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John Harndell, of Newport

Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Newport Village, , Rhode Island, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Harndel
Husband of Rebecca Horndall; Rebecca Harndell and <unknown> Mrs John Harndel
Father of Mary Stanton

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About John Harndell, of Newport

Hugh Mosher's first wife was "REBECCA MAXSON, daughter of Richard and Rebecca Maxson of Portsmouth RI; d. between 29 Dec 1707 and 25 Feb 1707/8.

"She is frequently identified erroneously as a daughter of John Harndell of Newport, probably b/c of some unfortunate omissions in the abstract of his will in Austin, Gen Dict of RI. It is dated 9 Feb 1685 and proved in 1687. The original, in the library of the Newport Hist Soc, in Bk 5, p. 131-2, names daughter Mary Stanton, her husband John, and their children, who received the land and buildings. It also names 'daughter-in-law Rebeckah Mosure, wife of Hugh Mosure of Portsmouth,' to whom he gave only a good ewe sheep; and 'son-in-law John Maxson,' to whom he also gave a ewe. Austin omitted the words 'in-law' before Rebeckah, also all mention of John Maxson. 'In-law' usually meant step at that time and it certainly does this time, for the wife of a son would have borne the name Harndell. The name of the stepson [Rebecca's brother, John] identifies [Rebecca's] maiden name as Maxson."

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John Harndell, of Newport's Timeline

1610
1610
England
1640
1640
Age 30
Aquidneck, Kings, Rhode Island, USA
1647
July 6, 1647
Age 37
Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island
1685
February 9, 1685
Age 75
Newport Village, , Rhode Island, USA
1998
November 21, 1998
Age 75
1999
July 15, 1999
Age 75
September 25, 1999
Age 75
September 25, 1999
Age 75
December 13, 1999
Age 75
2001
May 15, 2001
Age 75