Saturday, August 13, 2016

Surname Saturday -- DANIELS (England to colonial Rhode Island)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  

I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1453, who is Sarah DANIELS (1654-????) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through one generation of this DANIELS family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

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 E. White (1848-1913)

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

44.  Jonathan White (1805-1850)
45.  Miranda Wade (1804-1850)

90.  Simon Wade (1767-1857)
91.  Phebe Horton (1772-1820)

180.  Simon Wade (1731-1800)
181.  Deborah Tracy (1731-1800)

362.  John Tracy (1695-1751)
363.  Mary Hawkins (1710-1767)

726.  William Hawkins (1676-1744)
727.  Mary LNU (1688-????)

1452.  John Hawkins, born about 1643 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States; died 1727 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.  He was the son of 2904. William Hawkins and 2905. Margaret Harwood.  He married before 1674 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
1453.  Sarah Daniels, born about 1654 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Children of John Hawkins and Sarah Daniels are:
*  William Hawkins (1676-1744), married 1710 Mary LNU (1688-????)
*  Elizabeth Hawkins (1678-????), married 1699 Joseph Smith.
*  Edward Hawkins (1680-1741), married Lydia.
*  Mary Hawkins (1681-1735), married 1705 Hosannah Brown (1680-1769).
*  Sarah Hawkins (1685-1727), married 1708 Richard Evans (1680-1726).
*  Lydia Hawkins (1690-1739), married 1713 Elisha Knowlton (1678-1757).
*  Abigail Hawkins (1695-????), married Jonathan Salisbury.
*  Pateince Hawkins (1698-????), married (1) 1692 Joseph Smith (1692-1778); (2) 1718 Benjamin Spencer.
*  Phebe Hawkins (1700-????), married 1721 Richard Clemence (1698-1789).

I don't have any ideas who the parents of Sarah Daniels are.  I could find no records for her birth or marriage in New England.  There are many family trees on with her name and birth year and marriage to William Hawkins, but there are no parents names.  There are no parents shown on the FamilySearch Family Tree.

Sarah Daniels (??) is a complete mystery to me!  I have no clue where I found her surname.


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1 comment:

Janice Harshbarger said...

This is pretty late to be responding, but...I've just been reading "The House Lotts of the Early Settlers of the Providence Plantations, with Notes and Plats" by Charles Wyman Hopkins. It mentions an Alice Daniels, widow, who later married John Greene Sr. as his second wife. I don't know how long she was a widow but she received land in Providence the second year of the Plantation, so before 1640. She was married by 1657, when John Greene sold the land. I don't know whether Alice is Sarah's mother, or sister in law, or what, but it's a connection worth checking out, I think.