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Some Descendants of William WILBORE

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19. Benjamin WILBUR (Joseph , William ) was born 20 Jun 1699 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 1772 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

THE WILDBORES IN AMERICA, Vol. 1, by John Reid Wilbor and Benjamin Franlin Wilbour, 1933, page 44.
    Benjamin Wilbore removed to Westerly, where as Benjamin Wilbor of Westerly, yeoman, he made his will March 19, 1772. It was proven April 20, 1772.
    He died between March 19 and April 20, 1772.
    He bequeathed to sons Christopher "Silver spoon marked B.W.
To wife Ruth, money left her by her first husband.
To son John my farm in Westerly and 1/2 of land I purchased of James Babcock. To son Joseph 1/2 of land bought of James Babcock.
To son David land I purchased of my son Joseph? He also made bequests to daughter Judity Hall and to Grandchildren Benjamin Coon, Jeremiah Coon, Joseph Coon, John Coon and Ann Coon.
In April 1, 1742 he with wife Deborah sold 96 acres of land in Westerly to William Wilbour, weaver of Little Compton.

Benjamin married (1) Deborah GIFFORD, daughter of Christopher GIFFORD and Deborah PERRY, on 9 Nov 1724. Deborah was born 2 Feb 1700. She died in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  36 M i
Christopher WILBUR was born 23 Dec 1726. He died 1821 in New Smyrna, New York and was buried in Lystiver Cemetery, Sherbourne, New York.

They had thirteen children.
       
Christopher married Sarah VAUGHN on 17 Dec 1746. Sarah was born 2 Sep 1726.
+ 37 F ii Lydia WILBUR was born 3 May 1729.
  38 F iii
Judith WILBUR was born 23 Nov 1730.
       
Judith married David HALL on May 1748. David was born in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.
  39 M iv
John WILBUR was born 31 Jan 1733 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 24 Aug 1811 in Winthrop, Maine.

He was born in Stonington and removed to Winthrop, Maine. He served in the war of the Revolution and had 7 children.
       
John married Elizabeth LARROBIE on 28 Mar 1761.
+ 40 M v Capt. Joseph WILBUR was born 23 Sep 1736.
  41 M vi
David WILBUR was born 1738. He died 1826.

Lived in Westerly and had eight children.
       
David married Hannah PENDLETON on 27 Apr 1765.

Benjamin also married (2) Ruth PENDLETON, daughter of Caleb PENDLETON and Elizabeth COTTRELL. Ruth was born in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 1787 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

BRIAN PENDLETON AND HIS DESCENDANTS, 1599-1910, Compiled by Everett Hall Pendleton, Privatley Printed MCMX, found in the DAR Library, Washington, DC. Page 75.
    36. Ruth-4 Pendleton (Caleb-3), was born probably at Westerly, RI, and died there in 1787. She married (1) Dec 1726, at Westerly, RI, Benoni Smith; (2) Benjamin Wilbur.
    Ruth's second marriage is not upon recard, but her second husband was Benjamin Wilbur, who had also been married before. His will, dated 19 Mar 1772 (Westerly C & P Rec., iv, 177), give to "wife, Ruth, the use and improvement of one third part of the money that the land sold for that her former husband, Benoni Smith Esq. died seized of." On the 2d April 1772, she gave receipt to Joseph Wilbur, executor to Benjamin Wilbur for 27 pounds 12s, 1d," in full of what was given me by my former husaban, Benoni Smith, and also given to me by my late husband Benjamin Wilbur, dec." (Ibid., p. 183).
    That Ruth had some difficulty with her step-children in the settlement of this estate is evident from the following: "At a meeting of Benjamin Wilbur, being cited to appear before the Council to answer the complaint of Joseph Wilbur executor to Benjamin Wiolbur [that she had concealed some of the personal property of the dec.] appeared and made oath that she had presented all the personal estate of said deceased to said Executor. . . in order that said Executor might make an Inventory of same" (Ibid., p. 203).
    Ruth probably died early in 1787, as on the 19th of March in that year inventory of estate of widow Ruth Wilbur was taken by Joshua and Nathan Pendleton.

24. Dr. William WILBUR (Samuel , William ) was born 6 Jan 1695 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died Sep 1774 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

THE WILDBORES IN AMERICA, Vol. 1, by John Reid Wilbor and Benjamin Franlin Wilbour, 1933, page 75.

William married Esther BURGESS, daughter of Thomas BURGESS and Esther RICHMOND, on 20 Jun 1717 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Esther was born 1696 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

+ 42 M i Thomas WILBUR was born 1 May 1718 and died 8 Aug 1796.

26. Joanna WILBOR (Samuel , William ) was born 8 Jun 1700 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

LITTLE COMPTON FAMILIES, page 660.
WILBOUR GENEALOGY,
POTTER GENEALOGY,

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Joanna married John TAYLOR, son of John TAYLOR and Abigail, on 29 Dec 1719 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. John was born 7 Jan 1694 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died Jun 1762 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

LITTLE COMPTON FAMILIES, page 660 & 661.
    He was married first in LC 31 May 1716 by Richard Billings, justice, to Sarah Horswell, dau. of Peter and Elizabeth Horswell, born in LC in July 1693, died there 18 Dec 1719. One dau. Elizabeth b. 5 Jan 1717.
    He was married second in LC 29 Dec 1719 by Thomas Church, justice, to Joanna (Hannah) Wilbor, dau. of Samuel and Mary (Potter) Wilbor, born in LC 8 Jun 1700.
    His will, recorded book, page 333, made 17 June 1762 and proved in July 1762: "...To son David Taylor all my homestead farm on which by dwelling house stands. To son Job the farm that he now lives on. To son Humphrey the farm that he now lives on with all the buildings. To sons John, David, Peter and Reuben, all woodland. Rest and residue to son David Taylor..."
    They evidentaly lived on the south end of the road south of the Commons in Little Compton.

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They had the following children:

+ 43 M i Job TAYLOR was born 6 Sep 1720 and died 1787.
+ 44 M ii David TAYLOR was born 31 Mar 1722 and died 1780.
  45 F iii
Phebe TAYLOR was born 26 Aug 1723 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Phebe married John IRISH, son of John IRISH and Thankful WILBORE, on 2 Dec 1745 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. John was born 9 Dec 1727 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 12 Oct 1752 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
  46 M iv
John TAYLOR Jr. was born 24 Jul 1725 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
John married Jemima GRINNELL, daughter of George GRINNELL and Mercy SANFORD, on 3 Dec 1747 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Jemima was born 18 Jan 1730 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

Little Compton Families, page 661.
    Daughter of George and Mercy (Sanford) Grinnell
  47 F v
Margaret TAYLOR was born 20 Apr 1727 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Margaret married Aaron GRINNELL, son of George GRINNELL and Mercy SANFORD, on 31 Dec 1758 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Aaron was born 4 Jun 1728 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 18 Sep 1809 in Jamestown, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
  48 F vi
Sarah TAYLOR was born 14 Feb 1728 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Sarah married John LAWTON on 28 Jan 1748 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. John was born in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
+ 49 M vii Humphrey TAYLOR was born 9 Jan 1730 and died 1817.
  50 F viii
Mary TAYLOR was born 8 Oct 1732 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 26 Jan 1797 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Mary married Giles SLOCUM, son of John SLOCUM and Barbara, on 8 Oct 1752 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Giles was born 1731 in Middletown, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 17 Dec 1803 in Middletown, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
  51 M ix
Samuel TAYLOR was born 4 Aug 1734 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died in his youth.
  52 M x
Peter TAYLOR was born 1736 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 20 Sep 1809 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Peter married Hannah PEARCE, daughter of Giles PEARCE and Mercy ROUSE, on 1 Dec 1771 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Hannah was born 18 Oct 1745 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died after 14 Jul 1792.

Little Compton Families, page 661.
    Daughter of Giles and Mercy (Rouce) Pearce. She is mentioned in her father's will, dated 14 Jul 1792.
  53 M xi
Reuben TAYLOR was born 1738 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 1810 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Reuben married Avis SLOCUM, daughter of Peleg SLOCUM, on 12 Feb 1761 in Middletown, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Avis was born 28 Jun 1739 in or near Middletown, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

33. Thomas WILBUR (Samuel , William ) was born 1 May 1718. He died 3 Aug 1796 in Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

Thomas married Esther BURGESS, daughter of Thomas BURGESS and Esther RICHMOND, on 20 Jun 1717.

They had the following children:

+ 54 M i Thomas WILBUR is printed as #42.

34. Ichabod POTTER (Joanna WILBORE , William ) was born 1689 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 1676 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

RHODE ISLAND ROOTS, June 1986, by Mildred Mosher Chamberlain, C.G., page 21.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Potter-Richardson Memorial; Some RI Descendants of Nathaniel Potter
(929.273; P854c); Hazard Family; Genealogies of RI Families; Hazard-Potter
Records (film 1,033,990, Item 3); Ancestral Lines Revised; The Great Migration
Begins, v2, p1314.
  Potter Families: Ichabod Potter of Portsmouth, second son, died 1676;
married about 1651, Martha Hazard, daughter of Thomas and Martha. "Accounts
mention his signing certain articles realative to Misquamicut lands, and that
his widow removed to King's Town about 1687."
  Memorial: Ichabod Potter, 1639-1676, son of Nathaniel and Dortohy (______)Potter of Portsmouth and South Kingston, RI.
  RI Potters: Ichabod Potter, born before 1640, Portsmouth, RI; probably died
in late 1676, a relatively young man. No will or administration of his estate
has been found, but an inventory of his estate, dated 4 Jan. 1677, is among the
early records of Portsmouth. The inventory was taken by John Albro and Robert
Hassard. He married Martha Hazard, daughter of Thomas and Martha (______)
Hazard. Marriage date unknown.
  RI Descendants: Ichabod Potter, born about 1640; died 1676; married Martha
Hazard, daughter of Thomas and Martha (_______) Hazard.
  Hazard Family: Ichabod Potter, son of Nathaniel and Dorothy Potter; died
1676.
  Ancestral Lines: Ichabod Potter, born Portsmouth, RI, 1639; died Portsmouth
1676 during King Phillip's War. Married Martha Hazard in 1661. Served on a
grand jury in 1671.
  Migrations: Ichabod Potter, whose widow married Benjamin Mowry about 1667.

Ichabod married Martha HAZARD, daughter of Thomas HAZARD and Martha POTTER, about 1661 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Martha was born about 1640. She died after 1680.

m. 1st Ichabod Potter, son of Nathaniel and Dorothy Potter
  2nd Benjamin Mowry, son of Roger and Mary Mowry.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Potter-Richardson Memorial; The Hazard Family of Rhode Island;
Genealogies of RI Families; Ancestral Lines Revised; The Great Migration
Begins, v2, p1314.
  RI Potters: Martha Hazard, daughter of Thomas and Martha (_______) Hazard.
The Hazards were among the first settlers of Portsmouth and his November 1676
will referred to her as the wife of Ichabod Potter. In 1680 Martha Potter,
widow, was taxed in Portsmouth. She and Ichabod had six children. The names
and ages of the children were writton the inventory of Ichabod's estate. Martha
married (2) Benjamin Mowrey (1649-c1719). They had four sons.
  Potter Families: Martha Hazard, daughter of Thomas and Martha.
  Memorial: Martha Hazard, born about 1640; married (1) about 1661, Portsmouth,
RI,  Ichabod Potter; (2) Benjamin Mowry.
  Hazard Famiy: Martha Hazard, married (1) Ichabod Potter, (2) Benjamin Mowry.
  Ancestral Lines: Martha Hazard, married (1) Ichabod Potter and (2) Benjamin
Mowry and moved to Kings Town. The Mowrys had four children.
  Migration: Martha Hazard, widow of Ichabod Potter and daughter of Thomas and
Martha (________) Hazard. Married Benjamin Mowry about 1676.

They had the following children:

+ 55 M i Thomas POTTER was born about 1663 and died before 11 Jun 1728.
+ 56 M ii John POTTER was born about 1665 and died 1715.
  57 F iii
Susanna POTTER was born about 1667 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 1688.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Ancestral Lines Revised (1981).
  RI Potters: Susanna Potter, born about 1667.
  Potter Families: Susanna, born 1659, died 1688; married _______ Grousley,
1679.
  Ancestral Lines: "Susannah, listed only by Austin, who cited an unnamed
account of the family; m. Grousely."
       
Susanna married N.N. GROUSLEY on 1679.

  Source: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g).
  Potter Families: Susanna, born 1659, died 1688; married _______ Grousley,
1679.
  58 M iv
Robert POTTER was born about 1669 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died before 11 Jul 1746 in South Kingston, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Hazard Family of RI; Ancestral Lines Revised.
  RI Potters: Robert Potter, born about 1669, died before 11 July 1746,
South Kingston; married Elizabeth Cole about 1697.
  Potter Families: Robert Potter, born about 1670, died 1745; married
Elizabeth Wells.
  Hazard Family: Robert Potter, died 1755; married Elizabeth Wells.
  Ancestral Lines: Robert Potter, died 1755; married Elizabeth Cole.

  [RI Potters and Ancestral Lines are much later research, so will go with
Elizabeth Cole as Robert Potter's wife.]
       
Robert married Elizabeth WELLS about 1697.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Hazard-Potter Records (1,033,990, Item 3).
  RI Potters: Robert Potter, born about 1669, died before 11 July 1746,
South Kingston; married Elizabeth Cole.
  Potter Families: Robert Potter, born about 1670, died 1745; married
Elizabeth Wells.
  Hazard-Potter Records: Robert Potter, married Elizabeth Wells.
  [Two to one for Wells.]
  59 M v
Ichabod POTTER Jr. was born about 1672 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died before 9 Mar 1730 in South Kingston, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Hazard Family of RI; Ancestral Lines Revised; R.I. Genealogical
Register, v6, #1, p83; NEHGR, v98, p24.
  RI Potters: Ichabod Potter, born about 1672; died before 9 March 1730, South
Kingston; married about 1700, Margaret Helme.
  Potter Families: Ichabod Potter, born about 1657, died 1730; married
Margaret Helme.
  Hazard Family: Ichabod Potter, died 1730; married Margaret, daughter of
Rouse and Mary Helme.
  Ancestral Lines: Ichabod Potter, died 1730; married Margaret Helme.
  RIGR: South Kingstown Wills. Ichabod Potter, Sr., of South Kingstown,
yeoman. Will dated 9 Nov. 1727. Codicil dated 8 Sept. 1729, proved 9 March
1729/30, pages 149-153. Mentions sons Ichabod, Rouse, Thomas and William Potter;
only daughter Margaret Potter under 18 in 1727 and 1729. Will witnesses: Rouse
Helme; William Gardner, son of Henry; Margaret Gardner; Sarah Helme. Codicil
witnesses: Rouse Helme, Christopher Helme and William Gardner, son of Henry.
  NEHGR: Ichabod Potter, died 1730; son of Ichabod and Martha (Hazard) Potter.
Married Margaret Helme. They had Ichabod; Rouse, born 13 Feb. 1703; Thomas;
William, born 4 March 1709; Margaret, born 11 Oct. 1714.
       
Ichabod married Margaret HELME, daughter of Rouse HELME and Mary, about 1700. Margaret was born 1679. She died before 1727.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Hazard Family of RI; Ancestral Lines Revised; NEHGR, v98, p24;
Andrews.
  RI Potters: Margaret Helme, married about 1700.
  Potter Families: Margaret Helme (1679-), daughter of Rouse and Mary Helme.
  Hazard Family: Margaret Helme, daughter of Rouse and Mary Helme.
  NEHGR: Margaret Helme, born 1679, died before 1727.
  60 F vi
Sarah POTTER was born about 1674 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 1704.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g); Some Rhode Island Descendants of Nathaniel Potter, 1989 (929.273,
P854c); Ancestral Lines Revised.
  RI Potters: Sarah Potter, born about 1674.
  Potter Families: Sarah Potter, born 1661, died 1704; married James Wells.
  Ancestral Lines: "Sarah, listed only by Austin; m. James Wells."
       
Sarah married James WELLS.

  Sources: Potter Families and Their Descendants in America, 1888 (929.273,
P851g).
  Potter Families: John Wells.
1679.
+ 61 M vii Thomas POTTER.

35. William POTTER (Joanna WILBORE , William ) was born 1689.

William married Mary BROWNING.

They had the following children:

+ 62 M i William POTTER Jr. was born 1714.

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