RALPH, Rhode Isl[and]. 1638, among freem[en]. 1655, had been adm[itted]. an inhab[itant]. of the June 1639, perhaps had s[on]. Ralph; and William; d[aughter]s. Mary, wh[o]. m[arried]. William Corey; Martha, wh[o]. m[arried]. William Wood; and Sarah, wh[o]. m[arried]. Thomas Cornell. He had been rep[resentative]. 1650.
RALPH, Dartmouth, eldest s[on]. of the preced[ing]. rem[oved]. from. R[hode]. I[sland]. in conseq[uence]. of a gift to him of half a sh. in Coaxit and Acushnet, 25 Oct. 1659, by Francis Sprague of Duxbury, call[ing]. him s[on].-in-law. His w[ife]. was Dorcas, and ch[ildren]. were John, William, Ralph, Joseph, and perhaps that Hannah, wh[o]. m[arried]. 27 Aug. 1719, William Brown. He was propr[ietor]. after mid[dle]. life at Dartmouth, and own[ed]. among the opposite islands, the interesting Cuttyhunk, for full value of wh[ich]. see Belknap's Amer[ican]. Biogr. II. 114. He was liv[ing]. prob[ably]. in 1686, and a Ralph j[unio]r. at the same time in the same town, s[on]. of William.