Shown above are two works-in-progress that I am currently wrestling with. The first, TWO BOSTONS, tells the story of families from Boston, Lincolnshire, England that migrated to New-England and established both the Town of Boston and governed the Massachusetts Bay Colony for fifty-two of its fifty-six year existence. The second, JOHN COTTON, is a narrative biography of my 7th great grandfather and the story of my coming to understand him.
Next, I have researched the graduates of Emmanuel College, Cambridge University that migrated to New-England in the 17th century and contributed to the founding of what would become the USA. This work is to be titled O Come O Come Emmanuel. I also plan to write a biography of my 5th great grandfather,Josiah Cotton that will be titled Josiah Cotton: A life in Plymouth.
My 6th great grandfather, John Cotton Jr. will the subject of another work I have planned and I also will write narrative biographies regarding the experiences of mygreat grandfather in the Civil War, my 2nd great grandfather in the War of 1812 and my 3rd and 4th great grandfathers during the American Revolution. In addition, I hope to find time to complete the two works shown below.