Lydia Rathbun Littlefield, Pam Littlefield Gasner

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Rathbun connection, Joshua’s House, Rathbun family newsletters

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marriages, looking at pictures, erecting the stone

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first appearing in American records, names on settlers’ rock, farmhouse, Thomas Rathbun’s accomplishments

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More of Thomas Rathbun’s accomplishments, pirates visiting Rathbun

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genealogy, coal hogging (clamming), informal society for Rathbun relations

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Lydia’s engagement, spreadsheet of relationships

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similarities in appearance to relatives/ancestors, original historian magazine from 1892, Rathbun interactions with Lincoln

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Block Island Historical Society, last Rathbun died, no Rathbuns left on island in name, last reunion

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details of last reunion, getting interested in history, joining the Block Island Historical Society

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Luella, getting put on the planning board

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yellow house and camping outside it, spending summers on Block Island, library, bike accidents and no medical on the island

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getting candy and choosing where to picnic, love of reading, daddy boat/friday night boat, grandfather planting cherry tree

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painted picket fence, earliest boat ridden and remembered, visiting Edna and having ice cream