Category Archives: Sea Captain

Sea Captain, Ship Builder or in one case father-in-law to the famous pirate Capt. William Kidd

Adrianus Franciscusz De Langet

Adrianus Franciscusz De LANGET (1653 – 1699) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Adrianus Franciscusz  De Langet was born about 1653 at Noord, Sint Anthonis, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.  He was also known as … Continue reading

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Evert Pels

Evert PELS (1624 -1686 ) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Evert Pels (Pells, became Pultz) was born on 5 Jun 1624 in Stettin (Szczecin), Pomerania, Pressen, Germany [now Poland].  Stettin was a main … Continue reading

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Barent Jacobsen Kool

Barent Jacobsen KOOL (1610 – 1676) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Barent Jacobsen Kool was born 10 MAY 1610 in Niewe Kirk, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. His parents were Jacob Barentsen KOOL … Continue reading

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John Masters

John MASTERS (1584 – 1639) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. John Masters was born about 1584 in Aldenham, Herts, England.  His parents were John MASTERS and Elizabeth THOMPSON.  He married … Continue reading

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Edward Wanton

Edward WANTON (1632 – 1716) was Alex’s 9th great grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miner line.  He was a prominent Boston shipbuilder who converted to Quakerism and moved to Scituate, Massachusetts in 1661. The Wanton family, known … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Wells

Nathaniel WELLS Sr. (1600 – 1681) was Alex’s 10th great grandfather, one of 1,028 in this generation of the Miner line. Nathaniel Wells was born 29 Oct 1600 in Colchester, Essex, England. He was baptized 8 Feb 1601,  St Albans Abbey, … Continue reading

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Thomas Wells Sr.

Thomas WELLS Sr. (1626 – 1700) was Alex’s 9th great grandfather, one of 1,028 in this generation of the Miner line. Thomas Wells was born about 1626 in Colchester, Essex, England.  His parents were Nathaniel WELLS and [__?__].  He emigrated with … Continue reading

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Joseph Wells

Joseph WELLS (1658 – 1711) was Alex’s 8th great grandfather, one of 512 in this generation of the Miner line. Joseph Wells was born  about 1658 near Pequot Harbor, Massachusetts.  He had a brother also named Joseph born 7 Jun … Continue reading

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Thomas Webber

Thomas WEBBER (1629 – 1686) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line Thomas Webber was baptized 17 May 1629 in Bideford, Devon, England.  His parents were Thomas WEBBER and Philipa JUNSEN (Johnson) He … Continue reading

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Augustine Williams

Augustine WILLIAMS. (1650 – 1692) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Miller line. Augustine Williams may have been born about 1650 or 1653 in Stonington CT or as according to LDS, he was born … Continue reading

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