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Benjamin Harrison

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President


    Miles Cary

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    • 5th Great-grandfather of Benjamin Harrison — 8th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 146 
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    • Christening Date:
    • 30 Jan 1622 
    • Christening Location:
    • All Saints Church, Bristol, England 
    • Death Date:
    • 10 Jun 1667 
    • Death Location:
    • Hampton Roads, Virginia 
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    • ABT 1646 
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    • Miles Cary is believed to have died from wounds suffered during a raid by the Dutch in 1667. The Dutch sailed five warships into Hampton Roads and sank the British guardship Elizabeth and captured a number of merchant ships loaded with tobacco that was about to be shipped to England.

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  • Sources for Miles Cary

    • 2 Barthelmas, Della Gray , The Signers of the Declaration of Independence: A Biographical and Genealogical Reference , Jefferson, N.C. and London: McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers (1997) , 105.
    • 4 Dorman, John Frederick , Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, 4th ed., Vol. 3 , Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (2007) , 293-294.
    • 5 Hardy, Stella Pickett , Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Fami lies Who Settled . . . , New York: Tobias A. Wright (1911) , 43.
    • 6 Laidley, W. S., ed. , The West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly , Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society , 1902, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 53-54, Google Books (Digital Library).