My 9x Great Grandfather Disappeared On The Ghost Ship of New Haven
Ice clogged the sea, but the colonists needed supplies. It was the Little Ice Age, which went from 1300 to 1850.
My 9th great-grandfather, Captain Samuel John Taylor, decided it was time to go.
He was 44 years old and the father of one daughter Margaret and two sons, John and Thomas. He had been married to his 2nd wife for…