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Richard Borden

Male Bef 1596 - 1671  (> 75 years)


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  • Name Richard Borden  [1
    Born Bef 2 Feb 1596  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 2 Feb 1596  Headcorn, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died 25 May 1671  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Society of Friends Burial Ground, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I20227  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of FW, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2021 

    Father Matthew Borden,   b. Abt 30 Sep 1563,   d. Between 26 Sep 1620 and 4 Oct 1620, Headcorn, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Joan,   d. Aft 26 Sep 1620 
    Family ID F12517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Fowle,   b. Abt 1604,   d. 15 Jul 1688, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1625  Headcorn, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Mary Borden,   b. Bef 13 Jan 1633,   d. 23 Dec 1690, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
    +2. Matthew Borden,   b. May 1638, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1708, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F12515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He inherited from his father land in Headcorn, but in 1628 he moved to Cranbrook, where his wife had relatives. He emigrated from Cranbrook to New England in 1627/28, settling at Portsmouth, where he was a surveyor and held a variety of public offices.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2354] Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: A genealogy of Thomas Cooke, alias Butcher of Netherbury, Dorsetshire, England, who came to Taunton, Massachusetts in 1637 and settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1643 by Jane Fletcher Fiske. Boxford, Massachusetts, 1987.

    2. [S1835] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England: The Bordens of Headcorn, Kent." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 84:70, 84:225, 1930.

    3. [S5881] Ancestral Lines, Fourth Edition: 232 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2015.