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History of Woonsocket, 1641 - 1876

by E. Richardson, Woonsocket: S. S. Foss, Printer, 1876

Generations: Second; Third; Fourth; Fifth; Sixth; Seventh; Eighth; Ninth;
Mowry Generations: First; Second; Third; Fourth; Fifth
Cook/Cooke Generations: First; Second; Third; Fourth; Fifth; Sixth; Seventh
Harris Generations: First; Second; Third; Fourth; Fifth; Sixth

THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM ARNOLD

pp 187 - 188. Appendix A

Genealogy. While collecting matterial for the foregoing 'History', I found much genealogical matter which I deem to be worth preserving.  In offering it to the reader, I do not vouch for its strict accuracy.  But in its compilation I have bestowed a fair amount of time and research, and trust that it will be thankfully received.

THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM ARNOLD

First Generation

1.  William ARNOLD.  He was one of the thirteen original proprietors of Providence.  He was born in 1589.  The first notice of him, according to Staples, is in 1635, when he was a citizen of Hignham, Mass.  His children were:

2. Benedict - He was the first Gov. of R.I. under the charter of Charles II.
3.  Stephen - Lived at Pawtuxet; was one of the Inman proprietors.  (See History).
*4. Thomas - Born 1616; died Sept. 1674. (See History.)
5.  Joanna - Married Zachary RHODES.

Second Generation.

4.  Thomas ARNOLD married
6. Phebe, the daughter of John PARKHURST.
  The first notice that I find of this man is Jan. 6, 1634.  (See N.E. Reg., Vol XIV, p. 347.)  He was then 18 years of age. His first settlement in Rhode Island was at Providence.  He afterward settled in the valley of the Moshassuck, near the lower Quaker Meeting-house.  (See History.)  His estate was divided by the Council between his widow and his 5 remaining children. At that time his children were:

*7 Richard - Born March 22, 1642, died April 22, 1710
8   Thomas.
9   John.
*10 Eleazer.
*11 Elizabeth - Died Oct. 20, 1747.  She lived to be upwards of 100 years of age.  I find in the N.E. Reg. a notice of 2 other children.  The names of these are:
12  Ichabod - Born March 1, 1640.
13  Susanna married
14  John FARNUM, April 7, 1654.

Third Generation.

7  Richard ARNOLD (see History) married
15  Sarah ANGELL.  Their children were:
*16  Richard - Died June, 1745.
*17  John - Born 1671; died Oct. 27, 1756.
*18  Thomas - Died Feb. 3, 1727.
19  Mary married Thomas STEERE

10  Eleazer ARNOLD
     I derive the following from a copy of his will.  According to this his children were:
21  Joseph.
22  John
23  Eleazer - The will referes to his daughter-in-law, Sarah Arnold.  Her husband died Feb. 6, 1712-13.
24  Jeremiah.
25  Ellenor.
26  Mary.
27  Phebe.

11 Elizabeth ARNOLD married
28  Samuel COMSTOCK.  (See History) The marriage was consummated Nov. 26, 1678.  Their children were:
*29  Samuel - Born April 16, 1679.
*30  Hezediah - Born April 16, 1682; died Feb. 21, 1764.
31  Thomas - Born Nov. 7, 1684.
32  Daniel - Born July 19, 1686.
33  Elizabeth - Born Dec. 18, 1690; married ___ SAYLES.
34  John - Born March 26, 1693.
35  Ichabod - Born June 9, 1696.
36  Job - Born April 4, 1699.
*37  Jeremiah.

pp 188 - 190.   Appendix A

Fourth Generation

16  Richard ARNOLD (see History) married
38  Mary WOODWARD.  there was a Woodward family who lived where Albion now is.  Their children were:
*39 Thomas - Died Dec. 11, 1765.
*40 Richard.
41 Edmund - Married Mary STAPLES, Dec. 24, 1738; no issue.
*43 Woodward.
*44  Josias.
*45  Joseph.
       Wilkinson alludes to a daughter,
46 Mary, who married
47 David WILKINSON, and gives them nine children.

[transcriber's note: there was no #42 listed]

17  John ARNOLD (see History) married, first
48  Mary MOWRY, daughter of Nathaniel.  Se. No. 1,155.  She died Jan. 27, 1742.  Their children were:
*49  William - Born  Dec. 9, 1695; died Aug. 2, 1766.
*50  John - Born May 29, 1697, died 1727.
*51  Isreal.
*52  Daniel - Died July 30, 1773
53  Anthony - born Jan. 12, 1704; m. Susanna FISK; removed to New York
*54  Seth - Born July 26, 1706; died 1801.
*55  Anna.
56  Mercy - Born Oct., 1701; m. --- LAPHAM; removed to Dartmouth.
*57  Susanna.
*58  Abigail.
      He married, second,
59  Hannah HAYWARD. - No issue.

18  Thomas ARNOLD.  I have not ascertained the name of his wife.  Their children were:
*60  Job - Born Aug. 9,. 1707.
*61  Jonathan - Born Nov. 18, 1708.
62  Mary - Born Oct. 28, 1710.
*63  Thomas - Born Nov. 4, 1713; died July 31, 1749.
64  Elizabeth - Born 1717.
65  Sarah - Born April, 1722.

29  Samuel COMSTOCK married
66  Ann INMAN.  Their children were:
*67  David.
68   Sarah married
69  Seth ALDRICH, of Mendon.
* 70 -----

30  Hezediah COMSTOCK married, first,
71  Catherine PRAY, daughter of
72  John Pray, who lived near what is now Ashton.  Their children were:
73  Susan - Born April 7, 1707; married Thomas ARNOLD, No. 39.
74  William - Boprn May 3, 1708; died No. 16 [Nov. 16?], 1745.
*75  Gideon - Born Nov. 4, 1709; died 1801.
76  Rachel - Born Sept. 19, 1713; married Anthony STEERE, May 11, 1746; died June 13, 1806.
*77  Catherine - Born Sept. 19, 1713; died Dec. 17, 1751.
*78  Hezediah - Born Jan. 9, 1715; married Mary ARNOLD, No. 174; died Dec., 1751.
79  Penelope - Born Feb. 11, 1717; died Jun 17, 1736.
*80  Anthony - Born Nov. 7, 1719; died Feb. 20, 1762.
81  Andrew - Born Jan. 22, 1721; died April 19, 1735.
82  John - Born April 16, 1724; dieed 1792.
     He married, second,
83  Martha BALCOLM.  Her children were:
*84  Anna - Born April 14, 1731; died June 5, 1794.
85  Ezekiel - Born May 1, 1733; married Martha ARNOLD, No. 166; died June 7, 1777.
86  Phebe - Born June 5, 1735; died Nov. 25, 1740.
87  Rufus - Born Oct. 26, 1738; died Nov. 23, 1740.
88  Martha - Born Jan. 3, 1742; married ---- STAPLES; died Aug. 16, 1779.

37  Jeremiah COMSTOCK.  I have not ascertained the name of his wife.  Their children were:
89.  Joseph - Married Anna, No. 84.

pp 190 - 192.  Appendix A

Fifth Generation

39  Thomas ARNOLD married, first,
      Susan COMSTOCK (see No. 73).  She died June 30, 1736.  He was known as Judge Thomas Arnold (See History.)
*90  Mary - Born Oct. 2, 1730.
91  Susanna - Born Jan. 12, 1731-32.
*92  Thomas - Born Oct. 8, 1733.
*93  Catharine - Born Sept. 24, 1735.
       He married, second,
94  Mary MAN.  She died April 16, 1747.  Their children were:
95  Ace - Born Aug. 28, 1738.
96  John - Born Jan. 22, 1741.
     He married, third,
97  Patience COOK, of Newport.  Their children were:
*98  Lydia - Born Oct. 16, 1749.
*99  Peleg - Born June 10, 1751.
*100  Naomi.
*101  Hannah.
*102  Martha married Seth, No. 187, and Caleb, No. 126.
*103  Sarah.
104  Patience, who married
105  Daniel BARTLETT.

40  Richard ARNOLD married May 19, 1722,
106  Ruth ALDRICH.
        They lived on the 'Abraham Arnold place.'  He was a very ingenious man.  June 6, 1733, he went to Philadelphia, leaving his family.  (See History.) - His sons Richard and Stephen, applied to the Council for a guardian, Dec. 10, 1744.  Their children were:
107  Ruth.
108  Jane.
109  Richard.
*110  Stephen, born April 23, 1728, married Rachel, No. 175, died Monday, May 2, 1796.
111  Samuel.

43  Woodward ARNOLD married
112 Ruth WILKINSON.
       His first homestead was what was afterward known as the 'Nathan Staples place,' near Woonsocket Hill.  He 'absconded.'  Capt. Daniel Arnold, No. 52, was appointed by the Council, guardian of one of the children.  The following are the names of the children, which I copy from Wilkinson's genealogy.
113  Ishmael.
114  Philip, no issue.
115  William.
116.  Naomi, born June 2, 1735.

44  Josias ARNOLD married
117 Amy PHILLIPS.
      This man was given estates by his father, near Woonsocket Hill.  But I think he afterward removed to another region.  I give but one child, namely:
*118   Jonathan.

45  Joseph ARNOLD (see History)  married
119  Patience WILKINSON.  Their children were:
120  Stephen, born Nov. 30, 1725.
*121  Mercy,  "     April 19, 1727.
122  Infant,     "      Nov. 27, 1728, died Dec. 15, 1728.
123  Phebe,    "      Nov. 18, 1729, married Jeremiah COMSTOCK.
*124  Jacob,  "      July 7, 1732.
125  William,  "     Nov. 30, 1733.
126  Caleb,     "    March 21, 1735, married Martha ARNOLD, No. 102.
                             He died March, 1795.
*127  Patience, "  May 14, 1738.
*128  Philadelphia, born Jan. 12, 1740.

49  William ARNOLD (see History) married, first
129  Hannah WHIPPLE in 1717.
        She was the daughter of Eleazer Whipple, who lived where Benj. and Elisha Mowry now reside, at Lime Rock.  Their children were:
*130  Sarah, born Jan. 12, 1717-18.
*131  Elisah,    "    March 14, 1719-20.
*132  Martha,  "  Dec. 28, 1721.
133   A son,     "  Oct. 11, 1724, died Aug. 14, 1725.
134  John,        "  Aug. 13, 1726, died July 22, 1736.
135  Hannah,    "  ----, 1727.
       He married, second,
136  Margaret CAPRON, May 5, 1729.  She died Jun 22, 1739, aged 38 years, 10 months, 9 days.  Their children were:
137  Benedict, born June 30, 1729; died Oct. 27, 1744.
138  Hannah,     "    Sept. 18, 1731; died Sept. 20, 1744.
139  Gideon,     "     July 11, 1734; died July 22, 1736.
*140  Susanna, born Jan. 31, 1735-36.
*141  Gideon,    "     June 5, 1738.
         He married, third,
142  Mrs. Hannah HAYWARD, April 1, 1740.  Their children were:
143  Infant, born Dec. 5, 1740; died March 12, 1741.
144  Anna,   "      Nov. 9, 1741.
       He married, fourth,
145  Mrs. Hannah EDDY, May 18, 1755.  She was daughter of
146  Job WHIPPLE.  Her first husband was
147  Nathaniel EDDY, who she married Feb. 22, 1738-39.  Their children were:
148  Mary, born Dec. 7, 1739.
149  Ruth,    "     Jan. 4, 1742.
150  Stephen, "   May 18, 1745.
151  David,    "   Oct. 23, 1747.
        She married Uriah Mowry, No. 1,162, for her third husband.  Her child by William Arnold was:
*152  Hannah, born Dec.  31, 1755.

pp 192 - 193.  Appendix A

50  John ARNOLD married
153  Martha JENCKES.  Their children were:
*154  Moses.
*155  David.
*156  Noah.
157   Daniel, no issue.
158  Aaron,    "         .
        John died in 1727.  His widow married
159  James ALDRICH, Dec. 14, 1731.

51  Israel ARNOLD  married
160  Waite MOWRY, duaghter of Joseph, No. 1,158.  They lived at Glocester, afterwards Burrillville.  Their children were:
161  Israel.
*162  Elisha.
*163  Benedict.
*164  Oliver, born 1726; died Oct. 9, 1770.
165  Lucy, married Samuel COMSTOCK, No. 244.
166  Martha,   "      Ezekiel COMSTOCK, No. 85.
167  Mary,     " 1st, Peter TAFT; 2d, Darius DANIELS.
168  Mercy,   "     Aaron TAFT.

52  Daniel ARNOLD (see History) married
169  Bathsheba BALLOU.  Their children were:
*170  Uriah, born April 9, 1721.
171   Priscilla,   "   March 2, 1722-23.
*172  Enoch,    "   March 31, 1725.
173  Elijah,       "   Dec. 23, 1726.
174  Mary,      "   Aug. 23, 1728; married Hezadiah COMSTOCK, Jr., No. 78.
175  Rachel,    "   Dec. 19, 1730; married Stephen, No. 110.
*176  Dorcas,  "   May 18, 1732.
*177  Anna,     "   Feb. 19, 1733-34.

54  Seth ARNOLD married, first,
178  Hannah ALDRICH.  She died Feb. 1, 1749.  Their children were:
179    Levi,   born Dec. 6, 1731;    died Nov. 24, 1741.
*180  Nathan,  "     Oct. 18, 1733;   "    Dec. 21, 1812.
181  Seth,        "     Feb. 10, 1735;   "    Sept. 6, 1741.
182  Hannah,   "     Nov. 30, 1737;   "   Sept. 29, 1741.
183  Abigail,    "     Mar. 25, 1740;   "   Nov. 24, 1741.
*184  Hannah,  "    Dec. 27, 1742.
*185  Abigail,   "   April 10, 1744.
*186  Levi,       "   Dec. 11, 1746.
187   Seth,       "    Jan. 6, 1749; married Martha, No. 102.
      He married, second,
188  Mary CARGILL, Oct. 25, 1750.
*189  George, born Friday, Oct. 11, 1751.
*190  Phebe,     "     June 2, 1755.
*191  James,     "     Nov. 27, 1763; died Oct. 18, 1841.
192   Anthony,   "    May 28, 1769,    "     1794; no issue.

55   Anna ARNOLD  married
193   Benjamin PAINE, Dec. 20, 1731.  Thier child was:
*194 Arnold, born 1743; died July 19, 1802.  Anna Arnold was the second wife of Benjamin Paine.  His first wife was:
195 Elizabeth ______.  Their children were:
196  Priscilla, born June 5, 1722.
197  Dorcas,     "   July 29, 1724.
198  Nathan,     "   May 18, 1726.
199  Benjamin,  "   March 17, 1727-28.
200  John,         "   Feb. 2, 1729-30.
         His third wife was
201  Annie MOWRY, Nov. 2, 1734.  She died May 4, 1749.  Their children were:
202  Anna,   born Aug. 31, 1735.
203  Annie,    "     March 7, 1736-37.
204  Elizabeth, "   April 27, 1738.
205  Mary,      "   July 21, 1739.
206  Sarah,     "   March 14, 1740-41.
207  John,       "   Dec. 21, 1742; died Aug. 27, 1746.
208  Abigail,   "   May 2, 1744.
209  Margery,  "  May 17, 1746.
210  Joseph,    "   Aug. 17, 1747.
211.  Benoni,   "   April 25, 1749.
      His fourth wife was
212  Jemima ESTON, April 30, 1751.  Their children were:
213  Jonathan, born Feb. 8, 1753.
214  Abi,           "     Sept. 12, 1754.
215  Jemima,     "      Dec. 8, 1756.
216  Obed,       "       Dec. 31, 1758.
217  Bela,         "      Jan. 26, 1762.

57  Susanna ARNOLD married
218  John MELAVORY, Dec. 26, 1736.
219  Amy, born Dec. 18, 1740.
220  Mary,    "   June 6, 1745.

pp 194 - 195.  Appendix A

58  Abigail ARNOLD married
221 Abner BARTLETT, April 30, 1734.  They lived in Glocester.
222  Anna; no issue
*223 Rufus.
*224 Elisha.
*225 Caleb.

60  Job ARNOLD married ----.  His children were:
226 Stephen.
227 Oliver.
228 Abraham.
229 Job.
230 Isaac.

61  Jonathan ARNOLD married ----.  His children wre:
231 Jonathan.
*232 Welcome.
233  Asa.
234  Thomas.

63  Thomas ARNOLD married
245  Amey SMITH, Nov. 9, 1737.
236  Luke,   born Aug. 27, 1737.
237  Amey,    "     Sept. 22, 1740.
238  Huldah,  "     Nov. 14, 1742.
239  Nathaniel, "   Jan. 24, 1744.
240  Phebe,     "    Dec. 15, 1746.
241  Alice,      "     May 30, 1748.

67  David COMSTOCK married ----.  His children were:
242  George, married Cath. ARNOLD, No. 165.
245  Deborah,   "        Enoch ARNOLD, No. 172.

70  ------ COMSTOCK married ----.  His children were:
244  Samuel, married Lucy ARNOLD, No. 165.
245  Jerusha,    "        Jos. MAN, No. 339.

75  Gideon COMSTOCK.
      He married twicce.  I have not looked up the name of his last wife  He was the father of ten children, but four of whom grew up.  These four were by his first wife.
      Ruth ARNOLD, whom he married March 3, 1738-39.
*246  Alpha.
247   Freelove, married Benjamin CARPENTER.
248   Amey,        "        Gov. Arthur FENNER.
249  Adam,         "        Margaret McGREGOR.

77  Catharine COMSTOCK married
250 Thomas STEERE, May 16, 1736,
251  Elisha, born  Sept. 10, 1737.
252  Andrew,   "   Nov. 17, 1738; died Dec. 18, 1851.
253  Susanna,   "   May 10, 1740;    "    Dec. 5, 1751.
254  Thomas,    "   Feb. 2, 1743-44;  "   Dec. 8, 1751.
255  David,      "    May 20, 1745
256  Nathan,    "   Sept. 23, 1747.
257  Rachel,     "   Jan. 18, 1750.

78  Hezadiah COMSTOCK married
      Mary ARNOLD, No. 174, April 20, 1746.
258  Caleb.
259  Stephen.

80  Anthony COMSTOCK married ----.  His children were:
260  Susanna.
261  Anthony.

84  Anna COMSTOCK married
      Joseph COMSTOCK, No. 89, June 7, 1747.
262  Ezekiel.  This man was the noted Dr. Ezekiel Comstock, to whom I refer in the body of this work.

pp 195 - 197.  Appendix A

Sixth Generation.

90    Mary ARNOLD married
263   Judge Caleb ALDRICH, Jan. 1, 1747-48.  This man was a son of Moses Aldrich, the celebrated Quaker preacher.
*264  Susanna, born Nov. 25, 1848.
*265  Thomas,     "   April 7, 1750.
*266  William,     "    April 3, 1752; maried Prusha PAINE, No. 506.
*267  Hannah,    "     Feb. 2, 1752-53.
*268  Naaman,   "     May 6, 1756.
*269  Joel,         "      June 2, 1758; died Saturday, Dec. 31, 1842.
*270  Augustus,  "     May 9, 1760.
*271  Mary,       "      Sept. 8, 1762; married John PAINE, No. 505.
*272  Caleb,      "      Sept. 27, 1764; married Alpha BARTLETT, No. 519.
*273  Moses,     "      March 15, 1767; married Philadelphia WILLIAMS, No. 359.
*274  Lydia,      "       May 29, 1769; died Dec. 3, 1822.  She married James PAINE, No. 508.
*275  Arnold,    "       Aug. 1, 1773.

92   Thomas ARNOLD married -----.  His children were:
276  Aaron, married Amy EDDY, No. 299.
277  Asa.

93  Catharine ARNOLD married
      George COMSTOCK, No. 242.
278 {Susanna, died young.
279 {Rowena, married Zadoc SMITH.
280  George.

98  Lydia ARNOLD married
281  William BUFFUM, son of
292  Joseph Buffum, of Salem.
293  David Buffum, the brother of William, was grandfather of
284  Darius D. Buffum.
        The children of William and Lydia were:
*285  Patience.
*286  Lucy.
287    Thomas
*288  Hannah, born Dec. 13, 1779; died Monday (noon), Nov. 8, 1841.
*289  Arnold.
*290  Waite, married Otis BARTLETT, No. 523.
*291  Lydia.
*292  William.

99  Peleg ARNOLD (see History) married
      Alpha ARNOLD, daughter of Stephen, No. 110.  No issue.

100 Naomi ARNOLD married
293  David EDDY.
294  Amy, married Aaron Arnold, No. 279.

101 Hannah ARNOLD married
       Elijah ARNOLD, No. 322.
295  Joanna.
296  Stephen.
297  Sally.
298  Polly.
299  Richard.
300  Ruth.

102  Martha ARNOLD married, first
        Seth ARNOLD, No. 187.
301  Richard.
392  Lydia.
303  Henry.
304  Hannah.
305  Roby.
306  Seth.
        She married, second,
        Caleb ARNOLD, No. 126.  No issue.

103  Sarah ARNOLD married
307  Joseph CAPRON.  He was brother of Mary Capron, who married Ezekiel Arnold, No. 373.  He was a soldier in the Revolution.
308  Asa.
309  Ruth.
310  Nabby.
311  Sylvia.
312  Betsey, married Whipple ARNOLD, No. 1,088.
313  Otis.
314  Joseph.
315  Thomas.
316  Lucy.
317  Patty.
318  Sabra.
*319  Elisha.
320  Fanny.

110  Stephen ARNOLD married
        Rachel ARNOLD, No. 175, May 27, 1749.
        He lived on the homestead farm of Cyrus Arnold, Esq.  An obituary notice of this gentelman in the 'Providence Gazette' of Saturday, May 7, 1796, says, that his intellectual faculties were of a superior kind, that benevolence and humanity were prominent traits in his character, and he was frequently appointed to offices of trust by the town and by the State, and that he held the office of Justice of the Peace for upwards of thirty years. 321   Alpha, born March 2, 1750; married Judge Peleg, No. 99.
*322 Elijah,     "    Dec. 16, 1754;     "  , 1st,  Hannah, No. 101.
323   Ruth,      "    Oct. 1, 1753;       "  Elisha BARTLETT, No. 224.
324  Joanna,   "     March 8. 1755;   "  Thomas ALDRICH, No. 265.
325  Mercy,    "    Aug. 4, 1757;      "   Naaman     "    ,  No. 268.
326  Dianna,   "     Nov. 5, 1762;     "    Joel          "     ,   "   269.
327  Bathsheba, "   Oct. 24, 1764;    "   Augustus   "    ,   "   270.
328  Rachel,      "    Feb. 9, 1770;     "   Caleb        "    ,   "   272.
*329 Cyrus,      "    Sept. 1, 1774.

pp 197 - 199.  Appendix A

118  Dr. Jonathan ARNOLD.  The services of this man during Revolutionary times form a large chapter in the history of our country.  In 1787 he removed to Vermont, and settled on a large tract, granted to him and his associates the previous year, for his services to that State in the Continental Congress.  His third wife was
330  Cynthia HASTINGS, of Charlestown, N.H.  His last wife was
331  Susanna PERKINS, of St. Johnsbury, Vermont.  Her second husband was
332  Charles MARSH, the father of
333  George P. Marsh.  The number of his children I have not taken the trouble to ascertain.  I can only say that a daughter married
334  James BURRILL, an eminent lawyer of Providence, and that his third wife, Cynthia HASTINGS, presented his with a son, named
335  Lemuel Hasting.  This man was Governor of Rhode Island in 1831.  He married
336  Sally LYMAN, the daughter of
337  Major Daniel Lyman, who, my readers will remember, was one of the 'Arnold and Lyman Purchase'  Governor Arnold died June 27, 1852.

121  Mercy ARNOLD married
338  Oliver MANN, Nov. 18, 1747.
*339 Joseph.
*340 Alfred.
*341 Lucy.
342   Anna, married Israel ALDRICH; no issue.
343  Sophia; no issue.

124  Jacob ARNOLD married
344  Susanna BALLOU.
345  Susanna, born Nov. 25, 1756.
346  Robe,       "      Feb. 22, 1758.
247  Jesse,       "      April 2, 1759.
248  Ahab,      "       Nov. 17, 1760.
249  Phebe,     "       Jan. 15, 1763.
250  Silas,       "       May 21, 1765.
251  Willia,     "        May 27, 1767.
252  David,     "       April 25, 1769.
353  Jacob,    "        Feb. 18, 1771.

125  William ARNOLD married
354   Jemima BALLOU.
        He was a celebrated man in his day - a deep student and a skilful (sic) physician.  But he doubted his own powers, and practiced in his profession but little, devoting his time chiefly to scientific pursuits. His child was
*355 Lydia.

127  Patience ARNOLD married
356  Thomas WALL.
357  Caleb.

128  Philadelphia ARNOLD married
358  Thomas WILLIAMS.  He was a 'straggler' in the old French War.
359  Philadelphia, married Moses ALDRICH, NO. 273.

130  Sarah ARNOLD married
360  Nathanial JILLSON, March 14, 1741.
361  Ruth.
362  Hannah.
363  Nathaniel.
364  Nathan.
365  Luke.
366  Waite.
367  Rhoda, married Samuel ARNOLD, No. 457.
368  Abner.

131  Elisha ARNOLD (see History) married
369  Phebe MOWRY, April 26, 1744.  She was the daughter of Henry Mowry. (See Mowry gen., No. 1,157)  Their children were:
*371 Rufus,  born Feb. 5, 1745;  died July 17, 1813.
*372  Amy,    "    Monday, May 20, 1751.
*373  Ezekiel,  "   Oct. 23, 1753; died May 7, 1817.
374   Alsie,      "    July 9, 1757; no legitimate issue.
375   Mary,     "    Jan. 1, 1763; no issue.

[transcriber's note:  there was no "#370" listed]

132  Martha ARNOLD married
376  John SAYLES, jr., Dec. 19, 1742.
377  John.
378  Zilpha, born March 22, 1742-43.
379  Rhoda,   "    July 4, 1745.
380  Martha,   "   Aug. 18, 1747.
381  Ezek,      "   Aug. 18, 1749.
382  Ishmael,  "   Dec. 1, 1751.
383  Thomas,  "  April 5, 1754.
384  Hannah,  "   June 22, 1756; died Dec. 4, 1759.
382  Esther,   "   Aug. 6, 1758.

pp 199 - 200. Appendix A

140  Susanna ARNOLD married
386   Richard MAN, of Cumberland, March 16, 1755
387  Elijah.

141  Gideon ARNOLD married
388  Mary CRUFF.
389  William.
390  Jesse.
391  Thomas
392  Margaret.
393  Hannah.

152  Hannah ARNOLD married
394  Richard MOWRY, son of Ananias, No. 1,167.
395  William, born Aug. 23, 1777.
396  Urana,     "     April 8, 1779; married Daniel FARNUM.
397  Candice,  "     Dec. 2, 1780.
398  Darius,     "     Jan. 29, 1782.
399  Arnold,    "     March 18, 1784.
*400 Welcome, "   July 4, 1786.
401  Richard,    "    Oct. 31, 1787.
402  Angell,      "    Aug. 20, 1788.

154   Moses ARNOLD married
403   Bertha MAN, July 7, 1737.  They lived near Monument Square.  (see History.)
*404 John.
405   Daniel
406   Joseph
407  Mary.
408  Sarah.
409  David.
410  Martha.
411  Susanna.
412  Dorcas, lived with Uriah, No. 170.
413  Provided.

155  David ARNOLD married
414  Mercy WHIPPLE, Feb. 9, 1745.  They lived in Glocester.
415  Elisha.
416  Stephen.
417  David.
418  Eleazer.
419  Daniel.
420  Abigail.
421  Martha.

156  Noah ARNOLD married
422  Ellen WHIPPLE
423  Noah.
424  Ann.
425  Sarah.

162  Elisha ARNOLD married
426  Theodate MUSSAY.
427  Oliver.

163  Benedick ARNOLD married
428  Sarah SOUTHWICK.
429  Mary.
430  William, married Hannah BUFFUM, No. 288.
431  Dorcas.

164  Oliver ARNOLD married
432  Elizabeth ARNOLD.
        They lived at Providence.  At the time of his death (Oct. 9, 1770) he was King's Attorney. 'His great reputation as a lawyer and scholar caused his death to be deeply lamented.' - Arnold's Hist. R.I., Vo. II, p. 305.
433  Mary.
434  Alfred.
435  Waite.

170   Uriah ARNOLD married
436   Elizabeth PECK.
*437 Daniel.
*438 Elizabeth.
         He afterwards lived with, and had children by, Dorcas ARNOLD, No. 412.
439   Fatima, no issue.
440   Clarissa, married Henry COMSTOCK.

pp 201 - 202.  Appendix A

172 Enoch ARNOLD married
        Deborah COMSTOCK, No. 243, June 23, 1747.  They lived in Cumberland.
441  Benjamin.
442  Amy, married --- Aldrich.
*443 Joseph.
        Deborah married for her second husband
444  Amos ARNOLD.  I think that he was the ancestor of
445  Alfred Arnold, Esq. of Cumberland

176  Dorcas ARNOLD married
446  James CARGILL.
447  Rhoda.
448  James.
449  David.
450  John.
451  Daniel.
452  George.

177   Anna ARNOLD married
453   Caleb ARNOLD, Jan. 4, 1773.
*454 Joseph.
*456 Arba.

180   Nathan ARNOLD married
457   Lucy CARGILL.
*457 Samuel.
458   Elisha, no issue.
*459 Nathan.

184  Hannah ARNOLD married
460  Simeon ALDRICH.  They removed to New York.
461  Mercy.
462  Waite.
463  Anthony.
464  Asa.
465  Mary.
466  Elisha.
467  Moab.

185  Abigail ARNOLD married
468  Nathan COMSTOCK.
469  Cyrus.
470  Lucius.
471  Sarah.

186  Levi ARNOLD married, first,
472  Anna ALDRICH.
473  Waite.
474  Israel.
475  Aldrich.
476  Mary.
477  Patience.
478  Julia.
479  Ephraim.
480  Willis.
        He married, second,
481  Isabella ALDRICH.
482  Anna.
483  Lewis.
484  Mahala.

189  George ARNOLD married
485  Elizabeth HADWIN.  They removed to Vermont.
486  Phebe.
487  Hadwin.
488  Olive.
489  Elizabeth, married Danield THORNTON.
490  Margaret.
491  George.
492  Maria.
493  James.
494  Sarah.
495  Anson.

190   Phebe ARNOLD married
496   Luke ARNOLD.
*497 Thomas.
*498 Eliza.

191  James ARNOLD (See History.)  He was proprietor of what is now the most valuable portion of the town.  He married, first,
499  Amy ALDRICH.  She died Aug. 13, 1825, aged 62 years; no issue.
        He married, second,
500  Waty HANDY.  She died July 4, 1872, aged 84 years.
501   Mary, married Albert MOWRY, son of Barney, No. 1,189.
502  James, died July 30, 1850, aged 22 years.

pp 202 - 204. Appendix A

194  Arnold PAINE (see History) married
503   Judith STAPLES
*504 Lucina
505   John, died Feb. 17, 1803, aged 45 years; married Mary ALDRICH, No. 271.
506  Prusha, married William ALDRICH, No. 266.
*507 Dan.
508  James, died April 26, 1833, aged 68 years; married Lydia ALDRICH, No. 274.
*509 Hyrena.
*510 Arnold.
*511 Caleb.

223  Rufus BARTLETT married
512  Margaret SMITH.
513  Anna, married George BALLOU, of Cumberland.
514  Alpha.
515  Philadelphia, married Dr. LAMB.
516  Abner.
517  Nathan.
*518 Smith.

224  Elisha BARTLETT married
519  Ruth ARNOLD, No. 323.
520  Alpha, married Caleb ALDRICH, No. 272.
*520 Patience.
*521 Mary.
522  {Oliver, married Sarah HOWE.
523  {Otis,       "        Waite BUFFUM.
524  George.
525  Abby.

225  Caleb BARTLETT married
526  Susanna WILSON.
527  William.
528  Esther.
529  Joanna.
*530 Stephen.
531  Lucy, married 'Uncle Luke' ALDRICH.
532  Polly.
533  Rufus.
534  James.
535  Benedict.
536  Ruth.
537  Philadelphia.

232   Welcome ARNOLD married ----.  They lived in the Moshassuck valley, and had 14 children, of whom 4 grew up.
538   Mary, married Tristam BURGESS.
*539 Samuel Greene.
540  {Richard James.
541  {Eliza Harriet, married Zachariah ALLEN.

546 Alpha COMSTOCK married    [not sure if this should be No. 546]
       Hezekiah SPRAGUE (see No. 555.)
For upwards of a century the Spragues were prominent actors in the religious and political history of Old Smithfield.  The reader will, therefore, bear with me for stopping at this point to give a brief account of the ancestors of Hezekiah ere I give his children. Like the ancestors of almost every other New England family, the Spragues emingrated to this county in 'triplets'.  There were the inevitable 'three brothers', one of whom settled over here, another over yonder, and another somewhere else. Whether or not they came over in the good ship 'Blessing', I have not taken the trouble to ascertain. These 'three brothers' were:
542  Ralph Sprague.
543  Richard    "    .
544  William     "   .
       They were the sons of
545  Edward Sprague, of Upway, county of Dorset, Eng.  They came first to Salem in 1628, and the following year removed to Charlestown, Mass.  William married
546  Millicent EAMES, the daughter of
547  Anthony  EAMES.  In the Summer of 1636 the young couple removed to Hingham. The eighth child of this twain was named
548  Jonathan Sprague.  He was born May 28, 1648, and in early manhood removed to Rhode Island.  This man was a very prominent man in the early days of our colony, and a notice of him takes up a large space in 'Staples Annals of Providence'.  He lived in the vicinity of the lower Quaker Meeting-house.  His son was
549  Jonathan Sprague.  This man was a very noted Baptist clergyman, and figured largely in the polemic controversies of his day.  Among his children was
550  Hezekiah SPRAGUE.  He married Sarah ____, and was blessed with the following-named children:
551  Lydia,       born Feb. 20, 1726.
552  Ruth,          "     Dec. 26, 1727.
553  Anne,         "     Jan. 11, 1730.
554  Hudassah,  "     June 2, 1732.
555  Mehitabel,  "     March 7, 1735.
556  Hezakiah,   "     July 14, 1737.
557  Joseph,      "     Jan. 15, 1739.
558  Sarah,        "     March 15, 1742.
559  Mercy,       "     March 12, 1745.
560  Abigail,      "      Feb. 22, 1748.
We will now return to Hezekiah and Alpha.  Their children were:
561  Sarah, born 1768; married Ezekiel ANGELL.
562  Ruth,      "    1771;      "      Emor ANGELL.
*563 Thomas,  "   June 28, 1773; died Oct. 3, 1750.
564  Jonathan,  "   July 4, 1776.
565  Freelove, married Seth SIMMONS.
566  Nathan.

pp 204 - 206.  Appendix A

Seventh Generation.

264  Susanna ALDRICH married
567   Israel MOWRY, son of Elisha, No. 1,163.
567  Gardiner.                           [number duplicated?]
568  Arnold.
569  Elisha.
570  Caleb.
571  Israel.
572  Elsie.
573  Mary.
574  Anne.
575  Sally.
576  Waite.
        Israel married, second,
577  Patience ALDRICH, daughter of Robert.
578  Robert.
579  Amey.
580  Patience.

265  Thomas ALDRICH married
        Joanna ARNOLD, No. 324.
*581 Stephen.
*582 George
583   Anna, born 1773; died Oct. 12, 1847; married Arnold PAINE, No. 510.
*584 Philadelphia.
*585 Mary.
*586 {Susan.
587   {Sally.
*588  Rachel.
589   Thomas
*590  Joanna.
591  Dianna, married Arnold STEERE, No. 772.

266  William ALDRICH married
        Prusha PAINE, No. 506.
592  Welcome.
593  William.
594  Catharine, married Major FISK.
595  Lydia.
596  Joel, married Lucy MOWRY.

267  Hannah ALDRICH married
597  Samuel WHITE, a lineal descendant of
598  Peregrine, the first New England baby.
599  Isaiah.
600  Henrietta, no issue.
*601 Lydia.
*602 Margery.
603  Nancy, married James EDDY.
604  Cynthia,    "      Ezra STAPLES.
*605 Mary.
606  Hannah, married Henry LINCOLN.
607  Susan,        "       Stephen BROWNELL, No. 971, his first wife.
608  Samuel.
609  Lucy, no issue.
610  Sally married first, Bennett LOW, and second, Thos. BRAYTON.

268  Naaman ALDRICH married
        Mercy ARNOLD, No. 325.
611  Lucy.
*612 Mark.
*613 Luke.
*614 John.
*615 Peleg.
616  Alpha, married Levi MOWRY.
617  Lewis,      "      Dianna McINTIRE.
618  Maria, no issue.

269  Joel ALDRICH married
        Dianna ARNOLD, No. 326.
*619 David.
620   Dennis.

270  Augustus ALDRICH married
        Bathsheba ARNOLD, No. 327.
621  Aaron, married    ---- FARNUM.
622  Ruth,        "         D. WILKINSON.
623  Arena,      "         James WILKINSON.
624  Augustus,.
625  Azaiel,  married   ---- FARNUM.
*626 Arnold.
627  Elsie, married Nathan ANGELL.
628  Maria,       "    ----   WILKINSON.
629  Alvah,       "    ----    BALLOU.
670  Julia,         "    Fenner BALLOU.

271  Mary ALDRICH married
        John PAINE, No. 505.
631  Hannah, married --- ANGELL.
632  Prusha,       "       --- WHITE.
*633 Tyler.
634  Asenath, no issue.
635  Alpha, married Wanton MOWRY, no issue.
*636 Judith.
*637 John J.
638  Mary, no issue.
639  Elizabeth,  "   .
640  Lucina,     "   .

272   Caleb ALDRICH married, first, Alpha BARTLETT, No. 519.
641   Elisha.
*642 Ezekiel, married Eliza DANIELS, No. 943.
643   Otis, died young.
644   Oliver,    "        .
*645 Ruth Eliza, married George C. BALLOU.
646  Mary,            "       Spencer MOWRY, son of Jonathan, No. 1,183.
647  Caleb, died in infancy.
        He married, second, Rachel ARNOLD, No. 328.
648  Caleb, married Sarah Ann CARROLL.
649  Stephen.
650  George.

pp 207 - 209.  Appendix A

273  Moses ALDRICH married, first,
         Philadelphia WILLIAMS, No. 359.
651   Collin.
652   Paris.
653   Philadelphia.
654   Robert.
655   Joseph.
656   Edwin.
657   Elizabeth.
658   John.
659   Hiram.
660   James.
        He married, second,
661  Mary SHOVE.
662  David.

274  Lydia ALDRICH married James PAINE, No. 508.
663  Susanna.
664  Hyrena.
665  Patience, died Dec. 3, 1821, aged 33 years.
666  Alvah.
667  Olney Whipple, died June 21, 1815, aged 22 years.
*668 Lydia.
669   Sally.
670  James Arnold, died June 30, 1835, aged 33 years.
671  John, died March 1, 1830, aged 24 years.
672  Mary.
673  Judith, died Dec. 30, 1835, aged 27 years.
674  Newton.

275    Arnold ALDRICH married
675    Dolly LANG, Jan. 1, 1796.  She was born July 23, 1774, and died July
28, 1853.
*676  William L.,      born   9th month 22, 1796.
*677  Horatio Nelson,   "  12th    "    27, 1798; died 11th month 8, 1871.
*678  Dutee Ballou,      "    3d      "    31, 1801;   "    10th   "
26, 1838.
*679  Laura Larned,    "    8th      "    20, 1803.
*680  Freelove Hale,   "    4th      "    15, 1806.
*681  Des. Carpenter,  "   12th    "     29, 1808.
682    Arnold,              "    3rd     "     9, 1811.
*683  Otis,                  "    7th      "    25, 1813; died 8th month 7,
1838.
684    Moses,              "    1st      "    20, 1816.
685    James.

285  Patience BUFFUM married
686  Pliney EARLE.
687  John Milton, married Sarah HUSSEY.
688  Thomas,          "        Mary HUSSEY.
689  Lydia,              "       Anthony CHACE.
690  Sarah,             "        Chas. HADWIN.
691  William.
682  Lucy, no issue.
693  Eliza, married William HACKER.
594  Jonah, no issue.
695  Pliney,    "     .

286  Lucy BUFFUM married
696  Walter ALLEN.
697  Lydia, born March 23, 1805.

288  Hannah BUFFUM married William ARNOLD, No. 430.
698  Maria, married Walter BROWN.
699  George Benedict, married Lydia SPRING.
700  Sarah, married Eben TORREY.
701  Lucy, no issue.
702  Dorcas, married Benedict SMITH.
703  Mary Smith, married Seba CARPENTER.
704  Lydia.  She married first, --- SHEPARD, and second, ---- PECKHAM.
705  William B., married Matilda DARLING.
706  Alfred.

289  Arnold BUFFUM married
707  Rebecca GOULD, of Newport.
708  Sarah, born March 27, 1805; married Hon. Nathl. B. BORDEN.
709  Elizabeth,  "  Dec. 9, 1806;        "      Samuel B. CHACE.
710  Lucy,        "  May 14, 1808;      "      Rev. Nehemiah LOVELL.
711  Rebecca,  "  June 10, 1810;      "       Marcus SPRING.
712  Lydia, married Clement O. READ.
713  Wm. Arnold, born Aug. 24, 1824; married Marion SIMMONS.
714  Edward,          "     April, 1826;         "        Eliza WILKINSON.

290  Waite BUFFUM married Otis BARTLETT, No. 523.
715  Elisha.
716  Caroline.
717  Delila.
718  Rebecca.
719  Ruth.
720  Oliver.
721  George.
722  William O.
723  Sarah.

291  Lydia BUFFUM married
724  Samuel SHOVE.
725  William B.
726  Hannah.
727  Nancy.
728  Josiah.

292  William BUFFUM married
729  Ann SHELDON.
730  Ann Vernon.
731  Mary Lee.



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