Category Archives: Witch Trials

Our ancestors played every role: Accused, Accuser, Jury and the Law

George Martin

George MARTIN (1618 – 1686) was Alex’s  10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. George Martin was born in 1618 in Romsey, Hampshire, England.  His parents were not Christopher Martin and Marie Prower, Mayflower Pilgrims who died … Continue reading

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John Proctor

John PROCTOR (1595 -1672) was Alex’s  11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Proctor was born in 1595 in London, England. He married Martha HARPER 1 Jun 1630 in Groton, Suffolk, England.  He sailed on … Continue reading

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George Hadley

George HADLEY Sr. (c. 1615 – 1686) was Alex’s  10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048  in this generation of the Shaw line. Most genealogies state George Hadley was born 9 Mar 1628 in Reydon, Suffolk, England and his parents were George … Continue reading

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Robert Ring

Robert RING (1614 – 1691) was Alex’s  10th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Robert Ring was born in 1614 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. His parents were Richard RING and Elizabeth SHROPSHIRE. He sailed  on The Confidence … Continue reading

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William Sargent

William SARGENT (1606 – 1675) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Sargent was born 28 Mar 1609 in Bath, Somerset, England. His parents were Richard SARGENT and Katherine STEVENS.   He migrated to … Continue reading

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Orlando Bagley Jr.

Orlando BAGLEY (1658 – 1728) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Orlando Bagley was born 18 Feb 1658 in Boston, Mass. His parents were Orlando BAGLEY Sr. and Sarah COLBY. He … Continue reading

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John Brown (Hampton)

John BROWN (Hampton) (1589 – 1677 ) was Alex’s 10th great grandfather, one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miner line. We have five separate Brown lines and seven different Brown immigrant ancestors, by far the most of any … Continue reading

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Thomas Prince Sr.

Thomas PRINCE Sr. (1618 – 1690)  was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Thomas Prince Sr. was born about 1618 in South Pertherton, Somerset, England. His parents were Thomas PRINCE and Mary PATCH. … Continue reading

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James Davis

James DAVIS (1583 – 1679)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miller line. James Davis was born in 1583 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. His parents were John DAVYS and Agnes SAMON. He married Cicely THAYER 11 Jun … Continue reading

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Robert Pease Jr – Great Baddow

Robert PEASE Jr. – Great Baddow(1589 – 1644)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather twice, through his son Robert and his son John.  He was  two of 4,096 in this generation of the Miner line. Robert Pease was baptized in 28 … Continue reading

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