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From: "Leo van de Pas" <>
Subject: Re: Bush descent from royalty
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2000 09:19:21 +0800


Dear Gordon,
I am fortunate to have Roberts's book on the American Presidents and their
wives. Page 236 shows that Sarah Bruen is a granddaughter of Obadiah, not
his daughter. Sarah Bruen's parents are John Bruen and Esther Lawrence
Best wishes
Leo van de Pas
Perth, Western Australia


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----- Original Message -----
From: GORDON E CHALLEEN <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, December 29, 2000 6:38 AM
Subject: Re: Bush descent from royalty


> Here is another listing for Barbara Pierce-Bush.
>
> 1. Obadiah Bruen (b.1606) Gateway ancestor reported to be
> descendant of Henry II through William Longespee.
> 2. Sarah Bruen
> +Abraham Kitchel
> 3. Joseph Kitchel
> + Rachel Bates
> 4. Grace Kitchel
> + Samuel Ford
> 5. Phoebe Ford
> + Robert Marvin
> 6. Samuel Marvin
> +Julia Ann Place
> 7. Jerome Marvin
> + Martha Stokes
> 8. Mabel Marvin
> + Scott Pierce
> 9. Marvin Pierce
> + Pauline Robinson
> 10. Barbara Pierce
> + Pres. George H. W. Bush
>
> Note: Barbara Pierce is a third great grandniece of 14th U.S.
> President Franklin Pierce.
>
> Source: "The Continuing Saga of Grace Kitchel Ford, 1740-1818,
> Ancestor of First Lady Barbara Bush"; Donald Kiddoo; For the
> Genealogy Club of the Library of the New Jersey Historical Society;
> 17 Feb 1990.
>
> Regards,
> Gordon Challeen
>
> > In a message dated 12/27/00 8:18:44 PM Central Standard Time,
> > writes:
> >
> >
> > > Does anyone have the descent of G.W.'s mother, Barbara Pierce? I read
on
> the
> > > web she is a descendant of US President Franklin Pierce but can't find
> > > anything further back than her grandfather Jonas Pierce. And was US
> > > president Franklin Pierce descended from the gentry or nobles of
England
> or
> > > anywhere else in France? He was a New Englander, thus another tie-in
> with
> > > the comments below.
> > >
> > > Thanks & regards
> > >
> > > JG
> > >
>
>
>
>

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