Category Archives: Historical Monument

Ancestor named on a historical monument or plaque including an existing grave marker

Brig. Gen. Silas Newcomb

Brig Gen. Silas Newcomb. (1723 – 1779) was Alex’s first cousin, eight times removed in the Miller line. Silas had such an interesting career as a Greenwich, New Jersey tea partier and a general under General Washington that I made him … Continue reading

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William Hawes

William HAWES (1531 – 1611)  was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Hawes was born 1531 in Solehull, Warwickshire, England.  His parents were Thomas HAWES   and Elizabeth BROME.  He married … Continue reading

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Jonathan Hallett

Jonathan HALLETT (1647 – 1717) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Jonathan Hallett was born 20 Nov 1647 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Masss. His parents were Andrew HALLETT Jr. and Anne BESSE. He … Continue reading

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Edward Fitz Randolph Sr.

Edward FITZ RANDOLPH Sr. (1565 – 1614) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Edward Fitz Randolph Sr was born about 1565Hucknall-under-Huthwaite in the parish of Sutton In Ashfield, Nottingham, England. His parents were Christopher FITZ … Continue reading

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Edward Fitz Randolph

Edward FITZ RANDOLPH (1607 – 1675) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Edward Fitz Randolph was baptized 5 Jul 1607 in Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottingham, England. His parents were Edward FITZ RANDOLPH Sr. and Frances … Continue reading

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Nicholas Snow

Nicholas SNOW (1600 – 1676) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Nicholas Snow was born 18 Jan 1600 in Hoxton, Middlesex, England. Hoxton is now  a district in the East End of London in … Continue reading

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Ralph Smyth

Ralph SMYTH (1610 – 1685) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Ralph Smyth was born 6 Apr 1610 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. His parents were John SMYTH and Grace [__?__]. By … Continue reading

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Samuel Hedge

Samuel HEDGE (1675 – 1714) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Samuel Hedge was born 18 Jun 1675 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. His parents were Elisha HEDGE and Mary STURGIS. He … Continue reading

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Col. Edmund Reade

Col. Edmund READE (1563 – 1623) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, He is one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 4,096  in the Miller line.  (See his 2nd great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of … Continue reading

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Ezekiel Jewett

Ezekiel JEWETT (1643 – 1723) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024  in this generation of the Miller line. Ezekiel Jewett was born 5 Jan 1643 in Rowley, Essex, Mass. His parents were Maximilian JEWETT Sr. and Ann FIELD. … Continue reading

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