Category Archives: Historical Church

Church where the ancestor was baptized or married still exists

Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Rev. Thomas STOUGHTON (1557 -1622 ) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of  2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Rev. Thomas Stoughton was born between 1551 and 1557 in Sandwich, Kent, England. His parents were Francis STOUGHTON and … Continue reading

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Rev. William Eddy

Rev. William EDDY (1559 – 1616) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Rev. William Eddy was born about 1559 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.  His parents were Thomas EDDYE and [__?__].  He married … Continue reading

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Johann Conrad Weiser

Johann Conrad WEISER Sr. (1662 – 1746) (Wikipedia) was a German soldier, baker, and farmer who fled his homeland with thousands of other German Palatines and settled in New York. Weiser became a leader in the Palatine community and was founder of their … Continue reading

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Ralph Tompkins

Ralph TOMPKINS (1585-1666) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Ralph Tompkins (Tomkins) was born 5 Aug 1585 Monington, Herefordshire, England. His parents were John TOMKYNS and Ellen STANIS. He married Katherine FOSTER … 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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Francis Marbury

Francis MARBURY (1555 – 1611) was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line.  According to wikipedia, he was a Cambridge educated English clergyman, school master, and Puritan reformer now remembered as a playwright and … Continue reading

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Edmund Freeman Sr.

Edmund FREEMAN (1566 – 1623)  He was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of  4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Edmund Honington Freeman was born about 1566 in Pulborough, Sussex, England. (Also have birth as 1570 in Pulborough, Sussex, England).  His … Continue reading

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Christopher Reynolds

Christopher REYNOLDS (1530 – 1600 ) was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line through his grandson John.  He was also Alex’s 12th great grandfather, one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miller … Continue reading

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Richard Martin Sr.

Richard MARTIN (1609 – 1694) was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line. Richard Martin was born in 1563 in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England. His parents were Francis Martyn and Sarah [__?__]. … Continue reading

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Richard Upham

Richard UPHAM (1556 – 1635) was Alex’s 11th great grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line. Richard Upham was born 1556 in Bicton, Devon, England. His parents were John UPHAM (1525 – 1584 in Bicton) and … Continue reading

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