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Hannah Pontus

Female Abt 1624 - 1690  (~ 66 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Hannah Pontus was born about 1624 in Leiden, Netherlands; died on 12 Dec 1690.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1623, Leiden, Netherlands
    • Alternate death: 22 Dec 1690, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Hannah married John Churchill on 18 Dec 1644 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. John died on 1 Jan 1663 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Hannah Churchill  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 12 Nov 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 29 Jul 1721 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Hannah Churchill Descendancy chart to this point (1.Hannah1) was born on 12 Nov 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 29 Jul 1721 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Hannah married John Drew in 1673 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. John died on 29 Jul 1721; was buried in Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachussets. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Samuel Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 21 Feb 1678 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died in 1739 in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Samuel Drew Descendancy chart to this point (2.Hannah2, 1.Hannah1) was born on 21 Feb 1678 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died in 1739 in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Burying Ground, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 12 May 1738

    Notes:

    According to Margaret Harris Stover (citation details below), he died after 12 May 1738 when he was jailed for defaulting on his debts.

    Family/Spouse: Lydia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Samuel Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Aug 1713 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died between 4 Jul 1796 and Apr 1801.

    Family/Spouse: Ruth Delano. Ruth (daughter of Dr. Thomas Delano and Rebecca Alden) was born about 1684 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 5 Oct 1722. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]



Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Samuel Drew Descendancy chart to this point (3.Samuel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Hannah1) was born in Aug 1713 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died between 4 Jul 1796 and Apr 1801.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1800, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    He was a shipwright.

    Samuel married Anne White on 28 Dec 1736 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Anne was born about 1716; died on 27 Mar 1745; was buried in Myles Standish Burying Ground, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Samuel married Faith Petersen on 17 Dec 1746 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Faith (daughter of Isaac Petersen and Mary Hobart) was born about 1722; died after 4 Jul 1796. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Isaac Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Jun 1748 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 3 Nov 1835 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Isaac Drew Descendancy chart to this point (4.Samuel4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Hannah1) was born in Jun 1748 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 3 Nov 1835 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 2 Nov 1835, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    According to his wife's 1838 pension application, he first joined the army at Cambridge during the siege of Boston in August 1775, serving about a month "in a company commanded by one Captain Pearley." Upon being discharged "he enlisted with Capt Coit in the continental schooner, called as he thinks the Harrison, fitted out by orders of Gen Washington. He was carpenter of the vessel at ten dollars per month and two shares of prize money. While cruising they had a fight with an enemy's brig off Plymouth. The vessel was dismasted and towed into Cape Ann where she remained all winter undergoing repairs under said Drew's directions as carpenter of the vessel. Before he was discharged Capt Dyer took command of the vessel and had a short cruise. This whole service was about seven months, during which time he had a furlough and served a few days as a volunteer in the erection of the forts on Dorchester heights."

    Not long afterwards he spent a week as a carpenter assisting the construction of the brig Independence under the command of Captain Simeon Sampson. Re-enlisting in July 1776, in Captain James Harlow's company, Colonel Carey's Massachusetts regiment, he marched to New York, was transferred to Captain Ayers's Company, Colonel Brewer'd Regiment of Mechanics, and was discharged in Jan 1777.

    On 4 Feb 1778 he received sailing orders from the Board of War (Colonel David, agent), giving him command of a galley, the Lady Washington, an armed public vessel. He commanded this vessel for five months, then the public sloop Defiance for another five months.

    Isaac married Welthea Bradford on 1 Oct 1781 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Welthea (daughter of Samuel Bradford and Grace Ring) was born on 15 Nov 1757 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 8 Jun 1846. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. William Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1798 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 12 Jan 1853 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  William Drew Descendancy chart to this point (5.Isaac5, 4.Samuel4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Hannah1) was born about 1798 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 12 Jan 1853 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He was a master mariner.

    Family/Spouse: Caroline Cleapor. Caroline (daughter of Charles Cleapor) was born about 1794 in of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina; died on 1 Jul 1854 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Edwin Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 21 Aug 1839 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 17 Feb 1908 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Edwin Drew Descendancy chart to this point (6.William6, 5.Isaac5, 4.Samuel4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Hannah1) was born on 21 Aug 1839 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 17 Feb 1908 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He was a machinist.

    Edwin married Sarah Adelaide George on 27 Oct 1864 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of Benjamin Franklin George and Catherine Clark) was born about 1847 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 10 Dec 1909 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Benjamin Edwin Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 31 Jan 1876 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in 1917 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  Benjamin Edwin Drew Descendancy chart to this point (7.Edwin7, 6.William6, 5.Isaac5, 4.Samuel4, 3.Samuel3, 2.Hannah2, 1.Hannah1) was born on 31 Jan 1876 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in 1917 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Benjamin married Laura Adele Currier on 6 Jan 1910 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Laura (daughter of Norris Wiggin Currier and Margaret A. Carmichael) was born on 22 Aug 1889 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 24 Aug 1959. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Edith Estelle Drew  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 22 Mar 1911 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 12 Sep 2008 in Washington, Washington, Iowa.