Tag Archives: Hempstead NY

William Washburne

William WASHBURNE (1601 – 1658) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Washburn was born in 9 Nov 1601 in Bengeworth, Worcestershire, England and was christened at the parish church of St. … Continue reading

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Robert Williams

Robert WILLIAMS (1622 – 1680) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Robert Williams was born about 1622 perhaps in Wales.  He was an original purchaser of Hempstead, Nassau, NY.  Some sources say Robert had … Continue reading

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Hope Willemze

Hope WILLEMZE (1650 – 1704) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Hope Willemze was born about  1650 in Hempstead, Nassau, NY. His parents were Robert WILLIAMS and Sarah WASHBOURNE. He married Mary … Continue reading

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