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William Hallett (b.1616) Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake Hallett (b.1610) and their descendants on Long Island
- William Hallett (b.1616)
- Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake Hallett (b.1610)
- William Hallett, Jr. (b.1648)
- Samuel Hallett, Sr. (b.1650)
- William Hallett (b.1795)
- William Hallett (b.1616)
- 1877 Description of “The Old Hallett Burying Grounds – Astoria” from The Newtown Register
- The Halletts of Hallett’s Cove, Newtown, Astoria, Long Island, New York
- When and Where were William Hallett and Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake married?
- Who were William Hallett (b.1795) and his wife, Wilhelmina Sophia Fredericks (b.1794, Germany)?
- Missy Wolfe’s “Insubordinate Spirit” published!
The Hallett Coat of Arms
“Insubordinate Spirit” by Missy Wolfe
Author Archives: Will Hallett
This is the second in a series of posts on The Hallett Burial Grounds. For part 1, please click here. It is no great revelation to say that Hallett's Cove in the year 1877 was a very different place than it is … Continue reading
The story of the Halletts on Long Island begins with a desperate escape from Connecticut in the late 1640's – an escape of a man, a woman and their infant son that took place in the dark of night by ship across the Long Island Sound … Continue reading
Much has been made over time of the union of William Hallett (b.1616) and Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake (b.1610), the desperate circumstances under which they left Greenwich, and their subsequent years in Hallett's Cove. While it is well documemted that their union was … Continue reading
Part of the intrique of geneaology, at least for me, is borne from the never-ending series of questions that open up as a result of even the most cursory research. Seemingly every answer uncovered yields another question, and often several. Among the questions … Continue reading
For anyone interested in the history of New Netherlands and the earliest days of Long Island and Connecticut, Missy Wolfe's Insubordinate Spirit – A True Story of Life and Love in Earliest America 1610 – 1665 is a must read! … Continue reading
I've spent a considerable amount of time searching ships manifests and historical records trying to determine exactly when and on what ship William Hallett, Sr. (b.1616) made his way to the colonies, with no success. The most common "fact" often cited on … Continue reading
As is well documented, many of the Halletts of Newtown were removed in April of 1905 from the original burial ground in Hallett's Cove and reinterred a few miles away at Mount Olivet Cemetary in Maspeth, Queens. Thanks to the … Continue reading
I've long sought an early map of Halletts Cove and Halletts Point from the days before it was known as Astoria, but the earliest I've found is this map, from F.W. Beers "Atlas of Long Island", 1873: (Click the image … Continue reading