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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Jane Preston Everett

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/152296409/jane-cook. "interred in Charles & Prudence Everett plot, 6/2/1914--interment date may not be death year date." Image.


Charles Everett

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110741623.


Lawson Claborn Curtis

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31539668. Image.


Rev. William Ermel Cowan

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81434838/cow. Image.


Captain Stephen Remington

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23277913/stephen-remington. "Stephen was the son of John Remington Sr. & Abigail Acie. He was Capt. of the Jamestown Militia in the Revolutionary War and elected a Freeman in 1696. In 1685 he became the husband of Penelope Parker. To this union, 10 children were born." Image.


Penelope Parker

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 45. "PENELOPE, b. 1666, d. after 1740; m. ca. 1685 Stephen Remington of Jamestown, R.I., son of John and Abigail (Acie) Remington, b. ca. 1659, d. 19 Feb. 1738. Penelope signed as one of the witnesses to the Quaker marriage of her Aunt Phebe (Cook) Arnold to Jonathan Marsh in Jan. 1699/1700. Stephen held land on Conanicut [Jamestown] Island by lease from William Sanford, about which Penelope made a deposition in 1740 (Austin, GDRI, p. 162)." Image.

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23277955. "Penelope was the daughter of Peter Parker & Sarah Cooke. In 1685, she became the wife of Capt. Stephen Remington. To this union, 10 children were born.
Mary Remington b. Jamestown, Newport, RI 1686
Sarah Remington b. Jamestown, Newport, RI 1688 married Thomas Coulson 14 Nov 1711 in RI
Dan Remington b. Jamestown, Newport, RI 28 Dec 1699
Baby Boy Remington b. Jamestown, Newport, RI 10 Mar 1701
Hannah Remington married John Carr 28 Oct 1735 in RI
(Abigail Remington married John Carr 15 Dec 1704-5)." Image.


Sarah Parker

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 46. "SARAH, b. ca. 1670, d. probably 1686 following childbirth; m. Daniel Remington, brother of Stephen who m. her sister Penelope. Their daughter Abigail, b. 26 March 1686, who m. John Carr 15 Feb. 1704/5 at Jamestown, was apparently raised by Sarah's aunt, Phebe (Cook) Arnold." Image.


Peter Parker

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 45-46. "PETER, b. ca. 1668, d. 1727 Westerly, R.I.; m. Hannah ———, who m. (2) Joseph Carpenter and d. 1760 at South Kingstown. Peter Parker was chosen second constable of Jamestown in 1698 and the following year was licensed with Thomas Winterton to keep a publick house there. In a deposition made 24 March 1710/11, he testified that he was aged 42 years or thereabout, and that "twenty and one years ago I being a liver with Oliver Arnold" [on Jamestown Island] there was a partition on the western side of the island, between land of Col. Peleg Sanford and Oliver Arnold. He stated that he had lived on the island about 11 years (Newport Court Records, May 1736). He apparently was at Shannock, in Narragansett, from about 1700 until 1710; he and his brother Thomas participated in the Shannock Purchase of 1709. In May 1711 he was back in Jamestown, where he petitioned the Town Council for a license to operate a publick house, he having taken his Aunt Barker's boat and ferry house on the east side of the Island (Jamestown Proprietors Book).

By 1720 he had moved back to Westerly, where he died. On 1 April 1723 Hannah Parker, widow, was given administration on his estate. The inventory totalling £326:10:4 was taken 28 March by Thomas Lillibridge, William Clark and William James (Westerly TC 3:38). In 1727 Thomas Parker, yeoman of Westerly, petitioned the town council to assign to him the whole estate of his late father, it not being fit to divide without spoiling the whole, he to pay equal portions to the other children. Named were "Peter Parker my Elder Brother (St John Parker my Younger Brother at me your petitioner (Sr also 4 daughters Penelopy, Freelove, Hannah and Abigail.... The two brothers died in a little time after my father" (Westerly Probate 2A:139).

Hannah Carpenter of South Kingstown, widow of Joseph Carpenter, in her will dated 23 Feb. and proved 8 Sept. 1760, named her son Thomas Parker and daughters Freelove Parker, Hannah Wilbour, and Abigail Crapper (South Kingstown TC dc Probate 5:147). For further information on children, see 1, 57:15." Image.


Hannah Winterflood

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 45-46. "PETER, b. ca. 1668, d. 1727 Westerly, R.I.; m. Hannah ———, who m. (2) Joseph Carpenter and d. 1760 at South Kingstown. Peter Parker was chosen second constable of Jamestown in 1698 and the following year was licensed with Thomas Winterton to keep a publick house there. In a deposition made 24 March 1710/11, he testified that he was aged 42 years or thereabout, and that "twenty and one years ago I being a liver with Oliver Arnold" [on Jamestown Island] there was a partition on the western side of the island, between land of Col. Peleg Sanford and Oliver Arnold. He stated that he had lived on the island about 11 years (Newport Court Records, May 1736). He apparently was at Shannock, in Narragansett, from about 1700 until 1710; he and his brother Thomas participated in the Shannock Purchase of 1709. In May 1711 he was back in Jamestown, where he petitioned the Town Council for a license to operate a publick house, he having taken his Aunt Barker's boat and ferry house on the east side of the Island (Jamestown Proprietors Book).

By 1720 he had moved back to Westerly, where he died. On 1 April 1723 Hannah Parker, widow, was given administration on his estate. The inventory totalling £326:10:4 was taken 28 March by Thomas Lillibridge, William Clark and William James (Westerly TC 3:38). In 1727 Thomas Parker, yeoman of Westerly, petitioned the town council to assign to him the whole estate of his late father, it not being fit to divide without spoiling the whole, he to pay equal portions to the other children. Named were "Peter Parker my Elder Brother (St John Parker my Younger Brother at me your petitioner (Sr also 4 daughters Penelopy, Freelove, Hannah and Abigail.... The two brothers died in a little time after my father" (Westerly Probate 2A:139).

Hannah Carpenter of South Kingstown, widow of Joseph Carpenter, in her will dated 23 Feb. and proved 8 Sept. 1760, named her son Thomas Parker and daughters Freelove Parker, Hannah Wilbour, and Abigail Crapper (South Kingstown TC dc Probate 5:147). For further information on children, see 1, 57:15." Image.


Thomas Parker

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 46. "THOMAS, b. ca. 1675; m. Lydia Dolliver, daughter of Joseph. She is named in the will of her father as Lydia Parker. On 24 March 1710/11, Thomas Parker aged 36 years or thereabout testified that 11 years ago he lived on the Island of Jamestown and "Seven years I lived A Tenant on a Tract of Land part thereof was called Township Land which I Hired of Jonathan Marsh some part of said Term of seven years and for ye remainder I Hired ye same Land of Robert Barker" (Newport Court Files, May 1736). Thomas Parker and wife Liddy had three sons recorded at Jamestown, surname Parker: [?GEORGE], b. 10 May 1703; THOMAS, b. July 1705; and PETER, b. 24 June 1707. In May 1711 he was of Westerly when he sold land there to Stephen Bourman of Falmouth, Mass. (Westerly Deeds 3:20)." Image.


Sarah Cooke

1Jane Fletcher Fiske 1930, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: a genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher, J.F. Fiske, c1987 , pg 53. "SARAH4, b. 14 March 1690/91 if she was exactly 18 when she gave receipt to her stepfather; m. John Nye." Image.