Category Archives: Public Office

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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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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John Washbourne

John WASHBOURNE (1566 – 1624) was Alex’s 13th Grandfather; one of 16,384 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Washbourne was baptized on 1 Aug 1566 in Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England. His parents were John WASHBOURNE and Jone (Jane) WHITEHEAD. He married … Continue reading

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John Chipman

Elder John CHIPMAN (1621 -1708) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Chipman was born 3 Jun 1621 in Briantspuddle, Dorset, England. Briantspuddle is  situated within the Piddle Valley near to the villages of Affpuddle, … Continue reading

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Edmund Hobart

Edmund HOBART (1575 – 1646) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. This story has two parts, the sacred and the profane. First the sacred part, the Hobarts led a large part of … Continue reading

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William Woodcock Sr.

William WOODCOCK Sr. (1586 – 1638) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Woodcock  was born 1586 in London, Middlesex, England.  He was the son of William WOODCOCK .  He married Alice … Continue reading

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Sir Richard Forester of Flanders

28th Gen. –  Sir Richard FORESTER (1) (wiki) of Flanders, (1050 – )  was knighted after the battle of Hastings. He was sixteen years old in 1066 when he joined  William the Conqueror, passing from Flanders to England after the decisive Battle … Continue reading

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Anarcher Great Forester of Flanders

36th Gen. – ANARCHER Great Forester, of Flanders, died A. D. 837, leaving a son, About 800 A.D. the King of Denmark became oppressive, exacting high taxes from the nobles and their subjects. The Roman Empire about this time was crumbling and … Continue reading

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Reginald Foster

Reginald FOSTER (1595 – 1681) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Reginald Forster was born 1594/1595 in Brunton Hall, Northumberland, England.  His parents were Thomas FORSTER (1555)  and Elizabeth CARR. His first … Continue reading

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Sir Henry Cromwell

Sir Henry (Williams) CROMWELL (1524 – 1604) (Wikipedia) was Alex’s  12th Great Grandfather, one of  8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. He was a Knight of the Shire for Huntingdonshire and a grandfather of the famous Oliver Cromwell. Sir Henry (Williams) CROMWELL was born about … Continue reading

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