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Eldad Kingsley

Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Kingsley, of Rehoboth and Elizabeth Knight Stoughton
Husband of Mehitable Mowry; Mehitable Mowry and Mehitable Kingsley-Brooks (Mowrey)
Father of Jonathan Kingsley; Jonathan Kingsley; Jonathan Kingsley; Elizabeth Palmer; John Kingsley and 3 others
Brother of John Kingsley; Freedom (Mary) Kingsley; Enos Kingsley and Edward Kingsley
Half brother of Renewed (Renewal) Kingsley

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About Eldad Kingsley

He lived in Rehoboth, Mass. in 1663 and helped Rev. John Miles organize the First Baptist Church of Mass. He was an elder in the Church of Rehoboth. He, with several others,seized a church whose pastor had died, and turned it into a Baptist Church. The Plymouth Court took action, charged the seven men with disturbing the peace by setting up a separate worship. They were each fines 5 pounds and ordered to leave town or lose their property.

His home in Swansea was later burned by the Indians in the King Philip's War. In later days he paid taxes in both Swansea and Rehoboth.


  1. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 By Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley. Page 448
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Eldad Kingsley's Timeline

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
January 29, 1662
Age 24
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
Age 25
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA
May 6, 1665
Age 27
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
June 1, 1669
Age 31
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
February 21, 1671
Age 33
February 21, 1671
Age 33
Rehoboth, Bristol, Mass.
February 21, 1671
Age 33
Rehoboth, MA
October 7, 1675
Age 37
Rehoboth, MA, USA