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A photo of a portrait of George Walker 1635-1690 Portrait by unknown artist - My 10 gr grandfather
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George Walker
1635 - 1690
A photo of a portrait of Rev John Lathrop (1584–1653) BIRTH DECEMBER 1584 • Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England DEATH 8 NOV 1653 • Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts My 12th great-grandfather
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John Lathrop
Dec 20, 1584 - Nov 8, 1653
A photo of a portrait of Sir Francis Drake (1615–1687) BIRTH 1615 • EN DEATH 1687 • New Jersey, United States
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Francis Drake
1615 - 1687
A photo of a portrait of Thomas Carter 2nd. This is a portrait that hangs in the Woburn, Mass. Public Library, of my 8th Great Grandfather Thomas Carter being ordained the 1st minister (Puritan) in Woburn. Mass. on Nov. 22, 1642. He came here from Hinderclay, England to go to St. Johns at Cambridge University where he earned his BA in 1630 and his Masters in 1633.
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A photo of a memorial to John "Cole" Cowles, I 1598-1675
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John Cowles, I
1598 - 1678
A photo of Antoine Ier (Antonio) GRIMALDI de MONACO
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Antoine Grimaldi
around Jan 25, 1661 - around Feb 20, 1731
A photo of Marie Countess of Lorraine (Princess of Monaco)
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A photo of Capt. Nathaniel Rust
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Nathaniel Rust
Nov 16, 1671 - Feb 8, 1752
Painting circa 1640 to 1650. Major General Robert Overton (1609 to 1679) Great-Great Grandfather to US General Thomas Overton (1753 to 1824).
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A photo of Sir Oliver Cromwell
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Oliver Cromwell
1563 - Aug 28, 1655
William Barnham, Mayor of Norwich: William was a hosier, served as Alderman for the South Conisford Ward, Norwich in 1688, and was at one time Mayor of Norwich.
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William Barnham
Born: 1651
A painting of "Lene" Malene (Splidsdatter) Nordal of Norway. Born 1615, died 24 Apr 1670.
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Malene
1615 - Apr 24, 1670
Roger North, husband of Winifred Rich. My 14th great grandfather.
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Tombstone of Edmund (Edmuno) Tapp Jr and his wife Ann Tapp in 1663.
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Governor Simon Bradstreet was a colonial magistrate, businessman and politician who arrived to the United States via the Winthrop Fleet in 1630.
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Governor Simon Bradstreet, Jr.
around Mar 18, 1602 - Mar 27, 1697
Åke Henriksson Tott was born in 1598 and died in 1640. He was a Swedish soldier and politician who led an army in the Thirty Years' War which lasted from 1618 - 1648.
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Åke Henriksson Tott
June 1598 - Jul 15, 1640
After researching the passengers of the Mayflower such as John Alden & William Brewster, etc., I realized that they had many descendants which were famous. And since I too was a descendant, that made us cousins. By the way all the American Presidents are distant cousins and many of the Worlds rulers are also distant cousins. Wow, it's hard to believe, but true
Queen Elizabeth I of England, born in 1533 to King Henry the VIII and Anne Boleyn. Since her mother failed to provide a (living) male heir, she was beheaded when Elizabeth was only 2 1/2 years old. She became queen at age 25 in 1558 when her half-sister Mary Tudor died. She ruled for over 40 years until her death in 1603 (aged 69). Her cousin took the throne.
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Queen Elizabeth Tudor
Born: Sep 7, 1533
Susannah North, Executed for witchcraft in 1692. My 11th Great Grandmother
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Susannah North
Sep 30, 1621 - Jul 19, 1692
Image of Governor Simon Bradstreet, born March 18th 1603, and died March 27th 1697, was a powerful businessman and magistrate, in addition to being the last governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
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Governor Simon Bradstreet, Jr.
around Mar 18, 1602 - Mar 27, 1697
Gravesite of Edmuno (Edmund) Tapp who died in 1663.
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The memorial in honor of Anne Bradstreet (Dudley), the first American poet to be recognized by both Americans and Europeans.
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Anne Bradstreet 1st American Dudley Poet
around Mar 20, 1611 - Sep 16, 1672
A portrait of Anne Bradstreet Dudley, a well-respected American poet.
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Anne Bradstreet 1st American Dudley Poet
around Mar 20, 1611 - Sep 16, 1672
A portrait of Anne Bradstreet Dudley, known as the 1st American poet, based on her work which was well received in the United States of America and Britain.
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Anne Bradstreet 1st American Dudley Poet
around Mar 20, 1611 - Sep 16, 1672
Anne Dudley Bradstreet, born 1612 and died September 16th, 1672, was New England's first published poet that was received well both in the Americas and in Britain.
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Anne Bradstreet 1st American Dudley Poet
around Mar 20, 1611 - Sep 16, 1672
This is a painting of Johannes Reyersz Vermeer who was born October 1632 in South Holland, and died 1675 in Delft South Holland.
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Christian I von Wittelsbach, Pfalzgraf von Birkenfeld or Bischweile was born November 3rd, 1596 in Birkenfield, Rheinland-Pfalz Germany and died November 6th, 1654 in Neuenstein Germany.
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The memorial for Deacon John Doane, the first Doane family member in the United States who landed on Plymouth. This memorial was erected by his family in 1907.
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This is a photo of Walsh House, 1654 Spring Hill Ave., Mobile, Mobile... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Walsh House, 1654 Spring Hill Ave., Mobile, Mobile... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Statue of Sir Henry Vane, Boston Public Library added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
A painting of Philip IV, King of Spain, painted by Diego Velázquez in the 1600's.
This is a photo of Old Fray [sic] House, Deerfield, Mass., built in 1698 added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Yakutsk Fort tower, (1685), Yakutsk, Russia added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Log Church of the Epiphany (also known as Nativity of the... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Log Church of the Epiphany (also known as Nativity of the... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Church of the Kazan Icon of the Virgin (1694), east... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Church of the Kazan Icon of the Virgin, (1694), southeast... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Church of the Kazan Icon of the Virgin (1694), south... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
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