On 27 Aug 1656, he was granted common equal with other inhabitants of Providence, including a vote. Served as town sergeant in 1662, as deputy seven times 1665-1683, and on the town council most years in the 1680s. In 1688, he was listed as having 5 cows, 2 oxen, 2 horses, 155 acres of land (140 of that forest). Died while serving as magistrate in Providence.[ 
Savage's: EDWARD was of Providence, when he engag. alleg. June 1668, and was publish. 1669, to Amphyllis, d. of Thomas Angell of the same, by wh. I suppose, he had Edward, and Joseph; among those wh. did not rem. in the perils of 1676; d. Jan. 1703, without a will.
Ancestor of VP Nelson Rockefeller through son Joseph.
Named in both her parents wills as Anphillis Smith. Both her parents and her husband died within a year.