- Dr. Comfort STARR, son of Thomas Starr, bp. Cranbrook, Kent, England, 6 July 1589, d. Boston, Mass., 2 January 1659/60, married 4 October 1614 at Northiam, Sussex, England, Elizabeth WATTS, b. ca. 1595, d. Boston, Mass., 25 June 1658, aged 63. Dr. Comfort arrived in New England in 1635 on the Hercules.
- Elizabeth STARR, bp. Ashford, Kent, England, 3 June 1622, d. Boston, Mass., 4 June 1704, m. by 1642, John FERNISIDE, b. ca. 1611, d. Boston, Mass., 13 November 1693.
- Hannah FERNISIDE, b. Boston, Mass., 8 March 1650, d. after 13 May 1726, m. 1st ca. 1672, Captain Reuben HULL, bp. Launceston, Cornwall, England, 23 January 1649, d. Porstmouth, N.H., between 23 December 1689 and 30 October 1693, the dates on which his will and written and proved, son of the Rev. Joseph and Agnes (---) HULL. Hannah married second at Portsmouth ca. 1698, Captain George SNELL who died there March 1707/8.
- Elizabeth HULL, b. Boston, Mass., 9 September 1673, d. after 13 May 1726, m. ca. 1695, Lt. John SNELL, b. ca. 1667, Portsmouth, N.H., d. before 3 September 1718 when administration to his estate was granted, son of Captain George and Hannah (Alcock) SNELL [George Snell’s first marriage].
- Jane SNELL, b. Portsmouth, N.H. 28 January 1696/7, d. Rochester, N.H. after 1766, m. first Tristram HEARD, b. Dover, N.H., 26 March 1695, d. there 31 August 1723, son of Tristram2 (John1) and Abigail (---) HEARD. Jane married second Benjamin HAYES, b. Dover, N.H. 6 September 1700, d. Rochester, N.H., 16 May 1756, son of John and Mary (Horne) HAYES.
Jane was the beginning of an article I wrote: Heard-Hayes Family Bible: An Annotated Guide, New Hampshire Genealogical Record 23 (2006):15-26. That article takes the line down three more generations. I am six more generations further for a total of 14 generations between Dr. Comfort Starr and myself.
Robert Charles Anderson The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-35 Vol. VI (R-S) (Boston, NEHGS, 2009).
Genealogical Dictionary of ME and NH by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis (Portland, 1939, reprinted Baltimore, 1988).
Both of these works rely totally on primary sources and can be cited as is.