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Joseph Pendleton, Sr.

Birthplace: Sudbury, Middlesex County, MA, USA
Death: Died in Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
Place of Burial: Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain James Pendleton and Hannah Pendleton (Goodenow)
Husband of Deborah Pendleton and Patience Potts Pendleton
Father of Deborah Frink; Col. Joseph Pendleton, Jr.; Col. William Pendleton and (Lieut) Joshua Pendleton
Brother of James Pendleton, Jr.; Hannah Bush; Bryan Pendleton; Ann Brown (Pendleton); Sarah Pendleton and 7 others
Half brother of Mary Britton

Occupation: notes: 1st name william?
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About Joseph Pendleton, Sr.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 80


"1-58 Potts, Patience, and Joseph Pendleton, Dec. 11, 1700. 52

32-58 Joseph Pendleton of the Towne of Westerle was married unto

Patience Potes Daughter to William Potes of New London the eleventh

day of December 1700 by Nehemiah Smith Justice of peace."

Joseph took oath of allegiance to the Colony of Rhode Island at Westerly September 17, 1679, elected constable of the town 1697, tax assessor 16 98, 1699, 1704 and 1705, admitted to the Church of Stonington May 24, 170 2, elected town clerk of Westerly for six consecutive years, he styled "Ensign" 1703, and elected grand juryman 1706.

On the 17th of September, 1679, JP took the oath of allegiance to the colony of RI at Westerly, on the same day that his father became a citizen there. In 1697 he was constable of the town and was involved with his father in 1699 in the trouble with Gov. Cranston. In 1698, 1699, 1704 and 1705, he was chosen to apportion the rates (assessor of taxes). 2 Feb 1698/9, JP of Faversham, alias Westerly RI, deeds to Nicholas 'Moorey' two acres of land in Portsmouth NH 'One acre of which was given to my brother, James Pendleton' (Rockingham Co., NH Deeds, ix. 321). On the 24th of May, 1702, JP was admitted to the First Church of Stonington (Ch. Rec.). 25th of June, 1701, he was elected Town Clerk of Westerly, for one year. He was again elected on the 25th of June, 1702, and re-elected the four years following. In 1703 he was styled Ensign. He was a grand juryman in 1706 (Westerly Rec.)

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Joseph Pendleton, Sr.'s Timeline

December 29, 1661
Sudbury, Middlesex County, MA, USA
August 29, 1697
Age 35
Westerly, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
March 3, 1702
Age 40
Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
March 23, 1704
Age 42
Westerly, Providence Plantations County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
February 22, 1705
Age 43
Westerly, Kings (now Washington Co.), RI, USA
September 18, 1706
Age 44
Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
September 20, 1706
Age 44
Westerly, Washington County, RI, USA
February 12, 1878
Age 44