Person:William Wilber (2)

William Wilber
m. 6 Aug 1616
  1. William Wilber1630 - Bef 1710
  • HWilliam Wilber1630 - Bef 1710
m. 1653
  1. Joseph Wilbore1656 - 1729
  2. John Wilbor1658 -
  3. William Wilber1660 - 1738
  4. Martha Wilbur1662 -
  5. Samuel Wilbore1664 - 1740
  6. Daniel WilboreAbt 1668 - 1741
  7. Joan Wilbur1668 - Bef 1759
Facts and Events
Name William Wilber
Alt Name William Wilbor
Alt Name William Wilbore
Gender Male
Birth? 21 May 1630 Braintree, Essex, England
Marriage 1653 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United Statesto Unknown
Will? 1 Mar 1710 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Residence? Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Death? Bef 15 Aug 1710 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United StatesWill Proved

Film source numbers: 177919 and 170419-pg 285.

Disputed Lineaages

Different GEDCOM uploads contributed the following sets of parents for Person:William Wilber (2). No evidence is present to prefer Family:Samuel Wildbore and Ann Smith (1) or Family:John Wilber and Joan Drane (1).

Actually there is evidence to show that William was NOT the son of Samuel Wilbore and Ann Smith.

  1.   Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (1963)
    p. 814.

    William settles in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island in 1653. On June 10,1654, he received a deed of ten acres from Samuel Wildbore, then of Taunton. On December 10, 1657, he was granted eight acres. On June 7, 1671, he served as juryman. In 1678, William Wilber represented the town of Portsmouth in the Rhode Island General Assembly. He owned property in Portsmouth, Little Compton, Swansea and in Kings Town, the greater part of which he disposed of by deed to his sons before his death. His will dated March 1, 1710, was proved the following August 15. He was one of several to take grant of Rhode Island from the Indians and founded the colony March 7, 1638.

  2.   Son's & Daughters Of The Pilgrims

    Father: *John (Wilbor) Wilber b: ABT 1595 in Braintree, Essex, England

    Mother: *Joan Drane b: ABT 1598 in Felsted, Essex, England

  3.   Roberts, Gary Boyd. English origins of New England families: from The New England historical and genealogical register, first series. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984).

    Dated March 1, 1710; pvd Portsmouth, RI Aug. 15, 1710. [English Origins of New England Families, Vol. 3, p. 311] Wm Wilbor of Portsmouth, weaver of cloth.
    Names sons: John, Daniel, Samuel, Joseph, John, Benjamin & William;
    daughters: Mary Mowrey, Martha Sherman & Joan __;
    son John's two children John & Mary Records.
    Witnesses: William Potter, Nathaniel Potter & Edward Richmond. [Wildbores in America 1:23]

  4.   LAND:
    -South Kingstown Land Vol. 1, 1718-23, p. 109-11: Wm Wilbore of Portsmouth, yeoman, for love to my grandson Samuel Wilbore, son of my son Thomas Wilbore land when said grandson comes to age 21; in meantime I give yearly income of said land to 2 granddaughters Mary & Martha Wilbore, daughters of son Thomas Wilbore. Dated & acknowledged May 11, 1705; Recorded June 7, 1720. Witnesses: Henry Meech, Sarah Barber, Edward Carr. [RIGR Jan. 1981, p. 223]
    -South Kingstown Land Vol. 3, p. 147-50: Samuel Wilbor of Jamestown, husbandman, sold to Daniel Mackoone of Kingstown, yeoman, 250 Acres in Kingstown in Pettyquamscut Purchase which was given me by my grandfather William Wilbor decd bounded in part by land belonging to estate of John Wilbour deceased. dated & acknowledged Sept. 9, 1715. Witness: Christopher Champlin Jr, James Kinyon; Delivery made Sept. 10, 1715
    Witnesses: William Robinson, James Kinyon. [RIGR Oct. 1981, p. 129]
  5.   -July 10, 1654 received 10 Acres from cousin Samuel Wilbore.
    -Of Braintree & Essex, England.
    -June 15, 1671 Mr. William Wilbore was a Grand Jurryman. (also May 6, 1672) [RI General Court of Trials 1671-1704, by Jane Fletcher Fiske, 1998, p. 6, 13]