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FAMILY LOCATION FILE. Locations where our ancestors were born, where they lived, where they were married, and where they died.
FAMILY PHOTO GALLERY. Our photo gallery of family members.
FAMILY NAME STUDIES:
ALVORD and ALFORD FAMILY STUDY
BASSETT FAMILY STUDY
BRACKETT FAMILY of Virginia STUDY
COLQUHOUN FAMILY STUDY
DALE FAMILY STUDY
FAVILLE FAMILY STUDY
GOODSPEED FAMILY STUDY
GRISWOLD FAMILY STUDY
HANDY FAMILIES OF MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA
HENTZE FAMILY STUDY
HOLLEY FAMILY STUDY
HOWARD FAMILIES OF NEW JERSEY
HOWARD FAMILIES OF VIRGINIA
HUXLEY FAMILY STUDY
KUNZLER FAMILIES OF SWITZERLAND
LEDSHAM FAMILIES of Bunbury area in Cheshire, England
MORRIS FAMILIES OF CHESHIRE, ENGLAND
NEWBERRY FAMILY STUDY
PARR FAMILY STUDY. Includes Catharine Parre, Queen of England, consort to HENRY VIII.
SALISBURY FAMILY STUDY
SEWELL FAMILY STUDY
SCOTT FAMILY STUDY
VERNON FAMILY STUDY
MAYFLOWER PASSENGER ANCESTORS:
Francis Cooke F7650
John Howland F4430a
Elizabeth Tiley F4431a
SHIPS AND PASSENGERS. Lists of Ships (including the Mayflower) upon which our ancestors arrived in America, and some of their traveling companions.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS AND PATRIOTS:
John FAVILL F454. Served as a Captain at Fishkill.
Enos Ferrin F488. Marched to Camridge in 1775 and again in 1776.
Richard SALISBURY F494. He served in 1776 and again in 1777, defended Providence, Rhode Island.
Benjamin TENNEY F448. "Marched to the Alarm on 19 April," at Concord.
Peter THURSTON F248. He was at the Battle of Lexington, age 13.
Moses THURSTON F496. He was at the Siege of Boston. He marched to the defense of Ticonderoga, but it fell before they could arrive.
Nathaniel WEARE F3782. Nathaniel made two trips to England, in 1684 and 1685, bearing what is known as Weare's Petition, to address grievances of the colonists to the King. Even though he was involved nearly one hundred years before the American Revolution, he was truly an American Patriot.
WAR of 1812 VETERANS:
Isaiah HAMBLIN F116 and Daphne HAYNES [F117]. He was in the Battle of Plattsburg, New York in 1814. His hearing was damaged by being so close to the cannon. His wife heard the guns of the battle, put her baby, some bandages and medicines into a boat and rowed a distance of twenty miles to the scene of the action, arriving in time to see the British flag go down.
CIVIL WAR VETERANS:
Robert A. JONES . He was the first husband of sarah M. Stovall.
Descendants of George MORRIS
Descendants of Glenn Russell HANDY
Descendants of Deacon Samuel WRIGHT
MAGNA CARTA BARONS:
Surety Barons for the enforcement of the Magna Carta. Those with highlighted links are our known ancestors.
- William d'Albini, Lord of Belvoir Castle.
- Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk and Suffolk.
- Hugh Bigod, Heir to the Earldoms of Norfolk and Suffolk.
- Henry de Bohun, Earl of Hereford.
- Richard de Clare, Earl of Hertford.
- Gilbert de Clare, heir to the earldom of Hertford.
- John FitzRobert, Lord of Warkworth Castle.
- Robert FitzWalter, Lord of Dunmow Castle.
- William de Fortibus, Earl of Albemarle.
- William Hardell, Mayor of the City of London.
- William de Huntingfield, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk.
- John de Lacie, Lord of Pontefract Castle.
- William de Lanvallei, Lord of Standway Castle.
- William Malet, Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset.
- Geoffrey de Mandeville, Earl of Essex and Gloucester.
- William Marshall jr, heir to the earldom of Pembroke.
- Roger de Montbegon, Lord of Hornby Castle.
- Richard de Montfichet, Baron.
- William de Mowbray, Lord of Axholme Castle.
- Richard de Percy, Baron.
- Saire de Quincey, Earl of Winchester.
- Robert de Roos, Lord of Hamlake Castle.
- Geoffrey de Saye, Baron.
- Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford.
- Eustace de Vesci, Lord of Alnwick Castle.
COMPANIONS OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR:
Those with highlighted links are our known ancestors.
These are proven companions of William.
(#1-12 recorded by William of Poitiers, #13 portrayed in the battle
scene on the Bayeux Tapestry, #14-15 named by Orderic.)
- Robert de Beaumont, later first Earl of Leicester.
- Eustace, Count of Boulogne.
- William, afterwards third Count of Evreux.
- Geoffrey of Mortagne, afterwards Count of Perche.
- William Fitz Osbern, afterwards first Earl of Hereford.
- Aimeri, Vicomte of Thouars.
- Hugh de Montfort, seigneur of Montfort-sur-Risle.
- Walter Giffard, seigneur of Longueville.
- Ralph de Toeni, seigneur of Conches.
- Hugh de Grandmesil, seigneur de Grandmesnil.
- William de Warenne, afterwards first Earl of Surrey.
- William Malet, seigneur of Graville.
- Eudes, Bishop of Bayeux, afterwards Earl of Kent.
- Turstin Fitz Rou.
- Engenulf de Laigle, seigneur of Laigle.
These were in the Duke's army and probably were at the battle:
- Geoffrey de Mowbray, Bishop of Coutances. (named by William of Poitiers).
- Robert, Count of Mortain, afterwards first Earl of Cornwall. (portrayed in the Bayeux Tapestry).
- Wadard, believed to be a follower of the Bishop of Bayeux. (portrayed in the Bayeux Tapestry).
- Vital, believed to be a follower of the Bishop of Bayeux. (portrayed in the Bayeux Tapestry).
- Goubert d'Auffay, seigneur of Auffay. (said by Orderic to have taken part in the English War before William became King of England).
These individuals are purported to have been companions of William, or at least they accompanied him in the later conquest of England, and were thus granted lands and became prominent families thereafter.
Orval Morgan Allen.
Elizabeth Ann Burkett.
George Burkett Jr..
Jacob Vernon Hamblin.
Sarah Priscilla Leavitt.
Hannah Maria Newberry.
Sally Clotilda Powell.
Sarah Jane Smith.
Warren Reed Tenney.
Thomas Jefferson Thurston.
Eliza L. Webb.
James Henry Webb.
George William Washington Williams.
William Washington Williams.
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