John PEABODY born circa 1612 probably England, early in Newport RI, died 1687 buried Middletown RI Peabody Lot
Spouse: (1) Dorothy TOOLEY / TULLY / TULLEY married by 1655 per Torrey, (2) Mary widow of James Rogers circa 1677 per Torrey
Children: John; Mary married Wood; Hannah married Reed; Elizabeth married Benjamin Davol; Deborah married Moon; Anna married Jabez Cottrell; Jane
Anna PEABODY born c. 1642 RI
Spouse: Nicholas COTTRELL
Elizabeth COTTRELL born c. 1670 Portsmouth Rockingham NH, died 1/12/1709
Spouse: Caleb PENDLETON born 8/8/1669 Portsmouth NH, died 3/19/1746 Westerly Kings RI; married 1689 Springfield ME
Children: James; Sarah born 7/23/1693 died after 1746 married Seth Lanphere; Hannah born 7/7/1695; Caleb baptized 6/6/1697 at Stonington died 1740 Colchester, married Mary Randall, she married 2nd Stephen Stark; Abigail born 1716; Brian baptized 6/15/1701 Stonington CT removed to Dutchess Co NY, married Anna Wilcox; Elizabeth baptized 6/25/1699 married Jonathan Brown; Ann baptized 8/22/1703 Stonington CT married Samuel Babcock; Read born c. 1705 married John Saunders; Susannah born c. 1707 married Stephen Wilcox; Ruth born c. 1709 died 1787 married Benoni Smith and Benjamin Wilbur
See "Brian Pendleton & His Descendants 1599"
(Peabody Paybody, Pabody, Pabodie) Genealogy: THE NEWPORT PEABODY FAMILY J John Peabody born about 1612 presumably in England came early to Newport, Rhode Island. Bought land there in the year 1649. He married first Dorothy Tooley; he married second about 1677 Mary, widow of James Rogers, she died in 1678, he died in 1687. The fact that he had cattle at Little Compton after William Pabody had removed thither may indicate that they were kinsmen. The fact of his having cows at Dartmouth may show that he had business at various points. WILL AND INVENTORY OF JOHN PABODY LATE OF NEWPORT IN RHOAD ISLAND: John Peabody Seniour aged about seaventy five yeares of age being sick and weake but in perfect memory for the setling of my Temporal estate in Ordr Doe make this my Last will and Testimony in manner and forme following. Item I give unto my beloved son John Peabody All my Lands and houseing situate and lying in the Precincts of the Towne of Newport in the Collony of Rhoad Island and butted and bounded according to the severall Deeds. Respecting the severall parcells of Land vizt One parcell of Land Containing about Twenty foure acres formerly bought of Mr Thomas Ward. Allsoe about twenty acres of Nathaniel West. alsoe about Twelve acres of William Withington. Alsoe about Six acres of Mr Edward Smith. Obadiah Holmes. William Davell. James Man. Alsoe one parcell about one acre and a halfe of land and one Dwelling house and one orchard bought of Jonathan Davell with all and singular the meadows pastures Outhousing hovills Orchards According to the respective bounds of every severall Deed. Item I give unto my Beloved Sonne John Pabody One paire of Oxen Together with all the Tackling Carts Ploughs Chaines whatsoever. Item I give unto my son John One Negar boy called by the name of Thomas Honyball for Twelve yeares Terme But if he have occasion to sell him hee shall not sell him for above twelve yeares as before mentioned from the day of the Date hereof. Item I give unto my Six Daughters 24 pounds in New England silver money to be equally Divided betweene them. To Mary Wood foure pounds Likewise to the rest Hannah Reed, Elizabeth Davell, Deborah Moone, An Catrill, Jane Smith; and alsoe unto my grand children tenn shillings a peece in silver money that are now borne att the Day of the date hereof. All web money is to be paid by my Executor hereafter mentioned within months after my Decease. Item I Doe hereby appoint my sonne Jn Pabody to be my Executor to pforme this my Last will and Testimony in manner and forme before expressed. Alsoe I Doe Appoynt M James Barker Senr and his sonne James to be my Overseers to see this my Last will and Testimony bee pformed to the manner and forme before menconed and for their care & paynes I Doe freely allow Mr James Barker and his son James Barker the Overseers ffive Shillings in silver money Which money is to be paid by the Executor and In Testimony whereof that this my Last will and Testimony whereunto I have Sett my hand and seale this 22th of March In the yeare of our Lord and Saviour 168f in the third yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne. Signed Sealed and Delivered in y the marke of prsence of John IP Pabody /s/ Nathaniel Holmes, Peter Taylor, The Inventory taken April 18 1687 shows cash in a bag 36£ 10s, a good supply of household effects, tools, cattle, etc. the negro referred to in the will appraised at 18s; alsoe we are Informed say the appraisers y there is 3 Cows at Dartmouth and the i of two year old Cattle at Little Compton. Total valuation i 3 4 Proved at Boston before Gov Andros June 22 1687 and recorded in Suffolk County. Children as indicated in the will 2 i John 3 b about 1655. ii Mary m Wood. iii Hannah m Reed s. iv Elizabeth m Benjamin Davol. v Deborah m Moon. vi Anna m Jabez Cottrell. vii Jane m March 16 1683 Jonathan Smith. Note: The history of the Peabody Family in Newport RI passes through a somewhat hazy period after the death of John, the immigrant. The following traditional records mingled with a few points of public record may be printed for what they are worth. John Peabody married a Miss Benton.
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