Happy Birthday Rebecca Hallett

Rebecca Hallett (1675-1730)

Rebecca Hallett was born on 31 Aug 1675 in Astoria, Queens, New York (it was then called Hallett’s Cove) as the third child of William Hallett and Sarah Woolsey. She had nine siblings, namely: William, Sarah, Joseph, Moses, George, Charity, Mary, Elizabeth, and Richard.

Rebecca Hallett grew up at Hallett’s Cove, a place that is now called Astoria, Queens, New York. Rebecca’s grandfather, William Hallett, was the first to settle there in 1652, after receiving a land grant for the area which was then part of New Amsterdam and controlled by the Dutch. Nothing remains from the original … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Katherine Hartshorne

Katherine Hartshorne (1682-1759)

Katherine Hartshorne was born on 02 May 1682 in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey as the seventh child of an English immigrant named Richard Hartshorne and his wife, Margaret Carr. Katherine Hartshorne had ten siblings, namely: Robert, Hugh, Thomas, Mary, William, Richard, Hugh, Sarah, Richard, and Mercy. Her name is found spelled as both Katherine and Catherine.

When she was 21, Katherine Hartshorne married Edward Fitz Randolph, son of Nathaniel Fitz Randolph and Mary Holley, in 1704 in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey.

Edward Fitz Randolph and Katherine Hartshorne had the following children:

  • Richard Fitz Randolph was born on … Continue reading
  • Happy Birthday Robert Fitz Randolph (1712-~1803)

    Robert Fitz Randolph (1712-~1803)


    Robert Fitz Randolph was born on 19 Jul 1712 in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey as the fifth child of Edward Fitz Randolph and Katherine Hartshorne. The date was listed as the 19th day of the 5th month of 1712, but double dating was still in use, so the first month was March and the fifth month of the year was July. Robert had nine siblings, namely: Richard, Edward, Thomas, Mary, Nathaniel, Margaret, Eseck, Hugh, and Hartshorne. His parents were members of the Society of Friends, commonly called the Quakers. Robert’s birth was recorded in the … Continue reading

    Ancestors of Lona Iona Fawcett

    Outline Ancestor Report for Lona Iona Fawcett

    1 Lona Iona Fawcett (1902 – 1973)

    —2 Harry Allen Lawrence Fawcett (1872 – 1956)

    ——3 James W Huleress Fawcett (1848 – 1935)

    ———4 Simeon Fawcett (about 1820 – 1897)

    ————5 Thomas Fawcett (1795 – 1865)

    —————6 Thomas Fawcett (1748 – about 1822)

    ——————7 Richard Fawcett (about 1722 – 1789)

    ———————8 Thomas Fawcett (about 1683 – 1747)

    ———————8 Lydia Boyes

    ——————7 Rachel Ireson (about 1724 – about 1807)

    ———————8 Richard Ireson (about 1680 – about 1755)

    ————————9 John Ireson (about 1652 – 1730)

    —————————10 Richard Ireson (1602 – … Continue reading