Family:Josiah Sawyer and Sarah Pearce (1)

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Marriage[1] 1747 Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
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Bef. 9 Apr 1797
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References
  1. Little Compton, in Arnold, James N. Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850: First series, births, marriages and deaths. A family register for the people. (Narragansett Hist. Publ. Co., 1891), Vol. 4, Part 6.

    Sawyer, Josiah, and Sarah, ---, 1747.
    [Vol. 4, Part 7: Tiverton: Sawyer, Josiah, Jr., and Sarah Pearce, ---, 1746.]
    [Since son Lemuel is born in Little Compton late in 1748 (13 Nov), and since Sarah Pearce's birth in 1729, possibly 1729/30, makes her on the young side even to marry in 1747, much less 1746, the later date seems the more attractive one.]

  2.   Pierce, Frederick Clifton. Pearce genealogy: being the record of the posterity of Richard Pearce, an early inhabitant of Portsmouth, in Rhode Island, who came from England, and whose genealogy is traced back to 972; with an introduction of the male descendants of Josceline de Louvaine, the second House of Percy, Earls of Northumberland, Barons Percy and territorial Lords of Alnwick, Warkworth and Prudhoe Castles in the County of Northumberland, England. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1981), 53.

    Sarah Pearce, d/o George Pearce and Deborah Searle, m. 1745 Josiah Sawyer, Jr. [despite showing birth date 12 Jan 1729, see explanation above.]