Newton is about 7 miles west of Boston, and was about a 2-hour march south of Lexington when the first shots were fired on April 19, 1775. The entire area was a hotbed of anti-British sentiment, and when the first call went out for volunteers to help break the Redcoats’ siege on Boston, Joshua enlisted.
Joseph Call, (a,f) father of Cyril Call (a,f) and grandfather of Anson (a,f) and Josiah Howe Call, (a,f) took part in the Continue reading
Until last month, the furthest back I could trace my direct maternal line was to my 6th-great-grandmother, Mary Ann Geiser. Continue reading
Cyril Call in the War of 1812 Written by Adam Call Roberts, a 5th-great-grandson of Cyril Call, in 2012, the Continue reading