Tag Archives: Pequot War

Maj. John Mason

Maj. John MASON (1600 – 1672) was the commanding officer in the Pequot War. At the time, he was a victorious hero who later became  Deputy Governor of Connecticut and founded Norwich, Connecticut.  Now, he is viewed by some as … Continue reading

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Capt. William Hedge

William HEDGE (1602 or 1612 – 1670) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048  in this generation of the Shaw line. William Hedge may have been born 27 Mar 1602 in Northampton, England.  However if Elisha and Ann are indeed … Continue reading

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