John Irish

Male Abt 1641 - 1717  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name John Irish  [1
    Born Abt 1641  Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Book Reference 5  
    Will John's will was recorded at Taunton; Probate book 3, p. 387, made 9 Nov. 1715 and proved 20 March, 1717:

    "Son David and my wife to be executors; to wife part this part of the great lot I now dwell upon and one half the housing that is to say from the great highway [i.e. West Main Rd.] from the sea for her life. To sons David, Johnathan and John Irish, all my rights to the 16th and 17th great lots [this refers to LC]. To son Jedediah all my lands in Middleborough and meadow at Sampson's brook in Plymouth. To wife land in Duxbury that was formerly my father's which I have been wronged and abused about. Pray take my meaning. To four daughters 20 pounds each, Elizabeth, Sarah, Content and Mary. To daughter Joanna 6 shillings. The 17th great lot to my son Johnathan to have 30 acres and my son John to have the rest. To daughter Hannah Talbee 10 sheep. To son Johnathan the west end at waterside and east to brook where spring is. To son John Irish the rest of the land to the highway and rest of his lot on the east of the highway until it meets David's 10 acres. If it please God take me away from the cross upon the ground it shall be at my wife's disposal for the good of the family . " 
    Died 21 Feb 1717  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Irish farm, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From: W. L. Irish - He was a carpenter. He moved to Little Compton, Newport Co., RI about 1673. Was appointed Constable 7-5-1678, the oath of office being administered by Capt. Benjamin Church. He was a surveyor of highways in Little Compton, Newport Co., RI in 1683. He and John Woodman bought of Joseph Wait, a piece of salt marsh for 34# on 1-7-1691; buried in Lot #16 on the old IRISH farm, across the road from the old Friend's Meeting House at Little Compton, Rhode Island.
    • From: Joe Travis - Wonder who 'daughter Hannah Talbee' is?
    Person ID I00036  Irish
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2010 

    Father John Irish,   b. Abt 1617, Barrow, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1677, Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Risley,   b. Abt 1619, Clovedon, Sommerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1687, Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1638  Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth (Savory) Thurston,   b. 1654, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1707, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1672 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Irish,   b. 1674, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1740  (Age 66 years)
    +2. David Irish,   b. Feb 1674, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1748, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
    +3. Johnathan Irish,   b. 6 Jun 1678, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1732, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +4. Joanna Irish,   b. 6 Jun 1681, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Sarah Irish,   b. Jan 1683, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1739  (Age ~ 56 years)
     6. Priscilla Irish,   b. 30 Apr 1686, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1715  (Age < 28 years)
    +7. Jedediah Irish,   b. 7 Oct 1688, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1758, Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +8. Content Irish,   b. 3 Sep 1691, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1751, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     9. Mary Irish,   b. 9 Apr 1695, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. John Irish,   b. 1 May 1699, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1773, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Documents
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Family ID F0032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Priscilla Southworth,   b. 1645,   d. 11 Jun 1722  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 May 1708  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From: Linc Haymaker 2-1-2011
      Why is Priscilla listed as a Church in the Vital Records?
    Documents
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F0019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1641 - Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 May 1708 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1717 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Irish farm, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Genealogical dictionary of RI page 110
    Genealogical dictionary of RI page 110
    Irish Family contained in: Genealogical dictionary of RI page 110
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton births and deaths
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton births and deaths

    Headstones
    John Irish 1641-1717
    John Irish 1641-1717

    Histories
    Page 1 - The Irish Family
    Page 1 - The Irish Family
    Little Compton Families
    by: Benjamin Franklin Wilbour
    Keeler-Wood Genealogy - Pages 379-388
    Keeler-Wood Genealogy - Pages 379-388
    Descendant chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S007136] Descendants of John Irish 1629-1963, Willis L. Irish.