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Captain Thomas Todd, Sr. MP (1619 - 1675)

Thomas TODD was born on 12 Sep 1619 in Denton, Durham, England. He died on 30 May 1675 in At Sea/North Parish, Patapsco River, Baltimore County, MD. Captain Thomas Todd of Virginia and Baltimore Coun...

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Capt. William Knowlton, Sr. MP (1584 - 1632)

The Voyage of Captain William Knowlton of Kent, England to the New World Captain William Knowlton was born in Kent England in 1585. He was unhappy with the rulers in England and wanted to move to a...

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Capt. Francis Sims (deceased)

Captain Sims.was the second husband of Anna Vessey Laird, and father of her three oldest children. He was lost at sea. from:

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Capt. James Laird (deceased)

Capt. Laird, was killed when he and his wife, Ann were on a voyage at sea about six months after they were married. They were shipwrecked near a tiny island, so small it had only two trees. Ann and a f...

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Capt. Anthony Eames MP (c.1592 - 1686)

Anthony EAMES - b. about 1592, Fordington St. George, Dorset, England; d. June 1686, Marshfield, Plymouth, MA. Son of Thomas EAMES and Millicent. Married Margery Pierce notes Anthony ...

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Richard Knowles MP (1614 - 1682)

Richard Knoelrs was a Mariner,a Ships Master.. He was married to Ruth Bower,daughter of george and Barbara Bower. Ruth was also sister of Rev. Bower or Bowers . Richard first appeared in Plymouthre...

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Thomas Eldred MP (c.1595 - 1640)

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Capt. Richard More, "Mayflower" Passenger MP (1614 - 1696)

Richard More Birth: BEF 13 NOV 1614 in Shipton, Shropshire, England Death: BET 1693 AND 1696 in Salem, Essex Co., MA Father: Jacob Blakeway b: ABT JUL 1583 in Shropshire, England Mother: Kath...

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Andrew Jackson Sandsbury (1830 - 1902)

Andrew Jackson Sandsbury Obituary: Andrew Jackson Sandsbury in uniform Photo Courtesy of the Nantucket Historical Association “Captain Andrew J. Sandsbury died at his home on Dover Street ye...

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Capt. James Ross MP (b. - 1805)

79 v. James ROSS died in 1805 in New York. Notes From R. R. Claiborne wrote in a letter to Frank Willing Leach, Ross researcher at the turn of the century, "I remember well of hearing my grandmot...

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Archibald Gardner (1721 - 1796)

Archibald Gardner (1721-11/9/1796) Archibald was the master of several ships registered at Philadelphia 1757-60, and later became a tallow chandler in Philadelphia. He purchased a tract of 256 acres in...

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William Patterson MP (1728 - 1794)

William Patterson (5/16/1728-pre-9/17/1794) b.  Philadelphia, PA, bur. Presby. Church Cem., Head of Christiana Creek, New Castle Co., DE. His will of 7/7/1794 was probated 9/17/1794. Res. Ri...

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Captain James Flavel Scott (1834 - 1895)

JAMES FLAVEL SCOTT ...... Birth: Dec. 25, 1834 Death: Mar. 15, 1895 Family links: Parents: James Flavel Scott (1812 - 1836) Olive Scott Scott (1805 - 1874) Spouse: Lois Kelley Johnson Scott (...

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Capt. Neil MacMillan (c.1845 - 1883)

Neil MacMillan was captain of the fishing schooner Nellie Swift out of Provincetown. In Nov 1883 he was captain of the schooner Abbie Brown, which was sent to Bay of Islands, Newfoundland for a cargo o...

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Appleton Oaksmith (1825 - 1887)

Appleton Oaksmith (February 12, 1825 – October 29, 1887), of Carteret County, North Carolina, was the son of Seba Smith and Elizabeth Oakes Smith. Appleton Oaksmith was one of the most col...

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Capt. James Flavel Scott (1812 - 1836)

JAMES FLAVEL SCOTT ...... Birth: Aug. 13, 1812 Death: Dec. 4, 1836 First husband of Olive Scott Family links: Parents: John Flavel Scott (1776 - 1859) Margaret Dennis Scott (1780 - 1862) He...

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Charles Cornewall (1669 - 1718)

CORNEWALL, CHARLES (1669–1718), vice-admiral, son of Robert Cornewall of Berrington, Herefordshire, and uncle of Captain James Cornewall [q. v.], was baptised 9 Aug. 1669. He entered the navy in...

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John Dobson MP (1818 - d.)

It would seem that John Dobson took his bride Anna Maria Dusing to Northumberland after he married her. There is a record of his marriage to ger in Northumberland on 17th Dec 1841 - almost 4 months aft...

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Thomas Melville (1830 - 1884)

Thomas Melville (1830-1884) was a sailor and later governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, and the younger brother of author Herman Melville. Captain Thomas Melville was born to Allan Melville (1782-1832...

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Vice Admiral Sir Charles Paget GCH Kt (1778 - 1839)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Vice Admiral Sir Charles Paget GCH Kt (7 October 1778 – 27 January 1839) was a British sailor who also became a liberal politician and Member of Parliament. Na...

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John Poor MP (c.1636 - 1686)

John Poor, b. 1636, who m. Sarah Brown (No. 1) was a mariner; in 1662 he bought a house in Charlestown of John Knight and wife Abigail, and to have the privilege of landing goods on his wharf, bounded ...

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Capt. James Ellery (deceased)

Became a sea captain. Died in Africa at age 22.

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John Vassall, ll, The Gallant Alderman of London MP (1544 - 1625)

John Vassall was the builder and owner of the Mayflower that brought the Pilgrims to the shores of Cape Cod. : The history of my Vassall family in New England starts with William Vassall and his wi...

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Capt John Sinclair (1755 - 1820)

Info adder per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published in 1895 stating he "served as captain the the navy in the War of the Revolution"--------------------Info adde...

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Capt. Christopher Newport, Admiral of Virginia MP (1561 - 1617)

Curator Note: Capt. Christopher Newport was married three times, to Katherine Proctor, Ellen Ade and Elizabeth Glanfield. He had four children -- Christopher, Jane, John and Elizabeth. Two additional...

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Moses Cleveland, II (c.1620 - c.1702)

Moses Cleveland , an apprentice ship joiner of about 11 or 12 years of age, who accompanied his master in immigrating to Boston, Massachusetts, from Ipswich, Suffolk, in about 1635. By his late teens, ...

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Peter Warren MP (1628 - 1704)

Peter Warren, born in 1628, is first mentioned in Suffolk Deeds as purchasing land in Boston on Essex Street, Mar. 8 1659, and is styled Mariner. He married first Sarah, daughter of Robert Tucker of ...

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Capt. James Bisse (c.1639 - c.1694)

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William Barker MP (c.1595 - c.1655)

William Barker was an ancient mariner owning two ships which brought emigr ants to America in early 1600's. He was in Hopewell, VA. Prince George Co . ----------------------------------- Sale of th...

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Capt. John Barker, Sr., Master of the ship Abraham MP (1610 - 1690)

JOHN BARKER, SR. was born 1610 in England, and died 1689 in Martin's Brandon, Charles City, Virginia. He married He married (1) LETITIA in England. She was born in England, and died Bef. 1672 in Surry ...

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Capt. Benjamin Rodman Carpenter Wilson (1805 - 1869)

Capt. Benjamin Rodman Carpenter Wilson, the "King of Whalemen, and Prince of the Sea." Birth: May 25, 1805, South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island Death: Aug. 22, 1869 New Bedford, Mass...

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Peter Tallman of Henry Tallman MP (c.1623 - 1708)

Please see under Media / Documents for more information about Peter Tallman From the book, "Talman/Tallman Families", by Herbert S. Ackerman, pg.101: "G1 Peter Tallman; Henry (-G1); of Germany. B...

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Capt. Richard Martin MP (c.1632 - 1694)

Capt. Richard Martin, of Charlestown Birth: abt 1632 Death: 2 Nov 1694 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts Captain of the ship "Blossom." Married before 1663 to Elizabeth Trumbull 29 ...

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Cuthbert Musgrove, "The Mariner" MP (1644 - 1687)

Cuthbert Musgrove was born on 1 Jun 1644 in Crookdale, Cumberland, England and died in 1687 in Prince George Co., Maryland, at age 43. Parents: William Musgrave was born about 1620 in England. ...

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Captain James Sargent MP (1727 - 1759)

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Caleb Hopkins MP (c.1622 - 1651)

Birth: Circa 1623 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Death: After June 6 1644 - Barbados Parents: Stephen Hopkins, Elizabeth Hopkins Giles Hopkins volunteered to fight the Pequo...

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Capt. Roger Grenville MP (b. - 1545)

McKee, Stirland and several other authors have named Roger Grenville (father of Richard Grenville of the Elizabethan-era Revenge) captain of the HMS Mary Rose when it sank during the Battle of the Sole...

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Vice-Adm. Sir Richard Grenville, MP MP (1542 - 1591)

Sir Richard Grenville (6 June 1542 – 10 September 1591) (sp. var: Greynvile, Greeneville, Greenfield, etc.) was an Elizabethan sailor and explorer. He was the grandfather of Sir Richard Grenvi...

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Capt. William Gray MP (1648 - 1719)

Children of THOMAS GRAY and MARY FOSTER are: 8.    vi.    WILLIAM5 GRAY, SR., CAPTAIN, b. Bet. 1648 - 1649, James City Co., Virginia; d. Bef. 1...

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Captain Robert MacKinnon, II (1791 - 1878)

( YARMOUTH GENEALOGIES, No. 87 EDitor Yarmouth Herald: by George S. Brown, 30, 1901, April, Yarmouth, NS Note: The following is a typed reprint of the genealogy from the Yarmouth Herald newspaper. ) ...

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Captain Robert MacKinnon, III (1814 - 1862)

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Thomas "Nathaniel" Edwards, of Cardiff & NY MP (1635 - 1688)

Thomas (Nathaniel) Edwards , was born betw 1635/1639 in Edward's Hall, Glamorganshire, Wales / Llangyfelach, Wales and died betw 1688/1703 in probably New York. Parents: son of William Edwards and Jo...

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Commodore John Rodgers, USN (1772 - 1838)

) John Rodgers (July 11, 1772 - August 1, 1838) was an American naval officer who served in the United States Navy from its organization in the 1790s through the late 1830s. His service included the ...

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Roland Rogers (1809 - 1861)

Rowland Rogers, a former ship captain, bookkeeper, and grocer.

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William Hayward, Sr. MP (1616 - 1659)

William Hayward Birth: 1595 in London, Middlesex, England Christening: 29 Mar 1615 St. Giles, London, Middlesex, England Death: 10 May 1659 in , Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts Cause of dea...

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Commodore Joshua Barney (USN) (1759 - 1818)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A006521 Commodore Joshua Barney served in United States Navy during the American Revolutionary War and t...

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John Thomson, Sr. MP (1619 - 1685)

What is clear, from Massachusetts Bay Colony records, is that a Mr. John Thomson, Master of the ship the Elizabeth of New England, was the son born to David and Amias Thomson in 1619. In 1650, he laid ...

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<private> Dill (1824 - 1871)

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Capt. Stephen Clay (1723 - 1779)

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Capt. William Hilton (1631 - 1694)

William made the noted voyage to the southward on the Atlantic coast in 1662, when he discovered and named many places, among them Hilton Head, South Carolina. He was a sea Captain and Commander.

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Capt. Martin Pring (c.1580 - c.1626)

Martin Pring (1580–1626) was an English explorer from Bristol, England who in 1603 at the age of 23 was captain of an expedition to North America to assess commercial potential; he explored area...

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Capt. Thomas Leigh MP (c.1735 - 1815)

CAPT THOMAS LEIGH of Portsmouth, b Stone-leigh, Parish of Stonely, Warwick, England ca 1735, d 1815. Thomas and Martha are bur at Old Fields Cem (Leigh Family Recs, CFAA). Thomas came to this country p...

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Capt. Christopher Carlile (c.1551 - 1593)

Christopher Carleill (1551?–1593) was an English military and naval commander. Also (Carlile, Carlisle, Carliell.) From Wikipedia Born about 1551, he was the son of Alexander Carleill, citiz...

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Andrew Clark (c.1780 - 1813)

1. Andrew, b ca 1780 (Chase Charts, 1858), m Phebe Roach, 3 ch. Lost on board Privateer "Portsmouth", 1813 (Chase Charts, 1858). Links

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Capt. William Furness (c.1759 - c.1820)

From Journeys Hike Scripts - William Furness, 1800 In the mid-1700s, this street was called Furness Road, after the seagoing Furness family, who owned a wharf on the riverbank.  Blacksmith Rob...

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John Mason, l MP (c.1586 - c.1635)

name: John Mason born c. 1586 Kings Linn, Norfolkshire, England, d. c.1635 England title: captain occupation: sailor colonizer appointed second Proprietary Governor of Newfoundland's Cuper'...

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Nicholas Wallingford MP (c.1629 - 1682)

1. Nicholas1 Wallingford, son of Andrew? Wallington and Unknown Gore, was born possibly in Fareham, Hampshire, England possibly by 30 March 1630. He may be the Nycholas Wallington son of Andrew Walling...

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John "Mariner" Pierce (1610 - 1666)

John was a Mariner from Charlestown, Suffolk co., MA[3]. Apparently, at some point, he removed to London, for he is referred to as "J.P. of London, mariner" in Wyman[3]. In 1648, he bought a house & ga...

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Benjamin Wilson MP (1637 - 1667)

1. Robert WILSON and Susan (Alice) RAM had the following children: Benjamin WILSON (Robert, Robert, Robert) born 2 Oct 1637 in England and died 4 Jan 1667 at sea. About 1655 in Charlestown, Suffolk C...

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William Dolliver MP (1656 - c.1716)

2. William DOLLIVER1 was born on 17 Aug 1656 in Gloucester, Ess., MA. He died about 1716. William DOLLIVER and Ann HIGGINSON were married on 4 Oct 1682 in Gloucester, Ess, MA.2 Citations Babson's...

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Capt. William Chandler, of Kittery MP (c.1650 - 1700)

William CHANDLER Birth Abt 1650 in Deptford, Dedford County, Kent, England child: William CHANDLER1689-1748 Birth 1689 in Deptford,Kent,Eng in Kittery, York County, Maine or Deptford, Kent, Engla...

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Captain Benjamin Leach MP (1785 - 1859)

Title Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Volume 1 Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachus...

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Captain Benjamin Leach MP (1749 - 1838)

DAR Information: LEACH, BENJAMIN 2d Ancestor #: A067615 Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank: SEAMAN Birth: 12-16-1750 MANCHESTER ESSEX CO MASSACHUSETTS Death: 12-20-1838 MANCHESTER ESSEX CO MASSACHUSETTS Ser...

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Captain Benedict Arnold, lll MP (1683 - 1761)

Capt Benedict Arnold , III was born 1683 in Newport, Rhode Island and died 1761 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Benedict, third of that name, moved to Norwich in 1730; was cooper, ship-owner, and ...

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William Hassam Cheever (1822 - 1842)

Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family Author John Tyler Hassam Publisher Priv. print., 1896 Original from Harvard University Digitized Jan 18, 2008 Length 89 pages...

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John "the Mariner" Wood, of Hempstead MP (c.1620 - 1704)

John Wood, son of John Wood the Mariner, was also a mariner. We will refer to him here as John Wood Jr. John Wood Jr.’s family lineage in brief follows: John WOOD Jr. was born in 1620, in Engl...

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Captain Henry Allen Cheever MP (1816 - 1873)

Title The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 33 Contributor New England Historic Genealogical Society Publisher New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1879 14. Henry A.8 (Sa...

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Captain John W. Carter (1845 - 1914)

(citing a collection of his ships' records) Biography of Capt. John W. Carter John Carter was a shipmaster from Manchester, Massachusetts. During the period covered by this collection he was master...

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Captain John Carter (1809 - 1898)

Daughter Mary Burgess Carter is from an earlier marriage to Mary Lathrop Burgess:

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Captain Jacob Cheever MP (1785 - 1817)

Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family Author John Tyler Hassam Publisher Priv. print., 1896 Original from Harvard University Digitized Jan 18, 2008 Length 89 pages...

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Charles H. Carter (c.1836 - 1851)

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David Chase, Sr. MP (1781 - 1872)

David, a master mariner for 40 years, and Lydia lived in Seabrook, N.H. Hunt, James K., Jr., "History of Hampton, New Hampshire, 1638-1988," v. 4, p. 22, #13. According to Gove, William Henry, "The Gov...

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Ezekiel Cheever Carter (1805 - 1850)

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Capt. John Rudd MP (1645 - 1707)

Rudds, John, Emigrant? Mariner? Wm HITCHMAN, 1000 ac. more or less, James City Co., 18 Dec 1663, p. 349 (365). Nly side of the head of Chicahomany Riv., Nly. on Charles Freeman, Ely. on Wm. Wigg, S.W...

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Edward Shepard, of Cambridge MP (c.1596 - 1680)

Edward Shepard, Mariner of Cambridge , was born 27 June 1596 in Elmstead, Essex, England and died before 20 August 1680 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Parents: Edward Shepard, Sr. (1570-1608...

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Capt. Charles Rundlet MP (1716 - d.)

Capt Charles Rundlet must have received his rank of Captain in the French and Indian Wars. On November 15, 1765, Charles Rundlet, along with other citizens, signed a statement promising to assemble, st...

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Joseph Chase MP (c.1645 - 1717)

A man by the name of Joseph Chase was taken captive by the Indians on 28 Jun 2009 at Dover. Source: Noyes Family Genealogy -------------------- •Name: Joseph CHASE •Sex: M ...

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John "the Mariner" Wood, of Portsmouth MP (c.1590 - 1655)

John "Mariner" Wood Birth: Circa 1590 - England Death: Mar 1655 - Portsmouth, RI Parents: Henry Wood, Margaret Dynnes Wife: Margaret Carter,iElizabeth Hall brief biography He was the Ma...

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Capt. William Chandler, of Portsmouth MP (1689 - 1748)

Capt. William Chandler, a mariner, who married Elizabeth Lucy in 1714 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. What is interesting is that Capt. William is not related to any of the big four early New England Cha...

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Capt./Corp. Richard Knight MP (1666 - 1723)

Capt. Richard Knight. Born on 26 Jul 1666 in Newbury, MA.24 Richard died in Newbury, MA, on 3 Jun 1723; he was 56. Occupation: Mariner. ca 1695 Richard married Elizabeth Jaques , daughter of Henry Ja...

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John Baker MP (1642 - 1678)

Sources Nicholas Baker entry, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011). Children... ii...

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Captain David Carter (1799 - 1850)

His captaincy is from his sailing career, not military. His parents were Benjamin Carter and Sarah Cheever. David married first in 1830 to Adelaide (maiden name unknown). CHILDREN OF DAVID AND ADEL...

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Capt. John Fairweather MP (1634 - 1712)

The Imperial Executive in America: Sir Edmund Andros, 1637-1714 By Mary Lou Lustig pg. 202, 203, and 304. See the attached images. Mentioned also in these links - "The Narratives of the Insurre...

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Joseph Grafton MP (1596 - 1682)

GRAFTON, JOSEPH, Salem 1636, freem. 17 May 1637; had w. Mary who d. Nov 1674, and ch. Priscilla; Joseph, bapt. 24 Jan. 1637; John, 28 Apr. 1639, bef. ment. and Nathaniel, 24 Apr. or 1 May1642...

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Capt. Philip Hichborn MP (c.1768 - 1819)

(VII) Philip Hichborn. son of Robert Hichborn (6), was born in Boston about 1768. He carried on a coopering business there, and when his father went to Stockton to build ships he became a partner and w...

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Captain Jonathan Hassam MP (1784 - 1859)

Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family Author John Tyler Hassam Publisher Priv. print., 1896 Original from Harvard University Digitized Jan 18, 2008 Length 89 pages...

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George Hills, Rear-Admiral R.N. (1777 - 1850)

George was the youngest of ten children, born while the family lived in Dover, Kent - one of the Cinque Ports ("Wikipedia" - "The Confederation of Cinque Ports was originally formed for military and tr...

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Capt. Frederick Marryat MP (1792 - 1848)

Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August 1848) was an English Royal Navy officer, novelist, and a contemporary and acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of t...

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Commodore David Porter, USN (1780 - 1843)

) David Porter (February 1, 1780 – March 3, 1843) was an officer in the United States Navy in a rank of commodore and later the commander-in-chief of the Mexican Navy. Life Born at Boston,...

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Fred Noonan MP (1893 - d.)

Navigated first attempted round-the-world perimeter flight for Amelia Earhart. See Joseph "Fred" Noonan (April 4, 1893 – missing July 2, 1937, declared dead June 20, 1938) was an American flight...

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Maj. General William "Bull" Nelson (USA) (1824 - 1862)

William "Bull" Nelson (September 27, 1824 – September 29, 1862) served as an officer in the United States Navy for nearly twenty-one years before the outbreak of the American Civil War in the ...

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson MP (1758 - 1805)

Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East England, UK, the son of the village rector Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine. He attended schools at Norwich and North Walsham before ...

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Captain Thomas Macdonough (1783 - 1825)

Thomas Macdonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early-19th-century American naval officer noted for his roles in the first Barbary War, and the War of 1812. He was the son of ...

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Captain James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon (commanded by...

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Commodore Thomas ap Catesby Jones (USN) (1790 - 1858)

Thomas ap Catesby Jones (1790–1858) was a U.S. Navy officer during the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War. Early life Jones was born in 1790 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Thomas ...

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Commodore George Johnstone (RN), Colonial Governor of West Florida (1730 - 1787)

) George Johnstone (1730 – 24 May 1787) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, r...

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Captain Charles Fryatt (SS Brussels) (1872 - 1916)

Charles Algernon Fryatt (2 December 1872 – 27 July 1916) was a British mariner who attempted to ram a German U-boat in 1915. His ship, the SS Brussels was captured by the Germans in 1916. When...

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Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy (Captain of HMS Beagle) MP (1805 - 1865)

Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) achieved lasting fame as the captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin's famous voyage, and as a pioneering meteorologist who mad...

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Vice Admiral Norwich Duff (BRN) (1792 - 1862)

Admiral Norwich Duff (15 August 1792 – 21 April 1862) was a Royal Navy officer. The son of Captain George Duff RN, and Sophia Dirom, he was born at 9 South Castle Street, Edinburgh. He entered...

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Captain George Duff (RN) (c.1764 - 1805)

Captain George Duff RN (c. 1 February 1764 – 21 October 1805) was a British naval officer during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars, who wa...

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