Category Archives: Line – Shaw

Our Illiterate Backwoods Preacher from Maine

A couple of minerdescent website visitors asked me Webber family questions this week. I don’t think I ever shared this vignette about our 3rd great grandfather Charles WEBBER Jr  (1764 – 1737) or alternatively about his father, our 4th great grandfather … Continue reading

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Thomas Perkyns

Thomas Perkyns (1525 – 1592) was Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather through his great grandson John in the Shaw line and Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather through his great granddaughter Elizabeth; also in the Shaw line. Thomas Perkyns was born about 1525 … Continue reading

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Henry Perkins

Henry PERKINS (1555 – 1609) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather through his grandson John ; one of  8,192) in this generation of the Shaw line and Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather through his granddaughter Elizabeth; another of 8,192 in this generation of … Continue reading

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Job Chase

Job Chase (1776 – 1865) was Alex’s cousin eight times removed in the Shaw line. Job Chase was born 8 Aug 1776 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass;  His parents were Job Chase and Hope Sears.  His paternal grandparents were William CHASE III … Continue reading

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Solomon Kendrick

Solomon Kendrick (1706 – 1790) was Alex’s first cousin, nine times removed in the Shaw line.  Solomon Kendrick was born in 1706 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass. His parents were Edward Kendrick (1680 – 1743) and Elizabeth Snow (1683 – 1713). His maternal … Continue reading

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Nellie Coleman 1890/91 Letters

Many thanks to Chuck Russell who just sent me these two letters that my great grandmother Nellie Coleman (later Shaw, See Howard Irwin SHAW’s page) wrote to her aunt Elvira Coleman Gilbert.  Chuck is the grandson of Nellie’s sister Lucy and BBF … Continue reading

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William Payne Sr

William PAYNE (1502 – 1545) was  Alex’s 14th Great Grandfather; in the Shaw line.  So far I’ve only identified 22 immigrant families who  had family crests at the time, out of more than 400  in all. (See my tag  Immigrant Coat … Continue reading

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