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Descendants of Francis de Bourdon

Source Citations


584. Stephen Borden

11800 U.S. Census, FHF 205612 roll 19 pg 540. "Name: Stephen Borden
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 4
Number of Household Members: 5."

2Carile Santos, Richard Borden of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Page 29/1333 (pdf 16), FHL 1597740 Item 14. From publication, "Your ancestors, a national magazine of genealogy and family history" published in Buffalo, N.Y. by Harry Ferris Johnston from 1947 to 1959.

3Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322, FHL 945020.

4Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], PG 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "145. STEPHEN, Fall River, Mass.

263.  STEPHEN, born October 28, 1728; died August 15, 1802.  He married Mary Gray, daughter of Thomas Gray, of
          Tiverton, Oct. 8, 1848."

5Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t. "BORDEN, Stephen, s. Stephen & Penelope...........28 Oct 1728."


Mary Gray

1Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8KD-VMJ, FamilySearch.org. "Groom's Name: Stephen Borden
Bride's Name: Mary Gray
Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1748
Marriage Place: Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09356-0
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 913053
Reference Number: p 17."
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8KB-VV9.

2Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8M5-RYV. "Name: Mary Gray
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 14 Oct 1733
Birthplace: Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island
Father's Name: Thomas Gray
Mother's Name: Sarah
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09374-6
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 913052
Reference Number: p12."
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F87K-4PB
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F89K-T9D.


Phebe Earl

1Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8KP-MHS, FamilySearch.org. Image.

2Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8VT-KLL . Image.


Arnold Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], p.145, FHL US/CAN Film 512.


587. George Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 96, 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. Entry for 21 Oct 1740 states: His Uncle George BORDEN appointed guardian of Mary, Stephen, Hannah, Meribah, George and Susannah, Stephen's children, being minors under the age of 14 years.

2Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t. "Freetown Births:

BORDEN, George, son of. Stephen & Penelope...2 May 1735."

3Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322, FHL 945020.


Rebecca Cornell

1New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Vital records of, to the year 1850, Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1929-1930, Vol. II p.70, FHL 974.485/D1 V28v  v.2. "George BORDEN of Tiverton published intention to Rebecckah CORNELL of Dartmouth, 10 Sep 1757, Dartmouth, MA."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "226. George, born May 2, 1735; died June 2, 1810. He married at Tiverton, Rebecca Church."

NOTE: WELD MADE AN ERROR.

DISCUSSION: Rebecca Church was the daughter of Benjamin CHURCH and Judith PABODIE. That Rebecca was born 18 Oct 1733 in Little Compton and married Luke Harswell or Horswell on 1 Jun 1756 in Little Compton, Rhode Island. Luke lived until after 1800. - REFERENCE: Descendants of Richard Church of Plymouth, Massachusetts.

REFERENCE: The following verifies the identify of Rebecca Church:
Rhode Island - Vital records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 : a family register for the people.  Author: Arnold, James N. Publication: Providence, R.I. : Narragansett Historical, 1891-1912. Page: Vol. 1/p. 35. Text: 127, 184 states:
"HORSWELL, Luke, and Rebecca Church; m. by Rev. Jonathan Ellis, June 1, 1756.
Rebecca Church and Luke Horswell had four children between 1757 and 1766.".

3New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Vital records of, to the year 1850, Dartmouth - Vol 1 p.66. "Rebecca (Cornel), daughter of Peleg and Mary, Jan. 1, 1741."


1102. Thomas Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, pg 53, 55, FHL 945020. "p. 53
Thomas the second son of the above sd parents [George Borden and Rebecca his wife] was born May ye 15th 1763

p.55
Thomas Borden ye 2d son of the abovesd parents [George Borden & Rebecca his wife] was born May ye 15th 1763."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "454.  THOMAS, born May 15, 1763; Universalist minister."

3Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, Item 2, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t.


1103. Lydia Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322 pg 55, FHL 945020. "Lydia Borden ye 1st daughter of the above parents [George Borden & Rebecca his wife] was born July ye 1st day 1766."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "455.  LYDIA, born April 2, 1766; married Wanton Hathaway February 11, 1808."
NOTE: Since George/Rebecca had a second daughter Lydia b. 1787, this Lydia probably died young. It was the second daughter who married Wanton Hathaway.


1107. Penelope Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322. pg 53, 55, FHL 945020. "p. 53
Penelope Borden daughter to said parents [George Borden and Rebecca his wife] was born February 15th 1775

p.55
Penelope Borden 3rd daughter to sd parents [George Borden & Rebecca his wife] born February ye 15th 1775."

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 145-6, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "459.  PENELOPE, born February 15, 1775; married Ezekiel Brownell of Westport, 1797."


Ezekiel Brownell

1Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 6 Apr 1797
Spouse Name: Penolope Burden

There is an Intention of Marriage between Ezekiel Brownell of Westport of Westport & Penolope Burden of Freetown. William Almy T. Clerk. April 6th 1797."

2Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. "Name: Ezekiel Brownell
Event Type: Marriage  
Event City: Westport
Marriage Date: 11 May 1797
Spouse Name: Penelope Burdon

A Record of the Marriages Solomnized by William Almy Justice of the Peace with the year past - Viz - Bistol This Certifies that Ezekiel Brownell of Westport and Penelope Burden of Fretown was joined in Marriage on the 11th day of May 1797."

31840 U.S. Census, FHF 0022260 pg 239. "Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7."

41850 U.S. Census, M432_842. "Ezekiel Brownell M 80 Farmer Massachusetts
Hannah Brownell F 62 Massachusetts
Rhoda Brownell F 25 Massachusetts
James Brownell M 19 Miner Massachusetts."
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDJZ-VD7.


1112. Lydia Borden

1Town Clerk, Massachusetts, Freetown; Births, marriage intentions, and deaths, 1686-1793, Batch C502322, FHL 945020.

2Helen Gurney Thomas, Massachusetts, Freetown Vital Records of the Town 1686-1890, FHL 974.4851F2 V28t. "27 Sep 1787, d/o George BORDEN/Rebecca, Freetown, MA."

3Massachusetts Birth and Christenings, 1639-1915, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQ6V-X91. "Name: Lydia Borden
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1787
Birthplace: FREETOWN,BRISTOL,MASSACHUSETTS
Father's Name: George Borden
Mother's Name: Rebecca
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50232-2
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
GS Film number: 945020
Reference ID:

Citing this Record
"Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQ6V-XS9 : 10 February 2018), Rebecca in entry for Lydia Borden, 27 Sep 1787; citing FREETOWN,BRISTOL,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 945,020." Image.


Wanton Hathaway

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/104338308/wanton-hathaway. Image.

21850 U.S. Census, M432_308 image 00245, 29 Jul 1850. "Wanton Hathaway 74 M None Massachusetts
Lydia Hathaway 68 F Massachusetts."
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD9N-HXJ.


John Francis

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512.

2Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q29P-WV9P. "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q29P-WV9P : 3 November 2017), John Francis and Sarah Borden, 27 Feb 1751; citing Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, Town clerks and local churches; FHL microfilm 1,993,524. Image.


590. Joseph Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "Joseph, born [ERROR - August 12, 1733; died 1809].  He married Peace Borden, daughter of Joseph, February 19, 1758.  he was a farmer at Tiverton."

2Carile Santos, Richard Borden of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Page 1385, FHL 1597740 Item 14. From publication, "Your ancestors, a national magazine of genealogy and family history" published in Buffalo, N.Y. by Harry Ferris Johnston from 1947 to 1959. Image.

3FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/30085958/joseph-borden. Image.


Peace Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512.

2Carile Santos, Richard Borden of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, pg 1207, FHL 1597740 Item 14. From publication, "Your ancestors, a national magazine of genealogy and family history" published in Buffalo, N.Y. by Harry Ferris Johnston from 1947 to 1959. Image.


591. William Borden Jr.

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "He was a mariner of Fall River. Married Ruhama Jennings July 5, 1761.  He was lost overboard off Point Judith from a vessel in which he was sailing, during a violent storm."

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/77227747. "age 52 yrs." Image.


Ruhama "Lornhamah" Jennings

1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society, Rhode Island, Tiverton, computer printout, 1636-1850, Extracted from Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, vol. 4, pt. 7. Tiverton. 974.5 V2a vol. 4., pg 9, FHL US/CAN Film 933413 Item 10.

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/77227733/lornhamah-borden. "wife of William
age 70 yrs." Image.


1129. Avis Borden

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11819302/avis-hutchins. "wife of Col. Shubael Hutchins." Image.


Col. Shubael Hutchins

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11819272/shubael-hutchins. "Revolutionary War
Capt. Branch's Co.
ae 81." Image.


1131. Ruhamah Borden

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61889899/ruhamah-sprague. Image.


Deacon Samuel Sprague

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61889882/samuel-sprague. Image.


Rev. James Boomer

1Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC4G-138. "Name: James Boomer
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 11 Nov 1792
Event Place: Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Event Place (Original): Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Susannah Burdin
Spouse's Gender: Female

Other information in the record of James Boomer
Name: James Boomer
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 11 Nov 1792
Event Place: Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Event Place (Original): Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Susannah Burdin
Spouse's Gender: Female

GS Film Number: 904381
Digital Folder Number: 7
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50232-3
System Origin: ODM

Citing this Record
"Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC4G-138 : 24 January 2020), Susannah Burdin in entry for James Boomer, 1792." Image.


594. Stephen Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "He married Mary Church, daughter of Joseph Church of Fall River, November 3, 1763."


Mary Church

1Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. Image.


1136. Elizabeth or Betsey Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 147, FHL US/CAN Film 512.


1137. Seth Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 147, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "Seth, born 1766; died 1812; married November 1, 1794, Ruth Brown, daughter of Gideon Brown of Middleton, R.I."


1138. Arnold Borden

1Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], p.145, FHL US/CAN Film 512.


Susannah Jennings

1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society, Rhode Island, Tiverton, computer printout, 1636-1850, Extracted from Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, vol. 4, pt. 7. Tiverton. 974.5 V2a vol. 4., FHL US/CAN Film 933413 Item 10.

2Weld, Hattie L. Borden, Borden, Richard & Joan,  who settled in Portsmouth R.I., Historical and genealogical record of the descendants..., Albany, N.Y. : Joel Munsell, [1899], pg 125, FHL US/CAN Film 512. "married Susannah Jennings February 19, 1769. He lived in Fall River."


599. Thomas Burden

1American Genealogical Biographical Index (AGBI), http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=agbi&h=2037487&ti=5543&indiv=try&gss=pt. Image.


Ruth Earl

1Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPZZ-Z7KL. "Name: Thomas Burden
Event Type: Marriage Intentions
Event Date: 21 Oct 1769
Event Place: Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Spouse's Name: Ruth Earl

Thomas Burdon of Freetown entered his intentions of marriage to Ruth Earl of Rhode Island October the 21st 1769.

Digital Folder Number: 007009772
Image Number: 00124

Citing this Record
"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPZZ-Z7KG : 31 October 2019), Thomas Burden and Ruth Earl, 21 Oct 1769; citing Marriage, Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009772." Image.

2Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8VT-KCM, FamilySearch.org. "Name: Thomas Borden
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 2 Nov 1769
Event Place: Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Event Place (Original): Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Gender: Male
Father's Name: William Borden
Spouse's Name: Ruth Earl
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Father's Name: Oliver Earl

Reference ID: p 127
GS Film Number: 946795
Digital Folder Number: 004250610
Image Number: 00336

Citing this Record
"Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8VT-KHB : 22 January 2020), Ruth Earl in entry for Thomas Borden, 1769." Image.

3Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F892-X4Y. Image.