Saturday, November 25, 2017

Surname Saturday -- LNU (Katherine who married Thomas Read, England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2053 who is Katherine LNU (1628-1692). 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 9th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through one generation in this LNU family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

32. Benjamin Seaver (1791-1825)
33. Abigail Gates (1797-1869)

64. Benjamin Seaver (1757-1816)
65. Martha Whitney (1764-1832)

128.  Norman Seaver (1734-1787)
129.  Sarah Read (1736-1809)

256. Robert Seaver (1702-1752)

257.  Eunice Rayment (1707-1772)

512.  Joseph Seaver (1672-1754)
513.  Mary Read (1680-????)

1026.  Thomas Read (1653-1733)
1027.  Mary Goodrich (1650-1724)

2052.  Thomas Read, born before 19 October 1627 in Colchester, Essex, England; died 13 September 1701 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 4104. Thomas Read and 4105. Rachel LNU.  He married before 1653 in probably Massachusetts, United States.
2053.  Katherine LNU, born about 1628 in England; died 26 September 1677 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Child of Thomas Read and Katherine LNU is:

*  Thomas Read, born about 1653 in probably Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died about 1733 in probably Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; married Mary Goodrich 30 May 1677 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  

The ancestry of Katherine (--?--) Read is unknown.  The FamilySearch Family Tree (and probably some Ancestry trees) says that she was Katherine Edwards (1627-1677) of Colchester, Essex.  I have not seen evidence of this.


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David Adams said...


If Katherine LNU was born about 1628, and her mother, Katherine Edwards, was born in 1627, there should be no evidence for a mother-daughter relationship. At age about 1, Katherine Edwards is not capable of having children. David Adams

Randy Seaver said...

The FSFT said that the Katherine, born about 1628 and died 16777, the wife of Thomas Read, was Katherine Edwards (1627-1677). Same person, not mother-daughter. sorry if I confused the issue.