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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...

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Christopher Holder, of Winterburne MP (1631 - 1688)

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...

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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:

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

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 Rev...

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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...

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Reverend Dr. John Clarke MP (c.1609 - 1676)

John Clarke (8 October 1609 – 20 April 1676) was a medical doctor, Baptist minister, co-founder of the colony of Rhode Island and author of its charter, and a leading advocate of religious freed...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 marks ...

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

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...

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Richard Scott MP (1605 - c.1679)

Richard Scott (1605–1679) was an early settler of Providence in the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. parents: Edward Scott, Sarah Carter.  He received a bequest from...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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,...

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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,...

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William Mann, Immigrant (b. - 1662)

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

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Frances Mann (1614 - 1700)

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

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Elizabeth Arnold, of Pawtucket MP (1611 - 1685)

Elizabeth Arnold , born at Ilchester, Somerset, England, on 23 November 1611 and died 7 September 1685, Pawtuxet, Kent County, Rhode Island. She is buried in Mineral Spring Cemetary, Pawtucket, Provide...

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William Carpenter, of Providence MP (1605 - 1685)

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...

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Gov. Benedict Arnold MP (1615 - 1678)

) Governor of Rhode Island -------------------- Benedict was born in Lichester, England and died in Newport, R.I. Was Governor of R.I. for more than 30 years between 1657 - 1678. Buried at the St...

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Stephen Arnold, Sr. MP (1622 - 1699)

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 Northover Manor in Ilchester: www.northovermanor.com. Visi...

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

Original Source had first name Christian, but found geni,com reference with Christiana. I found that a more believable woman's name. It also had same birthday but original source last death. Note, th...

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William Arnold MP (1587 - c.1677)

William Arnold--the ancestor of such famous Americans as Benedict Arnold and Presidents James Abram Garfield and George Walker Bush--sailed from Dartmouth ENG on May 1, 1635 on the Plain Joan, arriving...

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Andrew Harris (deceased)

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

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Susan Harris (Hyde) MP (1614 - 1682)

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

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

Burial Find A Grave Memorial# 33987990 Note that despite the memorial for him in FindAGrave, his exact place of burial is unknown (although it is undoubtedly in Providence County, RI). The FAG me...

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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...

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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...

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Mary Mowry / Kingsley (Johnson) MP (1614 - 1679)

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 ...

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Roger Mowrey, Sr. MP (1610 - 1665)

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...

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William Blackstone/Blaxton (1595 - 1675)

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...

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Samuel Cranston, Governor of Rhode Island MP (1659 - 1727)

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 ...

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

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...

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Stukely Westcott MP (c.1592 - 1677)

1635, June 24- Arrived at Salem, MA. 1636- Freeman at Salem, MA. 1638, October 8- One of original 13 proprieters of Providence, RI. Roger Williams (Founder of RI) deeded him and the others land tha...

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Rev. Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island MP (c.1604 - 1683)

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 Englis...

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

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...

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

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...

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Jabez Greene, Sr. 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...

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Jabez Greene (c.1737 - c.1776)

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