Tag Archives: King William’s War

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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John Diamond

John DIAMOND (1613 – 1667) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Diamond was born about 1610 or 1613 in Dartmouth, Devon, England.  He married Grace SAMMON 2 Jun 1635 in St. Petrox … Continue reading

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