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Too Many Gunnings, part 4

Too Many Gunnings, part 4 – read part 3 here Few clues exist as to the parentage of Gunning Bedford’s great-great-grandfather Aman and his brother Amos, the first represented by an early 17th century entry in the Heyforde Register,* “Brygett Bedford als Addams a verye olde woman was buryed the / 4th of Julye” 1606… Read more »

Too Many Gunnings, part 1

There are two ‘truths’ universally acknowledged in pedigrees of the Gunnings Bedford: that there were five early members of the family who shared the distinctive given name Gunning – the latter three figures of some consequence in the physical building and political development of the American Congress during the 18th century, “Gunning Jr.” having been… Read more »