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Cookbook of Rachel Williston and Williston Family genealogy(1765–1881)

  • MS 2009.1
  • 1 item

Cookbook of Rachel Williston dated 1765 comprises the first 24 pages of the manuscript. The first page bears the signatures of Rachel Davison Hurd and Joseph Williston both dated 1765. On page 21, Rachel’s signature appears as Rachel Williston and is dated 1765. The remainder of the manuscript is comprised of a genealogy of the Williston family of Boston. The genealogy bears the title: “James Alexander’s maternal ancestors.” The genealogy traces the family from 1650 to 1881.