Category Archives: -7th Generation

Our Illiterate Backwoods Preacher from Maine

A couple of minerdescent website visitors asked me Webber family questions this week. I don’t think I ever shared this vignette about our 3rd great grandfather Charles WEBBER Jr  (1764 – 1737) or alternatively about his father, our 4th great grandfather … Continue reading

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William Winter

William WINTER ( – 1818) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather; one of 64 in this generation of the Blair line. William married Susannah [__?__]. William died 11 Aug 1818, buried at Powerscourt Cemetery, Cantwell, County Wicklow, Ireland. Susannah [__?__] was born … Continue reading

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Juan Mercado

Juan MERCADO (17xx –  1826) was Socorro’s 4nd great grandfather.  He was also Jose Rizal’s grandfather Juan (or Capitan Juan as he was called) Mercado was born in Biñan, Laguna, Philippines.  His parents were Francisco MERCADO and Bernarda MONICA.  He married Cirila ALEJANDRA. at … Continue reading

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William Blair Sr.

William BLAIR Sr. ( – 1822) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather; one of  64 in this generation and the founder of our Blair line in North America. We don’t know much about William Blair Sr.   His son William told people … Continue reading

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William Johnston

William JOHNSTON ( c. 1791 – 1873) is Alex’s  5th Great Grandfather, one of 64 in this generation of the Miner line. William Johnston was born about 1791 in Ireland.  His parents were Alexander JOHNSON and Esther RANKIN.  He married … Continue reading

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Charles Webber Jr

Charles WEBBER Jr (1764 – 1837) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather; one of 64 in this generation of the Shaw line. Charles Webber Jr. was born in 1764 in Dresden, Lincoln, Maine. His parents were Charles WEBBER and Hannah CALL. He … Continue reading

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James Smith

James SMITH (1769 – 1852 ) was Alex’s 5rd Great Grandfather, one of 64 in this generation of the Miner line. James Smith was born in Sep 1769 probably in Pensylvania.  He married Anna SMITH. He settled in Somers Township, … Continue reading

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