Category Archives: Immigrant Coat of Arms

I use the family coat of arms to indicate immigrant ancestor, but in reality the large majority of our ancestors were yeomen without arms. This category denotes our few gentry that took the trip across an unknown ocean

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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Daniel Bradley

Daniel Bradley (1613 – 1689)  was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line. Daniel Broadley was born 29 Aug 1613 in Bingley, Yorkshire, England. His parents were Danyell BROADLEY de West Morton and Elsabeth … 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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Richard Montague

Richard MONTAGUE (1614 – 1681) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather;  one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line. Robert Montague writes: Although the heraldic visitation (census) of 1634, conducted by Richard St. George, Clarenceux Herold, shows the emblazon … Continue reading

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Mathijs Jansen Van Keulen

Mathijs Jansen Van KEULEN (1602 -1648) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Mathijs  (Matthys) Jansen Van Keulen (Ceulen) was born  during a family trip to London and was baptized on 2 Feb 1601/02 … Continue reading

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Richard Scott

Richard SCOTT Sr. (1605 – 1680) was Alex’s 10th great grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miner line. Richard Scott was born 9 Sep 1605 probably in Glemsford, Suffolk, England. His parents were Edward SCOTT and Sarah … Continue reading

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Robert Abell

Robert ABELL (c. 1605 – 1663) was Alex’s 10th great grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miner line. Robert Abell was born about 1605 in Stapenhill, Derby,  England. His parents were George ABELL and Frances COTTON. He emigrated from … Continue reading

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