Updated/Edited: 14 April 2016
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Names in CAPITAL: Our DIRECT ancestors
Names in RED BOLD: Our American Revolution ancestral lines
Names in BLUE BOLD: Our Civil War ancestors
The ancestral surnames of John Wesley Keith Hamilton/Pepper (1932-2014) in alphabetical order:
MARY BARNARD married BENJAMIN BROOKS.
JOSHUA BISHOP b. 1645, ENG. m. STELLA HALVERSTON, their son, JONATHAN BISHOP, b. in Maryland in 1675, m. MARY CALDWELL, their son, THOMAS BISHOP b. MD in 1709, m. ELIZABETH BARBER, their son, THOMAS JOHN BISHOP, b. MD in 1730, m. SARAH BOUTON, their son, SOLOMON BISHOP b. MD in 1755, m. CATHERINE “CATY” ILER, their son, THOMAS BISHOP b. in Virginia in 1787, m. PENELOPE KING, their son, FRANKLIN PECK BISHOP b. in Kentucky in 1818, m. CYNTHIA ANN CAMMACK, their son, WILLIAM HAMILTON “TONE” BISHOP, b. in Wisconsin in 1848, m. CLARA CELESTA BROWN, their son, WILLIAM FRANKLIN BISHOP b. in Kansas in 1881, m. HATTIE MAY BOYER, their daughter, REITA GERALDINE BISHOP.
JOHANNES LEONARD¹ BOYER b. at Alsace, Palatine, Germany about 1702 m. ANNA BARBARA WYANT, their son, JOHANNES² “HANS” BOYER b Westchester County, New York, about 1734 d. Manheim, Herkimer, New York on 30 Dec 1799 m. ANNA NANCY GARTER, their son, HEINRICH³ “HENRY” BOYER b. Herkimer County, New York 17 Jan 1773 d. Manheim, Herkimer, New York 22 Sept 1861. He married at German Flats, Herkimer, New York 21 May 1793, SARA MARCELLUS/MISSELES, their son, HENRY LEONARD BOYER b. Manheim, Herkimer, New York 10 Jan 1794 d. York Township, Steuben County, Indiana 10 Oct 1854 m. New York in 1813, MARGARETHA HAUS, their son, FRANCIS BOYER b. New York 1833 d. Andersonville, Sumter, Georgia 4 Aug 1864 m. at Kinderhook, Branch County, Michigan 18 Sep 1853, MATILDA P. HEATH, their son, ELLIS ESTABAN BOYER b. Scott Township, Steuben, Indiana 23 Nov 1860 d. Salina, Saline County, Kansas 26 Nov 1939 m. Ellsworth County, Kansas 18 May 1884, MARY INEZ SHELDON, their daughter, HATTIE MAY BOYER b. Ellsworth, Ellsworth, Kansas 2 Jul 1888 d. Lincoln, Lincoln, Kansas 8 May 1961 m. Lincoln, Lincoln, Kansas 17 Dec 1906, WILLIAM FRANKLIN BISHOP.
WILLIAM BROOKS b. ENG 1610 d. MA 1688 m. MARY BURT, their son, BENJAMIN BROOKS b. MA 1671 m. MARY BARNARD, their son, BENJAMIN BROOKS b MA 1693 m. HANNAH WALKER, their son, CALEB BROOKS b. MA 1745 m. ANNA NEAVENS, their daughter, BETSEY BROOKS b. MA 1801 m. JOHN STRICKLAND.
MINERVY/MINERVA BROWN was born before 7 Jun 1805 in Virginia, died 1886 in District 11 in Roane County, Tennessee.
MARY BURT married WILLIAM BROOKS.
THOMAS COLLINS, b.1745 VA; his son; ANTHONY COLLINS, b.1765 VA d.1835 NC; his son; WILLIAM K. COLLINS, b.1795 NC d.1852 NC m. CATHERINE TUCKER; their daughter; SARAH COLLINS, b.1839 NC d.1935 KS m. HEZEKIAH KARR JACKSON.
JOHN CUMMINGS, b.1565 ENG. d.1634 ENG. m. AMY GREEN, their son, ISAAC CUMMINGS, b.1601 ENG. d.1677 MA m. ANNE, their son, JOHN CUMMINGS, b.1630 ENG. d.1700 MA m. SARAH HOWLETT, their son, ABRAHAM CUMMINGS, b.1663 MA d.1707 MA m. SARAH WRIGHT, their son, JACOB CUMMINGS, b.1695 MA d. 1776 MA m. MARTHA BROOKS, their son, ABRAHAM CUMMINGS, b. 1733 CT d. 1773 MA m. JERUSHA BROOKS, their daughter, PRISCILLA CUMMINGS, b.1776 MA d.1837 MA m. possibly WILLIAM MAGOON.
(could have originated from De’Ath)
THOMA DEARTH, b.1545 ENG., his son, WILLIAM DEARTH b.1570 ENG., his son, JOHN DEARTH b.1595 ENG., his son, JOHN DEARTH b.1623 MA d.1706, his son, JOHN DEARTH b.1643 MA, his son, JOHN DEARTH, Esquire b.1676/7 MA d.1754 MA, his son, HENRY DEARTH b.1714 MA d.1759 MA, his son, HENRY DEARTH b.1741 MA d.1804 MA, his son, THOMAS DEARTH (1777, MA-1863, MA); PERSIS ELVIRA DEARTH born 29 Jan 1807, Brimfield, Hampshire, MA died 29 Jun 1870, probably in Kendall County, Illinois.
RALPH JACKSON, b.1650 ENG. d.1709 VA m. LEAH WILLIAMS, their son, JOSEPH JACKSON, b.1700 VA d.1774 VA m. MARTHA JACKSON, their son, HEZEKIAH JACKSON, b.1736 VA d.1771 VA m. ELIZABETH PAMPLET, their son, JOSIAH J. JACKSON, b.1762 VA d.1804 TN m. SUSANNAH FUQUA, their son, WILLIAM FRANKLIN JACKSON, b. 1803 TN d.1853 TN m. MINERVY BROWN, their son, HEZEKIAH KARR JACKSON, b.1837 TN d.1901 KS m. SARAH COLLINS, their daughter, DELIA BRIDGET JACKSON, b.1877 KS d.1972 KS m. GEORGE WARRENER PEPPER.
ANTHONY NEEDHAM, b.1628 ENG. d.1705 MA m. ANN POTTER; their son; ANTHONY NEEDHAM, b. MA 1663 d. MA 1757 m. MARY SWINERTON; their son; ANTHONY NEEDHAM, b. MA 1696 d. MA 1763 m. MARY “MOLLY” MOULTON; their son, JASPER NEEDHAM, b. MA 1738 d. MA 1821 m. DEBORAH FULLER; their daughter; NAOMI NEEDHAM, b. MA 1762 d. MA 1844 m. JAMES STRICKLAND.
PEPPER (HAMILTON through Y-DNA): Paternal
(Pepper is our adopted surname from about 200+ yrs ago!)
THOMAS PEPPER b MA, m. LUCRETIA MAGOON; their son; PORTER PEPPER, b MA 1811 d. MA 1864 m. PERSIS ELVIRA DEARTH; their son; JOHN PROUTY PEPPER, b. MA 1833 d. KS 1904 m. JANETTE STRICKLAND; their son; GEORGE WARRINER PEPPER.
ANN POTTER, b. IRELAND
WINTER SHELDON b. 1770 d. 1813 m. ELIZABETH “BETSY” FOWLER; their son;MICHAEL SHELDON b. 1806 d. 1850 m. SARAH ROYCE; their son; JONATHAN W. SHELDON b. 1829 d. 1865 m. MARIA B. NOBLE; their daughter; MARY INEZ SHELDON.
JAMES STRICKLAND b. ENG 1759 d. MA 1837 m. NAOMI NEEDHAM; their son; JOHN STRICKLAND, b. MA 1802 d. MA 1884 m. BETSEY BROOKS; their daughter; JANETTE STRICKLAND, b. MA 1839 d. IOWA 1917 m. JOHN PROUTY PEPPER.
CATHERINE TUCKER born 1797 in North Carolina, married WILLIAM COLLINS
HANNAH WALKER married BENJAMIN BROOKS.