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In the NEHGS database, there is some info on this Gershom Wordell family.
In a marriage dated July 27, 1794.
Gershom Wordell Jr. marries Peace Burden.
He is a Jr.
their son, Gershom, of Westport, dies in 1882 of old age.
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