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James Babcock

Male Abt 1641 - 1698  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name James Babcock  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1641  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death 1698  Woodville, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Died 1698  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Person ID I7731  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 

    Father James Badcock,   b. Abt 1612,   d. 12 Jun 1679, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Sarah,   d. Aft 1664 
    Married Abt 1640  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Family ID F2001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Brown,   d. Between 30 Apr 1718 and 4 Feb 1719, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1665  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Babcock,   b. Abt 1669, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F4232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Blacksmith and farmer. "[H]e manufactured iron from bog ore and from black sand gathered upon the seashore." [The Babcock Genealogy]

      Constable of Providence Plantation in 1671. Westerly grand jury, 13 Dec 1687; Selectman, May 1688 and May 1689; Town Councilman 2 Jul 1693 and again in 1696.

      James and his wife Jane are recorded in 1692 as members of the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Newport and Westerly.

      James Babcock (1641-1698) = Jane Brown (d. 1718)
      James Babcock (~1665-~1721) = ?
      Jonathan Babcock (b. 1703) = Elizabeth Larkin (~1702-1784)
      Mary Babcock (b. 1724) = John Casey (1724-1794)
      Sarah Casey (1755-1813) = John Rathbun (1750-1810)
      Phoebe Rathbun (1797-1848) = Jeremiah Phillips (1800-1848)
      Whipple Van Buren Phillips (1833-1904) = Rhoby Alzada Place (1827-1896)
      Sarah Susan Phillips (1857-1921) = Winfield Scott Lovecraft (1853-1898)
      Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937)
      James Babcock (1641-1698) = Jane Brown (d. 1718)
      James Babcock (~1665-~1721) = ?
      Jonathan Babcock (b. 1703) = Elizabeth Larkin (~1702-1784)
      Mary Babcock (b. 1724) = John Casey (1724-1794)
      Sarah Casey (1755-1813) = John Rathbun (1750-1810)
      Sarah Rathbun (1787-1868) = Stephen Place (1783-1849)
      Rhoby Alzada Place (1827-1896) = Whipple Van Buren Phillips (1833-1904)
      Sarah Susan Phillips (1857-1921) = Winfield Scott Lovecraft (1853-1898)
      Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3837] This Old Monmouth of Ours by William S. Hornor. Freehold, New Jersey: Moreau Brothers, 1932.

    2. [S376] Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy.

    3. [S2089] M. S. Lewis, "Book XIV.: John Lewis, Westerly, Rhode Island." Lewis Letter v. 1, nos. 1-12, p. 47.

    4. [S488] The Babcock Genealogy by Stephen Babcock. New York: Eaton & Mains, 1903., year only.

    5. [S679] The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island by John Osborne Austin. Albany, New York; 1887., year only.

    6. [S715] History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from its First Settlement in 1649 to 1900 by Richard Anson Wheeler. New London, Connecticut: Press of the Day Publishing Company, 1900., year only.

    7. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society., says "probably born at Portsmouth".

    8. [S993] Genealogical Record of Nathaniel Babcock, Simeon Main, Isaac Miner, Ezekiel Main by Cyrus H. Brown. Boston: The Everett Press, 1909., year only.

    9. [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., year only.

    10. [S2203] New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence A. Torrey. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015., year only.

    11. [S3763] Babcock and Allied Families by Louis Effingham De Forest. New Haven, Connecticut: De Forest Publishing Co., 1928., year only.

    12. [S488] The Babcock Genealogy by Stephen Babcock. New York: Eaton & Mains, 1903.

    13. [S993] Genealogical Record of Nathaniel Babcock, Simeon Main, Isaac Miner, Ezekiel Main by Cyrus H. Brown. Boston: The Everett Press, 1909.

    14. [S1113] Life History of Elisha Hurt Groves and Lucy Simmons by Murland R. Packer. 1997.

    15. [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.

    16. [S3763] Babcock and Allied Families by Louis Effingham De Forest. New Haven, Connecticut: De Forest Publishing Co., 1928.

    17. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    18. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society., says "Probably in England".

    19. [S2203] New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence A. Torrey. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.