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William Greene Roelker MP (1854 - 1911)

WILLIAM GREENE ROELKER William Greene Roelker was born in Cincinnati, O., June 12, 1854, and died in New York city, January 24, 1911. He was the son of Dr. Frederick Roelker and Katherine Ray (Greene...

2/7/2015 2/15/2015

Elizabeth Arnold MP (1683 - 1752)

10. Elizabeth, born Mashantatack Jan. 9, 1684, died Providence May 5, 1752; married Providence Oct. 5, 1706 Thomas ARNOLD, born Warwick Mar. 24, 1675, died Providence Feb. 3, 1727, son of Richard and M...

6/12/2008 2/12/2015

Reverand John Brown, Sr. (1627 - 1677)


Alt. d.o.d. 1706 Charles Aspinwall shared this piece of his personal genealogical research: John Brown, 2nd generation, of Providence, RI, is usually referred to as Elder except by Homer Aylsworth ...

1/26/2007 9/3/2014

Hon. Philip L. Sherman MP (1609 - 1687)

Philip is the 10th Great Grandfather of George W. Bush. Philip Sherman joined the great Puritan migration to the Massachusetts Bay Colony when he was in his early twenties. and settled near Boston. H...

3/23/2007 9/5/2013

Christopher Holder "the Quaker" MP (1631 - 1688)

"Christopher Holder of Puddimore"

Christopher Holder (c. 1631—post-1676) was an English Quaker minister who immigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony, where he was persecuted for his beliefs. He was prohibited from preaching, i...

2/15/2007 9/5/2013

Rev. William Vaughn MP (1607 - 1677)

During the devastating events of King Phillips War (1675-1678), the Rhode Island General Assembly sought the counsel of 16 prominent citizens of the colony, one of whom was William Vaughn. from:

7/26/2008 9/5/2013

Rev. Obadiah Holmes, Sr. MP (1607 - 1682)

"Obadian Holmes", "Rev.", "The Baptist Martyr", "Hullme"

Obadiah Holmes is an ancestor of President Abraham Lincoln. "Ancestors of American Presidents", Gary Boyd Roberts, NEHGS, 2009 Rev. Obadiah Holmes1 (M) b. circa 1606/7, d. 15 October 1682, #430 R...

1/30/2007 9/5/2013

James Barker, Jr. MP (1617 - 1700)

1634, 24 March- Sailed with father James, Sr. and Nicholas Easton and sons on ship "Mary and John" out of Southampton, England. Father died on voyage. 1644- Corporal. 1648- Ensign. 1648- Member...

9/7/2007 9/5/2013

John Clarke Find A Grave Memorial# 53975601 John Clarke (Baptist minister) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Clarke (8 October 1609 – 20 April 1676) was a medical doctor, Baptist ...

6/22/2007 9/5/2013

William Brenton (c.1610 - 1674)

William Brenton (c. 1610–1674) was a colonial President, Deputy Governor, and Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, and an early settler of Portsmouth and Newport ...

5/21/2009 9/5/2013

Rev. Gregory Dexter MP (1610 - 1700)

Rev. Gregory Dexter, the American ancestor of the branch of this family here under consideration, was born at Olney, Northampton county, England, in 1610. He early went to London, and became a printe...

4/15/2007 9/4/2013

William Wickenden (1614 - 1670)

from : William Wickenden (ca. 1614-1671) was an early Anglo-American Baptist minister, co-founder Providence, Rhode Island, and signer of the Providence Compact. Wickenden Street in Providence mark...

7/17/2007 9/4/2013

Rev. Chadd Browne MP (c.1600 - c.1665)

"Chad", "Chaddus", "Chaddeus"

Came to America in 1638, was minister of the Baptist Church in Rhode Island after Roger Williams. Brown University is named after him. Reverend. First Baptist Church at Providence RI, oldest Bap. ch in...

4/15/2007 9/4/2013

Richard Scott Birth: before Sep 9 1605 - Glemsford, Suffolk, , England Death: before July 1 1679 - Providence, Rhode Island Parents: Edward Scott, Sarah Carter Wife: Katherine Marbury Ric...

2/15/2007 9/4/2013

John Greene (1594 - 1658)

John Greene (c. 1594 - 1658) was an early settler of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, one of the 12 original proprietors of Providence, and a co-founder of the town of Warwick in ...

7/3/2008 9/4/2013

John Throckmorton, I MP (1601 - 1683)

1621, March 20- Apprenticed to his Uncle, Robert Debney, alderman of Norwich, England for 7 1/2 years from Christmas 1620 to the mystery and art of a scrivner. 1630, December 1- Embarked at Bristol, ...

3/1/2007 9/4/2013

Rev. Thomas Olney MP (1600 - 1682)

Event: Citizenship English, arrived on the "Planter, 1635 1 Event: Life's Work Shoemaker 1 Note: One of the founders of Providence, Rhode Island First treasurer of the Colony. Thomas Olney,...

9/13/2007 9/4/2013

Thomas Hopkins, Sr MP (1616 - c.1684)

1635, May 1- He sailed from Dartmouth, England with his uncle William Arnold and family. 1635, June 24- The group arrived in Massachusetts Bay. They resided in Hingham, MA for a short time. 1636,...

6/18/2007 9/3/2013

William Mann, Immigrant (1607 - 1662)

William and his wife, Francis Hopkins, were early settlers of Providence, Rhode Island. from:

7/2/2007 9/3/2013

Frances Mann (1614 - 1700)

Frances and her husband, William Mann, were early settlers of Providence, Rhode Island. from:

7/2/2007 9/3/2013

Elizabeth Arnold, of Pawtucket MP (1611 - 1685)

"Elizabeth Peake Arnold"

Elizabeth Arnold Carpenter Find A Grave Memorial# 6804645 Elizabeth Arnold , born at Ilchester, Somerset, England, on 23 November 1611 and died 7 September 1685, Pawtuxet, Kent County, Rhode Island...

6/18/2007 9/3/2013

William Carpenter, of Providence MP (1605 - 1685)

"William "Trevillan" Carpenter", "William "of Pawtucket" Carpenter"

All Providence Early Town Records results for William Carpenter Bee it knowne unto all people by these, that I William Carpenter of pautuxett within the Towneshipp of providence in the Colloney of Ro...

10/27/2009 9/3/2013

Gov. Benedict Arnold MP (1615 - 1678)

"Governor Benedict Arnold", "Rhode Island's first governor under the Royal Charter of 1663."

Oldest son of William Arnold ____________________________________________________________________________________ Arnold Family History ) there is evidence that in 1635 he and his family accompanied ...

1/24/2007 9/3/2013

Stephen Arnold MP (1622 - 1699)

Stephen Arnold Find A Grave Memorial# 24291426 Stephen Arnold was baptised in Ilchester, England in Somerset. Bob and Claudia visited here in 2002 on their trip to England and stayed at the Northov...

1/21/2007 9/3/2013

Christian Arnold (Peak) MP (c.1583 - 1659)

"Christiana Peak"

Christian Peake Arnold Find A Grave Memorial# 34348566 Original Source had first name Christian, but found geni,com reference with Christiana. I found that a more believable woman's name. It also h...

1/21/2007 9/3/2013

William Arnold MP (1587 - c.1677)

William Arnold Find A Grave Memorial# 34348560 William Arnold--the ancestor of such famous Americans as Benedict Arnold and Presidents James Abram Garfield and George Walker Bush--sailed from Dartm...

1/21/2007 9/3/2013

Andrew Harris (deceased)

Andrew Harris was an early settler of Rhode Island, along with his parents William and Susannah Harris. from:

9/3/2013 9/3/2013

Susan Harris (Hyde) MP (1614 - 1682)


Susan Harris was an early settler of Rhode Island, along with her husband William and son Andrew.

11/16/2007 9/3/2013

Thomas Angell "the Immigrant" MP (c.1616 - 1694)

THOMAS ANGELL: b.1618, d.1694. Came with Roger Williams and settled Providence; deeded land which Roger Williams bought from the Narragansett sachems, Canonicus and Miantonomi. Signer of the Providence...

10/2/2007 9/3/2013

William Harris MP (1610 - 1682)

William Harris (1610-1681) was one of the four men who accompanied Roger Williams at Seekonk in the Plymouth Colony during the winter early in 1636. He then joined Williams and several families in esta...

9/15/2008 9/3/2013

Capt. John Whipple MP (1617 - 1685)

Pioneer settler of Rhode Island & friend of Roger Williams Burial John Whipple was originally buried on his farm. His grave was later moved it current location in North Burial Ground in Providenc...

4/15/2007 3/10/2013

Mary Johnson Mowry Kingsley, daughter of Capt John Johnson and Mary Heath Source: Gerald Garth Johnson The Biography and Genealogy of Captain John Johnson, Heritage Books, 2008, page 102. Baptized ...

4/30/2007 3/10/2013

Roger Mowrey, Sr. MP (1610 - 1665)

"Mowry", "1612 in Roxbury", "Suffolk", "Massachusetts", "mowery"

Roger left Bristol, England Dec, 1630 Shown in the index to the Winthrop Fleet of 1630 Registered in Boston, Mass. on May 18, 1631. Lived in Salem, Mass from about 1635 to 1649. Was made freeman 1635 i...

4/30/2007 3/10/2013

William Blackstone/Blaxton (1595 - 1675)

"William Blaxton"

Rev William Blackstone was the first white settler of Boston. REVEREND WILLIAM BLACKSTONE 1595 — 1675 Boston's first white resident, also first European settler of present day Rhode Isla...

3/8/2008 12/2/2012

Samuel Cranston (1659–1727) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations during the first quarter of the 18th century. He held office from 1698 to 1727, being elected ...

11/9/2007 9/11/2012

John Cranston, Governor of Rhode Island MP (1625 - 1680)

"Governor John Cranston"

John Cranston (1625–1680) was a colonial physician, military leader, legislator, Deputy Governor and Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations during the 17th century. Be...

11/9/2007 9/11/2012

Stukely Westcott MP (c.1592 - 1677)

"Stukeley Wescott", "Stickly Westcott", "Stukely Westcott"

Stukeley Westcott Stukeley Westcott (1592 – 12 January 1677)[1] was one of the founding settlers of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and one of the original members of the...

2/4/2007 3/15/2012

Rev. Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island MP (1603 - 1683)

"Founder of Rhode Island"

Roger Williams was the founder of the colony of Rhode Island. Rhode Island's first permanent settlement (Providence Plantations) was established at Providence in 1636 by English clergyman Roger Willi...

2/19/2007 10/19/2011

John "the Surgeon" Greene MP (1591 - 1659)

"Surgeon John", "The Surgeon"

AKA "The Surgeon" Sailed from Southampton (England) on April 16, 1635, on the ship JAMES and landed in Boston, Massachusetts on June 3, 1635. They settled in Salem but were driven out by religious pe...

3/15/2007 10/19/2011

James "of Potowomut" Greene MP (c.1626 - c.1698)

"James "Of Potowomat""

James Greene "of Potowomut" (1626-1698) James Greene, "of Potowomut," was baptized June 21, 1626, and came to New England with his parents. He married (first) about 1658 Deliverance, born in 1637, da...

3/15/2007 10/19/2011

Jabez Greene MP (1673 - 1741)

Jabez Greene of Potowomut, Rhode Island, 1673-1741 Jabez, son of James Greene, was born at Portsmouth, Rhode Island, May 17, 1673. He inherited and resided at the Potowomut homestead, and inherited a...

2/23/2008 10/19/2011

Jabez Greene (c.1737 - c.1776)

10/17/2011 10/19/2011