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Stephen Hopkins

Stephen HOPKINS (1580 – 1644) (wiki) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Stephen was the only Mayflower passenger who had previously been to the New World.  His adventures  included surviving a … Continue reading

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Nicholas Snow

Nicholas SNOW (1600 – 1676) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Nicholas Snow was born 18 Jan 1600 in Hoxton, Middlesex, England. Hoxton is now  a district in the East End of London in … 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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Maximilian Jewett Sr.

Maximilian JEWETT Sr. (1607 – 1684) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Maximillian Jewett was born 4 Oct 1607 in Bradford, West Riding Yorkshire, England. His parents were Edward JOWETT and Mary … Continue reading

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William Bullard

William BULLARD (1562 – 1610) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Bullard (Bulleward, Buller) was born about 1562 in Saint Martin Barnham, Suffolk, England. His parents were Henry BULLARD and Margaret [__?__]. He married Grace … Continue reading

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Captain (Mark) Roger Hilton

Mark (Roger) HILTON Sr. (1560- 1605) was Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather, one of 16,384  in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 16,384   in the Miller line.  (See his 3rd great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of the double … 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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