Category Archives: College Graduate

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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John Scudder

John SCUDDER (1590 – 1625) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 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 Scudder … Continue reading

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Joseph Peck

Joseph PECK (1587 – 1663) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Joseph Peck was baptized 30 Apr 1587 in Hingham, Norfolk, England. His parents were Robert PECK and Helen BABBS. He … Continue reading

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Rev. Timothy Dalton

Rev Timothy DALTON (1578 – 1662) Timothy Dalton was born about 1578 at Ipswich, England. He married Ruth LEET on 13 June 1615 at Gislingham, Suffolk, England.  Timothy founded a Church called the Church of Jesus Christ in Hampton, New … Continue reading

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Rev. Joseph Downing

Rev. Joseph DOWNING (1589 – 1656) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather;  one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miner line. Rev. Joseph Downing was born circa 1589 at St. Nicholas, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. His parents were George DOWNING and Dorcas BELLAMY. … Continue reading

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John Benjamin

John BENJAMIN (1585 – 1645) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line.  Harvard College was established in 1636, the same year John’s mansion burned down, and Harvard owns the land that originally belonged … Continue reading

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Paulus Jacobszen Turck

Paulus Jacobszen TURCK (1635 – 1703) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Paulus Jacobszen Turck was born in 1635 in Den Haag, Zuid Holland. He was baptized  on 31 Oct 1637 in Princehagen, … Continue reading

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