Ann Eaton1,2,3,4

(1605 - June 1688)

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Relationship10th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildAnn Eaton was born in 1605, in Chepstow, Gwent, Monmouthshire, Wales.1,2
BrideAnn Eaton married Hugh Calkins, son of Rowland Calkins and Elen Payne, circa 1620.1,2
DeceasedShe died in June 1688 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.1,3

Children with Hugh Calkins:

Immigrant Ancestor

In 1640, Ann Calkins and Hugh Calkins arrived in Plymouth Colony, New England. From Chepstow in Monmouthshire on the border of Wales as part of the Welsh Company under the leadership of their Minister Mr. Blinman. First settled at Marshfield,MA, then transferred to Gloucester, Mass. on Cape Ann. After 8yrs moved on to New London, Conn., following Mr. Blinman. Hugh was Deputy from Gloucester 1650 & 1651 but moved in his 2nd term to New London; He was Deputy frm New London 12 times and from 1652 was selectman until he moved to Norwich; He was Deputy from Norwich 10 times and was one of the 1st Deacons of the Norwich Church.

'By order of the general court, held October 3, 1654, Hugh and another were appointed a committee for enlisting men to fight the Naragansett Indians. The records also show that he was a deputy magistrate. In 1660 he again changed his residence to the place where the city of Norwich now stands, then a wilderness and owned by the Mohegan Indians. Just previously a treaty had been concluded, by and between the celebrated major Mason and others with the Mohegan chiefs, by which a tract of land nine miles square around Norwich was ceded to the whites, for the sum of seventy pounds sterling. Hugh and his son, John, were of the thirty-five original proprietors.'

He had no early education and he signed documents with an 'H'.5

Sources - Citations

  1. [S256] Bradley Genealogy & Ancestors, online at: http://www.ancestors-genealogy.com/bradley/i0000078.htm#i77; accessed: Oct 2017.
  2. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  3. [S137] Edmund West - compiler, Compiler, Family Data Collection - Deaths, online at: www.ancestry.com; (Online publication - Provo, Utah). These records consist of information of varying accuracy and need confirmation from original sources.
  4. [S260] Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy, online at: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bobwolfe/gen/person/p2244.htm; accessed: unknown date accessed, shows 'Ann,' but no surname.
  5. [S192] P. William Filby, Editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale Research, 2012). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010., Place: New London, Connecticut; Year: 1638;.
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