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From: "Howard Swain" <>
Subject: Re: [D-Col] Penelope Stout----a legend
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2002 15:14:54 -0800
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Hi all,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bonnie Bowman Henson" <>
Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2002 1:40 PM

> Dear Howard and list,
>
> You asked if there were "...any more mentions of Penelope Prince in the
> Gravesend Town Book..." than the one cited earlier in this thread as coming
> from the Gravesend Town Book, Vol. 1, Sept 12, 1648. You also refer to a
> citation from *The Stout Family of Delaware* by Thomas Hale Streets, 1915,
> noting that Streets mentions an item from the Gravesend Town Books on p. 14
> and says this is the only mention of Penelope in those town books.
>
> First, as far as I know, the Gravesend Town Records have not been
> transcribed by anyone. Is that true?

As far as I know. Seversmith in a 1948 survey of LI records (NGSQ 36: 61 ff
shows them as "unpublished".

> Second, I have an index to those books I copied from an LDS microfilm. A
> quick search of these indices copied by Evelyn Briggs-Baldwin in 1916
> reveals the information below.
>
> *Gravesend Town Records Index,1646-1650,* Liber One: Penelope Prince, p. 24;
> Richard Stout, pp. 4, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 38, 41, 43, 45, 46,
> 68, 69, 99, 103, 114. (No Van Princis listed.)

<snip>
Thanks.
Were there any Prince or Prence men there that might have been her father?

Regards,
Howard





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