Category Archives: Wikipedia Famous

Personal Entry in Wikipedia or Entry for Wife or Child

Stephen Minor’s Children – Unionist Slave Owners

Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor (1760 – 1815) was just a second cousin of our Miner line, but his family story is too unique not to include. His children and grandchildren owned hundreds of slaves and some of the grandest plantations … Continue reading

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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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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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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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