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Gideon Wanton, Governor of Rhode Island

Male 1693 - 1767  (73 years)


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  • Name Gideon Wanton 
    Suffix Governor of Rhode Island 
    Born 20 Oct 1693  Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Sep 1767  Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I20356  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Joseph Wanton,   b. 1 May 1664, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1754, Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Sarah Freeborn,   b. 14 Jan 1667, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1737, Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1684  Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F11931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Governor of Rhode Island, 1745-46, and again in 1747-48.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Wikipedia.

    2. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998.