Ancestors of Tim Farr and Descendants of Stephen Farr Sr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Lidlington, Bedfordshire, England


John BLANCHARD-2562 died 1 in 1693 in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. John married 2 (MRIN:1471) Elizabeth HILL-5750 in 1656 in Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BRACKETT, Hannah

Elizabeth HILL-5750 was christened 1 in 1627. She died 2 in 1658/1659. Elizabeth married 3 (MRIN:1471) John BLANCHARD-2562 in 1656 in Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Peter BRIGHAM [Parents]-2940 was born 1 in 1551 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 2 on 15 Oct 1590 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Peter married 3 (MRIN:1472) Everill HESSYE-2565 on 12 Nov 1586 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Everill HESSYE-2565 was buried 1 on 15 Dec 1591 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Everill married 2 (MRIN:1472) Peter BRIGHAM-2940 on 12 Nov 1586 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.


Joseph THOMPSON-2569 died 1 on 13 Oct 1732 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Joseph married 2 (MRIN:1473) Mary DENISON-3498 on 17 Mar 1681 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BRACKETT, Mary

Mary DENISON-3498 was born in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Mary married 1 (MRIN:1473) Joseph THOMPSON-2569 on 17 Mar 1681 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Thomas WALKER 1-5607 was born in BET 1645 AND 55. He died 2 on 7 Aug 1724 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He was buried on 8 Aug 1724 in Walker's Island Cemetery, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. Thomas married 3 (MRIN:1474) Elizabeth WALDO-2571 on 4 Nov 1684 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Elizabeth WALDO 1, 2-2571 was born 3 about 1648 in of Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 4 on 6 Nov 1742 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. Elizabeth married 5 (MRIN:1474) Thomas WALKER-5607 on 4 Nov 1684 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BRACKETT, Josiah

ELIZABETH2 WALDO, the daughter of Cornelius1 and Hannah (Cogswell) Waldo, was born, probably at Ipswich, Massachusetts, circa 1648-.  She died 6 November 1742 at Bristol, at the reported age of 94, having outlived all six of her children. As “Elizabeth Brackett, wife of Josiah” she was dismissed from the Chelmsford church 12 November ~ and admitted to full communion at the Braintree church 31 December 1676. As “Mrs. Walker,” she was received into the Bristol church prior to 25 June 1695. Her will was signed 23 June 1735 and proved 8 April 1743. In it she mentioned son William Walker; daughter Mary, wife of Edward Little; granddaughters Mary and Elizabeth Little, both under eighteen and unmarried; grandchildren John, Thomas, Sarah, Esther, and Elizabeth Bowen, children of daughter Elizabeth Bowen, deceased; granddaughter Jane Walker of Barbados, daughter of son Thomas Walker, deceased; Sarah Little, under eighteen and unmarried, eldest daughter of Edward Little. Elizabeth Walker was judged “non compos mentis” 12 March 1741, and Joseph Russell, gentleman of Bristol, was appointed her guardian.


Edward HUGGINS [Parents]-2689 was christened on 19 Oct 1671 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He was buried on 28 Apr 1728 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Edward married (MRIN:1475) Ann HUGGINS Mrs-2690.

Ann HUGGINS Mrs-2690 was born about 1675 in of Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She was buried on 7 May 1728 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Ann married (MRIN:1475) Edward HUGGINS-2689.

They had the following children.

  M i Edward HUGGINS-2603 was christened on 19 Jul 1696.

Richard BRIGHAM [Parents]-2607 was born 1 in 1557 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 about 1600 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Richard married 3 (MRIN:1476) Elizabeth WRIGHT-2944 on 10 Jun 1589 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
BURLEY, Alison
WILSH, Margaret

Elizabeth WRIGHT-2944 was buried on 30 Jan 1589/1590. Elizabeth married 1 (MRIN:1476) Richard BRIGHAM-2607 on 10 Jun 1589 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Source: "The History of the Brigham Family" 2nd Vol. by Emma Elisabeth Brigham


Richard BRIGHAM [Parents]-2607 was born 1 in 1557 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 about 1600 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Richard married 3 (MRIN:1477) Margaret WILSH-2949 on 14 Nov 1591 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
BURLEY, Alison
WRIGHT, Elizabeth

Margaret WILSH-2949. Margaret married 1 (MRIN:1477) Richard BRIGHAM-2607 on 14 Nov 1591 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Source: "The History of the Brigham Family" 2nd Vol. by Emma Elisabeth Brigham Had two children: Elzabeth and Thomas


Thomas HARRIS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2-2671 was born on 12 Apr 1605 in Deal, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 on 7 Jan 1686 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Thomas married 4 (MRIN:1478) Elizabeth LEATHERLAND-2672 on 20 Apr 1632 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Thomas immigrated 5 on 1 Dec 1630 to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He was a member 6 of Quaker about 1637 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

HARRIS.
Coat of Arms :---Ar. a fess between three Moors heads couped at the shoulders, sa. charged with as many martlets of the field.
Thomas Harris came to New England with his brother, William, and Roger Williams, in the ship Lion (or Lyon), from Bristol, Eng., Dec. 1, 1630, and landed at Salem, Mass. Anne Harris, of Providence, R. I. and Parnill, wife of Thomas Roberts, of Newport, R. I., were their sisters. In July, 1676, William and Thomas Harris asked administration of Town Council of Newport, on estate of Parnill*, widow of Thomas Roberts, they being the only brothers of deceased. According to a written record of Nicholas Harris5, M. D., (who was born in 1749 and whose father Jedediah4 was living while his grandfather, the 2nd Thomas Harris was, and hence, must have heard something of origin of family), his first ancestors in this country, Thomas, and brother William, "came from the town of Deal, in the Island of England." William and Thomas Harris went with Roger Williams from Salem, Mass., to Providence, R. I. (see note), and about Aug.20, 1637, they signed the following compact: "We, whose names are hereunder, desirous to inhabit the town of Providence, do promise to subject ourselves in active or passive obedience to all such orders or agreements as shall be made for public good of the body in an orderly way, by the major assent of the present inhabitants, members of families incorporated together, into a town of fellowship, and such others whom they shall admit unto themselves only in civil things." July 27, 1640, Thomas Harris and thirty-eight others, signed an agreement for a form of government. On Sept. 2, 1650, he was taxed £1. From 1652 to 1663, he was Commissioner; in 1654, Lieutenant; in 1655, Freeman. Bishop's "New England Judged," published in London in 1703, says, "that in July, 1658. After these, came Thomas Harris, from Rhode Island, into your Colony, who, Declaring against your pride and oppression, as he could have liberty to speak in your meeting place at Boston, after the Priest had ended, ‘warning the people of the dreadful, terrible day of the Lord God, which was coming upon that Town and Country, him much unlike to Nineveth, you pulled down and hall'd him by the hair of his head. out of your meeting, and a hand was put on his mouth to keep him from speaking forth, and then had before your Governor and Deputy, with other Magistrates, and committed to prison without warrant or mittimus that he saw, and shut up in a close room, none suffered to come at him, nor to have provisions for his money; and the next day whipped with so cruel stripes, without showing any law that he had broken, tho' he desired it of the jailor, and then shut up again for eleven days more, five of which, he was kept without bread (your jailor not suffering him to have any for his money, and threatened one of the other prisoners very much for bringing him a little water on the day of his sore whipping), and all this because he would not work for the jailor and let him have eight pence in twelve pence of what he should earn," etc., etc.
From 1664 to 1673, Thomas Harris was Deputy to the General Court. 1664 to 1669, member of Town Council. Feb. 19, 1665, he drew lot 7 in division of lands. It fronted on what is now South Main street, Providence, about 122 feet wide and containing nearly five and one-half acres, running back to what is now Hope street. From 1666 to 1675, he was Assistant, and in May, 1667, as surveyor, he laid out the lands, etc. Aug. 14, 1676, he was on a committee that recommended certain conditions, under which Indian captives should be disposed of by the town. They were to be in servitude for a term of years. April 27, 1683, he made the statement, that about 1661, being then a surveyor, he laid out "a three score acre lot for my son Thomas, at Paugachauge Hill, and a 25 acre lot on the south side," etc.
His will was dated June 3, 1686, and proved July 22. Executor, son Thomas; overseers, sons-in-law, Thomas Field and Samuel Whipple.
Sept. 1, 1687, his widow, Elizabeth Harris was taxed 1s. Thomas Harris2, (son of Thomas  and Elizabeth Harris), m. Elnathan Tew, and lived in Providence. Feb. 19, 1665, he had lot 49, in a division of lands. 1671, ‘;79, ‘80, ‘81, ‘82, ‘85, 91, 94, 97. 1702, ‘6, ‘7, 8, ‘10, he was Deputy to the General Court. 1684, ‘85, ‘86, member of Town Council. His will was dated June 31, 1708 and proved April 16, 1711. Executors, his wife Elnathan Tew and son Henry .
On some of the grave stones in the old North Burying Ground, in Providence, R. I., are supposed to be the Harris Coat of Arms three martlets on a shield. William Harris, who caused this coat of arms to be put on his daughter's grave stone in 1723, was son of Thomas2, and b. about 1672 was fifteen years old when Thomas¹  died, and must have had the traditions and acquaintance of the first generation. This coat of arms he had on three other stones erected to his children and it was later put on his own stone, and this was probably adapted from the arms given at the head of this sketch, used by the Harris families of Cheshire and Devonshire.

Thomas1 Harris m. Elizabeth
Thomas2 Harris m. Elnathan Tew.
Nicholas3 Harris m. Anne Hopkins.
Jedediah4 Harris m. Patience Brown.
Nicholas5 Harris m. Phebe Tibbits.
Nicholas Brown6 Harris m. Martha Carmichael.

*prov. Rec. vi., 85.

Note.There is published a volume, Collections of the Rhode Island Historical Society," 1902, devoted entirely to copies of the original letters of the bitter controversy between Roger Williams and William Harris. in which neither had spared invective. Williams calling Harris ‘that prodigy of pride.' who, being an impudent morris dancer in Kent, under the cloak of jests against the bishop, goes into flight to New England, etc." The volume also contains copies of William Harris letters, written in captivity for in returning to England the third time on business, the ship in which be sailed, Unity, was taken, Jan'y 24, 1630, by an Algerine Corsair, and he was sold in Barbary and after more than a year's slavery, was ransomed at a high price.

IMMIGRATION: From Bristol, England on the ship "Lyon"

Elizabeth LEATHERLAND-2672 was born about 1609 in England, United Kingdom. She died about 1687 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Elizabeth married 1 (MRIN:1478) Thomas HARRIS-2671 on 20 Apr 1632 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Birth place is of

They had the following children.

  F i Mary HARRIS-2990 was born in 1639. She died on 14 Dec 1722.
  M ii Thomas HARRIS-2610 was born in 1641. He died on 27 Feb 1711.
  F iii Martha HARRIS-2910 was born about 1643. She died in 1717.

Thomas HARRIS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-2610 was born in 1641 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. He died 2, 3 on 27 Feb 1711 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Thomas married 4, 5 (MRIN:1479) Elnathan TEW-2611 on 3 Nov 1664 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

HARRIS, Thomas, of Pr. Will dated 21 June 1708, he died 27 Feb 1710/1, proved 16 Apr 1711, pgs 192- 194. Mentions: Wife Elnathan Harris. Sons Thomas Harris eldest, Henry Harris, Richard Harris, Nicholas Harris, and William Harris. Daughters Amity Mors, Elnathan Harris, and Mary Harris. Landin Providence Town below the street where my [unnamed] father did dwell. Land of my uncle William Harris. Land of: Solomon Thornton, Gedion Crafferd dec, John Rice, John Rise, Samuel Scarbro, Stephen Williams, John Arnold. Henry Eastens, Richard Clemence, Cornelius Higgins, Peter Places, heirs of Silas Carpenter dec. Witn: James Coggeshall, Henry Tew Jr, Richard Tew.
Printed from Family Archive Viewer CD215 Vital Records: Rhode Island, 1500s-1900s, RI. Genealogical Register, Volume 12, Abstracts Providence Wills, © Genealogy.com, June 24, 2001

[192] Here followeth the Record of the last will and Testament of the deceased Thomas Harris of Providence, who departed this life ffebruary ye 27th 1711.
Know all Persons, That I Thomas Harris of Providence in the Colony of Rhode Jsland & Providence Plantations in New England being through the Mercy of God indifferently in Bodily health & of good Memory Praised bc his Name for Ever; And knowing that it is appoynted for man to dye, I do hereby ordaine Make Constitute & appoynt this to be my last Will & Testament in manner & forme following. Imprimis; I give and bequeath to my Eldest son Thomas Harris that parcell of land where he now dwelleth in said Providence, & bounded south on land in the Possession of Solomon Thornton, west with the River, North on land lately belonging to Gedion Crafferd, deceased; East on land in My owne Possession, which I bought of John Rice (Excepting six acres of land which I do hereby give unto my son Henry Harris which is to be taken out of that said land where there is a pit dig'd for Mine & a small orchard, and said six acres to be & Remaine to said Henry Harris his Heirs & Assignes for Ever; The aforesd land Containing one hundred & forty acres, or be it More, or be it less;
And I give & bequeath to my said son Thomas Harris a devision of land lieing without the seven mile line as it is Now laid out in said Providence & Containing one hundred & fifty acres, or be it More or be it less, And also I give him Twelve acres of land on the west side of the River, westward of his house in said Providence And also I give him the One halfe of My Right of land in the Towne of said Providence below the streete where my ffather did dwell, & it to be the North part; All which Parcells of land to be & remaine to my said son Thomas Harris his Heirs & Assignes for Ever. /
secondly I Give & bequeath to my son Richard Harris sixty acres of land adjoyneing northward on a Percell of land where he now dwelleth which I gave him by deede, as it is Now laid out, & I give him the one halfe of a Right of Cornmonage within the seven mile line that I bought of John Rise; All which Parcells of land to be & Remaine to my said son Richard Harris his Heirs & Assignes for Ever; All said lands here given to my said son Richard Harris being in aforesd Providence.
And likewise I give him & to his Heirs & Assignes forever one Third part of an acre of land in said Providence Towne it being part of my ffathers Orchard: Thirdly, I give & bequeath to my son Nicholas Harris a Parcell of land where he Now dwelleth which I bought of Samuell Scarbro & Stephen Williams Containeing one hundred & fifty acres, be it more or be it less, And also I give him a devision of land without the seven mile line containing one hundred & fifty acres as it is laid out, or be it more or be it less, said Pareells of land being in said Providence; And I give him one third part of an acre of land in Providence Towne it being part of my ffathers Orchard; All which lands to be & Remaine to my said son Nicholas Harris his Heirs & Assignes for ever. ffourthly, I give & bequeath to my son william Harris a Parcell of land in said Providence Towne where he now dwelleth; Bound south on the land of John Arnold, East on the High Way, North on land in the Possession of one Adams, & partly on the west River, west on vndevided land; Containeing twelve acres, be it more or be it less; And also I Give to him one six acre Lott that I bought of My unckle William Harris lieing southward of a Brooke I that Runneth f downe by Henry Estens, Bound west on the Mill River East on the land of Henry Estens South on the undevided land; And also two six acre Lotts lieing in Providence Towne neck, wch [193] which was laid out to me in my owne Right: And likewise I give him Twenty acres of land which was my ffathers Right, lieing westward of Richard Clemenee house which was his ffaters, iiear the head of a little Brooke that Runneth into his land; Also the one halfe of my Right of land in Providence Towne below the streete where my ffathet- did dwell it be the south part: All which said Percells of lands being in said Providence and to be & Remaine to my said son William Harris his Heirs & Assignes forever: ffifthly; I give & bequeath unto my son Henry Harris one percell of land which I bought of Cornelius Higgins lieing at a place Called Sekesocut & hahfe a Right, of land that I bought of John Rice & laid to it, all Containeing one hundred & Thirty acres, be it More or be it less; Also a devision of land without the seven mile line Containeing one hundred & fifty acres as it is Now laid out, be it More or be it less, and a Parcell of Meaddow hieing by the brooke Called Reapers brooke and another Parcell of Meadduw lyeing by the River that Runneth by Peter Places, And also one third part of an acce of land iti Providence Towne it being part of my ffathers Orchard; All which said Parcells of land being in said Providence and to be and Remaine unto my said son Henry Harris his Heirs & Assignes forever: ffurtber More, I give and bequeath unto my said son Henry Harris the one halfe of that land & halfe of the houseing where I now dwell in said Providence, the whole Containing about one hundred & twenty acres, and being bounded South on a high Way, west on the land by me granted to my son Thomas Harris, North on the land of the Heirs of Silas Carpenter deceased, & East on the River; And the other helfe of said land & houseing I give & bequeath to my loveing wife Elnathan Harris during her Naturall life, and said halfe is to be hew of her Thirds or Dower, And after my wife decease all said lands & houseing with all the improvements thereon to be & Rernaine unto my said son Henry Harris his Heirs & Assignes forever: I give and bequeath unto my aforesaid five sons Three Purchase Rights of Comon Equally among them & to their Heirs & Assignes for ever: I give to my daughter Amity Miors Twenty Pounds money, or Other Pay Equivolent. I give to my daughter Elnathan Harris one ffeather bed with all the furniture thereto belonging & one weavers borne with one halfe of all the Tackling that doth thereto belong at my decease, & Twenty Pounds in Money within one yeare after,
And also Amity Legacy is to be paid within one yeare after my decease; I give to my daughter Mary Harris one ffeather bedd & all the furniture thereto belonging & one Weavers borne & the other halfe the Tackling thereto belonging at my decease, and Twenty Pounds Money or other Pay Equivolent withn one yeare after; Lastly, I make my loveing wife Elnathan Harris Executrix & my aforesd son Henry Harris Executor joyntly to this My last Will & Testament. And I Give unto them all my stock of Neat Cattle, horsekind, sheepe and swine, and all my Carts, Ploughs, Chaines & all other Husbandry Tooles, and my Negro man with the vse & improvement of all the Remainder of my household Goods or Moveable Estate; And they to Pay all my just and lawfull debts & Legacyes out of said stock & ProfIts of saidland, And at my wife decease, my said Executor to have the Remainder of my stock, one ffeatberhed, Negro Man & all Carts, Plowes Chaines & Tooles belonging to Husbandry. And the Remainder [194] Remainder of my beding & household goods to be Equally devided amongst my aforesd three daughters.
And I do hereby vtterly disallow, Revoake & annull all and every other Testaments, Wills, Legacyes, bequeaths and Executors by me in any wise before this time named willed & bequeathed, Ratifying & Confirming this & none other to be my last Will & Testament; Jn witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this Twenty first day of June in the Eight yeare of the Reign of our Sovereigne Lady Anne over England &c Queene, And in the yeare of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred & Eight;
Signed & Sealed in the presence of James Coggeshall Henry Tew junr:
Richard Tew./
Thomas Harris

This above written will was signed and sealed by Thomas Harris, and witnessed by James Coggeshall & Henry Tew junr: & Richard Tew, before me on the yeare & day abouesaid; as attests Henry Tew, Asistant
At a Meeting of the Towne Councill of Providence the above written will was Examined & Proved, Aprill the 16th, 1711:
Attests tho: Olney Clerk./
Recorded Aprill ye 25th, 1711: ~ Tho: Olney Clerk./

Elnathan TEW [Parents] [scrapbook]-2611 was born 1 on 15 Oct 1644 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. She died on 11 Jan 1718 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. She was buried 2 on 11 Jan 1718 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Elnathan married 3, 4 (MRIN:1479) Thomas HARRIS-2610 on 3 Nov 1664 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

The New England Tew Family. Source: http://www.redflag.co.uk/family/tewsofne.txt

The New England Tew Family

Richard Tew 1460-1522, son of ? Tew.  Md. ?? Eydon, England

Nicholas 1490-1557 & Anne Tew: Eydon, England: Son of Richard
1. Richard Tew 1525-1565. Md. ??      Son of Nicholas
2. Isabel Tew   15XX-1562
3. Margery Tew  15XX-
4. Mary Tew  15XX-16XX Md. ?

Henry Tew 1560-1591 Md.: ?? Maidford, England: Son of Richard
1. Henry Tew   1580-L1633.  Md. (1) Ellen ? c1585-1612, (2) Dorothy Barefoot. ???
Henry and Ellen Tew, Maidford, England: Son of Henry
1. Richard Tew 1607-1673 .  Md. Mary Clarke dau. of William Clarke of Warwickshire, Eng.
2. Dr. John Tew 1610-1683 of Towcester, England. Md:(1) ANN (2)
3. Elizabeth 1610-
4. William 1611-             (Above research by Alan Tew of London England)

Richard and Mary Clarke Tew
1. Seaborn 1640-        Md. Samuel Billings (2) Owen Higgins
2. Elnathan 1644-1718    Md. Thomas Harris
3. Mary 1647-1688+       Md. Andrew Harris
4. Thomas Tew c1649-1695    (THE PIRATE)         Md.
5. William Tew c1652-        (Founded Providence and Warwick  MD. Rhode Island)
6. Henry Tew 1654-1718 Md. (1) Dorcus _ (?-1694), (2) Sarah Paul

Information from:  Jerome Dean Tew

BURIAL: Death date from tombstone

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas HARRIS-2901 was born on 19 Aug 1665. He died on 1 Nov 1741.
  M ii Richard HARRIS-2878 was born on 14 Nov 1668. He died on 18 Aug 1750.
  M iii Nicholas HARRIS-2902 was born on 15 Apr 1671. He died on 27 Mar 1746.
  M iv William HARRIS-2903 was born on 11 May 1673. He died on 14 Jan 1726.
  M v Henry HARRIS-2904 was born on 10 Nov 1675. He died on 29 Mar 1727.
  F vi Amity HARRIS-2905 was born on 10 Dec 1677. She died on 7 Jul 1732.
  F vii Elnathan HARRIS-2906 was born on 24 Sep 1680. She died in 1749.
  M viii
Job HARRIS-2908 was born 1 on 11 Jan 1681 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. He died in Jan 1689 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
  F ix Mary HARRIS-2911 was born in 1682. She died in 1737.

Richard TEW [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-2673 was born 2 on 15 Feb 1606 in Eydon, Northamtonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 on 20 Mar 1673 in Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Richard married 4, 5 (MRIN:1480) Mary CLARKE-2674 on 21 Oct 1633 in Maidford, Northamtonshire, England, United Kingdom.

Richard was a member 6 of Quaker after 1640 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

Richard returned to England and wrote his will at St. Leonard's Shoreditch, Middlesex, England in 1673. Proved 27 Mar 1674. Mentioned his brother John Tew of Towcester, Northampton, England, "Doctor in Physik" and son Henry Tew of Newport. [McCallum]
RICHARD Tew of Newport in Rhode Island, in New England, yeoman, and now of St. Leonard's Shoreditch, Middlesex, 19 January 1673, proved 27 March 1674. Being desirous to settle my affairs and concerns which I have in old England, my native country, according as I have already done in new England, do hereby declare &c. I give to my brother John Tew of Tossiter (Towcester) in the Couuty of Northampton, Doctor in Physick, twenty shillings to buy him a ring to wear for my sake. The rest of my goods &c. now in old England I give unto my son Henry Tew of Newport in Rhode Island &c. yeoman; whom with my said brother John, I appoint executors; and I appoint my loving friends Edward Wharton of Salem and Joseph Nicholson of the said Rhode Island to be overseers. Bunce, 40.


In 1640, Richard Tew and his wife Mary Clarke. came to New England. his daughter. Seaborn. receiving her name because born on the voyage over. In subsequent years he became a Quaker. and had recorded upon the Friends  Records his children's births. 1642 he lived in Newport. In 1654,  56, ‘57, ‘58, ‘60, ‘63, he xvas Commissioner. In 1655, Freeman. In 1657, ‘62, ‘63, ‘66, ‘67, he was Assistant. In 1661, he was on a committee to receive contributions for the agents in England, (Roger Williams and John Clarke). In 1661. he is named in the Royal Charter, granted Rhode Island by Charles II. In 1663, ‘64, ‘65, he was Deputy to the General Court. In 1667, he was on a committee appointed in the matter of Prison and Pound. In 1671, he was member of a special court to try two Indians. A tradition of the family relates that he Wed in London, in 1673, where he had gone to look after some property. His widow, Mary Clarke, died about 1687. His will was proved March 27, 1674. Executors : Son, Henry Tew, of Newport, and brother, John Tew. He calls himself of Newport in Rhode Island in New England, Yeoman, and now of St.Leonards, Shoreditch, Middlesex, Eng. "Being desirous to settle my affairs and concerns which I have in Old England, my native country, according as I have already done in New England, etc. To brother John Tew, of Towcester, Co. of Northampton, doctor of physick, 20S. to buy him a ring to wear for my sake. Rest of goods in Old England to my son Henry, of Newport, in Rhode Island, etc.

Children of Richard and Mary (Clarke) Tew were:
Seaborn, b. June 4, 1640.
Elnathan, b. Oct. 15, 1644, d. Jan 11, 1718.
Mary, b. Aug. 12, 1647, d. . . . 1688.
Henry, b. . . . 1654, was Deputy Governor of Rhode Island in 1714, and d. April 26, 1718.
The Tew coat of arms is in the North Burying Ground, Prov., R. I., on a stone to Lydia, wife of Paul Tew, grandson of Richard. She died Aug. 30. 1751.

Mary CLARKE [Parents] [scrapbook]-2674 was born in 1618 in of Prior, Hardwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. She died 1 in 1687. Mary married 2, 3 (MRIN:1480) Richard TEW-2673 on 21 Oct 1633 in Maidford, Northamtonshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  M i
William TEW-3758 was born 1 in 1634 in Maidford, Northamtonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 in 1652 in United States.
  M ii
John TEW-3759 was born 1 in 1636 in Maidford, Northamtonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 in 1651 in United States.
  M iii
Richard TEW-3760 was born 1 in 1638 in Maidford, Northamtonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 in 1660 in United States.
  F iv
Seaborn TEW-3761 was born 1 in 1640 in Atlantic Ocean.
  F v Elnathan TEW-2611 was born on 15 Oct 1644. She died on 11 Jan 1718.
  F vi Mary TEW-5279 was born on 12 Aug 1647.
  M vii Henry TEW-5280 was born in 1654. He died on 26 Apr 1718.

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