Saturday, January 11, 2014

Surname Saturday - WEEDEN (England to colonial Rhode Island)

t's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am in the 7th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor  #759 who is Mary WEEDEN (1673-1743) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 7th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through four generations in this WEEDEN family line is:

1.  Randall J. Seaver (1943-living)

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)


10.  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917)
11.  Julia White (1848-1913)

22.  Henry Arnold White (1824-1885)
23.  Amy Frances Oatley (1826-1864)

46.  Jonathan Oatley (1790-1872)
47.  Amy Champlin (1798-1865)

94.  Joseph Champlin (1758-1850)
93.  Nancy Kenyon (1765-????)

188.  Elijah Champlin (1730-1779)
189.  Phoebe Card (1730-1787)

378.  Job Card (1690-1760)
379.  Judith Greenman (1694-1786)


758.  Thomas Greenman, born 1669 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died before 14 October 1728 in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.  He was the son of 1516. Edward Greenman and 1517. Mary.  He married before 1690 in Rhode Island, United States.
759.  Mary Weeden, born about 1673 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States; died before 08 August 1743 in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

Children of Thomas Greenman and Mary Weeden are:
*  Sylvanus Greenman (1690-1763), married 1721 Sarah Clarke (1692-1801).
*  Silas Greenman (1690-1778), married 1727 Anna Babcock (1701-1731).
*  Judith Greenman (1694-1786), married 1718 Job Card (1690-1760).

1518.  William Weeden, born about 1647 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died after 20 April 1718 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He married before 1673 in Rhode Island, United States.
1519.  Sarah Peckham, born about 1653 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States; died 23 April 1724 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.  She was the daughter of 3038. John Peckham and 3039. Eleanor Weaver.

Child of William Weeden and Sarah Peckham is:
*  Mary Weeden (1673-1743), married 1690 Thomas Greenman (1669-1728).

3036.  William Weeden, born before 30 May 1619 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England; died before 29 November 1676 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He married before 1645 in Rhode Island, United States.
3037.  Abigail Bailey, born about 1623 in England.

Children of William Weeden and Abigail Bailey are:
*  James Weeden (1645-1711), married Mary (1649-1725).
*  William Weeden (1647-1718), married 1673 Sarah Peckham (1653-1724).
*  Philip Weeden (1649-1727), married Ann Sisson (1672-????).
*  John Weeden (1651-1710), married 1686 Jane Underwood (1669-1736).
*  Jeremiah Weeden (1653-1756), married 1688 Mary Clarke (1668-1726).
*  Hannah Weeden (1655-1722), married (1) 1672 William Clarke (1647-1683); (2) 1689 Thomas Peckham (1639-1709); (3) 1710 Joseph Clarke (1643-1727).
*  Joseph Weeden (1657-1745), married Hannah Davol (1675-1744).
*  Thomas Weeden (1659-1718), married Grace (1663-????).
*  Phoebe Weeden (1681-1745), married 1678 William Peckham (1647-1734).

6072.  James Weeden, born before 30 July 1585 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England; died before 17 December 1673 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  He was the son of 12144. Richard Weeden and 12145. Joan Turner.  He married 11 September 1615 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.
6073.  Phillipa Cocke, born before 14 January 1588 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England; died before 1650 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.  She was the daughter of 12146. William Cocke and 12147. Joan.

Children of James Weeden and Phillipa Cocke are:
*  John Weeden (1616-????).
*  William Weeden (1619-1676), married 1645 Abigail Bailey (1623-????).
*  Alice Weeden (1621-1629).
*  James Weeden (1625-1702).
*  Anna Weeden (1627-????)
*  Martha Weeden (1632-????).

Information about these families was obtained from:

*  Elizabeth French Bartlett, "Genealogical Research in England: Weeden," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 76, Number 2 (April 1922).

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Copyright (c) 2014, Randall J. Seaver


1 comment:

Heather Wilkinson Rojo said...

I know several WEEDENs in Rhode Island today. Do you know Paul Weeden, head of the Pokanoket tribe of the Wampanoag nation? Do any of your lines also lead back to Native Americans?