Hutchinson Thomas

Thomas Hutchinson, 2nd cousin 8x removed Thomas Hutchinson (1711-1780) was a businessman, historian and a prominent Loyalist politician of the Province of Massachusetts Bay in the years before the American Revolution. A successful merchant and politician, Hutchinson was active at high levels of the Massachusetts government for many years, serving as lieutenant governor and then governor from 1758 to 1774. […]

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Hutchinson #5389

Anne (Marbury) Hutchinson (1591-1643) Born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in 1634, later settling in Rhode Island and New York and William Hutchinson (1586-1642) Born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in 1634, later settling in Rhode Island. There are many books available on Anne Hutchinson and related topics.  Check out my Recommended Reading List.   The descendant lines […]

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Eliot Rev John

Rev. John Eliot (1604-1690), 1st cousin 13x removed Rev. John Eliot was a Puritan missionary to the American Indians whom some called “the apostle to the Indians.”  The picture to the right is a portrait drawing accompanying an article on John Eliot, but the source deprecates any claim it has to an authentic likeness saying, “No authentic likeness of him exists.” […]

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Mayo #5148

Rev. John Mayo (1598-1676) Born in England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in about 1638 and Thomasine (Tamosine, Tamsin, etc.) Brike (1605-1682) Born in England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in about 1638.   English Origins: The following notes on the ancestry of Rev. John Mayo (1597-1676) are taken from Rev. John Mayo and his Descendants (6th ed. – PDF) by Jean (May) Mayo-Rodwick (Fruita, Colorado: Blood […]

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Magna Carta

Magna Carta, also called Magna Carta Libertatum or “The Great Charter of the Liberties of England”, is an English charter, originally issued n Latin in the year 1215, translated into vernacular-French as early as 1219 and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions.  The later versions excluded the most direct challenges to the monarch’s authority that had been […]

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Isabella of France

For an explanation of my line of descent from Isabella of France, refer to Royal Ancestors. Adapted from Wikipedia: Isabella of France (1295-1358), sometimes described as the “She-wolf of France”, was Queen consort of England as the wife of Edward II of England.  She was the youngest surviving child and only surviving daughter of Philip IV of France and Joan […]

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Edward I (Longshanks), King of England

For an explanation of my proposed line of descent from Edward I, refer to Royal Ancestors. Adapted from Wikipedia: Edward I (born 17 Jun 1239 and died 7 Jul 1307), also known as Edward “Longshanks” and the “Hammer of the Scots” (from Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272-1307.  The first son of Henry III, Edward was involved early […]

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Royal Ancestors

My English royal ancestry (Houses of Norman and Plantagenet) can be traced back to William I (“the Conqueror”), to whom I am related in multiple ways, including (possibly) through the line of one of Henry I’s many illegitimate daughters, Elizabeth (or Sibyll), who married Fergus of Galloway.  Through the most direct line of descent, William I is my 28th g-grandfather […]

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Wheelwright #10777

Susanna Wheelwright (1564-1645) Born in England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in 1634 and Edward Hutchinson (1564-1631) Born and died in England. Susanna Wheelwright is the mother of William Hutchinson (1586-1642), who married Anne Marbury (remembered in history as Anne Hutchinson) (1591-1643).  At the age of 70, she traveled with William and Anne’s family on board the ship Griffin. The history and […]

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Waite #5604

Thomas Waite (1601-1665) Born in England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in the mid-1630s and settled in Rhode Island in 1638 and Eleanor Paine (1605-1676) Born in England.  Arrived in Rhode Island before 1640. There is much confusion around the English (or Welsh) origins of Thomas Waite, whose surname has been spelled variously as Waite, Wayte or Wait.  I present here a […]

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Sayles #10956

John Sayles (1602-1645) Born in England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in 1630 and later moved to the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam by way of Rhode Island and Phillipa Soales (1602-1635 ) Born in England.  Arrived in Massachusetts in 1630 and died within a couple of years of her arrival. The date of birth for John Sayles (also found in the […]

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Holmes Oliver Wendell

Both Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 –1935) and his father, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809 –1894), are discussed on this page. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 –1935), 6th cousin 5x removed Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902-1932.  Noted for his […]

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