106. John COMSTOCK21,83 was born on 26 March 1693 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.9,56,81 He died on 12 January 1749 at the age of 55 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.105,106
Was a blacksmith associated with his wife's family in working brass and iron.
The Comstock book gives no dates of marriage.
23 Mar 1717. John's father, Samuel Comstock, deeded 83 acres near Woonsocket Hill to John
The Early Records of the Town of Providence
Smithfield RI, DB 1, p.256-257 10 Jun 1735 John Comstock to Daniel Comstock, 10 acres bordering the Branch river and the land of their brother Ichabod Comstock.
The Comstock book states the following deeds
John Comstock of Providence was on a list of freemen in 1747 and in 1751. It's likely the first was this John and the second in 1751 was his son of the same name - or both are the younger John.
12 Feb 1750 Administration of John's estate granted to his sons, Samuel and John.
Buried in North Burialground, Providence along with son Samuel and his wife Anne Brown, and two of their sons, Capt Joseph & Capt Jesse Comstock
John COMSTOCK and Esther JENCKES were married about 1714.105 Esther JENCKES, daughter of WILLIAM JENCKES and PATIENCE SPRAGUE, was born about 1695 in Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island.107,108
Either the date of Esther's birth in 1695, or the marriage of William Jenckes & Patience Sprague in 1703 is wrong. Or William Jenckes was married more than one time.
John COMSTOCK and Esther JENCKES had the following children:
John COMSTOCK and Sarah DEXTER were married after 1735.105 Sarah DEXTER, daughter of John DEXTER and Alice SMITH, was born on 27 June 1698 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.98,109,110 She died on 8 July 1773 at the age of 75.98,106
It is likely none of the children of John Comstock were Sarah's. Her will dated 22 Mar 1769, Providence, and proved 11 Jul, 1773 made bequests to her sisters Abigail Green and Alice Olney and to the children of sisters Abigail and Anne Brown.
Buried at North Burial Ground, Providence.
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