Richard Foxwell, of Piscataqua

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Richard Foxwell, of Piscataqua

Birthplace: Cury, Cornwall, , England
Death: Died in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Foxwell and Jacamin Foxwell
Husband of Sarah "Susanna" Winnifred Foxwell
Father of Susannah Ashton; Sarah Curtis; Martha Foxwell; Esther Rogers and MARY Norton, of Piscataqua

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About Richard Foxwell, of Piscataqua

This is Richard Foxwell of Piscataqua please don't confuse or merge him with Richard Foxwell of Barnstable.

RICHARD, prob. at Piscataqua 1631, or earlier, for he had been home in 1632, but came back in Apr. 1633, yet perhaps in connex. with other men than those in whose dominion he was first, being soon engaged in the patent right of Lewis and Bonython, and sat down at Scarborough 1636, there m. Sarah, dughter of Richard Bonython, had Richard, John, Philip, and five ds. was in 1658 receiv. under jurisdict. of Mass. and in 1663, declared on 4 July that he and his neighbors desired their sov. Iord, the king to determine what jurisdiction they belonged to; d. 1677, aged 73. Folsom, 116. His son Philip was admistrator. Of the son Richard, prob. d. bef. his father; John m. a daughter of Richard Cumming, had Nathaniel, but the male line ended with him; Philip was a selectman of Scarborough 1681, d. without heirs, it is believ. 1690. The daughters well perpetuated the name as a baptial prefix. Esther m. 1657, Thomas Rogers; Lucretia m. James Robinson of Scarborough; Susanna m. John Ashton or Austin; Mary m. George Norton of York; and Sarah m. Joseph Curtis of Kittery. From this last desc. the portion of Cutts fam.

In contrast this is Richard Foxwell of Barnstable over here: Richard Foxwell of Barnstable FOXWELL, JOHN, Barnstable 1643. JOHN, Scarborough, eldest s. of Richard of the same, d. prob. bef. his f. leav. wid. Deborah, 1677, to admin. his est. Richard, Salem, or Boston, prob. came in the fleet with Winth. desired adm. as freem. 19 Oct. 1630, and 18 May foll. was sw. perhaps went home, or rem. soon to Scituate, and may have been there prior, certain. was in 1634, hav. m. Ann Shelley, a serv. wh. came over that yr. as the ch. rec. of Roxbury proves; was one of the found. of the first ch. at Scituate, with Rev. John Lothrop, 8 Jan. 1635; but the ch. foll. are on rec. of Barnstable, Mary, b. 17, bapt. 30 Aug. 1636, wh. m. 8 Jan. 1655, Hugh Cole; Martha, 24 Mar. bapt. 22 Apr. 1638, m. 9 May 1669, Samuel Bacon; and Ruth, 25 Mar. bapt. 4 Apr. 1641; rem. to Barnstable bef. the b. of last ; there his s. John was bur. 21 Sept. 1646, and he d. 1668, says Deane, wh. tells of him as from Kent, yet, however, confus. him with the foll.

Savage cites Deane that Richard Foxwell came from Kent and died in 1668, noting however that Deane confuses this Richard Foxwell with another of the same name who lived in Piscataqua. This other Richard Foxwell was born in 1604 in England. He came to New England in 1630 and lived in that part of Maine then known as Georgiance. He returned to England in 1632, then came back to America in 1633. In 1636, he was living at Scarborough, Maine when he married Sarah Bonython. He died in 1677.

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Richard Foxwell, of Piscataqua's Timeline

Cury, Cornwall, , England
Age 32
Maine, USA
Age 33
Age 38
United States
Age 44
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Age 54
Scarborough, York County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 6, 1677
Age 73
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, USA