Nathaniel Dickens (1614 - 1692)

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Birthplace: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK
Death: Died in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Managed by: Leigh Woodward
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About Nathaniel Dickens

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"the Nathaniel Dickens, baptised at Chesham in Buckinghamshire 1 Feb 1614/15, son of Thomas and Joan Dickens, or perhaps the son of Thomas and Alice Dickens, also of Chesham. The first mention of Nathaniel in his new home was in a deed given by William Wickenden of Providence, dated 21 Sep 16p46, in which reference is made to "land which Nathaniel Dickens now possesseth". In Jun 1648 is mention of his share of meadow and 60 acres of upland. In Jun 1649, he served on a jury at Providence, and 4 Dec 1649/50, he sold to Arthur Fenner 6 acres on Seekonk River. On 12 Aug 1650, he sold to Ralph Earle of Portsmouth, RI, all his lands in Providence, and removed to Newport. On 28 Jan 1655, Marmaduke Ward of Newport conveyed a lot in that town to Nathaniel Dickens, and on that same day, Nathaniel bought a house there of James Richardson. While he was obviously at this time in Newport, he likely retained some interest in Providence, as he occurs in the list of Rhode Island freeman of Providence in that year. He served as town treasurer at Newport in 1659/60, and in Sep 1661 appears among the early purchasers at Misquamacut (Westerly). About 1679, he removed to Block Island, and on 7 May 1679 he exchanged his house and land in Newport for a large tract of land in the southwestern part of Block Island. He evidently married three times, first, in 1648, to the widow Joan Tiler, by whom he evidently had no issue. He secondly married a woman whose name is not known, by whom he had Dorcas (m. Tristram Dodge), Mary (m. Thomas Rathbone), Thomas (m. Sarah), and Mercy (m. Gregory Mark). By his third wife, Sarah, whom he married about 1680 he had Roger, who probably died unmarried, and John, who m. Hannah Ball."

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Nathaniel Dickens's Timeline

1614
February 1, 1614
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK
1664
1664
Age 49
New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1664
Age 49
Block Island, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1668
1668
Age 53
Of New Shoreham,Newport,RI
1670
1670
Age 55
Newshoreham,Newport,RI
1671
1671
Age 56
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1673
1673
Age 58
1676
1676
Age 61
1692
October 18, 1692
Age 78
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1692
Age 77
New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island, United States