Shadrach Hoar (1743 – 1832)

Shadrach Hoar is my 6th Great Grandfather on the Forster side of our family. His Heritage is Puritan.  His grandfather, Hezekiah arrived in the Massachusetts from England in 1643 as a single man of 34.  He married at age 45 and had eight children before his death at 85. Shadrach was born September 18, 1743 in New… Continue reading Shadrach Hoar (1743 – 1832)

Samuel Wilson (1681 – 1762)

Samuel Wilson is my 6th Great Grandfather Another Quaker on the Forster side of our family. His parents brought him to America at age one.  The Home Visitor, a newspaper that published an article on him, states that in was on the “good ship Welcome”  with William Penn along with his 3 sisters and parents… Continue reading Samuel Wilson (1681 – 1762)