Monthly Archives: July 2014

52 Ancestors #29 William Vinson – an Earl’s son

And yet another family in my lineage that suffered at the hands of those who played politics with the power of the witch hysteria.  William Vinson is my 10th great grandfather. He was born the son of Sir Francis Vincent, … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #28 Edward Wilder – three times my great-grandfather

Edward Wilder is my 8th great grandfather – twice – and 9th great grandfather once. Edward’s son, Isaac  had Thomas, who had Isaac, who had Submit Wilder. She  married Abner Gardner and their daughter Rachel married Theophilus Wilder (1787-1865). Edward’s … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #27 Henry Kinne – Salem Witch Trials Accuser (updated)

UPDATE: Since discovering Moses Branch is not the father of my ancestress Abigail Branch Hooper – I am no longer tied to Henry. However, I’m leaving the post up for those who ARE his descendants and appreciate the research.    … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #26: Sergeant William Harlow, Second Generation Pilgrim

William Harlow, Sergeant, was my tenth great grandfather. He was born to William Harlow and Lucy Uln on October 5, 1624 in Plymouth, Massachusetts and died August 23, 1691 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He married first, Rebecca Bartlett on December 20, … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #25: Reverend John Lothrop

John Lothrop John Lothrop was my ninth great grandfather. He was born to Thomas Lowthrope and Mary Howell in 1584 in Etton, North Riding, Yorkshire, England and died November 8, 1653 in Barnstable, Massachusetts. His wife Hannah House (1595-1634) gave … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #24: Zoeth Howland, Quaker rebel

Zoeth Howland My eighth great grandfather was born January 31, 1635 in Plymouth, Massachusetts and died January 21, 1676 in Tiverton, Rhode Island. Born the son of Henry Howland and Mary Sarah Newland from Fen Stanton, England. Henry Howland is … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #23: Thomas Pendleton, Sr – “Whalerman”

Thomas Pendleton was my seventh great-grandfather. He was born January 3, 1717 in Westerly, Rhode Island – the son of James Pendleton and Elizabeth (Brown) Pendleton. He was raised in Westerly with his three brothers and four sisters – Obadiah … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #22: Tewksbury Pendleton

Tewksbury Pendleton, my fifth great-grandfather, was born 1787 in Deer Island, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada – and he died December 24, 1826 by drowning. He is the son of Thomas Pendleton and Sarah Tewksbury, brother to Thomas, Dorcas, Sarah, Mary, … Continue reading

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