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John Benjamin

John BENJAMIN (1585 – 1645) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line.  Harvard College was established in 1636, the same year John’s mansion burned down, and Harvard owns the land that originally belonged … Continue reading

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