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11GGF Richard Welby, born before 1565 in England, son of 12GGP Thomas Welby and Elizabeth Thimbleby. He married 11GGM Frances Bulkeley 4 Jun 1595 in Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England; she was a daughter of 12GGF Edward Bulkeley and 12GGM Olive Irby. Their daughter 10GGM Olive Welby married 10GGF Henry Farwell 16 Apr 1629 in St Botolph’s, Boston, Lincolnshire, England.
In a dozen generations of this particular Plantagenet bloodline of ours, somewhat curiously, Grandpa Richard Welby is only the second male.

Olive Welby (1604-1692)
10GGM Olive Welby, born 1604 in Moulton, Lincolnshire, England, daughter of 11GGP Richard Welby and Frances Bulkeley. She married 10GGF Henry Farwell 16 Apr 1629 in St. Botolph’s, Boston, Lincolnshire, England. Their son 9GGF Joseph Farwell, the fifth of their six children and our third male Plantagenet ancestor since Longshanks, married 9GGM Hannah Learned. 10GGF Ensign and Deacon Henry Farwell, tailor, son of William Farwell of Boston, Lincolnshire, was born about 1605 in England.
Olive (Welby) Farwell is a descendant of Magna Carta Surety Baron Saher de Quincy, as well, of course, as of our 25GGF King John, the unhappy man on the other side of the table at Runnymede. The Farwells migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640). They were ancestors of our kin in the Harvard Square Burial Ground. They had three sons, Samuel, John, and [Ensign] Joseph, and three daughters, Elizabeth (wife of Joseph Wildbore), Mary (wife of John Bates), and Olive (wife of Benjamin Spalding).

At the turn of the third millennium A.D., only one street in Harvard Square, Cambridge, bore the same name as that by which it appears in street maps of 1636: Farwell Place, between the Old Cambridge Burying Ground and Larsen Hall, of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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