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John Parker Sr

John PARKER Sr. (1568 – 1651) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line John Parker Sr. was born 25 Sep 1568 in Georgeham, Devon, England.  His father was James PARKER.  His brother William … Continue reading

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Edward Harraden

Edward HARRADEN (1624 – 1683)  was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. Edward Harraden was born about 1624 in Edburton, Sussex, England. His parents were Jonathan HARRADEN and [__?__]. A few sources state … Continue reading

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Edward Wanton

Edward WANTON (1632 – 1716) was Alex’s 9th great grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Miner line.  He was a prominent Boston shipbuilder who converted to Quakerism and moved to Scituate, Massachusetts in 1661. The Wanton family, known … Continue reading

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Capt. Stephen Cross

Capt. Stephen CROSS (1646 – 1704)  was a mariner, owned and lived on Cross Island (an island, just off the Massachusetts coast from Ipswich).  He was Alex’s  9th Great Grandfather, one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line, Stephen … Continue reading

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