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~• a compendium of DIRECT (!) ancestors from my own pedigree •~

introduction

Here's a stab at a list of remarkable people pertinent to those of my close relatives living today. No particular care has been taken to be particularly comprehensive. Putting them in a timeline sequence order is fun way to look at them. For me it was interesting to recognize those who were alive at the same time...
~• Michael M. van Beuren (b.1952 ) curator. Doubtless, some of these assignations will be incorrect... but the wandering is nonetheless interesting... caveat lector

(another) Caveat

There will frequently be multiple paths from you to the same individual in the past. The path can be recalculated by clicking on the double arrows icn_refresh.gif next to the statement of relationship on each individual's profile page. Don't neglect to wander through the related projects listed at right... to get a sense of others involved and many other relationships.

Format

reverse chronological order
profile • (birth-death)• AMERICAN SURNAME REFERENCE
• The surname(s) IN CAPS indicates (at least one) line through which the pedigree travels. There may be several!

  1. Frank Black Wildman inventor of various types of knitting machinery elements • 1856-1947 • WILDMAN
  2. John Dustin Archbold oil baron, salesman • 1848-1916 • ARCHBOLD
  3. Edward James Saunderson, MP (1837-1906) my mother's ex-husband's grandfather
  4. Col. Theodore Weber Bean, (USA) PA 17th cavalry / historian • 1833-1891 • BEAN
  5. Pvt. Paul Liebermann (USA) Civil War Cav. & Indian Wars • 1827-c.1902 • ZIEGLER
  6. Hon. Arnold Adam Plumer, Sr. banker, judge, US House of Representatives (PA) • 1801-1869 • PLUMER
  7. Col. Michael Murray van Beuren, USA Raised a Regt. for Civil War (NYC) • 1800-1878 • VAN BEUREN
  8. Adam Von Erden Abolitionist Baltimore merchant • 1750-1817 • VAN BEUREN > VON ERDEN
  9. Henry Spingler butcher, owned the 22 acre farm that later became a real estate empire in NYC • 1747-1814 • VAN BEUREN
  10. Captain William Dana fought at Lexington, Bunker Hill, & elsewhere • 1745-1809 • DANA
  11. Jean Christopher Pechin French immigrant merchant in war-time Philadelphia / funded the Revolution • 1737-1779 • HUNTER > BEAN • his daughter Mary Ingle was the wife of a carpenter/iron monger who made George Washington's coffin
  12. Dr. James van Beuren Loyalist refugee; fled to Nova Scotia / returned to New Jersey • 1729-1797 • VAN BEUREN
  13. Daniel Walker co-founded the Valley Forge, namesake of Revolutionary War encampment • 1693-1772 • BEAN > LEE > WRIGHT > RICHARDS •
  14. Rev. George Aeneas Ross, M.A. • 1679-1753 • HUNTER > ROSS • missionary for the English Anglican Church & ancestor of the first husband of Betsy Ross
  15. Dr. Johannes van Beuren immigrant colonial doctor New York & Brooklyn • c.1678-1755
  16. Daniel Doane, Jr. mystic individual; Puritan turned Quaker• 1666-1743 • WILDMAN > STRADLING
  17. Captain John Hunter fought for William (future King) at the Battle of Boyne against James II of England • c.1664-1734 • HUNTER • a descendant of Sir David Graham of Kincardine (1274-1329)
  18. Reverend Rowland Ellis whence came Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania • 1650-1731 • ALBERTSON > LEE
  19. Judge Samuel Richardson First alderman of Philadelphia, Quaker • 1635-1719 • BEAN
  20. William Alberson of Castledermot Irish tenth, founding West Jersey immigrant Quaker • c.1635-1709 • BEAN > HUNTER
  21. Jan Dircksen Meyer • c.1630-1700 • one of the 93 who signed the Remonstrance, a petition that 'convinced' Stuyvesant to surrender New Netherland to the British in 1664 (many of Stuyvesant's family signed) • VAN BEUREN > MEYER
  22. Adriaen Lamberts Smeets/Smits Tappan patent : on the Hudson • 1625-1702 • VAN BEUREN > LAENEN
  23. Lt. Gov. James Bishop • 1625-1691 • DAVENPORT > HEMINGWAY • Lieut. Gov. of New Haven colony / taught by Rev. John Davenport
  24. COFFIN, Mary (1621-1691) m. Adams from: Brixton, Devonshire; to: Boston' Mary's brother Tristram Coffin, Sr. at one time owned about one-fourth of the island of Nantucket, and the whole of Tuckernock; Mary's mother: Joanna Coffin came to Mass. colony too.¶ The man from whom the Coffin's purchased Nantucket was the owner of Nantucket Martha's Vineyard and the Elizabeth Islands: Gov. Thomas Mayhew . Mayhew's niece, Hannah Gager (Mayhew), is also our direct ancestor
  25. Rebecca Nurse convicted as witch and executed • 1621-1692 • PLUMER
  26. Mary Sanford convicted as witch and executed • c. 1620-c. 1662 • DAVENPORT > MORRIS
  27. Elizabeth Wildman (Clapham) of Tatham Quaker martyr (died at Lancaster castle) • 1616-1677 • WILDMAN
  28. Rev. Nicholas Noyes, of Newbury Salem Witch trials prosecutor • 1615-1701 • PLUMER > ADAMS
  29. Lieut. Gov. Francis Willoughby • 1613-1671 • Lt. Gov. Mass.colony 1665-1671 • DAVENPORT > TRACY
  30. Rev. Abraham Pierson • 1609-1678 • Puritan theocrat • DAVENPORT {Rev. Abraham Pierson is Rev. John Davenport's son's wife's father}
  31. Joris Jansen Rapalje very early New Netherland settler • 1604-1663 • VAN BEUREN > RYERSON
  32. Catalyntje Trico (wife of Joris) mother of 1st European female child born in New Netherland • 1605-1689 • VAN BEUREN > RYERSON
  33. Rev. Johannes Theodorus Polhemus Germany to Brazil to New Amsterdam • 1598-1676 • VAN BEUREN
  34. Gov. Francis Newman • 1600-1660 • Colonial Governor of Connecticut who negotiated with Stuyvesant • DAVENPORT •
  35. Rev. John Davenport, D.D. (the beginnings of Yale) • 1597-1670 • Elizabeth Wolley • PLUMER > DAVENPORT
  36. John "Cordwainer" Doane, of the Plymouth Colony Mass Bay colony • 1592-1685 • WILDMAN > STRADLING
  37. William Pynchon, Founder of Springfield, MA • 1590-1662 • DAVENPORT > ANDREWS; there is also a DANA path Pynchon also co-founded Roxbury (before Springfield)
  38. Reverend Ezekiel Rogers, M.A., founder of Rowley • 1590-1660 • DANA > BANCROFT
  39. Reverend Henry Whitfield • 1590-1657 • DANA > FOSTER > DWIGHT oldest house in Connecticut and the oldest stone house in New England
  40. Gov. George Wyllys • 1590-1645 • DANA > FOSTER > PYNCHON colonial Gov. of CT
  41. George Morton, of the Plymouth Colony co-wrote 'Mourt's Relation' that played-up emigration to Mass Bay colony • 1585-1624 • DAVENPORT > ROBINSON
  42. Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger Jamestown visitor /shipwrecked / Mayflower Passenger • 1581-1624 • WILDMAN > STRADLING > DOANE • June 2, 1609: Sea Venture Departure from Plymouth England for New World
  43. Rev. John Robinson, M.A. Puritan leader / English Theologian at Leiden • 1576-1625 • PLUMER > DAVENPORT • one of the founders of the Congregational Church
  44. Elizabeth Leisler great aunt of Jacob Leisler of the great rebellion in New York• 1571-1601 • VAN BEUREN
  45. Sir Walter Raleigh • 1552 - 1618 • ZIEGLER > DAVENPORT {most genealogists doubt this pedigree}
  46. George Woodward, MP Member of Parliament • 1549-1598 • BEAN > HUNTER
  47. Rev. John Rogers "The Martyr" first English Protestant martyr under Mary I of England • 1507-1554 • Adriana de Weyden (Duchy of Brabant) • DANA
  48. Sir John Gilbert Yorke • 1510-1569 • JACKSON > PIM > ALBERTSON
  49. Sir William Brereton, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland • 1473-1541 • PLUMER > NOYES > THURLOW • there is a path through the HUNTER family too
  50. Henry Clifford, 10th Baron Clifford, Lord Vescy • 1454-1523 • Henry Clifford led an army of several thousand men northward and met the Scots on Flodden Field where the English won a decisive victory, and King James IV of Scotland was killed. • through Quaker lines in Ireland
  51. James III, King of Scots • 1451-1488 • PECHIN > ROSS
  52. Christian I King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden • 1426-1481 • through the Plumer line
  53. Sir Henry Stradling, Knight • 1423-1477 • Sir Henry Stradling was knighted at the Holy Sepulchre in 1477
  54. Catherine of Valois, Queen consort of England • 1401-1437 • Sir Owen Tudor • DANA
  55. Henrich Schenck von Nydeggen castle just off the Meuse (Netherlands): destroyed in WWII bombing • 1370-1452 • VAN BEUREN > HENDRICKSON • descendants were early NY/NJ immigrants
  56. Charles VI de Valois, roi de France • 1368-1422 • Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, Reine consort de France • DANA
  57. Charles V le Sage, roi de France • 1338-1380 • DANA
  58. Pedro I el Cruel, rey de Castilla y León Two of his daughters were married to sons of Edward III, King of England. Isabella married Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, while Constance married John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster. • 1334-1369 • DANA > Isabella Plantagenet
  59. Edward III, king of England • 1312-1377 • DANA
  60. Jan I, graaf van Egmond • 1310-1369 • PECHIN > ROSS
  61. Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor • 1275-1313 • DAVENPORT > TRACY
  62. Sir David Graham of Kincardine • 1274-1329 • BEAN > HUNTER > ROSS taken prisoner by Edward I, freed when he switched sides
  63. Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots • 1274-1329 • BEAN > HUNTER > PECHIN > ROSS
  64. KING Yuri I of Galicia, King of Ruthenia, Great Prince of Kiev, Volydymyr-Volhynia, Haly • 1253-1308 • path • through DAVENPORT to SANFORD (Essex, England)
  65. Edward I "Longshanks", King of England • 1239-1307 • Marguerite of France, Queen of England • ALBERTSON > LEE > ELLIS ~• and other paths
  66. Robert I the Good, count of Artois • 1216-1250 (Robert died while leading a reckless attack on Al Mansurah, Egypt during the Seventh Crusade)
  67. Louis IX the Saint, King of France Saint Louis • 1214-1270 • HUNTER > LEE • the only canonized King of France
  68. Baldwin I, Latin Emperor of Constantinople • 1171-1205 • TRACY
  69. Robert de Vere, 3rd Earl of Oxford, Surety of the Magna Carta aka Robinhood • 1164-1221 • DAVENPORT > ARUNDEL
  70. William "The Lion", King of Scots • 1143-1214 • reigned as King of the Scots from 1165 to 1214. a VAN BEUREN & a WILDMAN too, through the BROWN and CARLISLE families (2X)
  71. Henry Fitz-Ailwin, Lord Mayor of London :The 1st Mayor of London • 1138-1212 • DANA
  72. Sir William de Tracy assassin of Thomas a Becket the Archbishop of Canterbury • 1133-1189 • TRACY ; also DANA > BANCROFT > ROGERS
  73. Geza II, king of Hungary • 1130-1162 • (multiple paths through PLUMER) > here is one
  74. Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Queen Consort Of England • 1124-1204 • ALBERTSON > LEE > (Welsh royalty) and her son John I "Lackland", King of England
  75. Sverker I King of Sweden • 1100-1156 • DANA > CLARK photo
  76. Mathieu Bouchard Hervé de Montmorency (read profile notes) • 1095-1160 • {multiple paths} his wife, Alix FitzRoy , being an illegitimate dau. of Henry I of England
  77. Alexander I, King of Scots • 1077-1124 • TRACY & on the BEAN>ROSS line
  78. Gruffydd ap Cynan King of Gwynedd (Wales)• 1055-1137 • ALBERTSON >LEE & CURRIE>ROSS
  79. Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem • 1060-1131 • DANA > FOSTER
  80. Malcolm III, 'Canmore', King of Scots • 1031-1093 • DAVENPORT > TRACY
  81. William "the Conqueror", king of England • 1024-1087 • TRACY > (Welsh royalty) > Henry I, King of England
  82. Romanos IV Diogenes, Byzantine emperor • 1020-1072 • multiple paths thru PLUMER > TRACY • wikipedia
  83. Hugues Capet, roi des Francs • 940-996 • both LEE on maternal side and FOSTER on paternal side • note that Hugues' mother was from Saxony/Anhalt like the ZIEGLER family
  84. Berengar II of Ivrea, king of Italy • 901-966 • MULTIPLE PATHS • here is one
  85. Duchess of Kiev Olga of Pskov • 890-969 • DANA • the first ruler of Rus' to convert to Christianity
  86. Edward I "the Elder", king of The Anglo-Saxons (875-924) is both a Yardley (Wildman side) and a Plumer through the Tracy family
  87. Romanos I Lekapenos, byzantine emperor • 870-948 • PLUMER > TRACY • Ρωμανός Α΄ Λακαπήνος
  88. Robert I, King of France • 866-923 • BEAN >LEE (and probably other paths)
  89. Gange-Hrólfr 'Rollo' Ragnvaldsson • 860-931 • DANA •
  90. Kenneth I Mac Alpine, king of the Picts • 810-859 • WILDMAN > BROWN • arguably the first King of the Kingdom of Scotland
  91. Charlemagne • born 742 • VAN BEUREN > (through German lines)
  92. Charles Martel Commander at Tours • 686-741 • DANA > Kings of France
  93. Egica I, rey de los visigodos • 610-702 • WILDMAN > BAKER • a king of the Visigoths in Spain
  94. Godegisel, king of the Burgundians • c.443-c.501 • DANA
  95. Cormach mac Urb, King of Ireland • c.387-c.420 • BEAN > LANE > EVANS and another path through the DANA line
  96. Marcus Antonius "Mark Antony" • -83 to -30 BC
  97. Cleopatra (two pedigrees) WILDMAN & DANA : one path and another path see Wildman diverging generation.

DISCUSSION

Archbold van Beuren b. 1905 was an only child who had 4 children with Margaret Ziegler: 2 boys, then 2 girls. All four married. This woefully incomplete list relates to ancestors of all the descendants of the children of those 4 children.

Not every descendant of Archbold van Beuren will share direct relationship to each and every profile above... (because I include the direct ancestors of spouses too.)

Franklin Brown Wildman (b. 1906) & his wife Elizabeth Lee Bean also had four children: 3 girls and 1 boy. In order to be comprehensive (for my purposes, this project will also include ancestors of the daughter Phoebe Roberts Wildman (1932-2004) who is my (the author's) mother.

  1. Interactive map of Dutch manhattan < click on the lots in the lower left near the fort. You will see Jan Meyer's property. The immigrant van Beuren (Dr. Johannes) married into the Meyer family that lived on the tip of the island of Manhattan in the very early years of New Amsterdam.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/photos.geni.com/p13/12/e5/d2/a0/5344483e8789f95d/castle_saunderson_original.jpg And castles made of sand / slip slowly to the sea / eventually ~• Jimi Hendrix