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Frederick Josiah Bradlee Sr. + Elizabeth Whitwell ThomasCarl August de Gersdorff + Helen Suzette CrowninshieldWilliam Gurdon Saltonstall + Josephine Rose Lee
Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr.20 DEC 1892 -- 29 APR 1970avatar
Josephine de Gersdorff18 JUN 1896 -- 15 OCT 1975avatar
John Lee Saltonstall, Sr.23 MAY 1878 -- 6 JUN 1959avatar
Gladys Durant Rice24 OCT 1886 -- 19 JAN 1984avatar


Benjamin Crowninshield "Ben" Bradlee, Sr.

Birth26 AUG 1921
Cambridge, Harvard University
Org.1942 Office of Naval Intelligence, Service
Org.1968-1991 Washington Post, Executive Editor
Award2013Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Death21 OCT 2014
Aged: 93.2 years

This is the site where Blagden and Argyle mills once stood, two of the twenty-six mills that once flourished along Rock Creek. If you look close, you can still see part of the millrace and the mill road. The exact date of the construction of these mills is unknown, but the mills were in operation during the early 1800's. Stones used in the construction of the mill were quarried on the east bank of the Rock Creek Valley across from the mill. Thomas Blagden, a prominent Washington businessman owned the mills. Blagden's Mill, a 2 1/2 story structure, contained three millstones for grinding wheat, rye, and corn. Argyle, a smaller mill, ground animal bones for the production of fertilizer. The mills ceased operation in 1889. The millseat was forty-seven... Read More

Jean Saltonstall

Birth17 JAN 1921
Death19 JUL 2011
Aged: 90.5 years
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Benjamin Crowninshield 

1944  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston  
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  1. Wikipedia
  2. Marriage Sources:
    Website: Jean S. Bradlee Haussermann biography--Cambridge Newspaper;
  3. Website: Rootsweb- MaryJoannSovelenko;
  1. Website: Jean S. Bradlee Haussermann biography--Cambridge Newspaper;
  2. Website: Rootsweb- MaryJoannSovelenko;
  3. Marriage Sources:
    Website: Jean S. Bradlee Haussermann biography--Cambridge Newspaper;
  4. Website: Rootsweb- MaryJoannSovelenko;
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