25 October 2007

Ancestors of Carrie (Harris) More Clark, Part Three

According to the book, Crapo, Henry Howland, Certain Comeoverers, 1912, Edward Tappan was one of the Minute Men who responded to the alarm of April 19, 1775, serving in Captain Moses Nowell's company.

See Edward Toppan on this Massachusetts roster.

See the story of the Minute Men here. Additional information here.

Edward Toppan who married Sarah Bailey was an ancestor of Carrie Harris of Lapeer Co., Michigan and also related to the daughter-in-law of Governor Henry H. Crapo of Michigan.

The Sewell /Sewall family was also related to both the Harris and Crapo families. See the terrific Sewell site.

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