Category Archives: College Graduate

Edmund Hobart

Edmund HOBART (1575 – 1646) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. This story has two parts, the sacred and the profane. First the sacred part, the Hobarts led a large part of … Continue reading

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Francis Marbury

Francis MARBURY (1555 – 1611) was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line.  According to wikipedia, he was a Cambridge educated English clergyman, school master, and Puritan reformer now remembered as a playwright and … Continue reading

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Rev. Henry Dillingham

Rev. Henry DILLINGHAM (1568 – 1625)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096  in this generation of the Shaw line.   Two of his children, Edward and John were early immigrants. Henry Dillingham may have been born in 1568, Dean, … Continue reading

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Rev. Henry Whitfield

Rev. Henry Whitfield (1597 – 1657) was the father of Rev. James FITCH’s first wife Abigail. While he is not one of our direct ancestors, I thought his story would be interesting to include. Rev. Henry Whitfield was born 1597 in Mortlake, Surrey, … Continue reading

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Thomas Strong

Thomas STRONG (1584 – 1663) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Thomas Strong was born in 1584 in Chardstock, Devon, England.  His parents were George STRONG  and [__?__].  He married Joanna BAGGE … Continue reading

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Sir Oliver Cromwell

Sir Oliver CROMWELL (1563 – 1658) was uncle and godfather to the famous Oliver Cromwell, known for his involvement in making England into a republican Commonwealth and for his later role as Lord Protector of England and Scotland. However, Sir Oliver lost all … Continue reading

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Henry Scudder

Henry SCUDDER (1558 – 1595 ) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Simon J Skudder commented on About Hi Mark, very interesting site, though I would comment that the Scudder Arms, granted to … Continue reading

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