Category Archives: Sea Captain

Sea Captain, Ship Builder or in one case father-in-law to the famous pirate Capt. William Kidd

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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Battle of Quebec 1690 & Quebec Expedition 1711

At the turn of the 18th Century, our ancestors took part in two unsuccessful naval expeditions to Canada. Battle of Quebec – 1690 The Battle of Québec was fought in October 1690 between the colonies of New France and Massachusetts. … Continue reading

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Christopher Reynolds

Christopher REYNOLDS (1530 – 1600 ) was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line through his grandson John.  He was also Alex’s 12th great grandfather, one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miller … Continue reading

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John Clark

John CLARK (1575 – 1623) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation in the Shaw line.  He was the pilot of the Mayflower and while the Pilgrims were exploring Cape Cod and Plymouth Harbor in their shallop, he … Continue reading

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John Parker Sr

John PARKER Sr. (1568 – 1651) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line John Parker Sr. was born 25 Sep 1568 in Georgeham, Devon, England.  His father was James PARKER.  His brother William … Continue reading

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John Diamond

John DIAMOND (1613 – 1667) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Diamond was born about 1610 or 1613 in Dartmouth, Devon, England.  He married Grace SAMMON 2 Jun 1635 in St. Petrox … Continue reading

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