Facts and Events
||Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
||30 Dec 1660
||Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USAto Mary Tucker
||5 Mar 1711
||Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
||Old Commons Burial Ground, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
«i»Will of Joseph Church page 249. Joseph Church of Little Compton. To wife Grace Church either ye lower rooms in ye lower house or one lower room in my upper house by the highway and all house hold goods except what I otherwlse give away. To son Nathaniel Church one half of all my lands in three great lots from the sea to ye great highway with one house and one barn. To son Caleb Church with my other house and barn on ye land when 21 on ye land from the highway to the sea. Great highway. Son Nathaniel Church is to have choice of house and barn. To two youngest sons Richard and Israel Church 100 pounds at twenty three years and fifty pounds to both when they build a house. To grandson Joseph Church 50 pds at 23. Granddaughter Grace Church To four daughters Sarah, Alice, Deborah and Eliz abeth 50 pounds each. Son Nathaniel and wife Grace executors and loving brother in law Israel Shaw and friend Deacon Pabonie to be overseers. To sons Nathaniel Caleb, all outlands. Witnesses Richard Thomas, his mark. Joseph Church. Benjamin Southworth Edward Richmond Will made Jan 11, 1714- 15
Proved Jan 3, 1715.
Inventory of estate of Mr Joseph Church dept this life Dec 19 1715 and the second year of his majesty's reign. Homestead farm and edifices there to belonging. 1800 pounds. Total. of inventory. not given.267
- Richard Church of Plymouth, 15, 16.
- Rhode Island Genealogy and Biography, Vol. 1, p. 97.
- Arnold, James A. History of Church Family, p. 4.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Little Compton Births and Deaths, 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), 4:6:101.
CHURCH, Joseph, ___ __, 1638; died March 5, 1711.
- ↑ Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
- Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:385.
"JOSEPH, Hingham, br. prob. of capt. Benjamin, m. Dec. 1660, Mary, d. of John Tucker of the same, had, says Geneal. Reg. XI. 154, seven ch. but only six, Joseph, John, Deborah, Mary, Elizabeth and Abigail, have been heard of. He rem. to Little Compton, there his w. d. 21 Mar. 1710, aged 69, and he d. 5 Mar. foll. in 73d yr."
- Calef, Frank T. Index to Austin's Genealogical dictionary of Rhode Island. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950).
- ↑ Richard Church, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
- ↑ Joseph Church, in Find A Grave.