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Minutemen – April 19, 1775

Today is Patriots’ Day. Wesley Korir wins Boston Marathon in heat-slowed time of 2:12.40   Shields Goes 8 1-3 Innings, Rays Top Red Sox 1-0 . . I was surprised to find the phrase “marched on the alarm April 19, 1775” in so many … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Pease I

Nathaniel PEASE I (1700 – 1771) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather;  one of 512 in this generation of the Miner line. Nathaniel Pease was born 3 Oct 1700 in Enfield, CT.  His parents were Robert PEASE – The Later and … Continue reading

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Joseph Balcom

Jospeh BALCOM (1705  – 1787) was Alex’s 7th Great Grandfather, one of 256 in this generation of the Shaw line. Joseph Balcom was born 23 Feb 1705 in Attleboro, Mass. His parents were Alexander BALCOM Jr. and Sarah WOODCOCK.  Joseph Bolkom … Continue reading

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Jonathan Wilmarth

Jonathan WILMARTH (1656 – 1733) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Jonathan Wilmarth was born in 1656 in Rehoboth, Mass.  His parents were Thomas WILMARTH and Elizabeth BLISS.  He married Esther … Continue reading

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Thomas French Sr

Thomas FRENCH Sr. (1696 – 1746) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather, one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas French was born 6 Sep 1696 in Rehoboth, Mass.  His parents were John FRENCH  Jr. and Hannah PALMER. … Continue reading

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Thomas French Jr.

Thomas FRENCH Jr. (1722 – 1793) was Alex’s 7th Great Grandfather, one of 256 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas French was born 16 Apr 1722 in Attleborough, Bristol, Mass.  His parents were Thomas FRENCH Sr. and Mary … Continue reading

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Francis Brown II

Francis BROWN II (1716 – ) was Alex’s 7th Great Grandfather; one of 256 in this generation of the Miller line. Lt. Francis Brown was born 14 Nov 1710.  His parents were Thomas BROWN and Ann CHUTE.   He married Mercy … Continue reading

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