Person:Nathaniel Dickens (1)

  1. Nathaniel Dickens1614/15 - 1692
  • HNathaniel Dickens1614/15 - 1692
  • WJoan1610 -
  1. Mercy Dickens
  2. Mary DickensAbt 1654 - bef 1717
  3. Dorcas Dickens1664 - 1733
  4. Thomas DickensAbt 1668 - 1718
  • HNathaniel Dickens1614/15 - 1692
  • WSarah Unknown - Aft 1705
m. bef 3 Sep 1680
  1. Roger Dickens
  2. John Dickens
Facts and Events
Name Nathaniel Dickens
Gender Male
Christening[2] 1 Feb 1614/15 Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
Marriage bef 3 Sep 1680 to Sarah Unknown
Will[1] 18 Oct 1690
Death[2] 1692 Block Island, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
References
  1. Austin, John Osborne. The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island. (Orig. 1887; Reprinted 1969 Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing).

    WILL:
    Dated Oct. 18, 1690; pvd Jan. 16, 1723. Exx wife Sarah; eldest son Thomas; daughter Dorcas Dodge; rest of children are left to care of wife Sarah. [Austin]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes on Block Islanders of Seventeenth Century, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 105:181.

    'He was probably the Nathaniel Dickens, son of Thomas and Joan Dickens, who was baptized in Chesham, co. Bucks., 1 Feb. 1614/15.'

    'In 1679 he exchanged his house and land in Newport for land at Block Island with John Williams and removed to the Island, where he died in 1692.'

  3.   LAND:
    -July 16, 1647 witnessed deed of "surgeon" John Greene of Providence.
    -May 26, 1663 deed John Sayles to Wm Hawkins mentions that the land conveyed had formerly belonged to Joan Tyler, afterward wife to Nathaniel Dickens.
    -May 7, 1679 exchanged property in Newport for land in SW New Shoreham.
    -1690 Nathaniel Dickens deed land at New Shoreham to daughter Mercy & her husband Gregory Mark of Oyster Bay, Long Island.
    -June 5, 1705 Sarah Brown widow of Nathaniel Dickens & her 2 sons John & Roger Dickens sold to Thomas Rathbone certain land that Nathaniel Dickens, by will, gave to wife Sarah & at her death to sons John & Roger.
  4.   Resided Providence in 1650 and Newport in 1660.
  5.   Dodge Genealogy, Woodward, Theron Royal, (Lanward Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1904), page 7.