Category Archives: Immigrant

Enoch Lynde

Enoch LYNDE (1590 – 1636) was  Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line. Enoch Lynde was born 1590 in England or Holland.  His parents names are not known.  His grandparents given in the … Continue reading

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William Bassett

William BASSETT Sr. (c. 1600 – 1667) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,056 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Bassett was born before 1600 in Sandwich, Kent, England.  His parents may have been William BASSETT Sr. and … Continue reading

Posted in 12th Generation, Artistic Representation, Dissenter, Double Ancestors, First Comer, Immigrant - England, Line - Shaw, Public Office, Veteran | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Francis Parratt

Francis PARRATT (1614 – 1656) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather two times over; he one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line through his daughter Martha  and one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line through his … Continue reading

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Robert Smith Sr.

Robert SMITH Sr. (1730 – 1787) was Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather, one of 128 in this generation of the Miner line. Robert Smith was born in 1727 in  County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.. His parents were James SMITH Sr. (b. 1694) and Janet … Continue reading

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Arthur Clark

Arthur CLARK (1620 – 1665) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. We have more unrelated Clark families in our tree than any other surname.  In addition to Arthur CLARK, our Clark family founders … Continue reading

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Johann Conrad Weiser

Johann Conrad WEISER Sr. (1662 – 1746) (Wikipedia) was a German soldier, baker, and farmer who fled his homeland with thousands of other German Palatines and settled in New York. Weiser became a leader in the Palatine community and was founder of their … Continue reading

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Jan Johannes DeLong

Jan Johannes DeLONG (1690- 1763) was Alex’s 8th Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Jan Johannes DeLong was born in 1690 Rochester, Ulster, New York. His parents were were Adrianus DeLANGE and Rachel Jansen PEER.  He married Anna Magdalena … Continue reading

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Leendert Arentsen De Grauw

Leendert Arentsen De GRAUW (c. 1601 – 1664) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Leendert Arentsen De Grauw was born about 1601 at Aalsmeer, Noord Holland, Netherlands. His birth is based on his … Continue reading

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Barent Jansen (Post)

Barent JANSEN  (Post) (1594 – 1647) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of  8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Barent Jansen was born About 1594 in the Netherland.  He married [__?__].  Barent  died 1647 in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands. Children of Jan … Continue reading

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Francis Nichols

Francis NICHOLS (1575 – 1651) was Alex’s 13th Grandfather; one of 16,384 in this generation of the Shaw line. Francis Nichols was baptized  on 25 May 1575 at Sedgeberrow, Worcestershire, England. His parents were John NICHOLS and Joan [_?__]. He married Frances WIMARKE … Continue reading

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