POTTER, George
POTTER, Martha


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HAZARD, Thomas

POTTER, Martha 1

  • Born: 1612, Portsmouth, Washington, Rhode Island
  • Marriage: HAZARD, Thomas about 1632 in Portsmouth, Washington, Rhode Island
  • Died: 1669, Newport, Rhode Island at age 57


Martha married Thomas HAZARD, son of Thomas HAZARD and Margarit PAWMER, about 1632 in Portsmouth, Washington, Rhode Island. (Thomas HAZARD was born in 1609-1610 in Wales and died in 1668-1669 in Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island.)



1 Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Before 1692 (Online version, Nov 2000). Surety: 4. THOMAS, Boston 1635, ship carpenter, freem. 25 May 1636, rem. in few yrs. to R. I. signed the cov. of citiz. 24 Jan. 1639, and is on the list of 1655, but in 1656 was at Newtown, L. I. Thence he soon came back to Portsmouth, R. I. there d. 1669. His will of that date names w. Martha; ds. Elizabeth w. of George Laighton; Hannah, w. of Stephen Wilcox of Misquamacuck, that pt. of the Narraganset now Westerly; and Martha, w. of Ichabod Potter of Portsmouth, beside s. Robert, and gr.s. Thomas Hazard. Tradit. in the fam. is, that he came from Wales, bring. s. Robert, a. 4 yrs. old. Six of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Brown Univ. and of two gr. at N. J. one was Ebenezer, the assiduous antiquary, who d. at Philad. 1817, aged 73. Hist. Coll. of R. I. III. 312.

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