Sources of Our Family Connection to Sarah Jessica Parker

 

 

Sarah Jessica Parker appeared on an episode of “Who Do You Think You are?” season 1 ep. 1 on NBC.

Sarah was finding out about her Hodge and Elwell line of New England and her connection to the Salem Witch Trails of 1692


Samuel Elwell I and Esther Dutch: (1st generation) (married: June 7th 1658.) (ties to The Salem Witch Trails) and (Samuel is the bother of Thomas Elwell, my ancestor, who married Sarah Bassett of Lynn, Mass.) (10th great-grandparents)

1.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

2.   Anderson, Robert Charles and others, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Vol. II, C-F, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001), 429.

3.   Davis, Walter Goodwin, The Ancestry of Phoebe Tilton, 1775-1847, Portland, Maine: Anthoensen Press (1947), 96, Hathi Trust Digital Library.

4.   Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

5.   Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, Boston: New England Historic Society (1985) p. 250.

6.   Van Name, Elmer Garfield, The Elwell Family: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Southern New Jersey, Haddonfield, New Jersey (1963) p. 2.

7.   Bevc, Frank, Puritans, Patriots and Pioneers: An Elwell Family History: From Colonial America to the Civil War. (2016) p. 22,32,34,36,60,61,91,93


Samuel Elwell II and Sarah Wheadon: (2nd generation) (married: abt. 1690) (9th great-grandparents)

1.   Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 for Samuel Elwell, Gloucester County. (b. March 14th 1659 or 1660). Ancestry.com (Online Database)

2.   Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, Boston: New England Historic Society (1985) p. 250.

3.    American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

4.   Van Name, Elmer Garfield, The Elwell Family: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Southern New Jersey, Haddonfield, New Jersey (1963) p. 2.

5.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

6.    Bevc, Frank, Puritans, Patriots and Pioneers: An Elwell Family History: From Colonial America to the Civil War. (2016) p. 36.


Samuel Elwell III and Mary Jones: (3rd generation) (married: October 12th 1720) (8th great-grandparents)

1.    American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

2.    Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. 5, p. 1059, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

3.   Roberts, Gary Boyd, “#53 Royal Descents, Notable Kin, and Printed Sources: Major Historical Figures Descended from Anne (Lloyd) (Yale) (Genealogical Article) “ New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database), (accessed 12/23/2017).

4.   Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 2 , Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1999), 28.

5.   Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry.com (Online Database) … (accessed 12/23/17)

6.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

7. Record of Wills, 1665-1916; Index to Wills, 1662-1923 (New York County); Author: New York. Surrogate’s Court (New York County);Probate Place: New York, New York: Wills, Vol.036, 1780-1784, page # 42.


Jabez Elwell and Tabitha Jones: (4rd generation) (married: abt. 1747-1750) (7th great-grandparents)

1.   New York, Dutchess County Wills, 1751-1903; Index, 1790-1905; Author: New York. Surrogate’s Court (Dutchess County); Probate Place: Dutchess, New York; as Jabis Elwell (probate date:  July 6th 1810), his wife Tabitha and a daughter Abigail is mentioned along with his other children. Ancestry.com (Online Database).. (accessed 12/23/2017)

2.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

3.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

4. Record of Wills, 1665-1916; Index to Wills, 1662-1923 (New York County); Author: New York. Surrogate’s Court (New York County);Probate Place: New York, New York: Wills, Vol.036, 1780-1784, page # 42. (Jabez Is mentioned as one of the son of Samuel Elwell)


Abigail Elwell and Capt. Thomas Hodge: (5th generation) (married: May 17th 1784) (6th great-grandparents)

1.   New York, Dutchess County Wills, 1751-1903; Index, 1790-1905; Author: New York. Surrogate’s Court (Dutchess County); Probate Place: Dutchess, New York; as Jabis Elwell (probate date:  July 6th 1810), his wife Tabitha and a daughter Abigail is mentioned along with his other children. Ancestry.com (Online Database).. (accessed 12/23/2017)

2.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).. (accessed 12/23/2017).

3.   Hodge, Orlando John, Hodge Genealogy: From the First of the Name in This Country to the Present Time, Boston: Rockwell and Churchill Press (1900), 215-216, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

4.   Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

5.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

6.   Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 January 2018), memorial page for Abigail Elwell Hodge (16 Jun 1766–19 Oct 1826), Find A Grave Memorial no35873134, citing Union Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by ACSwanson (contributor 47094290) .


Eber Hodge and Elizabeth Couch: (6th generation) (5th great-grandparents)

1.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).. (accessed 12/23/2017).

2.   Hodge, Orlando John, Hodge Genealogy: From the First of the Name in This Country to the Present Time, Boston: Rockwell and Churchill Press (1900), 215, 217, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

3.   Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

4.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

5.   Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 31 December 2017), memorial page for Eber Hodge (18 Jun 1785–5 Jun 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19453277, citing Hodge Cemetery, Logan County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Joan Shoffner (contributor 46835779).


John Shafer Hodge and Amey Hill: (7th generation) (married: April 30th 1845) (4th great-grandparents)

1.   Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993, Logan, Ohio. Ancestry.com (Online Database).

2.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

3.   Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

4.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).


John Eber Hodge and Mary E. Stewart: (8th generation) (married: October 18th 1868) (3rd great-grandparents)

1.   Shelby County, Ohio, Compiled Marriage Index, 1803-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.

2.   Year: 1870; Census Place: Port Jefferson, Shelby, Ohio; Roll: M593_1267; Page: 623B; Family History Library Film: 552766

3.   Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 January 2018), memorial page for John Eber Hodge (29 Sep 1850–2 Feb 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no50597266, citing Glen Cemetery, Port Jefferson, Shelby County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Joan Shoffner (contributor 46835779).

4.   Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

5.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

6.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.


Elva Dore Hodge and Katherine “Katie” Schwartzstraub-Weis: (9th generation) (married: March 24th 1891) (2nd great-grandparents)

1.   Hamilton County, Ohio Marriage Records, 1774-1993 for Elva Hodge and Katie Schwartzstraub, license # 940. Ancestry.com (Online Database).

2.   State of Ohio, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death for Elva D. Hodge, Hamilton County, Ohio License # 55313. Ancestry.com (Online Database).

3.   Federal Census Record 1910 for Cinicinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, Ward 23, For Elva D. Hodge and Katie Hodge, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

4.   Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 January 2018), memorial page for Elva D. Hodge (12 Oct 1869–30 Oct 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52372721, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by GravRidr (contributor 46594477).

5.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

6.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).


Lillian Hodge and Louis Frederick Breitenbuecher: (10th generation) (married: October 17th 1911) (great-grandparents)

1.   Hamilton County, Ohio Marriage Records, 1774-1993 for Lillian Hodge and Louis F. Breitenbuecher License # 458. Ancestry.com (Online Database).

2.   1920 Ohio State Federal Census, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ward 3 for Lillian M. Britton and Louis F. Britton, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

3.   1930 Ohio State Federal Census Cincinnati, Hamilton County, 5 Precinct Z for Lillian Britton and Louis F. Britton. Ancestry.com (Online Database).

4.   Ohio. Division of Vital Statistics. Death Certificates and Index, December 20, 1908-December 31, 1953.State Archives Series 3094. Ohio Historical Society, Ohio.

5.   Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 January 2018), memorial page for Lillian M. Hodge Britten (1 Jul 1891–3 Oct 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52371319, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by GravRidr (contributor 46594477).


Lillian “Dolly” Breitenbuecher and Walter E. Keck: (11th generation) (grandparents)

1.   Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Certificate: 400068; Volume: 00002.

2.   1940 Ohio State Federal Census Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Roll: m-t0627-03193; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 91-192 for Walter Keck and Lillian Keck

3.   “Who Do Think You Are?” Season 1 Episode: 1 (Genealogy Documentary Television Series; NBC Production) Aired: March 5th 2010.

4.   Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

5.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).


Barbara Keck and Stephen J. Parker: (12th generation) (parents)

1.   American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).

2.   1940 Ohio State Federal Census Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Roll: m-t0627-03193; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 91-192 for Barbara Keck.

3.   Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007, Divorce record for Stephen J Parker and Barbara K Parker, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

4.   U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1, Record for Barbara K Forste, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

5.    Fabrikant, Geraldine, “Talking Money with Sarah Jessica Parker: From a Start on Welfare to Riches in the City”, New York Times, 30 JUL 2000.

6.    IMDb, “Sarah Jessica Parker Biography”, (accessed 1/17/2018).

7.   Smolenyak, Megan, “Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).

8.    Wikipedia, “Sarah Jessica Parker”, (accessed 1/17/2018).


Sarah Jessica Parker: (self)

  1. American Ancestors Magazine, 2010, Vol. 11.2, p. 20, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
  2. Fabrikant, Geraldine, “Talking Money with Sarah Jessica Parker: From a Start on Welfare to Riches in the City”, New York Times, 30 JUL 2000.
  3. IMDb, “Sarah Jessica Parker Biography”, (accessed 1/17/2018).
  4. Smolenyak, Megan, Sarah Jessica Parker: Who Do You Think You Are?”, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 07 APR 2011 (Updated 07 JUN 2011).
  5. Wikipedia, “Sarah Jessica Parker”, (accessed 1/17/2018).