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Oyster River Massacre – 1694

Most genealogies say Ensign John DAVIS (1621 – 1686) was killed at the Oyster River Massacre,  he actually died a few years earlier, but the actual toll to his family is bad enough; daughter Sarah, son John Jr, daughter-in-law Elizabeth, grandson James … Continue reading

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Thomas Searle

Thomas SEARLE (1572 – 1631) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather;  one of 8,192 in this generation of the Miner line. Thomas Searle was born in 1572 Ottery St Mary, Devon, England.  His parents were Thomas SEARLE and [__?__].  He married … Continue reading

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Andries Arentse Bradt

Andries Arentse BRADT (1578 – )  Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Andries Arentse Bradt was born in 1578 in Fredrikstad, Smaalenenes,(now Ostfold), Norway. He married Aeffi Eva Pieterse KINETIS 1606 in Fredrikstad, Smaalenenes, … Continue reading

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Richard Scammon

Richard SCAMMON (1593 – 1660 ) Richard and  John SCAMMON were probably brothers but most genealogies show they were born about the same date, died in Dover, Strattford, N. H. about the same date.  Most of the children listed for both have … Continue reading

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John Pearce

John PEARCE (1588 – 1661) was Alex’s  11th Great Grandfather, one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. His name has been spelled Pearce, Pierce, Peirce, and Pers. John Pierce was born 8 Apr 1588 in Norwich, Norfolk, … Continue reading

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John Hoyt

I originally thought John HOYT (1614 – 1684) was Alex’s  11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. However, I now believe that John’s one-time great – granddaughter Dorothy COLBY was not the daughter of Anthony COLBY II, but instead was the … 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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Philip Call III

Philip CALL III. (1684 – 1757)  was Alex’s  8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line.  There is a plaque at their cabin site in Franklin, NH, then the northernmost New England settlement, noting that they … Continue reading

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Philip Call IV

Philip CALL IV (1707 – 1769) was Alex’s  7th Great Grandfather; one of 256 in this generation of the Shaw line. Philip Call was born 26 May 1707 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass. His parents were Philip CALL III and Sarah TRESSWELL. He … Continue reading

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Thomas Stevenson

Thomas STEVENSON (1625 – 1663) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Stevenson was born in 1625 in England.  His parents were James STEVENSON and [__?__].  He married Margaret [__?__] in 1640 … Continue reading

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