Category Archives: Violent Death

Violent death in war, Indian attack or accident of self, spouse, child, son-in-law or daughter-in-law.

Second Esopus War

Many of our Dutch ancestors lived in Ulster County, New York in and around what is now Kingston. In 1659 and 1663 they engaged in two conflicts with the local Esopus Indians. The first Esopus War was caused by an … Continue reading

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First Esopus War

Many of our Dutch ancestors lived in Ulster County, New York in and around what is now Kingston. In 1659 and 1663 they engaged in two conflicts with the local Esopus Indians. The first Esopus War was caused by an … Continue reading

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Esopus Wars

Many of our Dutch ancestors lived in Ulster County, New York in and around what is now Kingston. In 1659 and 1663 they engaged in two conflicts with the local Esopus Indians. The first Esopus War was caused by an … Continue reading

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Andries Arentse Bradt

Andries Arentse BRADT (1578 – )  Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Andries Arentse Bradt was born in 1578 in Fredrikstad, Smaalenenes,(now Ostfold), Norway. He married Aeffi Eva Pieterse KINETIS 1606 in Fredrikstad, Smaalenenes, … Continue reading

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William Woodcock Sr.

William WOODCOCK Sr. (1586 – 1638) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Woodcock  was born 1586 in London, Middlesex, England.  He was the son of William WOODCOCK .  He married Alice … Continue reading

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Nine Men’s Misery – 1676

On March 26, 1676 during King Philip’s War, Captain Michael Pierce led approximately 60 Plymouth Colony colonial troops and 20 Wampanoag Christian Indians in pursuit of Narragansett Indians who had burned several Rhode Island towns and attacked Plymouth, Mass. as … Continue reading

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Battle of Havana – 1762

The Battle of Havana had by far the most America deaths of any battle up until that time, especially for Connecticut, but until I found family casualties in this genealogy project, I had never heard of it. The Battle of Havana … Continue reading

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Richard Scammon

Richard SCAMMON (1593 – 1660 ) Richard and  John SCAMMON were probably brothers but most genealogies show they were born about the same date, died in Dover, Strattford, N. H. about the same date.  Most of the children listed for both have … Continue reading

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Hildebrand Pietersen

Hildebrand PIETERSEN (1613 – 1639) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Hildebrand Pietersen was born in 1613 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He married Femmetje ALBERTSE. Hildebrand died in 1639 in New Amsterdam, NY. … Continue reading

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John Parker Jr

John PARKER Jr. (1601 – 1661) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line John Parker Jr. was born 20 Apr 1601 in Bideford, Devon, England. His parents were John PARKER Sr. (1568 – … Continue reading

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