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New England Planters in New Brunswick

When I was growing up, I thought all our American/Canadian/American ancestors were Loyalists, but my research has discovered most just went to Canada in the 1760′s for an opportunity. These strict Puritans were overwhelmed when the Loyalists arrived in 1783. … Continue reading

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Fun Stuff 1. Artistic Works and Representation 2 (New) 3,477 2. Passages 3,322 3. 17th Century Houses 2,055 4. College Graduates (New) 1,866 5. Origins 1,618 6. Famous Cousins 1,141 7. Edward I 1,076 8. Marcus Antonius 1,052 9. Family … Continue reading

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Francis Brown & the Dartmouth College Case

Our ancestor Francis BROWN’s (1716 – ) namesake grandson Francis Brown played a pivotal role in a  landmark decision from the United States Supreme Court dealing with the application of the Contract Clause of the Constitution to private corporations.  He won the case, but the strain of the high … Continue reading

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Our New Brunswick Loyalists

When I was growing up, I thought all our American/Canadian/American ancestors were Loyalists, but my research has discovered most just went to Canada  in the 1760’s for an opportunity.  These strict Puritans were overwhelmed when the Loyalists arrived in 1783.   … Continue reading

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Benjamin Newcomb

Benjamin NEWCOMB (1700 – 1775) was Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather; one of 128 in this generation of the Miller line. Benjamin Newcomb was born about 1700 in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.  His parents were Simon NEWCOMB and Deborah LATHROP.  He married Hannah … Continue reading

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Isaac Miller Sr

Isaac MILLER Sr. (1748 – 1773) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather; one of 64 in this generation. Isaac Miller Sr. was born about 1748 in Holland.  He married Deborah NEWCOMB on 22 May 1766 in Kings County, Nova Scotia.     … Continue reading

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Edward Hazen Sr.

Edward HAZEN Sr. (1614 – 1683) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line Edward Hazen Sr. was born 14 Dec 1614 in Cadney, Lincolnshire, England.  His parents were Thomas HASSEN and Elizabeth [__?__]. … Continue reading

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Enoch Dow

Enoch DOW (bcdgd)  (1744 –  1813) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather; one of 64 in this generation of the Miller line.  He left hundreds of descendants.  Over two-thirds of the population of the western border area of Canterbury New Brunswick is … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Parks

Nathaniel PARKS (1738-1818) was Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather; one of 128 in this generation of the Miller line.  While we had 15 ancestral families who immigrated to and from Canada, the Parks were the only clan who were actually resettled loyalists. … Continue reading

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John Bradley

John BRADLEY (1738 – bef. 1830) was Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather; one of 128 in this generation of the Miller line. John Bradley was born 17 Aug 1738 in Haverhill, MA. John was a twin. His twin sister Susannah Bradley married … Continue reading

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