Category Archives: Huguenot

French Protestant – By the end of the 17th century, roughly 200,000 Huguenots had been driven from France during a series of religious persecutions.

Andre Arnaud

Andre Arnaud (1624 –  ) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Andre Arnaud was born in 1624 in Arvert, Charente Maritim, France France.   He married Marie GALIHAUT about 1649 in France. Marie … Continue reading

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Robert Pease Jr – Great Baddow

Robert PEASE Jr. – Great Baddow(1589 – 1644)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather twice, through his son Robert and his son John.  He was  two of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line. Robert Pease was baptized in 28 … Continue reading

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Richard Dana

Richard DANA (1617 – 1690) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Richard Dana was born in 31 Oct 1617 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. His parents were Robert DAWNEY (DANA) and Elizabeth BARLOW.  Richard … Continue reading

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Adrianus Franciscusz De Langet

Adrianus Franciscusz De LANGET (1653 – 1699) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Adrianus Franciscusz  De Langet was born about 1653 at Noord, Sint Anthonis, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.  He was also known as … Continue reading

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Francois LeSueur

Francois LeSUEUR (1625 – 1671) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Francois LeSueur was born in 1625 in Challe Mesnil, (3 miles south of Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France).  I couldn’t find Challe Mesnil, … Continue reading

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Robert Willemze

Robert WILLEMZE (1669 – 1750) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Robert Willemze was born in 1669 in Tarrytown, Westchester, NY. His parents were Hope WILLEMZE and Mary [__?__].  He was the first … Continue reading

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Capt. Edmund Greenleaf

Capt Edmund GREENLEAF (1590 -1671)  was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, one of 8,192  in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 8,192 in the Miller line.  (See his great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of the double ancestors.) Capt. … Continue reading

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Rene Rezeau

Rene REZEAU (1645 – 1720) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line. Rene Rezeau was born c. 1645  in  St. Martin, Isle of Re, Maritime, France.  His parents were Jacques REZEAU and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Jean Perlier I

Jean PERLIER I (1648 – 1688?) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line. Jean Perlier was born about 1648 in La Treamblade, Charante, on the western coast of France. He came from a … Continue reading

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Jean Perlier II

Jean PERLIER II (1669 – 1723) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Miller line. Jean Perlier II was born 3 Nov 1669 in La Treamblade, Charante, France.  He was a Huguenot and immgrated with … Continue reading

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