52 Ancestors,
in 52 Weeks
Week 7:
Immigration
Family Finds Charter Oak

Immigrants

I consider immigration to be a large part of the American narrative. I have long wanted to put together a list of my known immigrant ancestors, the date of their immigration, and the ship they arrived on. However, once I started building this table, I realized it’s a lot of people! Including the sources will double, or triple, the table size. Therefore, for anyone who would like a source citation for a particular individual, please feel free to contact me.  And, for now, I am just posting my paternal ancestors. I’ll come back later for the maternal side, or do a separate post for them.

My Paternal - Paternal Known Immigrant Ancestors

Name
birth - death
Arrival
Port
Ship
Country of Origin
Relationship
Johannes John Laferre
1734 - ?
14 Sep 1753
Philadelphia
Edinburgh Germany
Paternal 4th GGF
Johann Paul Illges
1706 - 1761
Maria Catherine Blau
1710 - 1785
18 Aug 1750
Philadelphia
St. Andrew Germany
Paternal 5th GGP
Johannes Jacob Frey
1740 - 1792
14 Sep 1753
Philadelphia
Edinburgh Germany
Paternal 5th GGF
Johan Michael Schmelzer
1690 - 1745
19 Sep 1738
Philadelphia
Thistle Germany
Paternal 6th GGF
Johan Jacob Kready
1748 - 1828
1777
unknown
with Hessians Germany
Paternal 4th GGF
Johannes John Hebble
1725 - 1794
Anna Elizabeth Karst
1714 - 1794
21 Aug 1750
Philadelphia
Anderson Germany
Paternal 6th GGP
Hans Johannes Stauffer
1722 - 1798
24 Sep 1737
Philadelphia
Virtuous Grace Switzerland
Paternal 6th GGF
Peter Lindburg Guth
1685 - 1754
Anna Margaret Geetha
1685 - 1770
1727
Philadelphia
Molly Switzerland
Paternal 6th GGP
Michael Shenk
1700 - 1744
1727
Philadelphia
Molly Switzerland
Paternal 7th GGF
Henry Whitestick
1759 - 1804
1772
Philadelphia
poss. Brittania Switzerland
Paternal 5th GGF

My Paternal - Maternal Known Immigrant Ancestors

Name
birth - death
Arrival
Port
Ship
Country of Origin
Relationship
Thomas Osborn
1594 - 1677
Mary Goatly
1601 - 1687
1637
Boston
Hector England
Paternal 9th GGP
John Hand
1609 - 1660
Alice Elizabeth Gransden
1613 - 1687
1635
Boston
The Peter Bonaventurer England
Paternal 9th GGP
John Stratton
1621 - 1684
1637
Salem
unknown England
Paternal 9th GGF
John Bancroft
1589 - 1637
Jane Bohython
1601 - 1644
1632
Salem
James England
Paternal 10th GGP
Joseph Baldwin
1609 - 1684
Hannah Whitlock
1613 - 1661
1638
Salem?
Martin England
Paternal 8th GGP
John Whitlock
1585 - 1658
Sarah Vile
1587 - 1660
1638
Salem?
Martin England
Paternal 9th GGP
John Ward
1625 - 1694
1639
unknown
unknown England
Paternal 8th GGF
William Hills
1608 - 1683
1632
Salem?
William & Francis England
Paternal 9th GGF
Richard Lyman
1580 - 1642
Sarah Osborne
1589 - 1642
1631
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 10th GGP
Jasper Crane
1599 - 1680
Alice Leave
1608 - 1675
1637
Boston
Hector England
Paternal 8th GGP
Richard Treat
1584 - 1670
Alice Gaylord
1594 - 1670
1637
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 9th GGP
Edmund Tapp
1578 - 1658
Anne Hirts
1583 - 1673
1637
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 9th GGP
John Derby
1610 - 1652
Alice Chapman
1614 - 1691
1637
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 8th GGP
Jeffrey Hawkins
1640-1711
Dorothy Mattock
1640 - 1685
1682
Philadelphia
The Welcome England
Paternal 8th GGP
Joseph Frazee
1643 - 1714
by 1666
unknown
unknown Scotland
Paternal 8th GGF
Daniel Cole
1613 - 1694
1633
Boston
Mary and James England
Paternal 8th GGF
William Collier
1585 - 1671
Jane Clarke
1590 - 1666
1633
Boston
Mary and James England
Paternal 9th GGP
Richard Childs
1624 - 1691
1648
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 8th GGF
Robert Linnell
1584 - 1661
Peninah Howse
1599 - 1669
1638
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 9th GGP
George Allen
1567 - 1648
1635
Boston
unknown >England
Paternal 10th GGF
William Thorne
1616 - 1664
1629
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 10th GGF
Sarah Booth
1617 - 1675
by 1640
Boston
unknown England
Paternal 10th GGM
Thomas Pearsall
1586 - 1642
Mary Brent
1588 - 1655
by 1630
Virginia
unknown England
Paternal 11th GGP
Claas Van Damm
1563 - 1646
1620?
New Amsterdam
unknown Holland
Paternal 11th GGF
Laurens deCampe
1647 - 1719
1664
New Amsterdam
unknown France
Paternal 8th GGF
Gillis de Mandeville
1630 - 1701
1659
New Amsterdam
de Trouw Holland
Paternal 9th GGF
David L. McCash
1758 - 1807
Margaret Ewing
1758 - 1804
1785
Virginia
Isabella Scotland
Paternal 4th GGP
Jane Roderick Hankins
1652 - 1693
1683
New Jersey
unknown England
Paternal 8th GGM
William Evelman
1687 - 1757
1710
New York
unknown Germany
Paternal 7th GGF
Thomas Prater
1604 - 1666
1622
Virginia
Marie Providence England
Paternal 10th GGF
John Nuthall
1616 - 1667
1627?
Virginia
unknown England
Paternal 10th GGF
Matthew Rodham
1620 - 1671
1638
Maryland
unknown England
Paternal 9th GGF
Robert Hewitt
1592 - 1644
Hannah Cooper
1612 - 1675
1638
Virginia
unknown England

Paternal 10th GGP

Previous Immigrant Posts

I have previously written about a few of my immigrant ancestors. And, for those posts, included the source citations. Refer to the box at right to read more about a few of the individuals included in the tables above. 

Other Posts About Immigrants

  1. 2024 Week 2: Origins about Johannes Laferre
  2. 2021 Week 28: Transportation about David and Margaret McCash
  3. 2021 Week 37: On the Farm about Johan Jacob Kready
  4. 2020 Week 1: Fresh Start is about my immigrant ancestors.

Conclusion

I have previously noted that I have not yet identified ALL my immigrant ancestors. But, I have identified about 150. Most of my immigrant ancestors are in the range of 6th to 10th great grandparents. We all have 1,024 8th great-grandparents, less any consanguineous marriages. That’s a lot of ancestors to trace, it will take time. This post is just the 62, or so, of my known paternal immigrant ancestors. So, the next table I build will be even bigger, stay tuned!

SOURCES:

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