BLOG Post: THE SWAMP YANKEES (written by BarefootCavalry)

THE SWAMP YANKEES Posted on August 31, 2017 by yojack454 for BarefootCavalry.com (shared with written permission) Joseph Randolph Coolidge married Julia Gardner — both families were Boston Brahmans. Joseph was the great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson. Their third son as well as all 5 of their sons, graduated from Harvard University… just like their father. The third son – Archibald Cary Coolidge, was born in 1866. Coolidge was a student of history – his mother’s family — the Gardners, were a prominent Boston banking family who were also involved in shipping. As with so many of these families in Boston in those days –...

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