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Patience Rodman (Easton)

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island
Death: November 21, 1692 (37)
Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Place of Burial: Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Peter Easton, Sr. and Anne Easton
Wife of Robert Malines and Dr. Thomas Rodman
Mother of Dr. Thomas Rodman; Anne Richardson and Samuel Rodman
Sister of Nicholas Easton; John Easton; Elizabeth Barker; Waite Carr; Mary Easton and 2 others

Managed by: Brian Richard Jackson
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About Patience Rodman

Patience Easton

Born: 11 Jan 1655 Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Died: 21 Nov 1692 Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Father Peter Easton, b. 1622, d. 12 Jan 1694

Mother Ann Coggeshall, b. 1622, Essex, England , d. 6 Mar 1689, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Marriage (1) Jan 1675, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Husband: Robert Malines, b. 1649, Newport, Rhode Island; d. 26 Aug 1679, Newport, Rhode Island


Marriage (2) 7 Jun 1682

Husband: Dr. Thomas Rodman, b. 26 Dec 1640, Ireland; d. 11 Jan 1728, Newport, Rhode Island, USA


  1. Dr. Thomas Rodman, b. 11 Nov 1683, Ireland , d. Abt 1775, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
  2. Anne Rodman, b. 16 Nov 1686, Newport, Rhode Island, USA , d. 25 Jun 1714


Clifton Burying Ground, Newport, Rhode Island



6. PATIENCE3 RODMAN (THOMAS2, JOHN1)13 was born 05 Jun 1706 in Newport, R.I., and died 09 May 1739 in Rhode Island. She married JONATHAN EASTON, son of NICHOLAS EASTON.

       i. NICHOLAS4 EASTON, b. 16 Mar 1732/33; m. HANNAH SLOCUM.
       ii. AMY EASTON, m. SAMUEL GARDNER, 12 Jul 1749.
       iii. MARY EASTON, m. CHRISTOPHER GARDNER, 16 Sep 1753.
       iv. HANNAH EASTON, m. WILLIAM BAILEY, 23 Jun 1757.

Birth: Nov. 20, 1655 Newport Newport County Rhode Island, USA Death: Sep. 21, 1690 Newport Newport County Rhode Island, USA

Patience Easton was born November 20, 1655 the daughter of Peter and Ann Coggeshall Easton. The Eastons were Quakers and early leaders of progressive Rhode Island. Nicholas Easton, Peter's father and Patience's grandfather, was President of Providence Plantation from 1650 to 1651 and in 1654 and Governor of the united colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in 1672. John Easton, Peter's brother and Patience's uncle, was Governor from 1690 to 1695. Patience's brothers, also named Nicholas and Peter Easton, began manumitting or liberating their slaves in the 1670's.

Patience first married Robert Malines, who died August 31, 1679, leaving her a widow. Patience remarried to Dr. Thomas Rodman, Sr., son of John Rodman, an early Quaker who was banished in 1654 from New Ross, Ireland for refusing to remove his hat in the assizes (court). He went, with his wife and son Thomas, to Barbadoes. Thomas later immigrated to Rhode Island.

Thomas and Patience had two children: 1) Thomas Rodman, Jr., born November 11, 1683 in Newport, Rhode Island; died about 1775 in South Kingston, Rhode Island and 2)Anne Rodman, born November 16, 1686 in Newport, Rhode Island; died June 25, 1714 at age 29.

Patience Rodman died September 21, 1690. Thomas remarried to Hannah Clarke. Both Patience and Hannah are buried with Thomas in Cifton Burying Ground.

Burial: Clifton Burying Ground Newport Newport County Rhode Island, USA

Wife: Patience EASTON

  Born: 1655             at:   
  Died: 21 NOV 1690      at: Newport, Rhode Island  
       Other Spouses: 

JOHN1 RODMAN and wife Ann, of Barbadoes had children, he d. 1686.

 Thomas2 b. Dec. 26, 1640, m. 2d in Barbadoes,
   Patience Malins a widow.
 John2 b. 1652, m. in Barbadoes, Mary, she d. 1747,
   aged 85 years, he d. 1731.

Dr. THOMAS2 RODMAN died at Newport, R. I. 1727, aged 87 years, his first wife was named Sarah, he m. 2d Patience, dau. of Peter Easton, widow Melius b. 1655. They came to R. I. in 1675, and had:

 Thomas3 b. 1683, m. 1706, Catharine Fry. 
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Patience Rodman's Timeline

January 11, 1655
Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island
November 11, 1683
Age 28
November 16, 1686
Age 31
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
November 21, 1692
Age 37
Newport, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
July 23, 1703
Age 37
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States