Chesebrough (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Still to do of December 28, 2022:

  • Recruit patrilineal descendants of Lawrence Copeland (preferably through his son William) to Y-DNA test and publish their results. Such descendants are encouraged to contact


First Generation

(Sgt.) Samuel3 Chesebrough (Nathaniel, William [III]) was born Stonington, CT 14 Feb 1673/4 and died there 19 Jan 1735/6. He married Duxbury 4 Jan 1699/1700 Priscilla Alden and they had seven children (Stonington): Mary (1702), Priscilla (1704), Nathaniel (1706-1709), Amos (1708/9), Hannah (1712), Sarah (1715) and Prudence (1721/2).

Second Generation

(Col.) Amos Chesebrough was born Stonington 2 Feb 1708/9 and died there 13 Sep 1770. He married there 2 Dec 1729 Desire Williams and they had ten children (Stonington): Amos (1730), Desire (1732/3), Lydia (1735), Priscilla (1738), Mary (1740), Samuel (1743), Hannah (1745), John (1748), Joshua (1750) and Elizabeth (bp 1755).

Third Generation

DNA results TBD

As of 20 Oct 2020 Family Tree DNA does not have a Chesebrough (etc.) surname DNA Project, but has 14 kits associated with Chesborough (etc.) surnames.

Further DNA testing needed

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