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Descendants of Richard "Mayflower" Warren

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  • Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)
    A descendant of seven Mayflower Passengers, Richard Warren, John Alden, Priscilla Mullins, William Mullins and Wife Alice, John Cooke and his father Francis Cooke. George Orson Welles May 6, 1915-O...
  • Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
    Quote from Henry David With every child begins the world again. ---------------------------------- A descendant of Mayflower passenger, Richard Warren. Henry David Thoreau was born 12 July 1817 i...
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first Ameri...
  • Richard Tiffany Gere
    Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gere is a descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims Francis Eaton, John Billington, George Soule, Richard Warren, Degory Priest, William Brewster and Francis Cooke. Richard...
  • Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States (1822 - 1885)
    Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) as well as military commander during the Civil War and ...

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To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Warren family, from earlier origins to near modern times.

Overview

from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Warren

Richard Warren (c. 1580–1628) was a passenger on the Mayflower (old "May Floure") in 1620. He settled in Plymouth Colony and was among ten passengers of the Mayflower landing party with Myles Standish at Cape Cod on November 11, 1620.

Warren co-signed the Mayflower Compact and was one of nineteen (among 41) signers who survived the Plymouth Colony|first winter.

His wife's maiden name was Elizabeth Walker, the daughter of Augustine Walker of Great Amwell, Hertford; she was baptised 1583 in Baldock, Hertfordshire, England, died October 2, 1673. She and his first five children, all daughters, came to America in the ship Anne (ship)|Anne in 1623. Once in America, they then had two sons before Richard's death in 1628.

Although the details are limited, Richard Warren and wife, Elizabeth, and children were mentioned in official records or books of the time period. All seven of their children survived and had families, with thousands of descendants, including: President Ulysses S. Grant, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, astronaut Alan Shepard, author Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House on the Prairie series), actor Richard Gere, Lavinia Warren, also known as Mrs. General Tom Thumb|Tom Thumb.

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Sarah Palin's Ancestry

from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Richard_Warren

On Sarah Palin's connection:

Ancestry.com was only printing the research results of three leading genealogical authorities: Tom Brown, William Reitwiesner, and Gary Boyd Roberts. All three researchers cited birth, death and census records, as permissible by law, pointing back to accepted printed earlier genealogies.

The material was compiled by Robert Battle and Michael Hurdle, and was extracted from Mr. Battle's webpages at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~battle/palin.htm and http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~battle/heath.htm.

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  • Edward J. Davies, "The Marriage of Richard<sup>1</sup> Warren of the Mayflower", The American Genealogist, 78 (2003), 81-86.
  • Jones, Emma C. Brewster. The Brewster Genealogy, 1566-1907: a Record of the Descendants of William Brewster of the "Mayflower," ruling elder of the Pilgrim church which founded Plymouth Colony in 1620. New York: Grafton Press. 1908
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie: Issue 40 of Sesame booklets; BiblioBazaar, LLC, 2008. ISBN 0554476029.
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations (Vol. 18, Pt. 1: Richard Warren); edited by Robert S. Wakefield.
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations (Vol. 18, Pt. 2: Richard Warren—Fifth Generation Descendants of Mary2, Anna2 and Elizabeth2); edited by Robert S. Wakefield.
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations (Vol. 18, Pt. 3 Richard Warren) Fifth Generation Descendants of Abigail 2, Nathaniel 2, and Joseph 2; edited by Robert S. Wakefield.
  • The Mount Vernon Street Warrens, Martin Green, Simon & Schuster, 1989 ISBN 0684191091
  • Richard Warren of the Mayflower and some of his Descendents, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1901, Vol. 55:70-78.