I am researching the ancestry of my mother’s four grandparents: Russell Earl Darling, Eva Louise (Murdock) Darling, Miles Edward Baldwin, and Bessie Blanche (Martin) Baldwin. I also work on my father’s family who are MacLeods and MacLeans from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
My mother’s family arrived in southern New England almost 400 years ago and never got far, since we’re still here. This blog will contain some of our stories, problems, research experiences, questions, and mysteries as I pursue the search for those that came before us. Feel free to comment or offer tips and advice.
I am a hobbyist having a lot of fun tracing my mom’s family, about whom we knew very little. If you are related or just interested in the same genealogical questions, please be sure and leave a comment or email me directly from the link on the sidebar.
–Diane MacLean Boumenot
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Providence’s South Main Street / Benefit Street area
Photos by Diane Boumenot; photo editing by Jessica Mack