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Francis John West and Susanna Soule
Francis John West
Born in (1630-S1)(1640-S1) in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
The will of Francis Wast/West of North Kingstown, Rhode Island (badly worn) mentions two eldest sons Peter Wast (under twenty) and (), wife Sarah, eldest daughters Susannah Wast, Sarah Wast, & Mary Wast (all under 18). (S3).
Oath of Witnesses to the will, 13 October 17(24): Samuel Jones, John Jones & Margaret Jones. (S3).
Inventory taken 27 October 1724, by William Spencer, John Vaughan, Samuel Casey. (S3).
He died on (6 September 1687-S?) in North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island.
Will probated on 10 November 1724. Widow Sarah Wast appointed Administrix. (S3).
Release (no date) of eldest son Peter Wast...of his own right in two pa(rcesl of la)nd which his fater dyed intestate of unt(o his b)rothers Francis & Thomas Wast & theire heires provide(d he ha)ve what his father has given him in his li(fetime). (S3).
Born in 1642 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; daughter of George Soule, the Mayflower passenger. (S1).
She died in 1684 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
CHILDREN of Francis John West and Susanna Soule:
- Francis West. Born before 1685. Died before 13 October 1724, witness sworn) Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island.
- Peter West.
- William West. Born 31 May 1681 North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island. (Vital Records 1, 30).
- Thomas West. Born 18 September 1684.(Vital Records 1:1:110).
- Clement West. Born 18 September 1684.(Vital Records 1:30). Married Sarah. (Charlestown, Rhode Island Vital Records). Of North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
- Richard West.
- John West.
- Martha West. Born (in 1675)(about 1676) in Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island.
She was not the Martha West who married William Wheeler.
Martha West, daughter of Francis John West and Susanna soule married (1) John Card on 4 March 1702-1703 (Arnold VR, 5:1:12). (S3).
James Card's estate was probated in March 1704-1705. Widow Martha Card was appointed administrix.
Rhode Island agents to Martha Card et al., 3 June 1709, Agents of the Colony of Rhode Island sold certain vacant lands in the Narraganset Country to several Inhabitants of Kingstown, including Martha Card. (North Kingstown Rhode Island Deeds 1:56). (S3).
Martha married (2) Jeremiah Fones in November 1710 in Jamestown, Rhode Island. (Rhode Island Vital Records). (S3).
Jeremiah Fones of Jamestown, Rhode Island to Clement West of Kingstown, Rhode Island (North Kingstown, Rhode Island Deeds 4:218): ...1720-1721, Jeremiah Fones & wf Martha, for 11 pounds sold to Clement West...69 acres in Kingstown...bounded by land of Daniel Bly, ()ad Fones, Joseph Northup & John Austin. Witnesses: (Rober)t Hall, (Abigai)l Hall. (S3).
Jeremiah Fones of Jamestown, Rhode Island to James Card of same. (North Kingstown, Rhode Island Deeds 4:219): ...17 Jan. 1720-1721, Jeremiah Fones & wf Martha...in consideration of the Great Love and Affection which we do bare unto our Son James Card have given...69 acres in Kingstown...bounded by land of Clement West & Northup. Witnesses: Robert Hall, Abigail Hall. Rec. () Jan. 1720-1721. (S3).
Jeremiah Fones died 29 April 1747, in his 84th year. Martha, wife of Jeremiah Fones, died 2 December 1764, in her 88th year. She was buried in the Chesnut Hill Cemetery, Exeter, Rhode Island.
- Susannah West. Will written 21 September 1755; probated 4 April 1758.
- [S1]. Family Files. Ancestry.com