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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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Thomas Atkins

Thomas ATKINS (1619 -1716) was a fisherman, who purchased from the  sachem Mowhotiwormet,  commonly called Chief Robinhood, the southern end of Phippsburg Maine. Atkins Bay bears his name. Here is a Google Satellite Map showing Atkins Bay and directions from Civil … Continue reading

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