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My Post ancestors

According to the Post mailing list, Donald Edward Poste's "50 year research of the English POST Family" says that the first 5 ancestors of Stephen Post remain in question as there appear to be a lack of documentation and references to back it up. 

01. Goosen Post, the first Post ancestor on record was born before 1500.  He married Jantje Van Zul and had 2 children, Peter and George.

02. Peter Post, son of Goosen and Jantje was born before 1500.  He married Annatie Snydom.

03. Peter Arnold Van Der Poest, son of Peter and Annatie was born abt 1500.  He married Maragrietje Bogert on September 13, 1539.

04. Thomas Post son of Peter was born abt 1530 in Hollingbourne, Kent, England.  He married Thomazin.  Thomas died on October, 1571 in Hollingbourne. 

05. Abraham Post, son of Thomas and Thomazin was born on May 18, 1566 in Hollingbourne, Kent, England.  He married Ann Hunter on April 26, 1595 in Hollingborne.  Abraham died on July 22, 1639 in Hollingborne.

GENERATION #6
06. Stephen Post, son of Abraham and Ann was born on October 17, 1596 in Otham, Kent, England.  He married Eleanore Panton on October 17, 1625 in Hollingbourne, Kent, England.  Eleanore's last name is often listed as Langley, which is probably a confusion with her place of birth.  They came to America in the ship "Griffin" arriving in Boston on September 4, 1633.  Stephen was a carpenter. He lived at Otham, Kent, England, where most of his children were born. He was a follower and adjerent of the Rev. Thomas Hooker. His name appears on the monument as one of the founders of Hartford, CT. He migrated monument as one of the founders of Hartford, CT. He migrated first to Newtowne (Cambridge), MA in 1634, then joined Rev. Hooker's group at Hartford, CT, then to Saybrook, CT, where he purchased his first land in Oyster Rever in 1648.  Stephen died on August 16, 1659 in Saybrook, Middlesex, MA. 

The children of Stephen and Eleanore are:
 
1 Katherine Post (Sep 15, 1627 - ) Married Alexander Chalker  
2 John Post (See Below)
3 Thomas Post (Nov 1, 1631 - Sep 5, 1701) Married (1) Mary Andrews (2) Rebecca Bruen
4 Joseph Post (Aug 8, 1633 - Sep 3, 1633)
5 Abraham Post (abt 1640 - ) Married Mary Jordan     
GENERATION #7
07. John Post, son of Stephen and Eleanore was born on September 16, 1629 in Otham, Kent, England.  Was in Hartford by 1636; to Saybrook 1649; to Norwich 1660. An original proprietor of Norwich; accepted freeman 1663, townsman 1674.  He married Hester Hyde in 1652 in Saybrook, Middlesex, MA, the daughter of William Hyde.  John died on November 27, 1711 in Norwich, New London, CT. 

The 9 children of John and Hester are:

1 Margaret Post (See Below)     
2 Elizabeth Post (Feb 22, 1655 in Middlesex, CT - 1715 in New Haven, CT)
   Married (1) John Sperry (1649-1692)
on Sep 1, 1676 in New Haven, CT
        1. Hannah Sperry (Jan 4, 1685 - Nov 4, 1758)
Married Thomas Douglas (1679-1724)
   Married (2) Benjamin Bunnell (1642-1697) in 1694 in New Haven, CT
   Married (3) Edmund Dorman (1636-1711) on Sep 19, 1700 in New Haven, CT
3 John Post (Apr 12, 1657 in Middlesex, CT - ) Married Sarah Reynolds     
4 Sarah Post (Nov 6, 1659 in Middlesex, CT - ) Married John Hough
5 Mary Post (Apr 16, 1662 in Norwich, CT - Nov 13, 1705 in Norwich, CT)
   Married Nathaniel Rudd (1652-1727)
on April 15, 1692 in Norwich
      1. Jonathan Rudd (May 22, 1693 - Aug 29, 1772)
Married Joanna Gregory (-1774)
          1. Samuel Rudd (- Sep 22 1795) Married Lurena Fitch (-1781)
          2. Jonathan Rudd (Sep 13, - Mar 17, 1777) Married Talitha Ormsby (1743-1827)
              5 children (Jedediah, Nancy, Rebecca, Lydia, Samuel)
     2. Mary Rudd (Feb 3, 1695 - 1757) Married Ebenezer Wood (1698-1789) on Mar 12, 1718
          1. Ebenezer Wood (Nov 15, 1726 - 1796) Married Philippa Story (1726-1789) on Dec 10, 1745
              1. Hepzibah Wood (Apr 14, 1747 - May 11, 1783) Married Nathaniel Fillmore (1740-1814)
                  1. Nathaniel Fillmore, Jr. (Apr 19, 1771-1863) Married Phoebe Millard (1781-1831)
                      1. Millard Fillmore (Jan 17, 1800 - Mar 8, 1874) - 13th President of the United States
6 Abigail Post (Nov 6, 1664 in Norwich, CT - Apr 1678)
7 Samuel Post (Mar 8, 1668 in Norwich, CT - Apr 23, 1735) Married Ruth Lathrop (1672-1750)
      1. Samuel Post (1698-1746) Married Sarah Griswold on Jan 11, 1733
          1. Samuel Post (1734-1735) age 1

      2. John Post (Jul 30, 1700 - Aug 26, 1718)
age 18
      3. Jabez Post (Dec 5, 1704 - Mar 6, 1725)
age 21
      4. Stephen Post (Apr 5, 1709 - Apr 14, 1735)
age 26
      5. Ruth Post (Oct 15, 1711 - Aug 11, 1796)
Married Joseph Deacon Bingham (1709-1787)
          1. Mary Bingham (Oct 6, 1734 - Sep 11, 1778) Married Asa Tenney (1733-1793) - 2 children
          2. Jeremiah Bingham (Jun 26, 1748 - Jan 24, 1842)
          3. Calvin Bingham (Oct 8, 1750 - Feb 19, 1831) - Deacon
8 Hannah Post (Oct, 1671 in Norwich, CT - )
9 Lydia Post (Mar 11, 1674 in Norwich, CT - )

GENERATION #8

08. Margaret Post, daughter of John and Hester was born on February 21, 1653 in Saybrook, Middlesex, MA.  She married Caleb Abell in July 1669 in Norwich, New London, CT.  Caleb is the son of Robert Abell and Joanna and has a royal ancestry.  They had 9 children.  Margaret died in November 1700.   I descend from their daughter Joanna Abell who married Zachariah Loomis.  U.S. President Grover Cleveland also descends from Margaret and Caleb through their daughter Experience who married John Hyde.

 

Migration pattern of my Post family
England -- Connecticut

 

Surnames that married into my Post family
ABELL BOGERT HUNTER HYDE
PANTON SNYDOM VAN ZUL -

 

Post information on the internet

Genforum messages on Post family
Google Books - "Hyde Genealogy: Or, The Descendants,in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich by Reuben Hyde Walworth (1864)" Free Ebook - refers to the Post family

 

Books and source material linked to the Post family

1

The Colonial POST Family of Saybrook & Hebton, CT 

2

Six Generations of Descendants of Stephen & Eleanor POST of Hartford & Saybrook

3

Abraham POST & His Descendants" by Michael Rudy

4

New England Families : Genealogical and Memorial. William R. Cutter (1995)  p. 1325

5

Story of Connecticut, Vol. III, p. 341.
6 Hyde Genealogy: Or, The Descendants,in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich by Reuben Hyde Walworth (1864)

 

My Descent From The Post Line

Generation Father Mother
15 Thomas Post (1530-1571) Thomasin (1533-1583)
14 Abraham Post (1566-1639) Ann Hunter (1568-1626)
13 Stephen Post (1596-1659) Eleanore Langley (1605-1670)
12 John Post (1629-1711) Hester Hyde (1631-1703)
11 Caleb Abell (1646-1731) Margaret Post (1653-1700)
10 Zachariah Loomis (1681-1751) Joanna Abell (1682-1759)
9 Ebenezer Jones (1718-1800) Zerviah Loomis (1724-1808)
8 Miles Jones (1764-1812) Mehitable Adams (1771-1812)
7 Miles Jones (1794-1885) Pamelia Turner (1805-1883)
6 Darius Benjamin Jones (1834-1918) Marquerite Cowan (1835-1906)
5 Nathaniel Henry Hawk (1858-1944) Anna Irene Jones (1868-1936)
4 Ernest August Schwiening (1873-1944) Grace Myrtle Hawk (1885-1984)
3 William Edward Marshall (1901-1981) Irene Sophia Schwiening (1908-1992)
2 William Edward Marshall
1 Tod Howard Marshall

This page was last updated on  09/25/16

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