8G Grandparents (Continued)

1478 Peter George. b. Suffolk, England (probably) about 1620.350 d. New Shoreham, RI on January 19, 1694.351,236,352

He m. Mary Rowning, about 1642 in Braintree, MA.353,351,236

They had the following children:
739 i. Susanna (1643-)
ii. Mary (1645->1714)
iii. Hannah (1648-1693)
iv. John (1650-1653)
v. Samuel (1651-<1692)
vi. John (Died as Infant) (1653-)
vii. Peter (Died as Infant) (1655-)
viii. Sarah236

1479 Mary Rowning.  d. New Shoreham, RI in 1694.354,236 bpt. Hundon, Suffolk, England on August 12, 1613.354,351

Mary first married Simon Ray in Hundon, England and emigrated to New England after her father's death in 1640. She settled in Braintree, MA with her first husband till his death in 1641. She next married Peter George, another resident of Braintree and left with with him to settle Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island.

1482 Edward Fitz Randolph.170  d. Piscataway, NJ about 1675. bpt. Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, England on July 5, 1607.355

Edward came to New England in 1630 with the 700 passengers in the Winthrop Fleet. He settled first in Scituate, MA where he was married. The diary of Rev. Lothrop records that Edward built the 38th house in Scituate in 1636. In the spring of 1639, they moved to Barnstable, MA as some of the first settlers of that town. He was bequeathed ten pounds in the will of his father in England in 1647, "if he cum to demand it". In 1649, they moved again to a "great double lot" in West Barnstable containing 120 acres of upland. Again in 1669, with his wife and six of his children, he moved to Piscataway, NJ, leaving behind his son Nathaniel and daughters, Mary and Hannah, wife of Jasper Taylor. Elizabeth and Edward were buried in St. James churchyard in Piscatway, where, during the Revolution, breastworks where built to defend aginst the Brittish. After the war, when the breastworks were dismantled, the former grave markers could not be located.

He m. Elizabeth Blossom356, on May 10, 1637 in Scituate, MA.170

They had the following children:
i. Nathaniel170 (-1640)
ii. Nathaniel170 (-1714)
iii. Mary170 (-~1649)
741 iv. Hannah
v. Mary170 (1650-1738)
vi. John170 (-1653)
vii. John170
viii. Joseph170 (-~1726)
ix. Elizabeth170 (1657-)
x. Thomas170 (1659-1745)
xi. Hope170 (1661-)
xii. Benjamin170 (1663-1746)

1483 Elizabeth Blossom.356  b. Leyden, Holland in 1620.170 d. New Jersey in 1713.

1484 Edward Sturgis.240  d. Sandwich, MA in October 1695. bpt. Woodnesborough, Kent, England on January 30, 1614.

He was chosen constable of Yarmouth in 1640. He was reported to be a man of education and was active in the affairs of the colony and it is said that he owned more plate than everyone else in Yarmouth combined. He was Surveyor of Highways in 1646. In July of 1646, he was liicensed to keep a tavern and draw wine in Yarmouth. In 1650, 1655 and 1658, he was a member of the Grand Enquest.

In 1663, the following record appeared in Plymouth, "In regard to much abuse of liquors in the town of Yarmouth, this court doth call in any license formerly given to Edward Sturgis, Sr. and do require that he forbare to draw wine or liquors for the future without further order from the court." He was elected a Deputy to the General Court in 1665, 1666, 1667 and 1672 and was a selectman of Yarmouth in 1667 and 1670, possibly as a credit to his liberality as a tavern keeper. In 1668, he was ordered to come into General Court to "give reason why he was bringing such great quantities of liquor into the colonie." In 1670, "Edward Sturgis Sen'r is allowed to keep an ordinary at Yarmouth and required to keep good orders in his house in that respect, that rude fellows be not found or suffered there to misdemean themselves." In 1676, Edward Sr. and Edward Jr. were among the largest taxpayers of the town of Yarmouth paying 7-11s-3d and 6-14s-1d respectively.

His estate was administered by his son Thomas in 1695.

He m. Elizabeth Hinckley240,357, about 1640 in Barnstable, MA.

They had the following children:
i. Samuel240 (~1641-1675)
ii. Edward240 (~1642-1678)
iii. unamed (Died as Infant) (~1644-)
iv. Mary240
v. Elizabeth240 (1648-)
vi. Joseph240 (1650-1650)
vii. John? (~1652-)
viii. Hannah240 (~1654-)
ix. Sarah240 (~1656-)
742 x. Thomas (1659-1708)

1485 Elizabeth Hinckley.240,357  d. in 1679. bpt. Harrietsham, Kent, England on September 20, 1617.

She came from England with the family of her uncle, Samuel Hinckley in the ship "Hercules" in March of 1635, shortly after the death of her father in England. Her cousin was the well-known Governor Thomas Hinckley of Plymouyh Colony who settled two estates of the children of Edward Sturgis. She lived with the family of her uncle Samuel in Scituate and Barnstable before her marriage to Edward Sturgis in 1640.

1486 Barnabus Lothrop.241  b. Scituate, MA in 1636.126,358 d. on October 26, 1713.126 bpt. Scituate, MA on June 6, 1636.

He was the first probate judge in Barnstable; a deputy to the General Court from 1675-1682; Judge of Common Pleas in 1695. He was a counselor in 1692 to represent New Plymouth under the new colonial charter. He is buried in Barnstable near the county jail and the inscription was very legible in 1884.

On June 1, 1688, the town of Barnstable granted Barnabus a piece of land at Sand Neck next to Welles Creek which had originally been given to the town by Governor Hinckly.359

On January 14, 1692, he was granted 5 acres by the town of Barnstable in the division of the common meadows.359

He m. Susannah Clark241,360, on November 3, 1658.126,361

They had the following children:
i. John241 (1659-1666)
743 ii. Abigail (1660-)
iii. Barnabus241 (1663-1732)
iv. Susannah241 (1665-)
v. John241 (1667-1695)
vi. Nathaniel241 (1669-1700)
vii. Bathshua241 (1671-)
viii. Anna241 (1673-)
ix. Thomas241 (1675-1675)
x. Mercy241 (1676-1677)
xi. Sarah241
xii. Thankful241
xiii. James (Died as Child)
xiv. Samuel241 (Died as Child)

1487 Susannah Clark.241,360  b. in 1642.126 d. on September 28, 1697.126,241,360

1488 Chad Brown.243,78 b. England. d. in 1665.

In the book ' Genealogical Gleanings in England' by Hebry F. Waters, page 708, is the following paragraph:

"Md the xth day of June in the xijth yere of the reigne of or Sauraine Lady Quene Elizabethe etc.- Chadde Browne the sone of Arthure Browne of Melcheborne in the Countie off Bedford yoeman hathe put himself ap'rentice wth Leonrd Omston of North'ton Curriar, ffrom the day off the makinge hereof unto the ende and terme off eight yeres...."

The following comments were made by Waters, "The year is A.D. 1570, and the apprentice was doubtless 14 years old. It is well known that a Chad Browne came" to Boston" in 1638, in the ship Martha, when his oldest son, John was eight years old" ; that he settled in Providence the same year; that he and his son and grandson were successively elders in the Baptist Church...etc...etc

It is hardly probable that the apprentice, Chad, was the emmigrant, as he would have been over seventy when his son was born.

He m. Elizabeth Sharpanowe78, on September 11, 1626 in High Wycombe, Bucks, England.

They had the following children:
i. James243,78 (>1626-~1682)
ii. Jeremiah243,78 (>1626-<1690)
iii. Judah243,78 (>1626-1663)
iv. John243,78 (1629-1706)
744 v. Daniel (~1634-1710)

1489 Elizabeth Sharpanowe.78 d. in 1672.

1490 Benjamin Hearnden.362,363 d. Providence, RI in 1687.

Benjamin was probably living in Essex County, Massachusetts in December 1647 when he was presented in Lynn for beating his wife, as witnessed by Ezekiel Gilbert and Henry Collins. Apparently, Elizabeth was not free from scandal herself. She was presented for stealing clothes from Mary Pray and was ordered to make double restitution. (Essex Court Files, 1:133,137)

Benjamin first appears in Providence, Rhode Island in 1651 when he had a privilege of 25 acres for which he paid and received quittance in March. He was taxed 4 shillings in June of 1652. On October 27, 1656, Providence. "ordered yt William White be accomodated with a house Lot adjoining to Benjamin Herndell his house lot and further according to convenience Ordered yt inlargeing of Benjamine Herndell his lot." (Early Providence Records, hereinafter EPR)

On February 17, 1659, Benjamin was brought into court by a bond to answer to "the breach of peace and fright comitted on the family of William White, of this Towne." William White was also bonded to appear at the next town court in Providence to prosecute Benjamin. (EPR, 15:75-76)

William White of Boston, bricklayer, with consent of wife of Elizabeth, for sterling, "payd by Elizabeth the wife of Benjamin Herenden of Providence" confirmed to Benjamin land, dwelling house, and other housing in Providence on October 16, 1662. (EPR, 4:9-10)

In his Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, Austin states that Benjamin's will was presented for probate April 4,1688 and an inventory of goods and property was taken on May 27, 1687 without citing a source.

On October 20, 1688, "Elizabeth, now wife of Richard Pray, deeded to her son, Isaac Hearnden, the homestead, houses, orchard, etc. which were given her, for life, by the will of her late husband, dated February 1, 1686[/87], of which she was named executrix. (EPR, 5:34-37) It was suggested in an unidentified manuscript at The New England Historic Genealogical Society, that Isaac may have been the youngest child and perhaps this deed was a gift from Elizabeth to get Isaac started in married life. Isaac must have deeded this land back to his mother, because on December 13, 1701 she sold to Joseph Whipple of Providence her "dwelling house and all land thereunto lieing and adjoyneing (part belonged to husband Benjamin Hearnden and to my father William White)..." which was to revert to son Isaac Hearnden upon Elizabeth's decease, but which she had purchased by a deed from Isaac. (EPR, 4:219). This is supported by the Holman manuscript which indicates that on February 10, 1689, "Isaac Hearnden of Providence for a valuable consideration... also for the duty of Naturall love & affection I beare unto my deare Mother Elizabeth Prey... (home stall & house)..."; On June 9, 1701 Elizabeth had made it very clear who owned what: "Whereas there is a fame gone abroad that there is Some person or persons intending to purchase the house & land to it adjoyneing which lieth in ye Towne of Providence... which formerly belonged unto Benjamin Hearnden Senr of said Providence (deceased) and to purchase it of Isaac Hearnden hath no Right... to ye said house, nor inn or to any of the said lands, neither by Reversion nor any other wayes; But all the Right... to the said house & lands wholy belongeth unto me Elizabeth Prey (widow), formerly Elizabeth Hearnden; as may appeare by a deede under the said Isaac Hearnden his hand & seal, and I the said Elizabeth Prey, Doe therefore by these presents forbid all & Every person or persons whome so ever; for Bargaineing or purchaseing the said house and lands, or any part hereof, of the said Isaac Hearnden." (EPR, 5:256)

He m. Elizabeth White362,364, before December 1647 in Massachusetts.365

They had the following children:
i. Benjamin (-1694)
ii. Issac (-1727)
iii. John (-1736)
iv. Joseph (-1694)
v. Mary (-1696)
vi. Sarah (-1677)
vii. Thomas
viii. William (-1727)
745 ix. Alice (1652->1718)

1491 Elizabeth White.362,364  b. about 1630. d. after December 1701.

1492 William Hawkins.248 d. in 1699. b. in 1609.366

He m. Margaret Harwood?366.

They had the following children:
i. Edward (-1726)
746 ii. John (-1726)
iii. Madeline
iv. Mary (-1724)
v. William (-1723)

1493 Margaret Harwood?366 b. in 1612.366


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