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William Bassett

William BASSETT Sr. (c. 1600 – 1667) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,056 in this generation of the Shaw line. William Bassett was born before 1600 in Sandwich, Kent, England.  His parents may have been William BASSETT Sr. and … Continue reading

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Robert Cushman

Robert CUSHMAN (1578 – 1625)  was a Pilgrim leader and made arrangements for the Leiden congregation to immigrate to North America. He preached the first recorded sermon in the New World. (Wikipedia) He was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in … Continue reading

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Thomas Cushman Sr.

Thomas CUSHMAN Sr. (1608 – 1691) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Cushman Sr. was baptized at St. Andrew Parish, Canterbury, Kent, England, on 8 Feb 1607/08,Canterbury, Kent, England.  His parents were Robert … Continue reading

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John Cooper

John COOPER (1592 – 1684) may have been Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line. John Cooper was born 1592 in England.   He immigrated with his sister Lydia Cooper about the year 1632. … Continue reading

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George Allen the Elder

George ALLEN the Elder (c. 1568 – 1648) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather two times over; two of 2,048  in this generation of the Miller line.  His daughter Rose and son Ralph are both our ancestors. George Allen was born … Continue reading

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William Hilton Sr.

William HILTON Sr. (1591- 1656) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather, one of 8,192  in this generation of the Shaw line and one of 8,192 in the Miller line.  (See his great great grandson Thomas BROWNE for details of the double ancestors) … Continue reading

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Gov. Thomas Prence

Gov. Thomas  PRENCE (1599 – 1673) was a co-founder of Eastham, Massachusetts, a political leader in both the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay colonies, and governor of Plymouth (1634, 1638, and 1657 – 1673).  He was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather in two ways, … Continue reading

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