Genealogy Projects tagged with marthas vineyard on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Martha's Vineyard

    Thomas Mayhew , an English merchant and a settler of Watertown, Massachusetts, not far from Boston, bought in October, 1641, from Lord Stirling and Sir Ferdinando Gorges, through their agent James Forcett, the islands of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the Elizabeth Islands. Lord Stirling and Sir Gorges having received their right of ownership from the English Crown. Among the families that...

  • Luce Family

    The goal of this project is to build a single validated and documented shared family tree for the descendants of Henry Luce, early immigrant to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Historical Summary Henry Luce , the immigrant, was first recorded in America on 13 November 1666 when he was mentioned as a juror in Scituate. In 1668 Henry owned lands at Rehoboth. He moved to Tisbury on Martha's V...