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James Babcock

Male Abt 1641 - 1698  (~ 57 years)


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  1. 1.  James Babcock was born about 1641 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island (son of James Badcock and Sarah); died in 1698 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1698, Woodville, Washington, Rhode Island

    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)

    James married Jane Brown about 1665 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island. Jane (daughter of Nicholas Brown) died between 30 Apr 1718 and 4 Feb 1719 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Sarah Babcock was born about 1669 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island; died in 1740 in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James Badcock was born about 1612; died on 12 Jun 1679 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 12 Jun 1679, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
    • Alternate death: 12 Jun 1679, Stonington, New London, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: Aft 12 Jun 1679, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island

    Notes:

    Also called James Babcock.

    First appears in Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1642; came to Westerly with his family in March 1662. One of the initial freemen of Westerly. He was a blacksmith and a gunsmith.

    "In 1678 he was baptized by Elder William Hiscox and he joined the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Newport and Westerly." [Ancestral Lines, Third Edition, citation details below.]

    James married Sarah about 1640 in England. Sarah died after 1664. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sarah died after 1664.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1665

    Children:
    1. 1. James Babcock was born about 1641 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; died in 1698 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.
    2. John Badcock was born about 1644 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; died before 6 Jan 1685 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.
    3. Job Badcock was born about 1646 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; died between 26 Mar 1715 and 7 Apr 1718 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.
    4. Mary Badcock was born about 1655 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; died in 1747 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.