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John Peabody, Sr.

Nicknames: "John Pabody"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably, England
Death: Died in Newport, Newport, RI
Immediate Family:

Son of James Peabody and Sarah Peabody
Husband of no name and Mary Peabody
Father of Hannah Peabody; Elizabeth Peabody; Mary Wood; Anna Cottrell; Deborah Peabody and 4 others

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About John Peabody, Sr.

From the WorldTree Database: "John Read of Freetown", by David Reed

"This Rhode Island family should not be confused with the more prominent Massachusetts family of the same name.

John's will dated 22 Mar 1687 was proven 17 Jun 1687. Slade Babcock pg. 92; Source Ewers.

New England Marriages Prior to 1700 does not list this marriage.

BIRTH: Probably England, especially since the date is pre-Mayflower.

NOTE: A disagreement over the estate of Thomas Tully [or Tooly] of Newport took place between Mordecay Bourden of Newport and "Rebecca his wife, relict of Thomas Tully" on the one hand, and John Peabody on the other, over Thomas Tully's 1/250th interest in Quononaqutt Island. On 2 April 1684 John Peabody paid L6 for a quitclaim. Perhaps Rebecca was Dorthy Tooley's mother. John's will, dated 22 Mar 1687, was proven in Boston, then the capital of the Dominion of New England, 17 Jun 1687. In it he mentioned lands in Newport bought of James Baker, Sr Thomas Ward, Nathaniel West, William Withington, Edward Smith, Obadiah Holmes, William Davol, James Mann and Jonathan Davol, about 90 acres in all, and one slave, Thomas Honyball, to be freed after twelve years.

ID: I23904

Reference Number: 23904

Name: Thomas Tully 1

Sex: M

Change Date: 12 APR 1999

Birth: ABT 1585 in England 1

Probate: 02 APR 1684 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island

Note: reached an agreement regarding a dispute over the distribution of the estate|

"Know all men by these Present that where as there hath been sundry disturbances and contests between Mordecay Bourden of Newport on Rhode Island in the Colony of Rhode Island and

Providence Plantations in New England and Rebecca his wife relict of Thomas Tully late of the same place and John Peabody of said Newport concerning the Estate of the late Thomas Tully for the ending and [illegible] the said differences the said John Peabody hath given and paid unto the said Mordecay Bourden and Rebecca his wife the full just sum 6 pounds in lawful money the receipt where of we do hereby acknowledge to have receved and we hereby acquit and discharge the said John Peabody and his heirs Ex' and Ad' thereof and we the said Mordecay Bourden and Rebecca his wife for us and either of us our heirs Ex· and administrator and every of them do hereby covenant and promise to and

with the said John Peabody his heirs Executors and administrator and assigns that we the said Modecay Bourden and Rebecca his wife us or one of us our heirs ex' ad' or one of them shall all all times hereafter save and keep harmless the said John Peabody his heirs Ex' Ad' and assigns for

all or any person having or claiming right or title to the said Thomas Tully Estate for any part or parcel thereof whether Real or personal where of the said John Peabody or any person by his order hath at any time here to fore in any wise been concerned or occupied in witness whereof we have to here set hand and seal 2 day of April 1684.

Signed

W" Hiscox [Baptist minister]

w" " Jr.

Thomas Ward"

1: [Mamie.ftw] gave his death as June 17,1687. [It could be that the 22nd was his burial date]. Another source says that he was born in RI, while others say probably he was born in England, but both agree it was Abt. 1612. In 1635 on the ship "PLANTER" of the Winthrop Fleet there is a John Peeboddy [husbandman]. Not proven but this may be the same, although there was a John Peabody arrived in Plymouth who was born Abt 1590 possibly in England, but he is NOT the same John Peabody.

AAl. JOHN PEABODY of Newport, R.I., the progenitor of a sizable number of the Peabodys in America, was born about 1612, presumably in England. He bought land in Newport in 1649 and kept cattle in Little Compton and Dartmouth. Some genealogists have suggested that his dairy interests in Little Compton, where William Pabody had settled, might indicate a connection between the two families, but this has not been establish "

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Note: The will of John Peabody, "aged about 75 years," drawn 22 Mar 1686 andpreserved in the Newport Historical Society, Newport, RI, bequeaths toson John and daughters: Mary Wood, Hannah Reed, Elizabeth Davol,Rebecca Moon, Ann Cotteral and Jane Smith. Selim Hobart Peabody inhis Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy, edited by CharlesHenry Pope, 1909, p. 539, prints the will as "proved in Boston beforeGov. Andros 22 Jun 1687, and recorded in Suffolk County," which namesson John and daughters: Mary Wood, Hannah Reed, Elizabeth Davell,Deborah Moone, An Catrill and Jane Smith.

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   PEABODY GENEALOGY, Page 539-541
   APPENDIX, THE NEWPORT PEABODY FAMILY
   1. JOHN PABODY (PEABODY), born about 1612, presumably in England; came early to Newport, Rhode Island. "Bought land there in the year 1649." "He married first Dorothy Tooley; he married second about 1677, Mary, widow of James Rogers; she died in 1678; he died in 1687."
   The fact that he had cattle at Little Compton after William Pabody had removed thither may indicate that they were kinsmen. The fact of his having cows at Dartmouth may show that he had business at various points.
   Children, as indicated in the will:
   2. i. John,2 b. about 1655.
   ii. Mary, m. (???) Wood.
   iii. Hannah, m. (???) Reed.
   iv. Elizabeth, m. Benjamin Davol.
   v. Deborah, m. (???) Moon.
   vi. Anna, m. Jabez Cottrell.
   vii. Jane, m. March 16, 1683, Jonathan Smith. 

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  1. Will: 22 MAR 1686/87 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
  2. Note:
   WILL AND INVENTORY OF "JOHN PABODY LATE OF NEWPORT IN RHOAD ISLAND."
   John Peabody Seniour aged about seaventy five yeares of age being sick and weake but in perfect memory, for the setling of my Temporal estate in Ordr: Doe make this my Last will and Testimony in manner and forme following Item I give unto my beloved son John Peabody All my Lands and houseing situate and lying in the Precincts of the Towne of Newport in the Collony of Rhoad Island and butted and bounded according to the severall Deeds Respecting the severall parcells of Land (vizt) One parcell of Land Containing about Twenty foure acres formerly bought of Mr Thomas Ward Allsoe about twenty acres of Nathaniel West alsoe about Twelve acres of William Withington Alsoe about Six acres of Mr Edward Smith Obadiah Holmes William Davell James Man Alsoe one parcell about one acre and a halfe of land and one Dwelling house and one orchard bought of Jonathan Davell: with all and singular the meadows pastures Outhousing hovills Orchards According to the respective bounds of every severall Deed Item I give unto my Beloved Sonne John Pabody One paire of Oxen Together with all the Tackling Carts Ploughs Chaines whatsoever Item I give unto my son John One Negar boy called by the name of Thomas Honyball for Twelve yeares Terme But if he have occasion to sell him hee shall not sell him for above twelve yeares as before mentioned from the day of the Date hereof Item I give unto my Six Daughters 24lbs pounds in New England silver money to be equally Divided betweene them To Mary Wood foure pounds Likewise to the rest Hannah Reed Elizabeth Davell Deborah Moone An Catrill Jane Smith and alsoe unto my grand children tenn shillings a peece in silver money that are now borne att the Day of the date hereof. All wch money is to be paid by my Executor hereafter menconed: within -- months after my Decease Item I Doe hereby appoint my sonne Jnø: Pabody to be my Executor to pforme this my Last will and Testimony in manner and forme before expressed -- Alsoe I Doe Appoynt Mr James Barker Senr and his sonne James to be my Overseers to see this my Last will and Testimony bee pformed to the manner and forme before menconed: and for their care & paynes I Doe freely allow Mr James Barker and his son James Barker the Overseers ffive Shillings in silver money Which money is to be paid by the Executor: and In Testimony whereof that this my Last will and Testimony whereunto I have Sett my hand and seale this 22th of March In the yeare of our Lord and Saviour 168 6/7 in the third yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne
   Signed Sealed and
   Delivered in ye the marke of
   prsence of John I P Pabody [s]
   Nathaniel Holmes
   Peter Taylor
   The Inventory, taken April 18, 1687, shows "cash in a bag," £36-10s; a good supply of household effects, tools, cattle, etc.; the negro referred to in the will, appraised at £18; "alsoe we are Informed," say the appraisers, "yt there is 3 Cows at Dartmouth and the 1/2 of two year old Cattle at Little Compton." Total valuation, £103-4s.
   Proved at Boston before Gov. Andros June 22, 1687, and recorded in Suffolk County. 

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  1. Probate: 22 JUN 1687 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 6
  2. Occupation: on juries in 1658; Oct. 1659; Mar. 8, 1663-4; May 8, 1665; Nov. 2, 1665; Oct. 24, 1666; Mar. 27, 1669;Oct. 1669; Sept. 1669 and Oct. 1670 BET 1658 AND 1670 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island 5
  3. Event: Misc 1680
  4. Note: was taxed £1-13s 5
  5. Event: Note
  6. Note:
   Anc of Robert Abell, pp 55-56
   PEABODY
   1. JOHN PEABODY, born in 1612, probably in England; died in 1687;
   married Dorothy Tooley; married secondly Mary Rogers, about
   1677. She died about 1678; widow of James Rogers.
   John Peabody came early to Newport, R.I. Bought land there in 1649.
   John Peabody served on juries at Newport, in 1658; Oct. 1659; Mar. 8, 1663-4; May 8, 1665; Nov. 2, 1665; Oct. 24, 1666; Mar. 27, 1669;Oct. 1669; Sept. 1669 and Oct. 1670. When he served in May 1665, in the case of Thomas Durfee vs Peter Tallman (Richard Pearce was on Durfee's bond) it was a family affair.
   June 12, 1678, a petition having been presented by John Peabody and Mary Peabody late wife to deceased James Rogers,?? General Sergeant, concerning ?? deceased, the accounts having been examined by the late General Audit, they found them so imperfect that they could neither allow or disallow the same. It was agreed between petitioners and Assembly, that there is a clear balance of all the aforesaid accounts and a final issue of all differences, etc.
   1680, Taxed 1 pound and 13 shillings.
   Mar. 22, 1687. Will proved June 17, 1687. Ex. son John, Overseers James Barker, Sr., and son James Barker, Jr. He calls himself aged about seventy five. To son John Peabody he gives various parcels of land in Newport, all housing there, including a dwelling house and orchard bought of Jonathan Davol, a pair of oxen and negro boy called Thomas Honeyball, for twelve years term. To six daughters 24 pounds equally, viz: to Mary Wood, Hannah Reed, Elizabeth Davol, Rebecca Moon, Ann Cottrell and Jane Smith, each having 4 pounds. To grand-children, 10 shillings apiece. To overseers 5 shillings each.
   Apr. 18, 1687. Proved at Boston, June 22, 1687, Inventory 103 pounds 4 shillings, viz: cash in bag 36 pounds, 10s. 10d, wearing apparel, negro Tom Honeyball 18 pounds, yoke of oxen, cow, heifer, old mare, sow, 3 shoats, 20 sheep, 18 lambs, also at Darthmouth 3 cows, half of three two year old cattle at Little Compton, silver porringer 1s, 6d, small beer cup, pewter tankard, etc.
   The fact that he had cattle at Little Compton, after William Peabody had removed thither, may indicate that they were kinsmen. William Peabody, settled at Duxbury, about 1645, rep. at Plymouth 1659, married Elizabeth, daughter of John Alden. Descendants of William reside mostly in R.I., and spell their name "Pabodie"
   The fact of his having cows at Darthmouth may show that he had business at various points.
   Children:
   John, b. about 1655; m. Rachel Nicholson. She was
   b. Apr. 22, 1658; d. Nov. 13, 1711; dau. of
   Joseph and Jane Nicholson.
   2. Mary, m. John Wood, son of John Wood.
   Hannah, m. (???) Reed.
   Elizabeth, m. Benjamin Davol, son of William Davol.
   Rebecca, m. (???) Moon.
   Ann, m. Jabez Cottrell, son of Nicholas Cottrell.
   Jane, m. Jonathan Smith, Mar. 16, 1683.
   Ref:
   Genealogical Dictionary, of Rhode Island, by Austin.
   Peabody Genealogy, by S.H.Peabody.
   Transcript, Mar. 19, 1930. 

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  2. Note:
   Peabody Home Page International
   Another American Line
   John Peabody of Newport, R.I.
   AAl. JOHN PEABODY of Newport, R.I., the progenitor of a sizable number of the Peabodys in America, was born about 1612, presumably in England. He bought land in Newport in 1649 and kept cattle in Little Compton and Dartmouth. Some genealogists have suggested that his dairy interests in Little Compton, where William Pabody had settled, might indicate a connection between the two families, but this has not been established conclusively.
   He married first, Dorothy Tooley, daughter of Thomas and Rebecca Tooley. He married second, about 1677, Mrs. Mary Rogers, widow of James Rogers. She died in 1678.
   John died in 1687. His will and an inventory of his estate follow:
   “John Peabody Seniour aged about seaventy five yeares of age being sick and weake but in perfect memory, for the setting of my Temporal estate in Ordr: Doe make this my Last will and Testimony in manner and forme following
   “Item I give unto my beloved son John Peabody All my lands and houseing situate and lying in the Precincts of the Towne of Newport in the Collony of Rhoad Island and butted and bounded according to the severall Deeds Respecting the severall parcells of Land (vizt) One parcell of Land Containing about Twenty foure acres formerly bought of Mr Thomas Ward Allsoe about twenty acres of Nathaniel West alsoe about Twelve acres of William Withington Alsoe about Six acres of Mr Edward Smith Obadiah Holmes William Davell James Man Alsoe one parcell about one acre and a halfe of land and one Dwelling house and one orchard bought of Jonathan Davell; with all and singular the meadows pastures Outhousing hovills Orchards According to the respective bounds of every severall Deed
   “Item I give unto my Beloved Son John Pabody One paire of Oxen Together with all the Tackling Carts Ploughs Chaines whatsoever
   “Item I give unto my son John One Negar boy call by the name of Thomas Honyball for Twelve yeares Terme But if he have occasion to sell him hee shall not sell him for above twelve yeares as before mentioned from the day of the date hereof
   “Item I give unto my Six Daughters 24 pounds in New England silver money to be equally Divided betweene them To Mary Wood foure pounds Likewise to the rest Hannah Reed Elizabeth Davell Deborah Moone Ann Catrill Jane Smith and alsoe unto my grand children tenn shillings a peece in silver money that are now borne att the Day of the date hereof. All wch money is to be paid by my Executor hereafter menconed: within __ months after my Decease
   “Item I Doe hereby appoint my sonne Jno: Pabody to be my Executor to pforme this my Last will and Testimony in manner and forme before expressed ___ Also I Doe Appoynt Mr James Barker Senr and his sonne James to be my Overseers to see this my Last will and Testimony bee pformed to the manner and forme before menconed: and for their care & paynes I doe freely allow Mr James Barker and his son James Barker the Overseers ffive Shillings in silver money Which money is to be paid by the Executor: and In Testimony whereof that this my Last will and Testimony whereunto I have Sett my hand and seale this 22th of March In the yeare of our Lord and Savious 1686/7 in the third yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne
   “Signed Sealed and
   Delivered in ye the marke of
   prsence of John I P Pabody
   Nathaniel Holmes
   Peter Taylor
   “The inventory, taken April 18, 1687, shows “cash in a bag,” 36 pounds, 10 shillings; a good supply of household effects, tools, cattle, etc.; the negro referred to in the will, appraised at 18 pounds; “alsoe we are Informed,” say the appraisers, “yt there is 3 Cows at Dartmouth and the 1/2 of two year old Cattle at Little Compton.” Total valuation, 103 pounds 4 shillings.
   “Proved in Boston before Gov. Andros June 22, 1687, and recorded in Suffolk County.”
   Children:
   AA2. i. John,2 b. about 1655.
   ii. Mary, m. John Wood, b. 1620, son of John Wood; he d. 1704; children: Thomas Wood, William Wood, perhaps Peleg Wood.
   iii. Hannah, m. _____ Reed.
   iv. Elizabeth, m. Benjamin Davol of Newport and Monmouth, N.J., and former husband of Judith _____.
   v. Deborah, m. _____ Moon.
   vi. Anna, m. Jabez Cottrell, son of Nicholas Cottrell.
   vii. Jane, m. March 16, 1683, Jonathan Smith, b. 1659 in Watertown, Mass., son of Thomas and Mary (Knapp) Smith of Watertown; he d. 1724; she d. Nov. 5, 1726; children: Jonathan Smith, Zechariah Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Elisha Smith, Jonas Smith, Dinah Smith, Abigail Smith, Nathaniel Smith.
   Sources: Littleton, Mass., v.r.; Charles L. Newhall, Records of My Ancestry, 1899; Walter Eliot Thwing, Livermore Family, 1902; Almire White Larkin, Ancestry of John Barber White and His Descendants, 1913; Elizabeth M. Leach Rexford, Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service, 1934; Henry Bond, Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, I, 1855; Edmund L. Sanderson, Waltham as a Precinct of Watertown and as a Town, 1936; Cyrus Van Deventer, Ancestors and Descendants of the Rev'd Henry Clarke, 1902; Thurber H. Bierce and Lile Cottrell, Ancestors in the United States of Byron H. Bierce and his wife, Mary Ida Cottrell, 1962; Nora E. Snow and Myrtle M. Jillson, Shaw Estes Ancestry, ii, 1939; Orville Augustus Dee and Myrtle M. Jillson, Davol Dee Genealogy, 1954; Alfred Jacob Deuel, “One Line of Descent from William Davol (Deuel) of Massachusetts and Rhode Island,” Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine XIX:3 (Spring 1966); Connecticut Nutmegger 10:3 (March 1978); Connecticut Nutmegger 13:4 (March 1981); Horace A. Abell, Ancestors and Descendants of Jonathan Abell, 1933, and One Branch of the Abell Family, 1934; Peabody Genealogy, 1909.

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  2. Note:
   FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE FAMILY OF JOHN PEABODY (1612-1687) OF NEWPORT, R. I.
   By Mrs. DOROTHY WOOD EWERS, Ph.D., of Crete, Ill.
   The will of John Peabody, "aged about 75 years," drawn 22 March 1686 and preserved in the Newport Historical Society, Newport, R. I., bequeaths to son John and daughters: Mary Wood, Hannah Reed, Elizabeth Davol, Rebecca Moon, Ann Cotteral and Jane Smith. Selim Hobart Peabody in his Peabody (Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy, edited by Charles Henry Pope, 1909, p. 589, prints the will as "proved in Boston before Governor Andros June 22, 1687, and recorded, in Suffolk County," which names son John and daughters: Mary Wood, Hannah Reed, Elizabeth Davell, Deborah Moone, An Catrill and Jane Smith.[1] On p. 541 Mr. Peabody indicates that Elizabeth married Benjamin Davol, Deborah married _____ Moon, Anna married Jabez Cottrell and Jane married Jonathan Smith. John Osborne Austin in The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, 1887, p. 145, amplified this to the extent that in addition to the record of John [2] and the other daughter he states that Elizabeth married Benjamin, son of William Davol, and Ann married Jabesh, son of Nicholas Cottrell. According to Some of the Descendants of John Read Senior of Newport, Rhode Island, and Freetown, Massachusetts, 1646-1924; compiled by Commander George H. Read and edited by George Holmes Reed, 1924, p. 5, the husband of Hannah was "probably John Read, Sr.," who was admitted a freeman 2 May 1666. Orville Augustus Dee and Myrtle M. Jillson in the Davol-Dee Genealogy, 1954, p. 1, indicate that Benjamin2 Davol, son of William, married first, Elizabeth, daughter of John Peabody, and secondly, Judith _____; and his brother Joseph2 Davol married first, Mary Brayton, and secondly, Elizabeth, who survived him.
   Recently Mrs. Peter Bolhouse, while inventorying the manuscripts of the Newport Historical Society, came across a paper, dated 20 April 1687, showing the division of an unnamed estate. Mrs. Oliver Cushman, who has worked with me on Peabody-Wood lines, recognized it as that of the estate of John Peabody and sent me a transcript
   as well as a photostat. This gives the first names of the sons-in-law as: Nicholas Cotterell, Ebenezer Moon, Jonathan Smith, John Wood, Joseph Devol, and John Reed. It stales that each got "part and share of ye moveables and stock as it fell by lott" and listed what each received. Among other things, for instance, Nicholas Cotterell got "the halfe of 3 Cattle at Little Compton"!
   The paper is signed by Henry Tew and by John Ward, his W mark. Thus it appears that Ann married Nicholas Cotterell and not Jabez Cottrell; Elizabeth married Joseph not Benjamin, son of William Davol; Hannah married John Reed; and Rebecca married Ebenezer Moon.
   Albert Rathbone in Colonel William Rice and Wealthy Cottrell, his wife, 1938, p. 25, states that the name of the wife of Nicholas,2 Cottrell, son of Nicholas1 is unknown; whereas J. O. Austin, op. cit., p. 57, says that Nicholas2 "probably had an earlier wife than Dorothy'' Pendleton. Mr. Rathbone indicates that Dorothy was the wife of Nicholas,3 son of Nicholas,2 and survived both her husband and her father-in-law. Since Nicholas1 Cottrell died about 1680-1, it was Nicholas2 who received a share of the estate of John Peabody, as the husband of Ann Cottrell, so named in her father's will. She was undoubtedly the mother of the Nicholas3 Cottrell who married Dorothy Pendleton before 24 July 1709 (cf. Austin, op. cit., and Everett Hall Pendleton, Early New England Pendletons [c1956], p. 17). Apparently Ann did not survive her husband, Nicholas,2 who died shortly before 11 Jan. 1711/12, when the inventory of his estate was taken and
   his son, Nicholas,3 was named administrator.
   An equally interesting document turned up among the manuscripts of the Newport Historical Society at the same time. It is an agreement between John1 Peabody and Mordecai Bourden. This paper is in such poor condition that it could not be photostated so Mrs. Cushman transcribed it as follows:
   "Know all men by these Present that where as there hath been sundry disturbances and contests between Mordecay Bourden of Newport on Rhode Island in the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England and Rebecca his wife relict of Thomas Tully late of the same place and John Peabody of said Newport concerning the Estate of the late Thomas Tully for the ending and [illegible] the said differences the said John Peabody hath given and paid unto the said Mordecay Bourden and Rebecca his wife the full just sum 6 pounds in lawful money the receipt where of we do hereby acknowledge to have receved and we hereby acquit and discharge the said John Peabody and his heirs Ex' and Ad' thereof and we the said Mordecay Bourden and Rebecca his wife for us and either of us our heirs Ex· and administrator and every of them do hereby covenant and promise to and with the said John Peabody his heirs Executors and administrator and assigns that we the said Modecay Bourden and Rebecca his wife us or one of us our heirs ex' ad' or one of them shall all all times hereafter save and keep harmless the said John Peabody his heirs Ex' Ad' and assigns for all or any person having or claiming right or title to the said Thomas Tully Estate for any part or parcel thereof whether Real or personal where of the said John Peabody or any person by his order hath at any time here to fore in any wise been concerned or occupied in witness whereof we have to here set hand and seal 2 day of April 1684
   Signed
   W" Hiscox [Baptist minister]
   w" " Jr.
   Thomas Ward"
   Thomas Tully was undoubtedly the Thomas Tooly, with 1/250 of an interest, who signed, with ninety-nine others, the agreement for the purchase of "Quononaqutt Island" in Narragansett Bay from Cashonaquont, Indian Sachem, 17 April 1657, the deed being "entered upon record ye 25th of January 1680." The list of signators to this agreement is printed in full in the History of Jamestown on Conanicut Island in the State of Rhode Island, by W. L. Watson [1949], p. 10-11. John Peabody, with 1/40 interest also signed.
   S. H. Peabody, op. cit., p. 589, states that John1 Peabody roamed first, Dorothy Tooley, and secondly, Mary, widow of James Rogers. J. O. Austin, op. cit., p. 145, does not show the first marriage, but gives that to Mary Rogers. This document indicates that Dorothy was probably the daughter of Thomas Tully whose widow Rebecca was her mother.
   S. H. Peabody, op. cit., p. 541, states: "The history of the Peabody Family. in Newport, Rhode Island, passes, through a somewhat, hazy period after the death of John, the immigrant." He gives a few isolated facts and then continues: "John (perhaps son of Joseph and he of John, son of the first John) married at Middleton, Rhode Island January 5, 1734-5, Dorcas Sweet." Now at least some of this "haze" regarding the first John's children has been removed!
   As far as I know no connection has been found between this John Peabody of Newport, R. I., and John Peabody, born in England about 1590, died in Bridgewater, Mass., about 1667, who married Isabel (? Harper)2 and is supposed to have migrated to New England in or near 1685 (cf. Charles M. Endicott, A Genealogy of the Peabody Family, 1867).
   NOTES
   1. Note the discrepancy in the two versions of the will as to the name of the daughter who married Moon (e). I have a photostat of the will in Newport, but have not seen the Boston one.
   2. The name "Harper" has been supplied in pencil in the copy of Endicott's book in the Newberry Library, Chicago, Ill., p. 55. 

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  1. Residence: 02 APR 1684 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island 7
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  3. Note:
   Genesis of the White Family, p 317
   John Pabody (Peabody), of Newport, R. I., b. about 1612, probably in England, came early to Newport; "bought land there in the year 1649." He m., first, Dorothy Tooley; m., second, about 1677, Mary, widow of James Rogers; d. in 1687.
   The fact that he had cattle in Little Compton after William Peabody had removed there may indicate that they were kinsmen. The fact that he had cows at Dartmouth may show that he had business at various points. 

9 -------------------- 1649- Purchased land at Newport, RI.

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John Peabody, Sr.'s Timeline

1612
1612
England
1633
1633
Age 21
North Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island
1635
1635
Age 23
North Kingston, Kings Co., RI
1639
1639
Age 27
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island
1648
1648
Age 36
North Kingston, Washington, RI
1649
1649
Age 37
Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1649
Age 37
Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1653
1653
Age 41
1655
1655
Age 43
North Kingston, Washington Co., RI
1655
Age 43
Newport, Newport, RI