Category Archives: Historical Monument

Ancestor named on a historical monument or plaque including an existing grave marker

Samuel Hedge

Samuel HEDGE (1675 – 1714) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Samuel Hedge was born 18 Jun 1675 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. His parents were Elisha HEDGE and Mary STURGIS. He … 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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Ezekiel Jewett

Ezekiel JEWETT (1643 – 1723) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024  in this generation of the Miller line. Ezekiel Jewett was born 5 Jan 1643 in Rowley, Essex, Mass. His parents were Maximilian JEWETT Sr. and Ann FIELD. … 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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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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Marcus Antonius

Almost everyone with European ancestors is related to everyone else within the last 2000 years.  Remember the king was was ruined by his promise to pay 1 grain of rice of the first chessboard square, 2 on the second, 3 … Continue reading

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