Category Archives: Artistic Representation

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Samuel Colman – Hudson River School

A 2nd Cousin is a bit more of a distant relative than I usually feature, but the Hudson River School is one of my favorite genres and I wanted a page to highlight a few of his paintings. Samuel Colman … Continue reading

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Col. Edmund Reade

Col. Edmund READE (1563 – 1623) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, He is one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 4,096  in the Miller line.  (See his 2nd great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of … Continue reading

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William Johnson

William JOHNSON (1559 – 1637) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, one of 4,096 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 8,192  in the Miller line.  (See his great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of the double ancestors) William … Continue reading

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Cornelius Brown Jr.

Cornelius BROWN Jr. (1667 – 1743) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512  in this generation of the Miller line. Cornelius Brown Jr. was born 3 Jun 1667 in Reading, Middlesex, Mass. His parents were Cornelius BROWN Sr. and … Continue reading

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Everard “Greenleaf” Digby

Everard DIGBY Esquire (1414-1461)  was  Alex’s 17th Great Grandfather; in the Miner line. Everard “Greenleaf” DIGBY was born 1415 in Stoke Dry, Rutland, England.  His parents were Simon DIGBY  and Joan BELER. He married Agnes CLARKE on 1439 in Stoke Dry, Rutland, England. … Continue reading

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Ezekiel Rogers

Ezekiel Rogers (1588-1661) (wiki) was an English nonconformist clergyman, and Puritan settler of Massachusetts. Of the 20 Yorkshire families that accompanied him from Rowley, Yorkshire and Rowley, Massachusetts, almost half were our direct ancestors.    We’re here in part because he didn’t like the … Continue reading

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Everard Digby (Tilton)

Everard DIGBY Esquire (1440-1510)  was  Alex’s 16th Great Grandfather; in the Miner line. Everard DIGBY Esquire was born 1440 in Stoke Dry, Rutland, England. His parents were Everard “Greenleaf” DIGBY and Agnes CLARKE. He married  1463 in Stoke Dry, Rutland, England … Continue reading

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Everard Digby

Everard DIGBY (1578 – 1606) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miner line. Everard Digby was born between 1540 and 1545 in Stoke Dry, Rutlandshire [the smallest county in England].  Alternatively, he was born … Continue reading

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William Bassett

William BASSETT Sr. (c. 1600 – 1667) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,056 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Bassett was born before 1600 in Sandwich, Kent, England.  His parents may have been William BASSETT Sr. and … Continue reading

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Peter Montague

Peter MONTAGUE (1580 – 1638) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather;  one of 8,193 in this generation of the Miner line. I like genealogy for the stories. This this one may be more of a story than most. See comments below. … Continue reading

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