Category Archives: Line

Brig. Gen. Silas Newcomb

Brig Gen. Silas Newcomb. (1723 – 1779) was Alex’s first cousin, eight times removed in the Miller line. Silas had such an interesting career as a Greenwich, New Jersey tea partier and a general under General Washington that I made him … Continue reading

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William Heath

William A. HEATH (1550 – 1623)  was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miller line. William A Heath was born in 1550 in Ware, Hertford, England. His parents were Edward HEATH (1525 – 1592) … Continue reading

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John Heath

John HEATH (1573 – 1644)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miller line. John Heath was born in 15 Aug 1574  in Salisbury St Martins, Wiltshire, England.  His parents were William HEATH and Alice CHENEY. … Continue reading

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Nellie Coleman 1890/91 Letters

Many thanks to Chuck Russell who just sent me these two letters that my great grandmother Nellie Coleman (later Shaw, See Howard Irwin SHAW’s page) wrote to her aunt Elvira Coleman Gilbert.  Chuck is the grandson of Nellie’s sister Lucy and BBF … Continue reading

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Moses Estey

Moses Estey (1656 – 1714) was not a direct ancestor, only a cousin  His Revolutionary pension and famous sons and daughters-in-law are too verbose to put on his grandfather’s page, but are interesting stories.  How did his son-in-law go from … Continue reading

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William Payne Sr

William PAYNE (1502 – 1545) was  Alex’s 14th Great Grandfather; in the Shaw line.  So far I’ve only identified 22 immigrant families who  had family crests at the time, out of more than 400  in all. (See my tag  Immigrant Coat … Continue reading

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Anthony Payne

Anthony PAYNE (1536 – 1606) was  Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather; the Shaw line. The Arms of Payne of Hengrave, William’s grandfather: “Argent on a fess engrailed Gules between three martlets Sable, as many mascles or, within a bordure engrailed of the second, … Continue reading

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