The Phillips family had been in the New World for two generations already when John was born in 1776: The first Phillips of this line, James, immigrated during the first decade of the 18th century from Suffolk in England.
Tag: 17th century early settlement
Mary Conkling, daughter of Lion Gardiner and our 9th and 10th great-grandmother, passed away this week 293 years ago.
Our 10th and 11th (and 11th and 12th) great-grandmothers Chidester both died around the same date, albeit a quarter of a century apart.
So many of our family lines go back to the early days of European settlement in the New World.
Our 9th (and 10th) great-grandparents appear to have both died on April Fool’s Day, and it’s not a joke!
Our 11th (and 12th) great-grandfather Anthony Needham I passed on this week 373 years ago.
This week 351 years ago, our 9th (and 10th) great-grandfather Richard Felton Jr. was born in England’s West Midlands. By the time he died in 1734, he had made the journey west across the Atlantic.
Our 11th (and 12th) great-grandfather William Southard immigrated from England to the colonies some time before 1640.
Born along Aquia Creek on the east side of Virginia in 1714, our 8th (and 9th) great-grandfather William Suddarth moved a good bit further west into the heart of Virginia before he died on Christmas Day 1761.
The Lovelands are another early American family of Hartford, CT that belongs to our family tree.