William Weeden, Sr. (1619 - 1676) MP

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Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Newport, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
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About William Weeden, Sr.

ID: I14888 Name: *William Weeden Sex: M Birth: 30 MAY 1619 in Chesham, Amersham (Buckinghamshire) England Death: 29 NOV 1676 in Newport Village, Rhode Island Colony Note: 1619: William Weeden was born. "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 790; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS) (Randall Research Library)

1638: William Weeden emigrated to America on the ship "Martin" with his father at age 19. He is listed as a member of the First Baptist Church of Newport. [Research of Forrest H. Blanding, WorldConnect]

1662, May 22: William Weeden - Land Recorded " . . . William Weeden . . . of Newport . . . beinge in . . . posession of Land lyinge within . . . Newport . . . sixty Acres . . . bounded Northwardly by the Land of Joseph Card, Eastwardly partly upon a drift Way to the Land of Joseph Card, partly upon Land of James Rogers and partly upon the mill pond; Southwardly upon the Land of John Bliss and Westwardly partly upon the Land of Joseph Torrey and partly upon the Land of mr Benedict Arnold Only this is Reserved for publick use the Liberty of a Drift-way two Rodd wides through the said Land for all persons that have occassion to pass . . . that way to and from Newport, All of the . . . Land . . . with all Dwellinge or Mansion housis, Barnes, . . . Orchards, Gardens . . . and all . . . Rights . . . according to a Law made the 22th of May 1662 . . . are hereby Ratifyed . . . Recorded 30th day of June . . . 1674 . . . <recorded> John Sanford" [Researched and transcribed by Claire Gilbert Dietz, RIGENWEB] "Rhode Island Land Evidences, 1648-1696" compiled by Dorothy Worthington; I:42; Rhode Island Historical Society; Providence, Rhode Island; 1921 (974.5 RI/Land Abstract SCGS) (974.5 R343L ACPL)

1676: William Weeden died. "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 790; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS) (Randall Research Library)

1676, November: He probably was killed in the King Phillips war with several others of his church as noted in a letter. [Research of Forrest H. Blanding, WorldConnect]

Ancestry Hints for *William Weeden

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Father: *James Weedon b: 1585 in Chesham, Buckingham County,England Mother: **Phillipa Cocke

Marriage 1 **Abigail Bailey b: 1623 in Chesham, Amersham (Buckinghamshire) England Married: 1643 in Newport Village, Rhode Island Colony Note: 1657: William Weeden may have married (2nd) Sarah, surname unknown, at Portsmouth, Rhode Island. "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 791; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS) Children

*Margaret Weeden b: 1648 in Warwick Village, Providence Plantations
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William Weeden, Sr.'s Timeline

1619
1619
Buckinghamshire, England
1647
1647
Age 28
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1648
1648
Age 29
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, USA
1649
1649
Age 30
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1649
Age 30
Portsmouth, (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, (Present USA)
1651
1651
Age 32
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1653
1653
Age 34
Newport, Rhode Ireland, USA
1657
1657
Age 38
Portsmouth, (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, (Present USA)
1659
1659
Age 40
Newport, RI, USA
1660
1660
Age 41
Rhode Island