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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Mary Sherman

Mary, widow of Thomas Cooke, married Jeremiah Brown.
Thomas Cook's will was made 6 Feb 1673/4, naming wife Mary as executrix. She presented it to the Portsmouth Town Council for probate, 4 Jun 1677. There are records in the Town Council Books concerning the payment of legacies and they indicate that in 1678, Mary was still a widow, but by 31 Mar 1680, she was the wife of Jeremiah Brown. Her first child with Jeremiah was Samuel, born in March of 1680.


Captain Abiel Cook

In "Slaves in Little Compton" by Mr. Wilbour on page 51 it says, "According to the census of 1774 there were forty-four negro slaves owned in Little Compton. The largest number owned by any one family at that date was three. The following people owned slaves: ... Abial Cook 3, ..."


Mary Bradford

RESIDENCE: Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island


George Cornell

Genealogies of Rhode Island Families.

pg 1177
George Cornell was born in 1676, and, like his father, was a lifelong farmer in Ports­mouth, where he died Nov. 3, 1753, aged seventy-­six. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Three times married, his first wife was Philadelphia Eastis (or Eustis), of Salem, Maass., to whom he was united in Newport. After her death, he mar­ried at the Friends Meeting, in Newport. Nov. 11, 1696, Deliverance, daughter of Gov. Walter Clark. She died Oct. 8, 1732, and Mr. Cornell married, a third time, Abigail Sisson, daughter of John Sis­son, becoming his wife March 8, 1735. He was the father of sixteen children.


George Cornell

Genealogies of Rhode Island Families.

pg 1177
George Cornell was born in 1676, and, like his father, was a lifelong farmer in Ports­mouth, where he died Nov. 3, 1753, aged seventy-­six. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Three times married, his first wife was Philadelphia Eastis (or Eustis), of Salem, Maass., to whom he was united in Newport. After her death, he mar­ried at the Friends Meeting, in Newport. Nov. 11, 1696, Deliverance, daughter of Gov. Walter Clark. She died Oct. 8, 1732, and Mr. Cornell married, a third time, Abigail Sisson, daughter of John Sis­son, becoming his wife March 8, 1735. He was the father of sixteen children.