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Adam Forrester

March 18, 2013 , ,

Forrester coat of arms

Forrester coat of arms

My 20th great-grandfather, Adam Forrester, was the founder of a clan in Scotland. He became wealthy trading, and had permission to import grain into Scotland without paying duty.  His castle no longer exists, but there are parts of the churches he erected in his time that can be seen today. He and his son John held important political offices.  The both were Keepers of the Great Seal of Scotland.  The clan is without a chief and has been waiting for one for centuries.  I want to visit someday, but I do not think they will hand over any clan power to an American woman.

Adam Forrester (1360 – 1405)
is my 20th great-grandfather
John Forrester (1390 – 1448)
son of Adam Forrester
Janet Forrester (1410 – 1488)
daughter of John Forrester
John MAXWELL (1404 – 1484)
son of Janet Forrester
Mariota Maxwell (1430 – 1472)
daughter of John MAXWELL
Annabella Boyd (1449 – 1476)
daughter of Mariota Maxwell
Robert Lord Gordon (1475 – 1525)
son of Annabella Boyd
CATHERINE GORDON (1497 – 1537)
daughter of Robert Lord Gordon
Lady Elizabeth Ashton (1524 – 1588)
Capt Roger Dudley (1535 – 1585)
son of Lady Elizabeth Ashton
Gov Thomas Dudley (1576 – 1653)
son of Capt Roger Dudley
Anne Dudley (1612 – 1672)
daughter of Gov Thomas Dudley
John Bradstreet (1652 – 1718)
son of Anne Dudley
Mercy Bradstreet (1689 – 1725)
daughter of John Bradstreet
Caleb Hazen (1720 – 1777)
son of Mercy Bradstreet
Mercy Hazen (1747 – 1819)
daughter of Caleb Hazen
Martha Mead (1784 – 1860)
daughter of Mercy Hazen
Abner Morse (1808 – 1838)
son of Martha Mead
Daniel Rowland Morse (1838 – 1910)
son of Abner Morse
Jason A Morse (1862 – 1932)
son of Daniel Rowland Morse
Ernest Abner Morse (1890 – 1965)
son of Jason A Morse
Richard Arden Morse (1920 – 2004)
son of Ernest Abner Morse
Pamela Morse
I am the daughter of Richard Arden Morse

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