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This book starts out in the Western part of England and describes the area and culture through the families that 'emigrated'. These families first planted themselves in Massachusetts Bay Colony, but then several left to plant themselves in what is now Connecticut. Being among the first families and having invested in the enterprise, they could be considered wealthy for their times. Many of these families intermarried and when one considers that many men were widowed early and married again it ...more