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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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William Payne

William PAYNE (1565 – 1648) was  Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation in 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, … Continue reading

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Rev. John Howse

Rev. John  HOWSE (1570 – 1630) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation in the Shaw line through his grandson Barnabas Lothrop.  He was also Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the … Continue reading

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Thomas Hawes Sr.

Thomas HAWES Sr (1500 – 1574)  was Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather in the Shaw line. Thomas Hawes was born about 1500 Solihull, Warwickshire.  His parents were  Thomas HAWES (b. ~1450) and Ann GREANWOLD or Johanna RENSFORD.   He married Elizabeth BROME in 1527 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.  Thomas died … Continue reading

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William Hawes

William HAWES (1531 – 1611)  was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Hawes was born 1531 in Solehull, Warwickshire, England.  His parents were Thomas HAWES   and Elizabeth BROME.  He married … Continue reading

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Edmund Hawes Sr.

Edmund HAWES Sr. (1567 – 1653)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Edmond Hawes was born in 1567 in Hillfield Solihull, Warwickshire, England. His parents were William HAWES and Ursula COLLES. … Continue reading

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Henry Dillingham

Henry DILLINGHAM (1624 – 1705) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Henry Dillingham was born 13 Oct 1624 in Cottesbach, Leicestershire, England. His parents were  Edward DILLINGHAM and Ursula CARTER. Henry died 26 … Continue reading

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