John Sanford, II, of Newport (1668 - 1723) MP

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Birthplace: Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
Death: Died in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Occupation: Farmer/Butcher
Managed by: Christopher Lee Empey
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About John Sanford, II, of Newport

John was a large land owner, very prominent in Portsmouth RI. He raised horses and sheep. He also shipped horses and wool to his brother Peleg in Barbados.

He was made a freeman 5/17/1653.

6/4/1655 Became Chief Magistrate in Portsmouth. He was General Treasurer of the colony from 1655-1664 and represented Portsmouth in the General Assembly.

He was a royalist and was appointed to the council of Sir Edmond Andros but never served.

In his later years moved to E. Greenwich where he died.

John used a armorial seal which appears on Portsmouth Documents still today.

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At Portsmouth John was a Farmer. He moved to Newort in 1704 and became a Butcher.

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-------------------- John Sanford b. Jun 1668 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States d. 23 Oct 1723 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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John Sanford, II, of Newport's Timeline

1663
April 17, 1663
Portsmouth, (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, (Present USA)
1668
June 10, 1668
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
1690
July 16, 1690
Age 22
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1691
February 26, 1691
Age 22
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1696
April 22, 1696
Age 27
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1699
July 25, 1699
Age 31
1703
January 13, 1703
Age 34
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1721
December 15, 1721
Age 53
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
1723
October 23, 1723
Age 55
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
1748
November 15, 1748
Age 55
Freetown, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts