Crocker (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of March 1, 2021:

  • Recruiting direct male-line descendants of William Crocker for NGS/WGS testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact Raymond T. Wing (email: wing.genealogist AT gmail DOT com)


First Generation

(Deacon) William Crocker was baptized at Modbury, Devonshire 11 Feb 1614/5, son of Hugh Crocker & Thomasine Michell. He died at Barnstable on 6 Sep 1692. William married Alice Hoyt and they had six children: John, Elizabeth, Samuel, Job, Josiah and Eleazer.

Second Generation

John Crocker was born Scituate 1 May 1637 and died Barnstable 11 May 1711. He married twice, first Barnstable Nov 1659 Mary Bodfish and second Barnstable 25 Apr 1663 Mary Bursley. By his first wife he had: Elizabeth and Jonathan. By his second wife he had: John, Hannah, Joseph, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Experience, Mary, Jabez, Abigail, Abigail, Bathshua.

Eleazer Crocker was born Barnstable 21 Jul 1650 and died there 6 Sep 1723. He married Barnstable 7 Apr 1682 Ruth Chipman and they had ten children: Benoni (1682-1701), Bethiah (1683), Nathan (1685 m. Joanna Bursley), Daniel (1607-1723 never married), Sarah (1689), Theophilus (1690/1 m. Lydia Eddy), Eleazer (twin, 1693 m. Judith Saunders), Ruth (twin, 1693), Abel (1695 m. Mary Isham) and Rebecca (1697).

Third Generation

Jonathan Crocker was born Barnstable 15 Jul 1662 and died there 24 Aug 1746. He married Barnstable 20 May 1686 Hannah Howland and they had eight children (born Barnstable): Lydia (1686), Hannah (1688), Thankful (1690), Isaac (1692 m. Ann Smith & Elizabeth Fuller), Reliance (1694), Jonathan (1696 m. Elizabeth ____), James (1699 m. Alice Swift) and Ephraim (1702-1704).

Joseph Crocker was born Barnstable Barntable 1 Mar 1667/8 and died there 12 Apr 1741. He married Barnstable 18 Sep 1691 Anne Howland and they had three children (born Barnstable): Deborah (1691), Prudence (1692) and Benjamin (1696 m. Priscilla Hall).

DNA results R1b-FGC8410

Previous Y-DNA testing

The Family Tree DNA CrockerDNA Project Group: Deacon William Cape Cod has three individuals, one has Y-SNP tested to R1b-P311. One individual has done Y111 STR testing. According to the NevGen Haplogroup predictor, the Y111 STR result falls under R1b U106>>Z381>Z156>>DF96>S11515>FGC8410 with 100% probability.

Further needed testing

We need direct male-line descendants of this Crocker family to WGS/NGS test to discover where this family falls in the Y-DNA tree.

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