Category Archives: College Graduate

Capt. Robert Ware

Capt. Robert WARE (1611 -1699) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Robert Ware was born in 1611 in Glouchestershire, England. His parents were Robert WARE (1595 – 1659) and Jane WADE (1595 – ). … Continue reading

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Michael Metcalf Sr.

Michael METCALF Sr. (1590 – 1664) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Michael Metcalf Sr. was born  in 1590 in Tatterford Parish, Norfolk, England.  Another source says he was born 17 Jun 1587. … Continue reading

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Ephraim Kempton Jr

Ephraim KEMPTON Jr. (1621 – 1655) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line. Ephraim Kempton Jr.  was born 18 Mar 1621, London, England.  He was baptized 24 Jun 1623 at St. John … Continue reading

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Rev. Robert Peck

Rev. Robert PECK (1580 – 1658)  was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line.  He was known for what the eminent Norfolk historian Rev. Francis Blomefield called his “violent schismatical spirit.” Peck lowered … Continue reading

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Rev. James Fitch

Rev. James FITCH (1622 – 1702) was Alex’s 9th great grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miner line. He helped found the towns of Saybrook, Norwich and Lebanon Connecticut and was instrumental in getting Sachem Uncas and the … Continue reading

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James McCaw

James McCAW (1762 – 1840) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather, one of 64 in this generation of the Miner line. James McCaw was born in 1762 in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.  His parents were William McCAW Sr. and Ann WATSON. … Continue reading

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Thomas West 3rd Baron de la Warr

Thomas WEST 3rd Baron de la Warr (1577 – 1618)  (Wikipedia)  was the Englishman after whom the bay, the river, and, consequently, an American Indian people and U.S. state, all later called “Delaware“, were named. He was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this … Continue reading

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Rev. John Lathrop

Rev. John  LATHROP (1584 – 1653) was an English Anglican clergyman, who became a Congregationalist minister and emigrant to New England.  He was the founder of Barnstable, Massachusetts. John was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation in the Shaw line through … Continue reading

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Deacon Benjamin Coleman

Deacon Benjamin COLEMAN (1720 – 1797) was Alex’s 7th Great Grandfather, one of 256 in this generation of the Shaw line. Benjamin Coleman was born 7 Feb 1720 in Newbury, Mass.  His parents were Thomas Coleman II and Phoebe PEARSON. … Continue reading

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Rev Stephen Bachiler

Stephen BACHILER (c.1561 – 1656) (Wikipedia) was an English clergyman who was an early proponent of the separation of church and state in America. He was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation. He was one of our most complicated ancestors and … Continue reading

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