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Rachel Comstock

Rachel Comstock

Female 1711 - 1816  (104 years)

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  • Name Rachel Comstock 
    Born 14 Dec 1711  , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Jun 1816  , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I94325  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2013 

    Father Hazadiah Comstock,   b. 16 Apr 1682, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1764  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Catherine Pray,   d. 27 Nov 1728 
    Family ID F14350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anthony Steere,   b. 14 Dec 1716, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1802, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 May 1746  , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Enoch Steere,   b. 10 Jun 1748, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Rachel Steere,   b. 3 Jan 1756, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Catherine Steere,   d. 4 Apr 1827
    Family ID F20081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Dec 1711 - , , Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1746 - , , Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1816 - , , Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VI (1904):
      MOWRY, Daniel, delegate, was born in Smithfield, R.I., Aug. 28, 1729; son of Capt. Daniel and Mary (Steere) Mowry; grandson of Capt. Joseph and Alice (Whipple) Mowry and of Thomas and Catherine Steere; great-grandson of Nathaniel and Johannah (Inman) Mowry; great2-grandson of Roger and Mary (Johnson) Mowry, who came from England to Boston in 1631 and whose son Nathaniel settled in Providence, R.I., in 1666. Daniel was brought up on his father's farm and learned the cooper's trade. He represented Smithfield and Glocester in the general assembly of Rhode Island, 1766-76; took an active part in pre-Revolutionary movements and served on many important committees of the Rhode Island Colonial assembly; was one of the census takers, 1774 and 1776; a member of the committee to supervise the erection of forts, 1776; judge of the court of common pleas, 1776-81; a member of the enrollment committee, 1777, and that on appraising taxable property, 1779. He was one of four delegates from Rhode Island to the Continental congress, 1781-82, serving for six months with Senator Varnum. He was also clerk of the town of Smithfield for twenty years. He was thrice married: first, Aug. 27, 1749, to Anne, daughter of Richard and Anne Philips, who died Sept. 13, 1753; secondly, Aug. 19, 1756, to Nancy, widow of Thomas Arnold, and thirdly to Catherine {94085}, daughter of Anthony and Rachel Steere, who died, April 4, 1827. He died in Smithfield, R.I., July 6, 1806.
      Also cites James Pierce Root, Steere Genealogy: a record of the descendants of John Steere who settled in Providence, Rhode Island about the year 1660..., (1890)

      !SOURCE: "Direct Descendants of Anthony Steere," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 3 Jul 2013. Confirms information submitted previously.


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