William came with the company of Rev. Thomas Hooker to the colonies in 1624 and started the Andrews family of (what was to become) Hartford, CT.
Tag: early American History
Our 4th and 5th great-grandfather John was a real Christman: He was born on 25 December 1763.
John Case, our 10th and 11th great-grandfather in the Snyder line, immigrated to the New World in the first half of the 17th century.
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.
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!
People endure much in life. Let us not forget them and their stories.
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.