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Everard Digby

Everard DIGBY (1578 – 1606) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miner line. Everard Digby was born between 1540 and 1545 in Stoke Dry, Rutlandshire [the smallest county in England].  Alternatively, he was born … 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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James Carver

James CARVER (1527 – c. 1568) was Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather;  one of 32,768 in this generation of the Miner line. James Carver was born in 1527 in Doncaster, West Riding Yorkshire, England. He married Catherine [__?__].  James died after 1568 … Continue reading

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George Downing

George DOWNING (1556 – 1611) was Alex’s 13th Great Grandfather;  one of 16,384 in this generation of the Miner line. George Downing was born about 1556 in Beccles, Suffolk, England.  His parents were George DOWNING and Cicely [__?__].  Alternatively, his … 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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Alexander Carpenter

Alexander Carpenter (1546/1551 – 1612) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; two of 4,096 in this generation of the Miller line, once through his daughter Juliana and again through his daughter Priscilla  Two of his grandchildren [first cousins] Lt. Ephraim MORTON and … Continue reading

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John Dryden

John DRYDEN (1525 – 1584) was Alex’s 12th great grandfather, one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miner line.  His son Erasmus was made a Baronet, and two of his descendants were   literary stars of the 17th and … Continue reading

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