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Henry Clay Folger

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil


    Peter Folger

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    • 6th Great-grandfather of Henry Clay Folger — 9th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 256 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1617 
    • Birth Location:
    • Norfolk, England 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 1690 
    • Death Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Founders Burial Ground, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 1644 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Nantucket, Massachusetts 
    • Children:

    • Bethiah Folger

      Eleazer Folger (Ahnentafel No:128 )

      John Folger

      Abiah Folger

      Joanna Folger

      Dorcas Folger

      Basheba Folger

      Patience Folger

      Experience Folger

    • Notes: 
    • Came to Nantucket in 1663.

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  • Sources for Peter Folger

    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Nantucket Deaths, Vol. 5, pp. 261, 266, 269, 271, 273, 277.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Nantucket, Vol. 3, p. 462, Marriage record for Peter Folger and Mary Morrell.
    • 5 Memorial Biographies of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vol. II, 1853-1855 , Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1881) , 321, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 7 New England Historical and Genealogical Register , (New England Historic and Genealogical Society ), July 1862, Vol. 16, pp. 269-270.
    • 8 New England Historical and Genealogical Register , (New England Historic and Genealogical Society ), 1858, Vol. 12, p. 129.
    • 9 The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography , Philadelphia: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania , 1899, Vol. 23, No. 1, p. 19, JSTOR (Digital Library).
    • 10 Banks, Charles Edward, M.D. , The History of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, Vol. 2, Town Annals , Boston: George H. Dean (1911) , 67-70, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 11 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) , 76-77.
    • 12 Brands, H. W. , The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin , New York: Doubleday (2000) , 14.
    • 13 Cornell, Thomas C. , Adam and Anne Mott: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants , Poughkeepsie, New York: A.V. Haight, Printer (1890) , 322, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 15 Hinchman, Lydia S. , Early Settlers of Nantucket: Their Associates and Descendants, 2nd Edition , Philadelphia: Ferris and Leach (1901) , 64, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 16 Hough, Franklin B. , Papers Relating to the Island of Nantucket, with Documents Relating to the Original Settlemen t of that Island . . . , Albany: J. Munsell (1856) , 16-19, 89-98, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 17 Hughes, Thomas Patrick , American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestor s Settled in the U.S., Vol. 01 , Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons (1887) , 28, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 18 Jordan, John W. , Franklin as a Genealogist , Philadelphia?: Unknown (1899), Reprinted from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biogra phy (April 1899) , 18, 21-23, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 20 Starbuck, Alexander , The History of Nantucket County, Island and Town including Genealogies of First Settlers , Boston: C. E. Goodspeed and Co. (1924) , 740-741, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 21 Starbuck, Alexander , The History of Nantucket County, Island and Town including Genealogies of First Settlers , Boston: C. E. Goodspeed and Co. (1924) , 670, Ancestry.com (Online Database).