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Some Descendants of Edward BLIVEN

Second Generation


2. Joan BLIVEN (Edward ) was born 1 May 1692 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Joan, of John and Isabel, born May 1, 1692.

Joan married William CLARKE, son of Joseph CLARKE and Bethiah HUBBARD, on 9 Sep 1709/1710 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. William was born 21 Apr 1688 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  7 F i
Susannah CLARKE was born 8 Feb 1709/1710 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 16.
      2-88  BURDICK, Robert, and Susannah CLARKE, m. by Theodoty Rhodes Justice, Dec. 31, 1730.

BURDICK GENEALOGY, 1937, page 23.
       
Susannah married Robert BURDICK, son of Robert BURDICK and Rebecca FOSTER, on 31 Dec 1730 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Robert was born about 1701 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1783/1793 in Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 16.
      2-88  BURDICK, Robert, and Susannah CLARKE, m. by Theodoty Rhodes Justice, Dec. 31, 1730.

BURDICK GENEALOGY, 1937, page 23-24.
+ 8 F ii Judith CLARKE was born 9 Jul 1711 and died 6 Apr 1791.
  9 F iii
Lucy CLARKE was born 21 Feb 1713/1714 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.
  10 M iv
William CLARKE was born 25 Dec 1715 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1 Mar 1751/1752 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

3. Edward BLIVEN Sr. (Edward ) was born 5 Aug 1694 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1775 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Edwin, of John and Isabel, born Aug. 5, 1694.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-119  BLIVEN, Edward, and Freelove SWAROS, m. by Joseph Stanton, Justice, May 12, 1719.

WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND DEEDS, VOL. 7
    Pages 12-13, Edward Bleaven & Freelove his wife to James Bleaven Nov. 20, 1745. Witnesses: Thomas Edwards, Wm. Lake, Martha Borden and Freelove Saunders. Quit claim deed by James Bleaven to Edward Bleaven, Jan. 27, 1745/6. Witnesses: Samuel Clark and W. Babcock.
     Page 15, John Curtain of Newport, quit claim to Edward Bleaven & Freelove his wife, Nov. 19, 1745. Witnesses: Thomas Edwards and Wm. Lake.

THE BLIVEN GENEALOGY, 1643-1991, by Lee A. Bliven, 1991. Westerly Library, page 8.
    Edward, Jr., son of Edward Bliven, Sr., was 24 when his father died and was to marry Freelove (Barker) Swares the following year. They were to have 10 children.

Edward married Freelove BARKER, daughter of Peter BARKER and Freelove BLISS, on 12 May 1719 in Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island. Freelove was born 1698 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died before 1772 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-119  BLIVEN, Edward, and Freelove SWAROS, m. by Joseph Stanton, Justice, May 12, 1719.

THE BLIVEN GENEALOGY, 1643-1991, by Lee A. Bliven, 1991. Westerly Library, page 8.
    Edward was 24 when his father died and was to marry Freelove (Barker) Swares the following year. The were to have 10 children.

GENEALOGY DICTIONARY OF RHODE ISLAND, page 14.
    Edward Bliven, Bondsman for Inventory to Widow Susana of the Estate of Bliss Freelove, December 7, 1725. Since Edward had married Freelove, May 12, 1719 and Edward of Westerly had died in 1718 it appears this was the first Edward, Jr.

BARKER GENEALOGY, by Elizabeth Frye Barker, Frye Publishing Co., 15 West 107th Street, New York, 1927, page 13.
    Freelove b. 1698.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 2.
    Although Arnold in his Vital Records of RI referred to her as Freelove Swaros, it appears that she was Freelove Barker, a daughter of Peter Barker.
    RIGR: 1991; page 323 shows that Freelove Bliven was "one of the children of Peter Barker". Also see RIVR ("New SEries"): Vol. 5, pge 174. Althrough young, perhaps Freeloive was a "widow Swaros".

They had the following children:

  11 F i
Freelove BLIVEN was born 20 Dec 1719 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died after 29 Oct 1772 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Freelove, of Edward and Freelove, born Dec. 20, 1719.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-118  BLIVEN, Freelove, and Joshua SAUNDERS, Oct. 25, 1739.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 2.
    Mentioned as living in her father's will of 29 Oct 1772.
       
Freelove married Joshua SAUNDERS, son of Benjamin SAUNDERS and Ann, on 25 Oct 1739 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Joshua was born 6 Mar 1716 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-118  BLIVEN, Freelove, and Joshua SAUNDERS, Oct. 25, 1739.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
  12 M ii
Joshua BLIVEN was born 21 Mar 1720 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died before 29 Oct 1772 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Joshua, of Edward and Freelove, born March 21, 1720.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 2.
    He is not mentioned in his father's will of 29 Oct 1772.
+ 13 M iii Major Edward BLIVEN Jr. was born 30 May 1722 and died 1783.
+ 14 F iv Isabel BLIVEN was born 22 Oct 1723.
  15 F v
Patience BLIVEN was born 3 Jun 1725 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 18 Aug 1798 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Patience, of Edward and Freelove, born June 3, 1725.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 3.
    She had no children by either husband.
       
Patience married (1) Jonathan BURDICK, son of Thomas BURDICK and Abigail RICHMOND, on Jun 1768 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Jonathan was born 1723 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 14 Aug 1784 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Patience also married (2) Job BENNETT, son of Captain Job BENNETT, on Jun 1768 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Job was born 1718 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 14 Aug 1784 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
  16 M vi
Peter BLIVEN was born 1 Feb 1727 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died before 29 Oct 1772 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-122  BLIVEN, Peter, of Edward and Freelove, born Feb. 1, 1727.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 3.
    He was not mentioned in his father's will.
+ 17 M vii John BLIVEN was born 22 Sep 1730 and died 1805.
+ 18 M viii Nathan BLIVEN was born 20 Nov 1732 and died 1818.
  19 F ix
Mary BLIVEN was born 16 Feb 1734 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died after 16 Dec 1783 in Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Mary, of Edward and Freelove, born Feb. 16, 1734.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    3-19  BLIVEN, Mary, and Joseph LEWIS, Sept. 20, 1752.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 3.
    She was appointed administratrix of her husband's will on 16 Dec 1783.
       
Mary married Joseph LEWIS, son of Joseph LEWIS and Mary, on 20 Sep 1752 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Joseph was born about 1731 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    3-19  BLIVEN, Mary, and Joseph LEWIS, Sept. 20, 1752.

DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 3.
    He is mentioned as living at the probate of his father's will.
+ 20 F x Sarah BLIVEN was born 26 May 1736 and died after 29 Oct 1772.

4. Rachel BLIVEN (Edward ) was born 19 Mar 1697/1698 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died after 1746 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, Rachel, of John and Isabel, born March 19, 1697.

Rachel married Stephen SAUNDERS, son of Tobias SAUNDERS and Mary PECKHAM, on 19 Nov 1721 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Stephen was born about 1675 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died Nov 1746 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

+ 21 M i Stephen SAUNDERS was born 3 Aug 1722 and died 11 Jan 1777.
  22 F ii
Rachel SAUNDERS was born 18 Sep 1724 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
       
Rachel married James SAUNDERS, son of Edward SAUNDERS and Sarah, about 1740 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. James was born 1717 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.
  23 F iii
Isabel SAUNDERS was born 14 Oct 1726 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
  24 F iv
Ruth SAUNDERS was born 1 Jul 1729 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
  25 M v
Tobias SAUNDERS was born 28 Mar 1732 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
  26 F vi
Mary SAUNDERS was born 9 Jul 1734 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
  27 M vii
Peleg SAUNDERS was born 4 Mar 1737 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.
  28 F viii
Martha SAUNDERS was born 27 Nov 1740 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XV, 1861, page 64.

5. James BLIVEN (Edward ) was born 27 Oct 1702 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, James, of John and Isabel, born Oct. 27, 1702.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-98  BLIVEN, John, and Mercy RATHBONE, m. by Theodoty Rhodes, Justice, Nov. 8, 1727.

DECENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 3.

James married Anna RHODES, daughter of Theodoty RHODES and Mary ARNOLD, on 23 Jan 1734 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Anna was born about 1715 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 1768 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-98  BLIVEN, John, and Mercy RATHBONE, m. by Theodoty Rhodes, Justice, Nov. 8, 1727.

DECENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 3.
    In some records her father is listed as Joseph. However, in RIGR 3:244 is an abstract of a complaint by James Bliven, his wife Ann, vs other heirs of Theodoty Rhodes, Feb 1738/40. RIGR: 13:156.

They had the following children:

+ 29 M i James BLIVEN was born 22 Mar 1735 and died 10 Mar 1801.
  30 M ii
John BLIVEN was born 22 Mar 1735 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1791 in Charlestown, Washington Co., Rhode.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-98  BLIVEN, John, of James and Anna, born March 22, 1735.

DECENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 4.     His will was probated in Westerly in 1791. His wife's name is not known. This is not the John Bliven who married Elizebeth Hern.
+ 31 M iii Daniel BLIVEN was born 12 Mar 1737 and died 15 Nov 1803.
  32 F iv
Mary BLIVEN was born 13 May 1739 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-69  BLIVEN, Mary, of James and Anna, born May 13, 1737.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 12.
    3-94   BLIVEN, Mary, and Lieut, Hezekiah SAUNDERS, Nov. 20, 1763.
       
Mary married Hezekiah SAUNDERS on 20 May 1763 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Hezekiah was born in or near Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 12.
    3-94   BLIVEN, Mary, and Lieut, Hezekiah SAUNDERS, Nov. 20, 1763.
  33 M v
Theodoty BLIVEN was born 3 May 1741 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died before 1753 in Washington, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-69  BLIVEN, Theodoty, of James and Anna, born May 3, 1741.
+ 34 M vi Samuel BLIVEN was born 12 Mar 1744 and died 23 Dec 1816.

6. John BLIVEN (Edward ) was born 22 Jan 1707 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 25 Aug 1728 in Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-121  BLIVEN, John, of John and Isabel, born Jan. 22, 1707.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-98  BLIVEN, John, and Mercy RATHBONE, m. by Theodoty Rhodes, Justice, Nov. 8, 1727.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-98  BLIVEN, John died Aug. 25, 1728.

DECENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 4.

John married Mercy RATHBONE, daughter of Joseph RATHBONE and Mary MOSHER, on 8 Nov 1727 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Mercy was born 14 Feb 1703 in Exeter, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died after 14 Oct 1742.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. MARRIAGES, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 11.
    2-98  BLIVEN, John, and Mercy RATHBONE, m. by Theodoty Rhodes, Justice, Nov. 8, 1727.

THE BLIVEN GENEALOGY, 1643-1991, by Lee A. Bliven, 1991. Westerly Library, page 8.
    He married Mercy Rathbone, 11/08/1727. Mercy was the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Mosher) Rathbone. John and Mercy were to have one child, Mercy, born 11/25/1728. John was to die 08/25/1728, before their child was born.

RATHBONE GENEALOGY, page 756.

DECENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 4.
    She was living at the time her mother-in-law's will was written.

They had the following children:

  35 F i
Mercy BLIVEN was born 25 Nov 1728 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

VITAL RECORDS OF RHODE ISLAND 1636-1850, WASHINGTON CO. BIRTHS & DEATHS, Arnold Collection by James N. Arnold, Vol. 5, page 80.
       2-98  BLIVEN, Mercy, of John and Mercy, born Nov. 25, 1728.

DECENDANTS OF EDWARD BLIVEN, by Earl Crandall, page 4.
    She was living 28 May 1757 when the will of her grandmother, Isabel Bliven was proved in Westerly, RI.

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