Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

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    James Hersey Jr.

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    • 8th Generation — 5th Great-grandfather of Amelia Earhart
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 194 
    • Birth Date:
    • 23 May 1682 
    • Birth Location:
    • Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 19 Sep 1723 
    • Death Location:
    • Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 3 Jan 1705/1706 
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  • Sources for James Hersey Jr.

    • 3 History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, Vol. 2, Genealogical, Hingham, Massachusetts: Published by the Town (1893), 294, 299, 301-302, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1967, Vol. 121, p. 210, Birth record for James Hersey.
    • 5 Fales, De Coursey, The Fales Family of Bristol, Rhode Island: Ancestry of Haliburton Fales of New York, Boston, Massachusetts: T. R. Marvin and Son, Printers (1919), 200, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 Otis, William A., A Genealogical and Historical Memoir of the Otis Family in America, Chicago: Unknown (1924), 88, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1912, Vol. 43, p. 186.

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