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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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Hannah Dustin – Heroine or Cold Blooded Killer

On 15 Mar 1697, George CORLISS (1617 – 1686)’s daughter Mary Neff was  nursing Hannah Dustin who had given birth the week before.  They taken prisoner by the Indians in an attack on Haverhill and carried towards Canada. Hannah Duston (1657 – 1736) was a colonial … 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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Hildebrand Pietersen

Hildebrand PIETERSEN (1613 – 1639) was Alex’s 12th Grandfather; one of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line. Hildebrand Pietersen was born in 1613 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He married Femmetje ALBERTSE. Hildebrand died in 1639 in New Amsterdam, NY. … 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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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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Enoch Hutchins

Enoch HUTCHINS (1645 – 1698) was Alex’s 9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024  in this generation of the Shaw line. Enoch Hutchins was probably born in Devon, England.    His parents were Enoch HUTCHINS Sr. and [__?__]. Today,  Hutchins Cove Drive … Continue reading

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