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James Babcock, Jr.

Birthplace: Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
Death: Died in North Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. James Babcock, Sr. and Elizabeth Babcock
Husband of Sarah Babcock (Vose)
Father of James Babcock, III; Nathaniel Babcock; Elias Babcock; Sarah Stevens; Elizabeth Davison and 6 others
Brother of Mary Babcock; Joseph Babcock; Mary Elizabeth Clarke (Babcock); Samuel Babcock; Daniel Babcock and 3 others
Half brother of Anna Rhodes; Lt. Col. James Babcock and Jonathan Babcock

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About James Babcock, Jr.

  • James Babcock Find A Grave Memorial# 20756416
  • Babcock genealogy by Babcock, Stephen, 1832-1916, comp, Published 1903, Topics Babcock family, Babcock, James, 1612?-1679

James Babcock

  • Birth: Dec. 23, 1688 Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death: Apr. 9, 1731 Rhode Island, USA 
  • Family links: 
    • Parents:
      • James Babcock (1663 - 1736)
      • Elizabeth Saunders Babcock (1662 - 1730) 
    • Spouse:
      • Sarah Vose Babcock (1684 - 1758)
    • Children:
      • Timothy Babcock (1724 - 1795)* 
    • Siblings:
      • Anna Babcock Clarke*
      • James Babcock (1688 - 1731)
      • Elizabeth Babcock Clarke (1691 - ____)*
      • Samuel Babcock (1697 - 1772)*
      • Joshua Babcock (1707 - 1783)*
  • Inscription: age 42 
  • Burial: Pendleton Hill Cemetery North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA

BABCOCK AND ALLIED FAMILIES, by M.M. Lewis, Brooklyn, New York. page 11.

From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nanc/babcock/aqwg06.htm

James Babcock, Jr.-4

  • was born in Westerly RI, Dec. 23, 1688, and
  • died in Stonington, now North Stonington, CT, April 9, 1731.
  • He and his wife settled upon a farm in that part of Stonington, which is now Pendleton Hill, land which was owned by his father and was later found to be partly in Stonington and partly in Voluntown, and much of which was held in the family for more than a hundred and fifty years.
  • James and his wife joined Stonington Church (Congregational), Rev. James Noyes, pastor, Aug. 8, 1708, and left with others to join the North Stonington Church in 1727.
  • He was originally buried on the farm,
    • but in the fall of 1900, Colonel Andrew J. Babcock of Springfield, Illinois, and Stephen Babcock, compiler of the "Babcock Genealogy," published in 1903, caused the graves of James and his wife, and their sons, Oliver and Timothy, and their wives to be removed to a well-kept cemetery near the Pendleton Hill meeting house.

James Babcock, Jr.-4,

  • married in Milton, Mass, June 12, 1706, Sarah Vose,
    • who was born in Milton, August 30, 1684, and
    • died in North Stonington, CT, Dec. 25, 1758,
    • daughter of Edward and Abigail Vose.
      • Edward Vose was born in England in 1636, and died in Milton, MA.
      • Abigail, mother of Sarah Vose, died in Milton, May 18, 1712, granddaughter of Robert Vose, born in Lancaster England about 1599, who came to America with his three sons, Edward, Thomas and Henry, and brought land in Milton MA, July 13, 1654.

From: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Babcock-309

James Babcock

  • Born December 23, 1688 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
  • Son of James Babcock and Elizabeth Saunders
  • Brother of Elizabeth Babcock, Samuel Babcock, Anna Babcock, Sarah Babcock, Joshua Babcock, Ann Babcock, James Babcock and Jonathon Babcock
  • Husband of Sarah Vose — married June 12, 1706 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
  • Father of Isaiah Babcock, Oliver Babcock and Grace Babcock
  • Died April 9, 1731 in North Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA
  • Military Service: Captain
  • Title: Captain
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • Religion: joined Stonington Congregational Church; Date: 08 AUG 1707
  • Religion: Formed Church at North Stonington; Date: 1727
  • Residence: Pendelton Hill, North Stonington, New London, Connecticut
  • James and Sarah settled in that part of Stonington, now Pendleton Hill, North Stonington, and probably all their children were born in what is now (1904) called the Capt. Nathan Pendleton House.
    • The farm had been a part of his father's land and much of it remained in the family for 150 years.
  • They were buried on this farm but their bodies have since been removed to a burial ground near the Pendleton Hill Meeting House.
  • Provided by: Susanne Caroline Ayers 1895-1920
  • James died in the forty-third year of his age, and
    • was buried on the farm, upon which he lived:
    • later his widow, children and grandchildren were buried near him.
    • Col. Andrew J. Babcock of Springfield, Ill/. and the writer, in the Fall of 1900, caused the graves of James and his wife, their sons Oliver and Timothy, and their wives, to be removed to a well kept cemetery near the Pendleton Hill meetinghouse, which was about a half mile from the original burying ground.
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James Babcock, Jr.'s Timeline

December 23, 1688
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
December 13, 1704
Age 15
June 12, 1706
Age 17
Milton, Massachusetts, United States
May 29, 1708
Age 19
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
March 6, 1709
Age 20
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA
February 20, 1712
Age 23
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
January 11, 1714
Age 25
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
August 25, 1715
Age 26
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
March 18, 1717
Age 28
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
January 29, 1718
Age 29
Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA