Beere (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Still to do of December 28, 2022:

  • Recruit patrilineal descendants of Robert Beere to Y-DNA test and publish their results. Such descendants are encouraged to contact


First Generation

Robert Beere, said to be an Irishman, died Rehoboth 28 Mar 1676. He married there 25 Jun 1673 Elizabeth (Billington) Bullock[1] and they had: Benjamin (1674).

Second Generation

Benjamin Beere was born Rehoboth 6 Jun 1674 and died Providence, RI 3 Jul 1714. He married Providence abt 1705 Rachel Pratt and they had four children: Job (c1705 unm.), Rachel (c1707), Benjamin (c1710 unk. if marr.) and Charles (c1712).

Third Generation

Charles Beers was born Providence, RI abt 1712 and died Rehoboth aft 1774. He married Providence 1744 Susanna Spencer and they had: Spencer (c1748 m Lillis Bullock), Daniel (bp 1748 m Sarah Robinson), Rachel (c1755) and Job (p1758 m Molly Blake).

  1. widow of Richard Bullock.

DNA results TBD

As of 29 Dec 2022, the Beers Surname Project does not list anyone claiming Robert Beere as their Most Distant Known Patrilineal Ancestor (MDKPA).

Further DNA testing needed

Testing of patrilineal descendants is needed. Any male who believes their patrilineal ancestry goes through Robert Beere is encouraged to contact