Antigua.
In his diary, Thomas Minor says, " [On 8 May 1681] I received Brother Benjamin his Letter from Antego ... about the .10th. of Agust .1681 Benjamin palmer brought whome his wife ". [Ref, p. 166]
On 5 Jun 1684 he agreed to a division of his father's lands which was to have been done by his mother, but she had not. [Ref, p. 27]
Benjamin gave his land in Stonington to his nephews Daniel Palmer, Esq., Moses Palmer, yeoman, and Jonathan Palmer by a 17 Feb 1715/6 deed. His nephew Jonathan was to have land adjoining Benjamin's brother Jonathan's land when he was 20. Daniel and Moses were to care and provide for Benjamin thereafter. [Ref, p. 27-8]
|Bostwick||John H.||Salisbury||Litchfield||manslaughter||seven years||1/27/1870|
|Boynton||John||transient||Hartford||forgery||one year, six months||6/13/1823|
|Brooks||John||Hartford||Hartford||murder in the second degree||life||3/20/1868|
|Brown||John||De Wolf, George||transient||Tolland||murder in the second degree||Turner, Ann||life||11/1/1849|
In 1900 John Rasmussen was a hotel proprietor in Crawford County, Michigan:
Jim's grandmother, Hazel V. (Smith) Palm married, as her 2nd husband, Ludwig Rasmussen (thought to be in the photo above).