coalnewbie wrote:I only traced back Mom's mother's side to Capt. George Dow's family from Tremont. He's my 1st cousin, four times removed. Was the last skipper of the 7 masted schooner, Thomas W. Lawson. One of my cousins wrote the book of the ship's wreck and sinking.
I come from a long line of nobodies and I am maintaining the family tradition very nicely.
Seems the family did the same after the wreck. But that might have been just trying to lay low - something to do with it being the world's first oil tanker disaster.