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ARMSTRONG, Jonathan - Made free 1668, probably removed early.

BABCOCK, James Sr. - Died at Stonington, 12 Jun 1679. Made a verbal will mentioning son Job, dau. Mary CHAMPLIN, gift to William CHAMPAIN's eldest daughter, to son Joseph at 20 years of age, to wife Elizabeth for bringing up three children he had by her. Adm. inhab. Portsmouth, 25 Feb 1642. Ordered in 1650, along with 5 others to mend all locks & stocks of guns brought to them for a suitable consideration. Commissioner for Portsmouth, 1657-8. Name of first wife unknown, had James, John, Job & Mary, who m. William, son of Jeoffrey CHAMPLIN. Married 2nd, Elizabeth ___ & had Joseph & two others. Son James married Jane ___. Inv. of his estate bears the date 1698. Will of Mrs. Jane BABCOCK is dated 30 Apr 1718, mentions dau. Sarah LEWIS (wife of James), dau. Jane LEWIS (wife of Israel), dau. Elizabeth LEWIS (wife of David), dau. Mary BROWN (wife of George), dau. Hannah LARKIN (wife of Roger) & sons James, William, & Peter. Besides these he probably had a son Job.

BABCOCK, John, son of James, Sen., m. Mary ____. His will dated 1685, mentions eldest son James & "nine more", viz. Ann, Mary, John, Job, George, Elihu, Robert, Joseph, & Oliver. Mrs. Mary BABCOCK m. 2nd Erasmus BABBET & d. 8 Dec 1711.

BABCOCK, Job, son of James, Sen., m. Jane ____. Will dates 6 Mar 1715, mentions son John, eldest son Job, youngest son Benjamin, dau. Jane BRAMAN, dau. Sarah HALL (wife of James), daug Mary TANNERS, dau. Elizabeth BRAND, dau's. Hannah & Marcy.

BABCOCK, Joseph, son of James, Sen. by 2nd wife Elizabeth, m. 1st Dorothy KEY, 13 Apr 1696 & had Elizabeth, b. 29 Jan 1697/8. Mrs. Dorothy BABCOCK d. 14 Dec 1727. Married 2nd Mrs. Hannah COATS, had Abigail, 20 Apr 1731; Authority, 2 Feb 1729/30; Joseph, 14 Oct 1733, & John, 26 Jan 1735/6.

BROWN, George. In 1692, Peter CRANDALL had a son-in-law of this name. The will of Mrs. Jane BABCOCK, Jr., dated 1718, mentions dau. Mary BROWN who appears to have been the wife of a George BROWN. We also find the will of one of the same name at Westerly, dated 14 Sep 1736, mentions wife Charity, eldest son George, sons Peter, John & William, eldest dau, Elizabeth STANTON, dau. Sarah CHAMPLIN & dau. Ruth BROWN.

Another George BROWN was m. to Jerusha, dau. of Joseph LEWIS, 4 Apr 1734.

BROWN, John & BROWN Thomas - their cattle marks appear on the Stonington records as early as 1688.

BURDICK, Robert. Freeman, Newport, 22 May 1655. Married Ruth, dau. of Samuel HUBBARD of Newport, and had Robert, Hubbard, Thomas, Benjamin, Samuel, Naomi [m. Jonathan Rogers], Tacy [m. Joseph MAXSON], Ruth [m. John PHILLIPS] & Deborah [m. Joseph CRANDALL]. Robert BURDICK was with Tobias SAUNDERS arrested by the Mass. authorities for trespassing upon their jurisdiction and imprisoned at Boston until they could pay the fine of 40. He died in 1692.

BURDICK, Robert, son of Robert Sr., m. Dorcas, daughter of LEWIS.

BURDICK, Hubbard, son of Robert Sr., m. a dau. of John MAXTON

BURDICK, Benjamin, m. Mary ___ & had Mary, 26 Jul 1699 [m. ___ LEWIS]; Rachel, 5 Jul 1701 [m. ___ SISSON}; Peter, 5 Aug 1703; Benjamin, 25 Nov 1705; John, 24 Mar 1708; David, 24 Feb 1710; William, 12 Jun 1713; Elisha, 22 Sep 1716.

CASS [or CASE], James - Freeman 28 Oct 1668, probably removed with the first emigrants to Kingstown as many of that name are found there in 1690 and there is no trace of him in Westerly.

CHAMPLIN, Jeoffrey, Sr. - Was of Portsmouth, RI, in 1638; admitted inhab. Newport, 24 Jan 1738/39 & admitted Freeman in 1640. He removed to Westerly with first emigrants in 1661, and in 1695 is mentioned as deceased. He m. ____, & had Jeoffrey, eldest son; William, d. 1 Dec 1715 in his 62nd year; & Christopher. His children were all probably born in Newport [records of that town were destroyed by the British during the Revolution.]

CHAMPLIN, Jeoffrey, son of Jeoffrey Sr., of Kingstown, m. ____, & had Jeoffrey, (William & Hannah?). He was an assistant in the colony from 1696 to 1715 which was about the time he died.

CHAMPLIN, Capt. William, of Westerly, 2nd son of Jeoffrey Sr., m. Mary, dau. of James BABCOCK, Sr., & had children - William [m. Mary, dau. of Joseph CLARK Jr., 18 Jan 1700]; Mary [m. Capt. John BABCOCK]; & Ann, [m. Samuel CLARK, 19 Jan 1698/9].

CHAMPLIN, Christopher, son of Jeoffrey Sr., m. ___ & had Christopher, Jeoffrey, William, Joseph & John. He m. 2nd. Elizabeth, widow of William DAVELL, and d. 2 Apr 1732.

CHAPMAN, Hope. Richard CHAPMAN, of Boston, m. Mary ____, & had Susan, b. 25 Feb 1647/8 [m. ___ Ellis of Stonington?]; Hope, b. 30 Jan 1654/5; Mary, b. 30 Jun 1657. -- Hope, free. inhab. Westerly 1680. He m. ____ & had Richard, only son, b. 20 Feb 1687, and daus. Elizabeth & Hannah. He died 3 May 1698; made a verbal will before James Cornish & John Maxson. Amount of inv. 59 6s 6d. (In his will occurs the following:- "I give to that woman my wife although no wife to me five shillings adding these words I doe protest against her having one penny more of my estate. And I Comite the care of all the Remaining part of my estate whetehr of howseing or lands or moveable estae to the care and charge of my siste Elliss and that my son shall live with her she teaching hem to be A weaver." &c)

CLARK, Joseph - there were 4 brothers of the name of Clark, John, Thomas, Joseph & Carew, by tradition of Bedfordshire, England. Dr. John CLARK was b. 8 Oct 1609 & d. 20 Apr 1676. He was married three times bur left no issue; was several times Deputy Governor, and for a long time Colony Agent in London. [Vol. iii, Co. R.I. His. Soc.]

CLARK, Joseph, Sr., of Newport, m. Margaret ___ (who d. 1694), & had Joseph (of Westerly) b. 11 Feb 1642; John, d. 1704; William; Susanna; Mary [m. Tobias SAUNDERS]; Joshua; Sarah, b. 29 Jan 1663 [m. Thomas REYNOLDS, 11 Oct 1683; Thomas; Katy & Elizabeth.

CLARK, Joseph, Sr. of Westerly, son of Joseph, Sr. above, m. Bethiah, dau. of Samuel HUBBARD, of Newport, 16 Nov 1664 & had Judith, b. 12 Oct 1667 [m. John MAXSON, Jr., 19 Jan 1687]; Joseph, b. 4 Apr 1670; Samuel, b. 29 Dec 1672; John, b. 25 Aug 1675; Bethiah, b. 11 Apr 1678 [m. Thomas HISCOX of Newport, 31 Oct 1703]; Mary, b. 27 Dec 1680 [m. William, son of Capt. William CHAMPLIN, 18 Jan 1700]; Susanna, b. 31 Aug 1683; Thomas, b. 17 Mar 1786 [m. Elizabeth, daul of Capt. James BABCOCK]; William, b. 21 Apr 1688 [m. Jane, dau. of Edward BLEAVEN].

CLARK, Joseph, Jr., son of Joseph Sr. of Westerly, m. 1) Dorothy, dau. of John MAXSON, Sr.,5 Jan 1692, had Freegift, b. 4 Jul 1694; Dorothy, b. 28 May 1696; Experience, b. 6 Jul 1699, & Joseph. Married 2) Anna BABCOCK? & had son Elisha.

CLARK, Samuel, son of Joseph Sr. of Westerly, m. Ann, dau. of Capt. Wm. CHAMPLIN, 19 Jan 1698/9 & had Samue, b. 19 Jan 1699/1700; Mary, b. 27 Nov 1701; Bethiah, b. 18 Jul 1703; Ann, b. 3 Sep 1707; Joseph, b. 29 Aug 1705; William, b. 29 May 1709; James, b. 20 Jan 1710/11; Joshua, b. 22 Sep 1712; Amos, b. 14 Dec 1714; Simmons?, b. 27 Apr 1716; Christopher, b. 26 Oct 1717; Samuel, b. 6 May 1719.

COTTRELL, Nickolas - Inhab. Newport, 1638; in list of freemen, Newport, 1655. He d. 1715, wife ____; children: Nickolas, Mary, Elizabeth, John, Samuel, Dorothy, Gershom, & (Nathaniel?).

CRANDALL, John - Freeman, Newport, 1655; Commissioner 1658; his name is the first on list of free inhab. Westerly in 1669. He was the first Elder of the Baptist Society of Westerly. He d. abt. 1676. (In a letter from Samuel HUBBARD to Dr. Edward STENNETT, pastor of a Baptist Church in Bell Lane, London, bearing the date Newport, R.I., Nov. 1676: "Now, dear brother, although we are not destroyed by the Indians, God hath visited this land by taking away many by death - in, in this place, of all sorts. Of the old church, first, Mr. Joseph TORREY; then my dear brother John CRANDALL; then Mr. John CLARKE; then William WEEDEN, a deacon; then John SALMON.") Married Elizabeth, dau. of Samuel GORTON?, and had sons John, Joseph, Peter, Jeremiah, Eber, & (James?).

CRANDALL, John, son of John Sr., in 1696 appears among freemen of Kingstown whither he removed early. His will bears the date 25 Jan 1703/4 - amount of inventory 62.09.06; mentions eldest son John, sons Peter & Samuel, dau. Elizabeth WILCOX, dau. Mary PHILIPS, wife Elizabeth, and son Stephen WILCOX.

CRANDALL, Joseph, son of John Sr., was ordained Elder of Bap. Ch. at Newport 8 May 1715, & d. 12 Sep 1737. His wife was Deborah, dau. of Robert BURDICK.

CRANDALL, Peter, son of John Sr., m. Mary ____. Adm'n on his estate 1734; he had son-in-law George BROWN in 1692.

CRANDALL, Jeremiah, son of John Sr., m. Priscilla ___ & had Jeremiah, Ann, John, James, Hannah, Sarah, Experience, Patience, Susanna, & Mary.

CRANDALL, Eber, son of John Sr., will is dated 22 Aug 1727: Wife Mary ____. Children: John, Eber, Samuel & Joseph - "that I had by my 2nd wife." Mary, Nathaniel, Jonathan, Ebenezer & Jeremiah, "that my now wife hath living", "My brother Nathaniel COTTRELL of North Kingstown."

CRUMB (or CROMB), Daniel. Died in 1713, intestate. Wife, Alice ___, widow of Richard HAUGHTON of New London. Had children William, and a dau. who m. Edward AUSTEN. Mrs. Alice CRUMB d. 29 Jan 1716.

CRUMB, William, son of Daniel, m. Hannah ___ & had Joseph, William, Rachel [m. ___ PENDLETON]; Marcy [m. ___ LAMPHEARE]; Jemima [m. ___ BUTLER], & Elizabeth [m. Edward SAUNDERS].

DAVELL (DEVIL, DAVOL &c) - William DEVILL, freeman of Newport, 1655. Joseph DEVELL made free 1670. In 1683 he is styled Lieutenant, & in 1690, Captain. He took a prominent part in town affairs and was the town's surveyor for many years. He m. ___ & seems to have had but one child, William, who m. Elizabeth ___ & had a son, William, b. 2 Aug 1698. Capt. Joseph DAVELL d. intestate 1715.



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DAVIS, John, Free inhab. Westerly, 1669.

ENOS, John, Free inhab. Westerly, 1680. [may be connected to Joseph ENOS & Margaret WEBSTER m. 20 Sep 1716, had Joseph, b. 10 Jun 1718; Marcy, b. 1 Nov 1720; Benjamin, b. 22 Oct 1725; Margaret, b. 17 May 1729; Benjamin, b. 26 Feb 1733; Hannah, b. 7 Apr 1736]

FAIRFIELD, John, Freeman, Newport, 1655. One of the original purchasers of Misquamocuck in 1660. He married Anfillis ___ & probably had no family. (He made over, 26 Dec 1689, to Mary, widow of John BABCOCK, all his estate, "whether in lands or movables", with the consent of his wife, provided said Mary BABCOCK "maintain me & my wife with sufficient meat, drink, clothing, washing & lodging, during our lives."

HALL [various] - John inhab. Newport, 1638; William, Newport, 1639; 1663, William commissioner of Portsmouth; 1655, John made free, Newport; Sept. 1679, Henry HALL, Sen., free inhab. Westerly; Mar 1680, Henry Jr. & James, free inhab. Westerly.

HALL, Henry Sr., m. Constant ____. His will, dated 1 Nov 1716, mentions sons, William, Elisha, Henry, James, John & Edward; two youngest daughters Mary & Martha "when they shall come of age;" daughters Susanna, Lydia, Elizabeth BUTTON & Charey COTTRELL.

HALL, James, m. Sarah, dau. of Job BABCOCK, & had Sarah, b. 25 Dec 1693; Jane, b. 29 Aug 1695; Honor, b. 14 Aug 1697; Elijah, b. 23 Aug 1699; James, b. 17 Sep 1701; Joseph, b. 8 Jul 1703; Mary, b. 10 Nov 1705; Benjamin, b. 19 Nov 1707; Amie, b. 26 Sep 1709; Jonathan, b. 18 Nov 1711.

HOLMES - 1670, Robert, inhab. Stonington. 1680, Joshua free inhab. of Westerly. he m. Abigail ____ & had Joshua, b. 20 Aug 1678; a son (John?) & Mary [m. Isaac THOMPSON]. Joshua, Sr. d. 14 Apr 1694. Amt. of inv. 122.14.6. (in his will, he gives 100 acres to son-in-law Isaac Thompson, lying on the N.E. side of the river "neare my now dwelling house;" also his choice of 200 acres - 100 in woods near George DENISON's, and 100 near the meeting house. "The land I now dwell on to son Joshua." "Item - I give liberty to Isaac Thompson to live inmy now dwelling house five years, if he see fit, ant the two boys to be helpful to Isaac.")

HOLMES, Joshua, Jr., son of Joshua Sr., m. Fear STURGES, 21 Nov 1698 & had Joshua, b. 14 Aug 1700; John, b. 10 Jun 1702; Abigail, b. 28 Feb 1702/3; Temprance, b. 29 Jan 1706/7; Thankful, b. 12 Nov 1708; Thomas, b. 1 Jan 1710-11; Mary, b. 19 Mar 1712/13; Bethiah, b. 29 Jul 1715; Marvin (dau.) b. 17 Nov 1717. Mr. Joshua HOLMES d. 23 Nov 1729. Mrs. Fear HOLMES d. 22 Jun 1753.

LAMPHEAR or LANDFEARE - George, free inhab. Westerly 1679. He married & had Richard, Shadrach, John, Theodosius, Seth, a dau. [m. Eber CRANDALL], Elizabeth [m. James PENDLETON, 12 Jan 1709/10]; Sarah [m. James COVEY, 21 Mar 1708]; & Mary [m. Peter BUTTON, Sr.]; George LANDFEARE d. 6 Oct 1731.

LANDFEARE, Richard, m. Mary ___ & had Amie, b. 22 Jun 1715; Lucy, b. 9 Jul 1718; Esther, b. 21 Feb 1720/1; Zerviah, b. 12 Oct 1724 & Jerusha b. 25 Jan 1726/7.

LANDFEARE, Shadrach, m. Experience REED, 15 Jun 1696 & had Oliver, Ann, Experience, Prudence, Mary, Solomon, John & Hezekiah. Mrs. Experience LANDFEARE m. 2nd Samuel LINKON.

LANDFEARE, Theodosius, m. Rachel COVEY, 22 Jan 1707/8 & had Theodosius, b. 31 Jan 1708/9; James, b. 22 Nov 1710; Joshua, b. 23 Nov 1712; Abigail, b. 27 Mar 1715; Susanna, b. 14 Dec 1716; Nathaniel, b. 22 Mar 1718; Mary, b. 14 Dec 1721; Samuel, b. 23 Dec 1723; Stephen, b. 5 Feb 1725/6; Jabez, b. 25 Mar 1731; Joseph, b. 20 Sep 1736. LANDFEARE, Seth, m. Sarah ____ & had Elizabeth, b. 10 Aug 1715, & Elisha.

LARKIN, Edward, free inhab. Westerly 1669. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Henry HALL, Sr., & had Edward, John, Hannah, Roger?, & Mehitable, [m. Richard SWAITE, 15 Dec 1773?]

LARKIN, Edward Jr., m. Mary, dau. of Nicholas COTTRELL. Children: Stephen, Nicholas, David, Elizabeth [m. ___ BABCOCK], Penelope, Tabitha, Edward, Joh, Samuel & Lydia.

LARKIN, Roger, m. Hannah, dau. of James BABCOCK.

LEWIS, John, free inhab. of Westerly, 1669. He married, & had John, Daniel, James, David, Isreal, & Samuel.

LEWIS, John, Jr., son of John Sr., m. Anna _____ & had Joseph, b. 16 Oct 1683; Sarah, b. 17 Aug 1687; Mary, b. 4 May 1689; Anna, b. 6 Jan 1691; Abigail, b. 20 may 1693, John, b. 13 Jun 1698; William, b. 1 Feb 1701/2; Jerusha, b. 11 Jan 1706/7.

LEWIS, Daniel, son of John Sr., m. Mary, dau. of (Peter BUTTON Sr.?) His will bears the date 1 Feb 1717/18 & mentions eldest son John, Jonathan, Mary [m. John LANGWORTHY], Dorcas [m. Robert BURDICK], Daniel, & Hannah.

LEWIS, James, son of John Sr., m. Sarah BABCOCK, dau. of James BABCOCK Jr.

LEWIS, David, son of John Sr., m. Elizabeth BABCOCK, dau. of James BABCOCK Jr.

LEWIS, Isreal, son of John Sr., m. Jane BABCOCK, dau. of James BABCOCK Jr. & had Isreal, b. 22 Jun 1695; Benjamin, b. 8 Jun 1697; Jane, b. 21 May 1700; Anna, b. 13 Jul 1704.

LEWIS, Samuel, son of John Sr., m. ____. His will, dated 5 Aug 1734, mentions sons Samuel & Jonathan and dau. Joanna TANNERS.

MACKOON or MACOUNE - John, free inhab. Westerly, 1669. The will of John MACKOON, dated 15 Dec 1732, mentions wife Ann, eldest son John, 2d son Daniel, dau. Rachel [m. James HALL, 17 Apg 1721], Mary [m. ___ LARKIN], Abigail [m. ___ BROWN]; sons William & Joseph.

MACKOON, John, Jr., son of John Sr., will dated 2 Apr 1754, mentions wife Patience, sons William & Samuel, daughters Lois & Sarah.

MACKOON, Joseph, son of John Sr., whose inventory is dated 1750, m. Jemima ____ MAXON or MAXSON - Portsmouth, 1639, Richard MAGGSEN, blacksmith. John made free, Westerly, 23 Oct 1668. He married Mary MOSHER & had John, b. 1666; Joseph, 1672; Dorothy [m. Joseph CLARK 6 Jan 1692]; Jonathan, Hannah, & Mary [m. ____ LEWIS].

MAXSON, John Jr., m. Judith, dau. of Joseph CLARK & Bethiah HUBBARD, 19 Jan 1687, & had Judith, b. 23 Sep 1689; Mary, b. 26 Oct 1691, d. 16 Mar 1692; Bethia, b. 31 Jul 1693; Elizabeth, b. 7 Nov 1795; Hannah, b. 13 Jun 1698; John, b. 21 Apr 1701; Dorothy, b. 20 Oct 1703; Susanna, b. 19 Oct 1706; Joseph, b. Dec 1709, d. Jul 1710; and Avis, b. 27 Dec 1712. Mr. John MAXSON Jr d. Jul 1747.

MAXSON, Joseph, b. Tacy, dau. of Robert BURDICK & Ruth HUBBARD, & had Joseph, b. 10 Mar 1692; John; Tacy; Goodith; Mary; Ruth; & Elizabeth. He d. Sep 1750.

MAXSON, Jonathan, m. Content ROGERS, 1 May 1707 & had Jonathan, b. 16 Jan1708; Content, b. 28 Jan 1709; Joseph, b. 14 Jan 1712; John, b. 2 Mar 1714; Naomi, b. 6 May 1716; Samuel, b. 20 Jul 1718; Caleb, b. 1 Nov 1721; Mary, b. 20 Nov 1723. His will is dated 8 Jun 1732.

PAINTER - Thomas PAINTER had a lot transferred to him by Roger WILLIAMS at Providence, 1638. Thomas, freeman of Newport, 1655. Thomas & Shubal among the first settlers of Westerly in 1661. Thomas PAINTER drowned, 25 Mar 1705/6.



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PEMBERTON, Joseph - was of Westerly in 1679. Removed to New London in 1680. He m. Maria MINOR, widow of Samuel MINOR & dau. of ___ AVERY, 19 Mar 1683. Children: James, Joseph, Mary [m. Alexander BAKER] & Elizabeth [m. Jonathan ROGERS]. He d. 11 (14?)Oct 1702. After his death, his wife returned to Boston with her sons; but her daughters remained in New London.

PEMBERTON, Joseph [perhaps son of above] freeman in Westerly, 23 Apr 1691, & held several important offices afterwards. In 1703, he is called. in a deed, "Joseph PEMBERTON, Carpenter, of Westerly."

PENDLETON, James - the name Brian PENDLETON appears in the list of 108 townsmen in Watertown, MA, in 1636. He was afterwards of Portsmouth and was styled "Major". His will bears the date 9 Aug 1667. He m. Eleanor ___ & had but one son, James, & a dau [m. Rev. Seth FLETCHER]. James was first of Watertown, then Sudbury, and lastly of Westerly, R.I., where his name appears in the list of free inhabitants in 1669. He m. 1) Mary ___ & had James, b. at Watertown, MA, 5 Nov 1650; & daus. Mary & Hannah. He married 2) Hannah ___ and had Joseph, b. at Sudbury, 29 Dec 1661; Edmund; Sarah, bap. at Stonington, 18 Apr 1674/5 [sic]; Eleanor. bap. 20 Jul 1679 [admitted to Church at Stonington, 24 Oct 1702]; Dorothy, bap. 3 Oct 1686 [m. ___ COTTRELLE]; Anna [m. Eleazer BROWN of Stonington, 18 Oct 1693]; Patience; & Caleb. Capt. James

PENDLETON was admitted to the church at Stonington, 7 Nov 1680. His will is dated 9 Feb 1702. He died 29 Nov 1709 (MINOR diary) James, his son by wife Mary, & daus. Sarah & Patience are not mentioned in it and probably died early.

PENDLETON, Joseph, son of James, m. 1) ____ & had Mary, bap. at Stonington 29 Apr 1684; Joseph, bap. 10 Mar 1695. He m. 2) Deborah MINOR, dau. of Ephraim, 8 Jul 1696 & had Deborah, b. 29 Aug 1697 [m. Nicholas FRINK, 30 Nov 1715]. Mrs. Deborah PENDLETON d. 8 Sep 1697. Joseph m. 3) Patience, dau. of William POTTS of New London, 11 Dec 1700, & had Joseph, b. 3 Mar 1702; William, b. 23 Mar 1704; & Joshua, b. 22 Feb 1705/6. Joseph PENDLETON was buried 20 Sep 1706.

PENDLETON, Edmund, son of Capt. James, m. Mary ___ & had Hannah, bap. 28 Jul 1700; Mary, bap. 6 Sep 1702.

PENDLETON, Caleb, son of Capt. James, m. ____ & had James, bap. 23 Jul 1693; Sarah, bap. 23 Jul 1693 [m. ___ LAMPHEARE]; Hannah, bap. 7 Jul 1695; Caleb, bap. 6 Jun 1697; Elizabeth, bap. 25 Jun 1699 [m. ____ BROWN]; Brian, bap. 15 Jun 1701; Ann, bap. 22 Aug 1703 [m. ____ BABCOCK]; Read [m. John SAUNDERS]; Susannah [m. Stephen WILCOX, 6 Aug 1724]; Ruth [m. Benoni SMITH].

RANDALL, John - free inhab. of Westerly, 1669. In 1685, his widow petitioned to be alled to improve deceased husband's lands. On the records, at Stonington, appears the following: John RANDALL & Mary BALDWIN, m. 25 Nov 1706. Peter RANDALL & Elizabeth POLLEY, m. 27 Nov 1706. James BROWN & Elizabeth RANDALL, m. 5 May 1718. Children of John RANDALL: Eliabeth, b. 4 Jul 1696; Mary, b. 16 Dec 1698; John, b. 2 Dec 1702; Dorothy, b. 7 Dec 1703; Abigail, b. 4 Dec 1705; John RANDALL & Mary BALDWIN m. as above & had 7 or 8 more children.

REYNOLDS or RENNOLDS, Thomas - of Westerly, 1680. Thomas, son of John REYNOLDS of Stonington, and Sarah, dau. of Joseph CLARK of Newport, were m. 11 Oct 1683, and had Joseph, born at Westerly, 25 Jun 1684. From the MINOR church records, it appears that Abigail, wife of John REYNOLDS was adminted to the church at Stonington, 28 Apr 1693; Mary, dau. of John REYNOLDS, bap. 19 Sep 1686; Anna, bap. 23 Mar 1692.

SATTERLEE, Nickolas - free inhab. of Westerly, 1680. He m. Mary ___ & had Penelope, b. 15 Nov 1698; John, b. 21 Feb, 1701/2; & Mary b. 21 Oct 1703.

SAUNDERS, Tobias - freeman of Newport 1655; of Westerly, 1669. He m. Mary, dau. of Joseph CLARK of Newport, and deice of Deputy Governor John CLARK, and had children John, Edward, Stephen, & Benjamin, none of whom had attained thier majority, 9 Aug 1688, the date of his will. He died about Aug 1695, as he was moderator of a town meeting 4 Jul 1695 and at a meeting 23 Aug 1695, it was voted "That whereas Mr. Tobias Saunder is deceased," &c.

SAUNDERS, John, son of Tobias, m. Silence ___ & had Mary, b. 6 Jan 1700; Hannah, b. 17 Dec 1701/2; Elizabeth, b. 27 Oct 1703; John; Susanna; Samuel; Joseph; & Wait. SAUNDERS, Edward, son of Tobias, m. Ann ___ & had Edward, b. 10 jan 1702/3; Sarah; Abigail; William; Mary; James; Isaac; & Hannah.

SAUNDERS, Stephen, son of Tobias, m. Rachel BLEAVIN 19 Nov 1721, & had Stephen, b 3 Aug 1722; Rachel, b. 18 Sep 1724; Isabel, b. 14 Oct 1726; Ruth, b. 1 Jul 1729; Tobias, b. 28 Mar 1732; Mary, b. 9 Jul 1734; Peleg, b. 4 Mar 1737; Martha, b. 27 Nov 1740.

SAUNDERS, Benjamin, m. Ann ____ & had Mary, b. 29 Jan 1714; Joshua, b. 6 Mar 1716; Daniel, b. 1 Nov 1717; Lucy, b. 13 Nov 1719; Tacy, b. 1 Feb 1722; Nathan, b. 17 Mar 1724; & Clem, b. 15 Dec 1726.

SHARP, John - one of the early emigrants to Westerly. Made free 28 Oct 1668. Probably removed early.

STANTON, Daniel - made free at Westerly, 28 Oct 1668. He was doubtless, the son of Robert STANTON of Newport, and not of Thomas STANTON of Stonington, as has been suposed. Daniel, the son of Thomas, went to Barbadoes & died there, whereas the name appears at Westerly some years after 1685. I extract the following from the records of the Friends' Church at Newport: John, son of Robert STANTON & Avis his wife, was born at Newport, the 6mo 1645. Hannah, daug of John STANTON & Mary his wife, b. 7th 9mo 1670; John, b. 22nd 2mo 1674; Content, b. 20th 10mo 1675; Robert, b. 4th 3mo 1627. Elizabeth dau. of Daniel STANTON & Elizabeth his wife, f. 20th 4mo 1676; Martha, b. 3rd 4mo, 1678; Sarah, b. 28th 12mo 1680; Daniel, 19th 2mo 1683. Robert STANTON d. at Newport, aged 73; buried 29th of 6mo 1672.

STEVENS, Thomas - free inhabitant of Westerly, 1690. He m. a dau. of Henry HALL Sr., as he is called his son-in-law in 1705. In 1670, Henry STEPHENS was an inhabitant of Stonington, and 18 Feb 1694, Thomas, Richard, Henry & Elizabeth, four of his children, were bap. at Stonighton; 22 Apr 1694, Lucy, anothe dau. was bap. Henry STEOHENS m. Elizabeth GALLUP. Ephraim MINOR m. Mary STEPHENS, 24 May 1694. Edward WILCOX of Westerly & Tamsen STEPHENS of Taunton, were m. 5 May 1698.

SWAIT, Richard - Westerly, 1679. He m. Mehitable LARKIN, 15 Dec 1673, & had Richard, b. 23 Feb 1675/6; Susannan, b. 17 Feb 1677/8; Elizabeth, b. 10 Feb 1679/80; Mary, b. 4 Nov 1682; & Eleanor, b. 13 Jun 1687.

WELLS, Thomas - Westerly, 1680. He was called "of Ipswich, ship-wright". He died 12 Feb 1700. His will was verbal, dated 27 Dec 1699. In it he mentions children Joseph, Thomas, Mary [m. Ezekiel MAIN Jr., 15 Dec 1690], Ruth, Sarah, John [m. Mary ___], & Nathaniel [m. ___, dau. of Joseph CRANDALL?]. His wife was Naomi ____.

WELLS, Joseph, son of Thomas, m Hannah REYNOLDS, 28 Dec 1681. He was "of Groton" & d. 26 Oct 1711. In his will, he mentions wife Hannah & children Joseph, John, Thomas, & Anne.

WELLS, Thomas Jr., son of Thomas, will dates 11 Apr 1716, mentions wife Sarah & children Edward, Thomas & Sarah. Inventory amt. 165.19.00.

WILCOX, Stephen - Free inhab. of Westerly 1669. Edward, 1680, made free 22 Apr 1686. Stonington, 1699, cattlemark of William WILCOX. In list of freemen of Kingstown (now Wickford) appears Stephen WILCOX, son of Stephen; Robert, son of Thomas, & Stephen, son of Thomas. Will of John CRANDALL, Jr, 1704, at Kingstown, mentions, dau. Elizabeth WILCOX & son Stephen WILCOX. On the same records Thomas, son of Thomas WILCOX, b. 24 Oct 1693. On Westerly Records, the following: Stephen WILCOX & wife Elizabeth, 1715. Stephen WILCOX & Mary RANDALL, m. 12 Jul 1716 and had David, b. 13 Feb 1720/21; Marcy, b. 6 Aug 1724; Eunice, b. 22 May 1726; Stephen, b. 21 Apr 1728; Valentine, b. 14 Feb 1733/4. Edward WILCOX of Westerly & Tamsen STEPHENS of Taunton, m. 5 May 1698 & had Sarah, b. 30 May 1700; Thomas, b. 18 Feb 1702; Hezekiah, b. 4 Apr 1704; Elisha, b. 9 Jul 1706; Amie, b. 18 Oct 1709; Susanna, b. 4 Apr 1712. Edward WILCOX d. intestate, 5 Nov 1715. On Stonington records, William WILCOX & Dorothy PALMER m. 25 Nov 1697/8. Daniel WILCOX & Mary his wife, m. 1717.

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