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From: "Vickie Elam White" <>
Subject: Re: Jeremiah Norcross of London & Watertown,MA plus related families Bland, Smith, Chadwick, Paine
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:07:01 -0400
Thanks for your response, but I was under the impression that this Stephen
Paine was not the one who was Jeremiah Norcross' nephew. Rather, the
Stephen Paine who married Elizabeth Carrington, daughter of Edward, and
lived in Charlestown was the nephew. He died in Charlestown in 1693.
Am I wrong?
Vickie Elam White
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Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2007 10:44 PM
Subject: Re: Jeremiah Norcross of London & Watertown,MA plus related
families Bland, Smith, Chadwick, Paine
> Vickie Elam White wrote:
> > I've begun looking into Jeremiah Norcross of Watertown, MA. He
evidently had a step-son named John Bland alias Smith, and in his will he
named Charles Chadwick of Watertown his "brother." Also, Stephen Paine of
Watertown called him his "uncle." Jeremiah came to New England between 1 Nov
1636 and 1638. He lived in Watertown but died in England in 1657 while
> > Was Jeremiah Norcross really related to Charles Chadwick or was he
simply using the term "brother" in the religious meaning? And how was
Stephen Paine related to Jeremiah Norcross?
> > I appreciate any help with this.
> > Vickie Elam White
> Stephen Paine was from Great Ellingham, Norfolk.
> See NEHGR 143 (1989), 291-302.
> You might find Norcross family members in the
> Norfolk wills.
> Looking at the published Essex will index, I believe
> there were more than a few persons with the Bland alias Smith
> People used the alias for various reasons, and often times
> they eventually stuck with one surname or another.
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