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Richard Arnold

Male 1642 - 1710  (68 years)


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  • Name Richard Arnold 
    Born 22 Mar 1642  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 22 Mar 1642  Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alternate birth 22 Mar 1643  Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Died 22 Apr 1710  Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Person ID I19144  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Thomas Arnold,   d. Sep 1674, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Phebe Parkhurst,   b. Bef 29 Nov 1612, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1688  (Age > 77 years) 
    Family ID F11847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Angell,   b. Abt 1646,   d. Bef Nov 1687  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Arnold,   b. 24 Mar 1675, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1727, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F11846  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He served many terms as a deputy to the Rhode Island general assembly and as an assistant governor. On 6 May 1685 he was on a committee to draw up an address of congratulation to James II on his peaceable succession to the throne. On 22 Dec 1686 he was appointed a member of the council of Governor Andros (of the short-lived Dominion of New England). He was on the Providence town council 1700-01, and in 1707-08 was a speaker of the house of deputies.

  • Sources 
    1. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series begun in 1990.

    2. [S648] New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, ed. William Richard Cutter. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913.

    3. [S1512] Pane-Joyce Genealogy by David Pane-Joyce.

    4. [S468] A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England by James Savage. Boston: Little, Brown, 1860-64.

    5. [S648] New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, ed. William Richard Cutter. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913., date only.