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More Genealogy November 5, 2017

Filed under: 9th Great Grandparents,Ancestors,Ancestry,Genealogy,Mayflower — Janet @ 5:55 pm


Please note on this list – Isaac Allerton and his wife Mary and their 3 children Bartholemew, Remember, and Mary.  Remember was 5 years old.  Eventually she became my 9th Great Grandmother

Also, Myles Standish, my 8th Great Grandfather.


1619 Marriage In Cambridge England March 5, 2017

all-saints-church-cambridge  This is All Saints Church in England where my 9X Great Grandparents were married in 1619.  They emigrated  to North America in 1623 on the ship “Anne & Little James”.  They were early settlers in Plymouth Colony.


Genealogy Route From John Hollister, Builder of the Oldest House in Glastonbury Connecticut, My 9th Great Grandfather December 16, 2016

The oldest house in Glastonbury Connecticut, built by Lt. John Hollister


My 9th Great Grandfather Lt. John Hollister 1612-1665

My 8th Great Grandmother  Mary Hollister 1650-1713

My 7th Great Grandfather  Capt. John Welles 1676-1735

My 6th Great Grandmother  Phebe Welles  1707-1770

My 5th Great Grandmother  Sarah Ufford 1728-1804

My 4th Great Grandfather Stiles Curtiss 1761-1827

My 3rd Great Grandmother Betsey Curtiss Wooton 1791-1877

My 2nd Great Grandfather Henry W. Warner 1815-1859

My Great Grandmother Lucy Anna Warner 1843-1878

My Grandmother Mary Elizabeth Murdoch 1863-1954

My father Joseph Buckingham Miller 1891-1949

Me Janet Willis Miller 1936-


Theddlethorpe England August 3, 2016

Theddlethorpe map map of Theddlethorpe England – h0me to some of my ancestors

I find this an intriguing name.  In the 17th century my 9th Great Grandfather left this part of England to come to southern Maine in New England.


Distant Ancestor July 30, 2016

Robert Keyes – early immigrant – one of the founders of Watertown MassachusettsWatertown Founders Robert Keyes

Watertown is adjacent to my hometown of Belmont.

Photo below: Cemetery associated with Robert Keyes





Reverend John Maverick July 9, 2016


First Parish Church Dorchester    First Parish Church, Dorchester Massachusetts

Reverend John Maverick, my 9th Great Grandfather, who came to America in 1630, served here.  I wonder what the church looked like during his service – 1630-1636.


Gravemarker photo May 27, 2016

Grave Samuel Hazeltine