Category Archives: Immigrant

William Payne

William PAYNE (1565 – 1648) was  Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation in the Shaw line. The Arms of Payne of Hengrave, William’s grandfather: “Argent on a fess engrailed Gules between three martlets Sable, as many mascles or, … Continue reading

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Henry Dillingham

Henry DILLINGHAM (1624 – 1705) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Henry Dillingham was born 13 Oct 1624 in Cottesbach, Leicestershire, England. His parents were  Edward DILLINGHAM and Ursula CARTER. Henry died 26 … Continue reading

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Stephen Minor – Last Spanish Governor of Natchez

Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor (1760 – 1815) was just a second cousin of our Miner line, but his story is too unique not to include. Pardon the length, but as Frances Hunter says, this period of early American history is a … Continue reading

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John Vincent

John VINCENT (1608 – 1663) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Vincent was born about 1608 in England. His parentage is quite uncertain. It has been alleged that he was … Continue reading

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Thomas Dexter Sr.

Thomas DEXTER Sr. (1594 – 1676) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Dexter Sr. was born between 1594 and 1606 in Great Bowden, Leicestershire, England. Alternatively, he was born 24 Jan … Continue reading

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Thomas Dexter Jr.

Thomas DEXTER Jr. (1623 – 1686) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Dexter Jr. was born in 1623 in Great Bowden, Leicestershire, England. His parents were Thomas DEXTER Sr. and possibly Mary … Continue reading

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Andrew Hallett Sr.

Andrew HALLETT Jr. (1584 – 1648) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Andrew Hallett Sr was born about 1584 in Symondsbury, Dorset, England. Andrew died 1648 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co, Massachusetts Mary … Continue reading

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Andrew Hallett Jr.

Andrew HALLETT Jr. (1615 – 1683) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Andrew Hallett was born about 1615 in Symondsbury, Dorset, England. His parents may have been Andrew HALLETT Sr. and Mary REEVES. … Continue reading

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Thomas Folland

Thomas FOLLAND (1600 – 1686) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Folland was born between 1600 and 1611, some say even 1620 in England. His parents were Samuel FOLLAND and Emma [__?__]. … Continue reading

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Thomas Blossom

Thomas BLOSSOM (1580 – 1632) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Blossom was born in 1580 Little Shelford, Cambridge, England. His parents were Peter BLOSSOM (1535- 1597) and Annabel [__?__] (1549 – … Continue reading

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