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Thomas Blossom

Thomas BLOSSOM (1580 – 1632) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Thomas Blossom was born in 1580 Little Shelford, Cambridge, England. His parents were Peter BLOSSOM (1535- 1597) and Annabel [__?__] (1549 – … 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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Francis Cooke

Franics COOKE (c.1583 -1663) (Wikipedia) was one of the 102 passengers on the Mayflower. This early settler is one of the twenty-six male Pilgrims known to have descendants. He was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of … Continue reading

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William Ring

William RING (1565 – After 1620 Before 1629) was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096  in this generation in the Shaw line. William Ring was born about 1565 in Pettistree, Suffolk, England.  His parents  are not known.   He married Mary … Continue reading

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