Person:Grace Unknown (249)

Grace Unknown
b.aft 1653
Facts and Events
Name[1] Grace Unknown
Gender Female
Birth[1] aft 1653 Youngest known children (twins) born 13 May 1693.
Marriage bef 1681 Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Sergeant Uzal Wardwell
Death[3] 9 May 1741 Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 Wardwell, of Wells, in Davis, Walter Goodwin, and Gary Boyd Roberts Introduction. Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A Reprinting, in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-Ancestor Compendia (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants). (Baltimore, Maryland, United States: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. [1], 1996), 3:549-51.
  2.   Bristol, 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).

    Wordall, Old Mrs. Grace, [died] May 9, 1741.

  3. Guiteras, Gertrude Elizabeth. Guiteras, Wardwell and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical. (New York: American Historical Society (New York), 1926), 36.

    She made her will 19 Oct 1733 [sic, see TAG article], and died 9 May 1741 at Bristol.

  4.   Greene, John. "Additions and Corrections to Austin's Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island", in The American Genealogist. (Demorest, Habersham, Georgia, United States: D.L. Jacobus), Vol. 61, p. 170.

    The will of Grace Wardall of Bristol, widow, signed 19 Oct 1739, proved 27 May 1741, names eldest son Uzal Wardall; sons James, Joseph and William; deceased son Benjamin and his eldest son Uzal; daughters-in-law Abigail Green, Hannah Cumpton, and Mary Lawless "[Alice?]; daughters Mary Barker, Grace Giddins and Sarah Bosworth; son-in-law Nathaniel Bosworth executor.
    [Note: Whether Grace named her step-granddaughter [i.e., not step-daughter]] Mary Lawless alone of all her daughter Alice's children, or whether she actual meant Mary's mother, the actual step-daughter, is unclear.]