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In memory of Lois Beckwith, my Paternal 6th Great-Grandmother on the HOLLENBECK branch.


  • John Huntley, immigrant of Boston & Roxbury, Massachusetts and Lyme, Connecticut, 1647-1977, and some of his descendants, by Virgil W. Huntley, 1978, p.99-102.
  • The Beckwiths, by Paul Beckwith, 1848-1907. [Link]
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Lois Beckwith

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1725 July 11

Lyme, New London, Connecticut


1747 Dec 13

Lyme, New London, Connecticut



1793 (possibly).

Lyme, New London, Connecticut


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Lois Beckwith was born in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, on July 11, 1725. She was the daughter of Mathew Beckwith and Elisheba Raynor. "She may be the Mrs. Lois Huntley who died in Lyme in August, 1793. [Lyme 1st Cong. Church record]", according to Virgil Huntley's book, "John Huntley, immigrant of Boston & Roxbury, Massachusetts and Lyme, Connecticut, 1647-1977, and some of his descendants", page 99.


Lois's ancestry is documented back to the time of William the Conqueror and connected to the Royal Bruces of Scotland. (Lineage found here).


Lois Beckwith & John Huntley (3) were the parents of my ancestor,

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