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John Batterson Stetson

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John Batterson Stetson

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    Robert Stetson

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    • 4th Great-grandfather of John Batterson Stetson — 7th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 64 
    • Birth Date:
    • 29 Jan 1653 
    • Birth Location:
    • Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
    • Christening Date:
    • 26 Feb 1653 
    • Christening Location:
    • Second Church, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • AFT 1675 
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    • Notes: 
    • Robert Stetson is said to have had an illegitimate child circa 1675 with Elizabeth Woodworth, daughter of Walter Woodworth.

      Robert Stetson is said to have married one or both of Deborah and Joanna Brooks, daughters of William Brooks. However, Joanna married John Bisby in 1687.

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  • Sources for Robert Stetson

    • 2 Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts, Volume 1, Chicago: J. H. Beers and Company (1912), 258.
    • 4 Barry, John Stetson, A Genealogical and Biographical Sketch of the Name and Family of Stetson: from the year 1634 to the year 1847, Boston: W.A. Hall and Company (1847), 15, 92.
    • 6 Stetson, Oscar Frank, ed., The Descendants of Cornet Robert Stetson of Scituate, Massachusetts, 1634, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-3, Unknown: Stetson Kindred of America, Inc. (1933), 22, 30-32.