Hi, I trace back to Richard Valentine , Sr. who was born abt 1610 in Bedfordshire, Lancaster, Eng. At age 25 he came to Mass. with the Winthrop-Saltonstoll party to Watertown, Mass. in 1634. He then went to Long Island, NY establishing(with others) Hempstead, Long Island. A descendant, Stephen Valentine married Ann Titus. He was born 8/19/1792. A daughter, Elizabeth(b.8/19/1824) m. Jeremiah Wintringham and therir daughter, Helen Elizabeth Wintringham(b. 2/28/1863) m. Lucien Bertrand Squier, my grandfather. If you have any questions, I'll try to answer for you.