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464. George Washington COMSTOCK177 was born on 5 February 1789 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.173 He died on 16 November 1858 at the age of 69. He was buried in North Burial Ground, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.

George was an ensign in the 1st Smithfield Co; 1815-1817.

For many years he was in business in the Old Market, Providence, but in the latter part of his life he returned to his farm in Smithfield.

1850 Census. Smithfield, RI, Hh 2
George W. Comstock, 61, Farmer, b. RI as was everyone in his household
Sarah, 52
Sarah, 22
Elizabeth Jenks, 60

Memorial marker, North Burial Ground, Providence.
George W. Comstock
Born 1789 - Died 1858
His Wives
Comfort J.
Born 1791 - Died 1834
Sarah J.
Born 1796 - Died 1882
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Sarah Comstock
Born 1827 - Died 1909
Three Children Died in
Infancy.

George Washington COMSTOCK and Comfort JOSLIN were married. Comfort JOSLIN was born on 14 March 1791. She died on 11 April 1834 at the age of 43.

Comfort was from Thompson, Connecticut. Daughter of Benjamin Joslin and Susanna Robinson.

George Washington COMSTOCK and Comfort JOSLIN had the following children:

723

i.

Sarah COMSTOCK was born in 1827. She died in 1909 at the age of 82.

George Washington COMSTOCK and Sarah JENCKES were married. Sarah JENCKES, daughter of John JENCKES and Sarah SMITH, was born on 24 October 1796 in Rhode Island. She died on 22 February 1882 at the age of 85 in Lincoln, Rhode Isalnd.

Sarah was the widow Sarah Robert when she married George W. Comstock.

Her will dated 7 Sep 1875 and proved 29 Apr 1882, made bequests to Benjamin Comstock, Nancy E. Olney, wife of Benjamin Olney of Providence, and Sarah Comstock of Providence, son and daughters of my husband George W. Comstock; to heirs of my brother Henry Jenckes; to Mary Comstock, wife of said Benjamin; and to William H. Comstock, son of said Benjamin.

The memorial stone placed North Burial Ground, Providence, states her name as Sarah J. with 1796 - 1882. No specific dates. The person who maintains the memorial page on FindAGrave has given her death as 6 Mar 1882, Saylesville, Providence Co.

George Washington COMSTOCK and Sarah JENCKES had the following children:

724

i.

Sarah COMSTOCK was born in 1828 in Rhode Island.