History of the Deming-Standish House (1787)

The Deming-Standish House has a prominent place in the center of Wethersfield’s old village, on a piece of land at the corner of Main and Marsh Streets, near the Meetinghouse. The town land records show David Webb selling this one half acre corner to Joseph Webb for 96 pounds “lawful money” on April 8, 1757, […]

The Wethersfield Grange Patrons of Husbandry

The Wethersfield Grange Patrons of Husbandry was a local branch of the National and State movement that was established after the Civil War. On December 4, 1867 the National Grange of the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry was founded in Washington D.C. The Grange is a political and social association for the advancement of […]

About the Author: Greg Cunningham

Greg Cunningham spent the greatest moments of his life in Chicago, IL.  He was born and 6 months later he moved.  See I have a good sense of humor.  Yes that was the first of over 20 moves.  When my dad took a promotion it was not in the same building, but in a different state.  My […]

The Contentious Life of James Wakelee

The first thing I learned as an amateur genealogist is that working on your family history is a work in progress.  Missing documents, contradictory information, unreadable dates, faded records, missing pages, wrong assumptions, bad leads, fading memories of relatives, and other missing links may hamper your progress towards compiling a complete history.  The second, and […]