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551 Family History: New England Families #2 CD 159

John (2) Sheldon, son of William
Sheldon, settled in Kingston, Rhode Island,
where he died in 1706. He and forty-one
others of Narragansett signed a petition to

the king, July 29, 1679, "to end the difference
about the government thereof which hath been
so fatal to the prosperity of the place, animosities
still arising in people's minds, as they
stand affected to this or that government."
He bought two hundred and thirty acres of
land, October 20, 1683, near Pettasomscott, of
Benjamin Congdon for seven pounds. He was
taxed in 1687. His will was dated August 15,
1704, and proved January 16, 1706. His eldest
son John was executor and residuary legatee.
Children: John, Isaac, mentioned below;
Joseph, Elizabeth, Abigail, Mary, Dinah
 
SHELDON, John (I4110)
 
552 Farnsworth Cem HARSHBARGER, William (I2255)
 
553 Farnsworth Cem HARSHBARGER, Emma L (I2238)
 
554 Farnsworth Cem BROWN, Emily J (I868)
 
555 Farnsworth Cem HARSHBARGER, James L (I2242)
 
556 father might have been Thomas Smith b 1720 VA died aft 1797 Rockingham, NC

may have had a brother named Drury who married 1) Elinor Grogan, 2)1766 Betsie Vaugh. he d 29 jun 1822 Rockingham, NC age 76

Williamson County, TN Will Book 4, pg 55
In the name of God Amen I John Smith Senior of the State of Tennessee this west end of said state and County of Williamson being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be to the Almighty God for his blessings and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life and being desirous to dispose of all sort of worldly substance as it has pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath the same in the manner following that is to say:

1st I give to my beloved wife ELIZABETH SMITH all my estate consisting of four negroes named first Clarise, Sucky, Sims and Edmond and lastly all the rest, residue and remainder of my personal estate goods and chattels of what kind and nature soever I give and bequeath the same to my said beloved wife Elizabeth Smith during her natural life and after the decease of my beloved wife Elizabeth Smith that the above named four negroes with
all the rest of my estate I wish and desire to be sold accordance to law and divided among my children as follows.

1st I give and bequeath the sum of three dollars to my son in law RICHARD CAMPBELL in current bills. I give and bequeath to my daughter SMITHE CAMPBELL one Dollar in money. I give and bequeath to my son JOHN SMITH one hundred and fifty Dollars in in money. The rest of the money arising from my estate to be divided between my other children first SIMION SMITH, WILLIAM SMITH, ARTHUR SMITH, DRURY SMITH, JAMES HIX my son in law, JOSEPH KELLY my son in law, PENNY CAMPBELL, THOMAS KELLY, LIDIA LABIN.

I hearby wish and order that my beloved wife Elizabeth, my sons John Smith and Simion Smith Executors to this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hearunto set my hand and seal the 3rd day of January 1824. John x Smith SEAL 
SMITH, John (I5405)
 
557 Faubion Cem BOYLESTON, William (I754)
 
558 Ferguson Family Cem FERGUSON, Anna Magdalena (I1739)
 
559 Fincastle Cem STIVERS, Beasley (I118)
 
560 Find specifics in Families of Early Milford - abt pg 53
 
BALDWIN, Theophilus (I481)
 
561 First wife is thought to be Sarah?

1850 Census Van Buren AR - Hartzog Twp taken 2 Oct p299 line 8
Rogers John 40 TN farmer
Mary 27 TN
George 18 TN
Nancy Ann 15 TN
Martha C 13 TN
James A 11 MS
Joseph T 9 MS
Malinda J 6 MO
Louisa E 4 AR
Frankie C 1 AR

1860 Census Van Buren AR - Griggs Twp taken 15 Oct
page 134 line 22 883 / 894
Rogers, John 57 TN farmer $800 real estate $1500 personal estate
Mary 38 TN
Joseph T 19 MS
Louisa E 14 AR
Franky J 12 AR
Mary C 10 AR
John R 4 AR
Wm J 2 AR
Jackson L 9/12 AR

1870 Census Van Buren Co AR - Griggs Twp taken 24 Aug
page 9 line 33 59 / 59
Rogers, John 65 TN
Sarah 50 TN
Cassy 17 AR
Arnie 13 AR female
William 12 AR
Jack 8 AR
Evaline 7 AR 
ROGERS, John (I4033)
 
562 Flagg Spring Cem SMITH, Ellen (I5150)
 
563 Flagg Spring Cem BELL, Peter (I5147)
 
564 Flagg Spring Cem BELL, Margaret (I5155)
 
565 Flagg Spring Cem CAMPBELL, Robert (I143)
 
566 for will, see Hartford Probate Records, bk 5, p 217-219

was Deacon

sometimes said to be father of Sarah Peck who married
Joseph Benton. Sources conflict - some say she was a Peck by marriage though;
her maiden name was WATERS. Others say, his first wife was Martha Peck, his
second Sarah Waters. I have that Martha married John Cornwall. One source says
Paul Peck left 5 pounds to Joseph Benton in his will.

PECK Deacon Paul Peck. immigrant ancestor
of this family, was born, we
are told, in county Essex, England,
in 1608. He came to Boston in 1635 on the
ship "Defence" and remained in Boston and
vicinity until 1636, when he went with Rev.
Thomas Hooker and his party to Hartford
and became one of the founders of that city
and the state of Connecticut. He was a proprietor
of Hartford in 1639 and became a
leading citizen. His home was on what is
now Washington street not far from the state
capitol. He was deacon of the church from
1681 until his death, December 23, 1695. His
will, dated June 25, 1695, was proved January
15, 1695-96. His inventory amounted to five
hundred and thirty-six pounds five shillings.
He bequeathed to his wife Martha; children:
Paul. Joseph. Martha Cornwall, Mary Andrew,
Sarah Clark, Elizabeth How: grandsons:
Paul and Henry Peck; son-in-law, John
Shepherd; granddaughter. Ruth Beach; son-in-law,
John Bouton.

Not listed on the Defence in 20 Jun - 18 Jul 1635 in the Complete Book of Emigrants.
However, Richard Peck, age 33, miller and others are listed. 
PECK, Paul (I3621)
 
567 Forest Lawn Cem VILLINES, Sidney (I4725)
 
568 Forest Lawn Memorial Park JAYNES, Gladys (I155)
 
569 Fort Gibson National Cem MOORE, Frederick Everett (I3248)
 
570 fought against Indians in King Phillip's War PRATT, Joseph (I3789)
 
571 Friedens Cem MOSES, Charles C (I3281)
 
572 Friedens Cem MOSES, Charles (I3280)
 
573 Friends Burying Ground GIFFORD, William (I1900)
 
574 Friends Burying Ground GIFFORD, Jabez (I1858)
 
575 Friends Burying Ground ?, Martha (I183)
 
576 Friends Cem DOBBINS, John (I1546)
 
577 from Cairo Evening Citizen, Friday, 24 Oct 1902:
John A. Sammons received a message from Thebes announcing the death of his stepmother, Mrs. Emily Sammons, last night. She was the widow of George W. Sammons, deceased, and own mother of Joel D. Sammons. She was the daughter of Rev. William Bracken, a well-known Baptist minister. She must have taken sick very suddenly as he was not aware of her illness. She was about 69 years of age. 
BRACKEN, Emily (I762)
 
578 Ft Sam Houston Cem Sec 14 Site 619 LONG, Anna Elizabeth (I2879)
 
579 Ft Sam Houston Cem Sec 14 Site 619 MCRAVEN, Claude Coy (I3133)
 
580 Furguson Cem WAKEFIELD, Isabella (I4789)
 
581 Garlington, William H C Jr. of 19th (Dockery's) Inf Regiment CSA- Company A
2LT - Enl 25 Feb 1862 at Lewisville, AR. Died 10 May 1862 at Memphis, TN
Buried Soldiers Rest, Elmwood Cem, Memphis, TN
note: Lewisville is in Lafayette Co

The 19th was first sent to Memphis, then north to Fort Pillow. On 12 Apr 1862, under heavy
bombardment, they moved from Ft Pillow to Corinth, MS.
On 9 May 1862, there was a battle at Farmington, just north of Corinth.
On 10 May 1862, there was river battle at Plum Run Bend and after which the victorious confed
retired to Memphis.

a Wm C Garlington served Company E 37 Ark (Bell's) Inf Private, Confed
Enl 8 May 1862 at Princeton, AR (Dallas Co, AR)
Present through 29 Feb 1864 
GARLINGTON, William Henry Clinton (I1826)
 
582 Genealogies of the Early Settlers of Watertown, MA by Henry Bond
p 731
16 Mar 1698 - Ester Brown sold to her son Joseph a house and 6 acres of land
bounded NE and NW by John Barnard; S by highway.
 
MAKEPEACE, Esther (I2907)
 
583 Genealogies of the Early Settlers of Watertown, MA by Henry Bond
p 147

Malachi Browning, propietor of homestall of 4 acres, 1642; d. in Boston
27 Nov 1658

also states

Thomas Browning, servant of Thomas Flemming, of Watertown, for repeated
felonies, was shipped, branded, and repeatedly imprisioned. See record of Court
1658 and subsequent. ??? poss. son ???

Although Malachi was not included in the All Saints or St. Mary's baptisimal records he was named
in William's will as "Malachy Brownyng my sonne". 
BROWNING, Malachi (I932)
 
584 Gernen Cem BELL, William (I5174)
 
585 Gifford Cem, 9610 Parker Branch Rd SLAUGHTER, Catherine (I4140)
 
586 Gifford Cem, 9610 Parker Branch Rd GIFFORD, Gideon (I1849)
 
587 Given at http://members.aol.com/pionear504/giffordgenealogy.html

Said that wife (1) was Patience RUSSELL

Family History: New England Families #2 CD 159

GIFFORD William Gifford, the immigrant
ancestor, was born in
England, and appears to have
been for a short time at Stamford, Connecticut,
and about 1647 his name appears in the court
records there. He certainly settled in the
Plymouth colony soon afterward, and in 1650
was a member of the grand inquest at Plymouth.
He continued to reside in Sandwich,
Massachusetts, until his death, with the exception
of five years between 1665 and 1670
when he with George Allen and the sons of
Peter Gaunt, all of Sandwich, together with
others, were first proprietors and settlers of
Monmouth, New Jersey, having purchased the
land of the Indians, and to whom the Monmouth
Patent was granted April 8, 1665. They
were adherents of the Quaker faith, and suffered
severely from persecution and vexatious
arrests and suits in Massachusetts and New
Jersey. Gifford owned land in Massachusetts,
Rhode Island and Connecticut. His Massachusetts
possessions consisted of land in Sandwich,
Falmouth and Dartmouth. He gave by
will to his sons Jonathan and James land at
Falmouth, and deeded to sons Robert and
Christopher lands at Dartmouth, Massachusetts,
both of whom built houses on their property.
Robert continued at Dartmouth, but
Christopher moved to Little Compton, Rhode
Island. Both have descendants in Southern
Massachusetts and Rhode Island. William

probably deeded his Connecticut lands to his
son John, who gave by will 100 acres in Connecticut
to his son Samuel, and 200 acres to his
grandsons. He died April 9, 1687. He married
twice. His second wife was Mary Mills,
whom he married July 16, 1688; she died February
10, 1734. Children of first wife: John,
died 1708; Hananiah, married Elizabeth
(???); William, died 1738; Christopher,
born July, 1658, died November 22, 1748;
Robert, born 1660, died 1730; Patience, died
1673, married Richard Kirby. Children of
second wife: Mary; Jonathan, born May 14,
1684; James, born March 10, 1685-86.
 
GIFFORD, William (I1903)
 
588 Gladys Johnson claims in Gen of Hanks Fam that Charles emmigrated aboard the Welcome along with
William Penn and George Fox. 31 people died on the crossing from small pox; Johnson claims that
brothers John and Gabriel were 2 of the 31. Can find nothing to back up these claims. 
WOLVERTON, Charles (I5069)
 
589 Glenwood Cem BEHYMER, Findley (I599)
 
590 Glenwood Cem BAILEY, Emma Elizabeth (I34)
 
591 Goble Priv Cem LINDSEY, Alice (I2844)
 
592 Goodhope Cem CHAFFIN, Amelia Ann (I1237)
 
593 Goodhope Cem LETCHWORTH, Thompson (I2826)
 
594 Grandmother's letters and early census records name him as John, not Don. MOORE, Don Bennett (I3241)
 
595 Grange EDWARDS, Margaret (I1689)
 
596 Grange GRIFFITH, John (I2020)
 
597 Grange MARSHALL, Jacob (I2959)
 
598 Grange MARSHALL, John (I2960)
 
599 Green County Records Abstract of Circuit Court Records 1840-1845
pg 25
19 May 1845 Jacob Lakey was empaneled on Gran Jory  
LAKEY, Jacob (I2747)
 
600 Green Mount Catholic Cem KOHL, Edward A (I2733)
 

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