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John Warner, Sr.

Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in At sea - returning from Rhode Island to England
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Warner and Margaret Warner
Husband of Priscilla Warner
Father of John Warner, Jr.; Susanna Warner; Mary Warner and Rachel Potter

Occupation: Colonist
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Immediate Family

About John Warner, Sr.

JOHN WARNER,Sr (b.1615-d.1652). (see Perry Street's biographical sketch - John Warner of Warwick, Rhode Island - PDF document)

  • parents: Timothy Warner b abt 1589 & Margaret Dover

John Warner,Sr of Hertfordshire England, arrived in Rhode Island April 14,1635, married Priscilla Holliman in 1637, took up residence in Warwick, Rhode Island area. 

They are the Parents of Rachel Warner-Potter (who married Abel Potter Jr in 1669).

In 1652, John Warner Sr, hastily departed Rhode Island under unpleasant circumstances (ie pending criminal charges) & returned to England, with entire family, except wife Priscilla who'd recently died & daughter Rachel. Of the family, only Rachel did not return to England.

Years later, John Warner,Jr would return in attempt to reclaim his late Father's properties/holdings.

Children, born at Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island:

  1. John-2, b. 1 Aug 1645; d. 22 April 1712; m. Ann Gorton.
  2. Susanna
  3. Mary
  4. Rachel, d. 8 Nov 1724; m. 16 Nov 1669 Abel-2 Potter (George-1, George-A), b. Portsmouth, RI, d. 1692 Warwick, son of George-1 Potter.  


  1. 2 Colonists Named John Warner
  2. Austin: One Hundred and Sixty Allied Familiesand his Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island.


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John Warner, Sr.'s Timeline

August 20, 1615
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
London, England
Age 22
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
August 1, 1645
Age 30
Warwick, (Present Kent County), Providence Plantations (Present Rhode Island)
Age 32
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Age 34
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Age 36
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
March 1, 1654
Age 39
At sea - returning from Rhode Island to England