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Thomas Freeman McKinney (1801 - 1873)

Thomas Freeman McKinney was a trader, merchant and a co-founder of Galveston, Texas, and was one of the "Old 300" original settlers of Texas. McKinney Falls State Park is named in his honor Here is in...

6/24/2008 3/10/2023

Capt. John Macpherson, Sr. MP (1726 - 1792)

DAR Ancestor #: A132551 Patriotic service Biography John Macpherson was born 1726 at Skinner's Close, Edinburgh, the nephew of the 11th Chief of Clan Macpherson. He went to sea at an early age ...

9/15/2017 7/3/2022

Juriaen Andriessen MP (1607 - bef.1654)


Jeuriaen "Juriaen" Andrieszen aka Andriessen Born about 1607 in Netherlands Died before 27 Nov 1654 in New Amsterdam, New Netherland Son of Andries Andrieszen [uncertain] Family Juriaen An...

12/21/2007 12/29/2021

Elizamond Basye (deceased)

Not a known child of Walter Basse of Wicomico Parish Edmond and John were attorneys and overseers of roads in two Virginia counties. Elizamond, the third brother, returned to England and joined...

12/10/2020 11/1/2021

Capt. Thomas Pound (1653 - 1703)

Capt. Thomas Pound was an English Royal Navy officer who turned pirate and was briefly active in the coastal waters of New England during 1689. Caught and convicted of piracy, his crimes were forgiven ...

10/18/2021 10/19/2021

Captain Thomas Moon MP (1734 - 1802)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor # A203216

1/23/2009 9/11/2021

Pierre Lafitte (1770 - 1821)

Lafitte (1770–1821) was a pirate in the Gulf of Mexico and smuggler in the early 19th century. He also ran a blacksmith shop in New Orleans, his legitimate business. Pierre was the historically less-we...

7/16/2021 7/16/2021

Jens Pedersen Skanke (c.1430 - 1470)

Jens Pedersen Skanke född cirka 1430 i Norge. Död 1470 i Stockholm, Sverige.Jöns och Nils tillfångatogs av kung Karl Knutssons folk år 1470 och avrättades i Stockholm för sjöröveri. Bosatt på Andvigsga...

5/5/2019 10/7/2020

Bartholomew Gosnold MP (1571 - 1607)

"BARTHOLOMEW GOSNOLD", "Founder of Jamestown", "Vitginia"

Bartholomew Gosnold Find A Grave Memorial ID # 41616436 Gosnold (1571 – 22 August 1607) was an English barrister, explorer, and privateer, who was instrumental in founding the Virginia Company of ...

10/6/2009 6/28/2020

Capt. Otway Burns, Jr. (1775 - 1850)

Burns, Jr., privateer, ship builder, and legislator, was born on Queen's Creek, Onslow County, about two miles from the present town of Swansboro. Of Scottish descent, he was the son of Otway Burns, Sr...

3/25/2020 3/25/2020

John Wright Stanly MP (1742 - 1789)

"John", "John Stanly", "John Wright Stanley"


4/12/2011 1/27/2020

Godfrey Malbone MP (1694 - 1768)

, a Gothic-style castle and National Historic Place originally built in 1741 (although the current house dates largely from 1848). The estate is one of the oldest privately owned estates in Newport, Rh...

10/7/2009 12/6/2019

Lt. Richard Grinnell MP (1717 - 1789)

"Pirate Dick"

Burial= Find A Grave Memorial# 54859613 Photo and info ref.: , Richard "Pirate Dick" Grinnell, Old Commons Burial Grounds, Little Compton, Newport Co. Rhode Island.Richard Grinnell was a sea captain an...

7/4/2007 10/3/2019

pirate Francesco I Gattilusio, archon of Lesbos MP (c.1326 - 1384)


Biography From William Addams Reitwiesner:>In 1354, Francesco Gattilusio , a Genoese freebooter5, landed, with his band, on the island of Tenedos, and there discovered John V Palaiologos, the Emperor o...

7/15/2008 7/9/2019

Kemal Reis (1451 - 1511)

Reis (c. 1451 – 1511) was an Ottoman privateer and admiral. He was also the paternal uncle of the famous Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis, who accompanied him in most of his important naval e...

6/12/2019 6/12/2019

The following information comes from an introduction in the front of, The naval tracts of Sir William Monson in six books‎ - Page xxxvi, by Sir William Monson, Michael Oppenheim -1902 (the same basic i...

2/12/2009 4/17/2019

Joseph Wanton, Jr. (1730 - 1780)

Wanton Jr. (1730–1780) was a Loyalist, merchant, Deputy Governor of Rhode Island in 1764 and 1767 and owner of Hunter House in Newport, Rhode Island. WANTON, b. February 08, 1729/30, Newport, RI, USA; ...

10/18/2012 2/22/2019

Thomas Baxter* born about 1626* Death Date & location unknown*Not the same as Thomas Baxter was he the son of Ens. George Baxter & Mary Baxter ?Divorced: 15 MAY 1662 in recorded at White Plains in 1686 1

1/10/2009 12/21/2018

Adam Babcock (1740 - 1817)

From Babcock Genealogy, Stephen Babcock 1903, p 67: Adam Babcock seems to have settled 1st in New Haven where he was merchant & extensive ship owner, & during Rev War owned & fitted out 1 or more priva...

7/10/2008 10/11/2018

Captain William Wattles, Jr. (1739 - 1787)


DAR Ancestor #: A122694 DENISON GENEALOGY, ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN GEORGE DENISON, Of Stonington Connecticut, by John Denison Baldwin and William Clift, Worcester, MA, 1881, p 61 From his ...

5/21/2009 10/6/2018

Sylvester Pendleton (1730 - 1799)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A088397 Massachusetts Privateer Schooner Success (1) Privateers in the American Revolution (2)

5/2/2008 9/21/2018

Capt. Daniel Aborn MP (1749 - c.1783)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A000258 Daniel Aborn, son of Captain Joseph and Elizabeth (Scranton) Aborn, was born in Newport, R. I., Ju...

11/15/2008 8/29/2018

Capt. William Tuck MP (c.1617 - c.1693)

from the website 26 July 2005MANCHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETYSchool CurriculumUnit Two:Privateering: Profits on the High Seas"A great many sea captains and fishermen from Manchester were actively engaged ...

11/18/2007 8/23/2018

Richard Clark, Pirate MP (bef.1665 - 1708)


From: Pirates on the Chesapeake, Donald G. Shomette, Tidewater Publishers, 1985: pg. 167: >“The leader of the band was a notorious desperado named Richard Clark from the South River region of Anne Arun...

4/10/2017 8/4/2018

Capt. Nathaniel Leach MP (bef.1741 - 1776)

DAR Ancestor A067869 The son of Richard & Martha (Woodbury) Leach, he married Deborah Waite on May 21, 1769.Military Service: SEP 1776 Captain Nathaniel Leach was commander of schooner 'Polly', a priva...

12/3/2008 6/17/2018

Capt. Thomas Cromwell, Privateer MP (1617 - aft.1649)

From page 2 of Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 1 By American Antiquarian Society>Mr. Hale asked if there was any evidence that any buccaneer ever lived in "comfort and credit" i...

2/19/2015 2/1/2018

Newland Maffitt (February 22, 1819 – May 15, 1886) was an officer in the Confederate States Navy who was nicknamed the "Prince of Privateers" due to his remarkable success as a blockade runner and comm...

4/25/2014 11/25/2017

Captain James Anderson MP (1748 - 1796)

James Anderson was born about 1748. He was a sea captain who resided in Fells Point, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. In 1772 he leased lot #22 on Thames Street, in the Fell’s Point section of Ba...

11/14/2017 11/14/2017

Capt. John Kendrick MP (1740 - 1794)


Descendant of Mayflower passengers Stephen Hopkins and Constance Snow (Hopkins) Kendrick (born John Kenrick, c. 1740–1794) was an American sea captain, both during the American Revolutionary War and th...

10/7/2008 11/10/2017

Robert Gray MP (1755 - 1806)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Gray (May 10, 1755 – circa July, 1806) was an American merchant sea captain who is known for his achievements in connection with two trading voyages to the north...

10/27/2014 11/10/2017

Mathurin Desmarestz (1653 - 1700)

Mathurin Desmarestz (1653-1700, last name also Demarais) was a French pirate and buccaneer active in the Caribbean, the Pacific, and the Indian Ocean.Born Isaac Veyret (or Vereil) in 1653, Mathurin Des...

10/30/2017 10/30/2017

Jean Fantin (b. - 1689)

A French pirate active in the Caribbean and off the coast of Africa. He is best known for having his ship stolen by William Kidd and Robert Culliford.

10/30/2017 10/30/2017

Jean Bart MP (1650 - 1702)

"Jan Bart", "Jan Baert"

Jean Bart (21 October 1650 – 27 April 1702) was a French naval commander and privateer. Jean Bart , en flamand Jan Bart ou Jan Baert , né le 21 octobre 1650 et mort le 27 avril 1702 à Dunkerque, es...

7/7/2012 6/13/2017

John Darby, of Marblehead MP (c.1650 - bef.1690)


1. John Darby , fisherman, resided at Marblehead, Mass. His parentage, place and date of birth, place and date of marriage, and of death are unknown. The earliest known mention of him occurs in Coffin'...

3/19/2016 1/11/2017

Andries Grevenraet MP (1659 - c.1710)


baptism:===1659 Jul 16; Isaac Grevenraet, Lysbeth Jeuriaens; Andries ; Hermanus Blom, Margarietje Steenwyck ===sold father's property (Castello Plan notes)=== NO·9 This house, which stood on the exact...

8/2/2008 1/10/2017

Admiral Sir Edward Spragge MP (c.1620 - 1673)

See Wikipedia... * See The History of Parliament...

1/31/2015 12/21/2016

Capt. Charles Ridgely MP (1733 - 1790)

Captain Charles Ridgely (1733-1790) supplied iron implements, arms, and ammunition from his Northampton Iron Works as well as privateers to the Patriot cause during the Revolutionary War. His merchant ...

8/27/2009 5/12/2016

John Baxter Carr MP (1760 - 1814)

John Baxter Carr was born in Arundel, York County, ME on 6 May 1760 to Mary Baxter and Benjamin M. Carr, John Baxter Carr was named after his maternal grandfather. Mary Baxter’s mother Mary had been th...

5/7/2016 5/8/2016

DAR Ancestor #: A200818Richard O'Brien was a privateer during the American Revolution and was later appointed US Consul-General to the Barbary state of Algiers. He had previously spent 10 years as a sl...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Jean Lafitte MP (c.1780 - c.1823)


The Pirates Laffite, William C. Davis. Sephardic pirate played a pivotal role in American history. In the book "Jews on the Frontier" (Rachelle Simon, 1991), Rabbi I. Harold Sharfman recounts the tale ...

4/20/2015 12/16/2015

Capt. George Hanford Burr of Bayshore, L.I. m. Apr. 1, 1844, Deidamia R. Thurber, of Bayshore, by whom he had: 1622. Aranzas R., R b. Feb. 15, 1845 ; 1623. Hanford Wait," b. Sept. 28, 1847; 1624. Desir...

9/21/2013 12/5/2015

Klaus Störtebeker MP (c.1360 - c.1401)

9/12/2015 9/12/2015

Capt. John Scott MP (1634 - 1704)

Collections of the New York Historical Society ABSTRACTS OF WILLS ON FILE IN THE SURROGATE'S OEFICE, CITY OF NEW YORK , VOL. IV. 1744-1753. WITH LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION GRANTED 1745—1753.Captain Jeck...

11/18/2008 9/11/2015

Samuel Hildreth, M.D. (1749 - 1823)

Hildreth (1750–1823) was a surgeon in the Massachusetts militia and aboard Massachusetts naval privateers during the American Revolutionary War, and was subsequently a prisoner-of-war.After the war, he...

4/2/2013 8/23/2015

Thomas Tew (Pirate) MP (1649 - 1695)

Thomas Tew, also known as the Rhode Island Pirate, was a 17th-century English privateer-turned-pirate. Wikipedia: Thomas Tew

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Capt. Isaac Sears MP (1730 - 1786)

He is known as the "Liberty Boy" of the Revolutionary period. He is also referred to as "King Sears", and his daughters are described as "beautiful and accomplished, dispensing the hospitalities of the...

3/4/2014 4/27/2015

Thomas Cavendish , Cavendish also spelled Candish   (baptized September 19, 1560, Trimley St. Martin, Suffolk, England—died c. May 1592, in the North Atlantic), English navigator and freebooter, leader...

12/8/2012 4/25/2015

Captain Pierre Paul Bouet Lafitte MP (1746 - 1815)


Biography== Captain Pierre Bouet Lafitte was born in 1770 in Port au Prince, Haiti. He was a privateer, smuggler, blacksmith, spy. Pierre married Françoise Sel l'Etang . Together they had the following...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

John Yates Beall (1835 - 1865)

April 18, 1861, the Botts Greys became Company G of the 2nd Virginia Infantry, one of the five regiments that soon comprised Confederate general Thomas J. Jackson's famed Stonewall Brigade. On October ...

2/8/2015 3/11/2015

Fletcher Christian..... Fletcher Christian (25 September 1764 – 20 September 1793) was a master's mate on board the Bounty during William Bligh's fateful voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants (see ...

6/8/2008 3/9/2015

Joseph Bradish, Jr. (1672 - 1699)

Bradish was a young man when he worked as a boatswain’s mate aboard Adventure, a British 400-ton “interloper”—a ship interfering in trade monopolies—from London bound for the island of Borneo. During t...

7/25/2008 3/1/2015

Thomas Shirley== Sir Thomas Shirley (1564 – c. 1634) was an English soldier, adventurer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1584 and 1622. His financial difficulties...

5/15/2013 1/10/2015

Palsgrave Williams MP (1676 - aft.1724)


Palsgrave Williams was born in 1676.1 He was the son of John Williams and Anna Alcock.1 He married Elizabeth (?).1 Children of Palsgrave Williams and Elizabeth (?) Abigail Williams+1 b. 1700 Pal...

12/17/2014 12/17/2014

Capt. Daniel Lane, Sr. (1734 - 1810)

"Daniel Lane entered the Naval Service from Gloucester, Mass, as a privateer in the war of the Revolution and was taken captive to England. When sick on board the ship Buford of 70 guns, he was ordered...

1/30/2009 12/11/2014

Philippus Defos (c.1565 - c.1605)

Philippus Defos (ca 1570 - ca 1605) fransk kaperkaptein. 1602 herjet han i Vardø men kom seg vekk derfra. Defos ser ut til å bli tatt i 1605.

11/22/2014 11/23/2014

Jan Mandaus kaperkaptein ble fanget 1615 i området mellom Barentshavet og Kvitsjøen ved Vardø av danske marineskip ledet av Jens Eriksen Munk Jens Eriksen Munk (1579 - 1628) og Jørgen Daa (ca 1570 - 16...

11/22/2014 11/23/2014

Sudel Deul (deceased)

10/22/2014 10/22/2014

Subatol Deul (deceased)

Several Jewish corsairs operated against Spanish ships off the coast of Chile. There are reports that their galleys were kosher and they abstained from raids on the Sabbath. A maritime museum in Chile ...

10/22/2014 10/22/2014

Johan Lewerentz (b. - 1712)


Under sommaren 1712 förlorar Lasse i Gatan fartyget "Vinthunden" som togs av en kraftigt bestyckad dansk kapare från Norge. Vinthundens kapten Johan Lewerentz dödas i striden.

8/18/2014 8/18/2014

Thago Lewerentz (1677 - 1731)

"Tage", "Leverentz", "Lewerentz"

Thago, dp.13/1 1677 i Lund, d.3/6 1731 i Lund. Sjökapten och artillerikapten. Gift I med Sara von Egmond (f.1679), som övergav honom, och II med Anna Katrina Larff (d.1738). (I Hjalmar Börjesons...

8/18/2014 8/18/2014

William Babson MP (1745 - c.1777)

William Babson==* Birth: Oct 25 1745 - Gloucester, Mass* Parents: William Babson, Mary Williams* Married: Betty Wallis5 children ==notes==From . William6 Babson (27) (William5, John4, Richard3, James2,...

8/12/2014 8/12/2014

Capt. James Brooks (1788 - 1814)

Capt. James Brooks commanded the privateer Yankee during the War of 1812, and was lost at sea near the end of 1814. Born in England.Died when the privateer Yankee which he commanded in the War of 1812 ...

9/22/2012 6/9/2014

Adm. Sir John Hawkins MP (c.1532 - 1595)


Francis Drake, son of Edmund Drake and one of twelve brothers, was brought up at the expense of and support of his relative, Sir Admiral John Hawkins. Francis Drake made his early voyages with Sir John...

6/28/2007 5/19/2014

Joshua Huddy (1735 - 1782)

Photo: Joshua Huddy on the Way to Prison ' "Jack" Huddy (November 8, 1735 – April 12, 1782), the commander of a New Jersey Patriot militia unit and a privateer ship during the American Revolutionary Wa...

4/29/2014 4/29/2014

Israel Thorndike (1755 - 1832)

Thorndike (1755–1832) was a sailor and merchant, born in Beverly, Massachusetts. He went to sea at an early age, commanded a privateer during the American Revolution, and became active in the early Chi...

7/8/2008 4/26/2014

Rear Admiral Sir Francis Knollys, Kt., MP MP (1552 - 1648)

"Francis Knollys the younger"

Family and Education b. c.1550, 6th s. of Sir Francis Knollys, and bro. of Edward, Richard, Robert, William, and Henry Knollys II. educ. ?Eton 1561; Magdalen Coll. Oxf. c.1564; G. Inn 1565. m. 26 Dec. ...

2/25/2008 4/26/2014

Blackburne (sometimes Blackburn or Blackborne or Blackbourn[e]), (10 December 1658 – 23 March 1743) was an English clergyman, who became Archbishop of York, and – in popular belief – a pirate.He was de...

1/8/2014 1/8/2014

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 areas of pr...

1/6/2014 1/6/2014

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*

7/13/2008 1/3/2014

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 Robert Furne...

1/2/2014 1/2/2014

Jonas Wessmann (deceased)

12/31/2013 12/31/2013

Abraham Falkengréen (1686 - 1752)

6/6/2010 11/2/2013

Nils Nilsson (b. - 1733)

en av de mest fruktade kaparkaptener under det Nordiska kriget

10/24/2013 10/24/2013

Erik Andersson Gathe (1694 - 1712)

Kaparekapten på skeppet La Revange, endast 18 år

2/28/2007 8/29/2013

Anders Thorsson (b. - 1711)

Lars Gathenhielm's brother in law.Anders Thorsson (-1711) var gift med Anna Thalena Gathe, därmed svåger till Lars Gathenhielm. Han var sannolikt identisk med brodern till Cornelius Thorsson. Anders Th...

10/22/2009 8/25/2013

Christen Gathenhielm (1682 - 1722)

"Christian", "Kristen"

Christen Gathenhielm Född:1682-10-06 – Onsala församling, Hallands länDöd:1722-03-05 – Kristine församling, Västra Götalands län Begravd: 1722-03-09 – Göteborgs Kristine församling* Tryckt litteratur (...

2/21/2007 8/25/2013

Mårten Persson Lund (c.1685 - d.)

During the Great Northern War (" ") 1700-1721 between Sweden and Russsia/Danmark/Saxony Marten Persson who used to be a skipper and a boat owner became a privateer captain. (se Lars Gathenhielm)

7/2/2011 8/18/2013

Hans Börjesson Wessing (c.1660 - 1711)

HANS BÖRJESSON bodde en tid på Ögården , Mickel Mårtensgård, som han övertagit i samband med sitt giftermål med Anna Mickelsdotter (16[68] – 1754), dotter till skeppare och fyrinspektoren Mickel Mårten...

8/14/2011 8/18/2013

Kaparkapten under det Nordiska kriget; senare kofferdikapten och 1723 borgare i Göteborg.During the Great Northern War (" ") 1700-1721 between Sweden and Russsia/Danmark/Saxony Börje who later became a...

10/22/2009 8/18/2013

Christian Persson (c.1690 - 1711)

CHRISTIAN PERSSON, Per Börjessons son, på ön var skeppare på Engeln Jacob 1705-1708 och medredare i Profeten Elias 1707 – 09. Då kaparkriget började fick han befälet på kaparfregatten Nordstiernan. Den...

8/14/2011 8/18/2013

Stefan Sasse (bef.1500 - 1566)


Stefan Sasse d.ä.== BiografiSläkten Sasse förde tre röde rosor som vapen, en ovan och två nedre och deremellan en grön rutencrantz i blått felt, på hjelmen två blå horn och på vardera hornet tre röde r...

8/23/2010 7/29/2013

Maj. James Pearson (1752 - 1793)

"Capt. James Pearson"

From History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Including the Town of Rockport  By John James BabsonJAMES, the second son of Capt. James Pearson, was bred to a maritime life; and during the Revolutio...

7/10/2013 7/11/2013

Epes Sargent, Jr. MP (1748 - 1822)

Epes Sargent (1748-1822) was a merchant and first collector of the port of Gloucester, Mass., appointed by George Washington in 1789. He moved to New Hampshire in 1794 to pursue his interests in botany...

9/28/2012 7/10/2013

Capt. John Somes (c.1745 - 1816)

"Old Toby"

John Somes was born in Gloucester in 1745, a son of Abraham and Martha (Emerson) Somes. He served as commander of the privateer Swallow during the Revolutionary War, was the first president of the Glou...

7/6/2013 7/8/2013

Samuel Hall Lord (1778 - 1844)

"Sam Lord"

Profile photo: Sam Lord's Castle seen from the oceanHall Lord, also called "Sam Lord" (1778 – 5 November 1844) was one of the most famous buccaneers on the island of Barbados. Sam Lord as he was usuall...

6/28/2013 6/28/2013

Henry Strangways (b. - 1562)


Strangways (died 1562), also sometimes known as Strangwish, was an English "Gentleman Pirate" who attacked Spanish and other shipping. He was repeatedly imprisoned, and pardoned by highly-placed friend...

6/28/2013 6/28/2013

Wiley "Little" Harpe MP (c.1770 - 1804)


First of all, the Harpes might not have really been brothers, but first cousins instead who emigrated (or whose parents did) from Scotland. One account says the Harpes were sons of a Revolutionary War ...

6/28/2013 6/28/2013

Micajah "Big" 'Joshua Harper' Harpe MP (c.1768 - 1799)

"William", "Micajah Roberts"

First of all, the Harpes might not have really been brothers, but first cousins instead who emigrated (or whose parents did) from Scotland. One account says the Harpes were sons of a Revolutionary War ...

6/28/2013 6/28/2013

Capt. William Babson MP (1749 - 1831)

DAR# A004309 Capt. William Babson* Birth: 5 Sep 1749 at Gloucester* Parents: Capt. William Babson, Martha Haraden* Married: Anna Rogers, daughter of Rev. John Rogers and Mary Ellery, 17 Apr 1777 at Glo...

9/7/2008 6/20/2013

History===It is from Cornelius that the legendary New Bedford Grinnells originated. Cornelius, born 11 Feb 1758 at Little Compton, RI, was the son of Daniel4 Grinnell (continuing back to Richard3, Dani...

11/23/2008 6/17/2013

Sir Kenelm Digby (1603 - 1665)

Kenelm Digby (July 11, 1603 – June 11, 1665) was an English courtier and diplomat. He was also a highly reputed natural philosopher, and known as a leading Roman Catholic intellectual and Blackloist. F...

10/14/2009 6/13/2013

Lady Elizabeth mary Killigrew MP (1518 - 1583)

"Old Lady Killigrew"

From her English Wikipedia page:Elizabeth Trewinnard*Born Before 1525 - St Erth, Cornwall (most likely before 1514 - her son Henry was born circa 1528)*Died After 1582 - St Budock, Cornwall*Nationality...

10/28/2008 5/28/2013

Piet Hein, luitenant-admiraal MP (1577 - 1629)

"Piet Hein"

See Wikipedia... Pieter Pietersen Heyn (Hein) (25 November 1577 – 18 June 1629) was a Dutch naval officer and folk hero during the Eighty Years' War between the United Provinces and Spain.Early lifeHei...

6/7/2012 4/15/2013

Hugh Despenser the Younger MP (aft.1286 - 1326)

"the Younger", "the younger Despenser", "Hugh Despencer", "Hugh Spencer"

another possible birth year is 1287possible burial 15 December 1330=================================================================================="Hugh Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser (c. 1286– 24 Nov...

1/29/2007 4/6/2013

John Nelson MP (1654 - 1734)

"Jan Nelse"

Nelson (1654 to 1734) was an English colonial merchant, trader, and statesman, active in New England. ===family===John Nelson was born near London, England in 1654 to Robert and Mary Nelson. He was a n...

5/11/2007 4/5/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of COMMODORE. DAR Ancestor # A124140 Whipple (September 26, 1733 – May 27, 1819) was an American revolutionary naval commander in the...

10/14/2008 2/3/2013

McDougall (about 1731–1786) was an American seaman, merchant, a Sons of Liberty leader from New York City before and during the American Revolution, and a military leader during the Revolutionary War. ...

2/2/2013 2/2/2013

John Silkman MP (1720 - 1805)

DAR Ancestor #: A103589 John Silkman left Rotterdam on the ship 'Harle,' which reached Philadelphia on 1 September 1736. He is listed on the ship's manifest as John Jacob Seidemann (seide means 'silk' ...

3/12/2008 1/24/2013

DAR Ancestor #: A038487Fanning (31 May 1755 – 30 September 1805) was an officer in the Continental Navy and later the United States Navy, who served on board Bonhomme Richard during its 1779 battle wit...

5/16/2009 1/12/2013

William Dampier (1651 - 1715)

Dampier (5 September 1651 - 8 March 1715) was the first man of English descent to explore sections of New Holland (Australia) and also the first person to circumnavigate the world three times. Dampier ...

12/11/2012 12/11/2012