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Re: Joseph DISTIN--English prisoner
Posted by: Kevin Bradford Date: March 25, 2001 at 07:37:44
In Reply to: Re: Joseph DISTIN--English prisoner by Charles Jerred of 80

Thanks for responding to my message. Family traditions are fascinating to follow from generation to generation. In the case of Joseph's capture, I haven't independently verified that, nor his service in the British Navy. The family tradition is that he fell in love with one of the daughters of a local Wallingford family, who were compelled to board him and several other Brits during the Revolution. The story has a ring of truth to it. Please correspond with me directly at kbrad60@earthlink.net


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