Category Archives: Sea Captain

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

Capt. Andrew Newcomb Sr

Capt Andrew NEWCOMB Sr. (1618 – 1686) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miller line. Capt Andrew Newcomb was born about 1616 or 1618 in Tormoham, Torbay, Devon, England. His first married Susan COCK. … Continue reading

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Capt. Robert Andrews

Capt. Robert ANDREWS (1593 – 1643) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line.  He was also Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miller line. Robert Andrews was … Continue reading

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Ship Captains

We have a lot of sea captains in our line. That’s especially interesting to me since I went into shipping too.  That reminds me of an old joke:  My wife is on crack, my daughter is a whore, my sister’s … Continue reading

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Capt John Cutting

Capt John CUTTING (1593- 1659) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Capt. John Cutting was born c. 1593 in London, England. (He gave his age as being 63 in April 1656. … Continue reading

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Samuell Broadley

Samuell BROADLEY (1619 – aft. 1667) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. His daughter Sarah married one of the richest men in New York and then as a young double widow married … Continue reading

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Capt. George Hardy Sr

Capt George HARDY Sr (1633 – 1694) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line George Hardy Sr was born in 1633 in England.  His parents were John HARDY and Olive COUNCIL. He married Mary … Continue reading

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Edward Shepard

Capt. Edward SHEPARD (1596 – 1680) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Edward Shepard was baptized in 27 Jun 1596, Elmstead, Essex, England.  His parents were John SHEPARD. and Rebecca WALLER. … Continue reading

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Samuel Graves Sr

Samuel GRAVES I (1594 – 1654) was Alex’s  11th Great Grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Samuel Graves was born in, possibly King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England.  His parents may have been John GRAVES and Sarah … Continue reading

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Capt. Stephen Cross

Capt. Stephen CROSS (1646 – 1704)  was a mariner, owned and lived on Cross Island (an island, just off the Massachusetts coast from Ipswich).  He was Alex’s  9th Great Grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line, Stephen … Continue reading

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William Hilton Sr.

William HILTON Sr. (1591- 1656) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, one of 8,192  in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 8,192 in the Miller line.  (See his great great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of the double ancestors) … Continue reading

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