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  • Name Content Irish  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 3 Sep 1691  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Book Reference 34  
    Died 10 Jun 1751  Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The will of Content Wilbur made May 20, 1751, proved June 10, 1751, named son, John Lawton; daughter, Elizabeth Taylor; granddaughter, Priscilla Sherman; son, Benjamin Wilbur; daughter, Content Wilbur; daughter, Rebecca Hale.
    Notes 
    • The book does not show any children from the marriage of William and Content, but found some on the internet at:
      The Child Israel Shaw b. April 09, 1715 confilcts (7 months) in birthdate of Contents next child Rebecca Lawton b. October 19, 1715
    Person ID I01636  Irish
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2011 

    Father John Irish,   b. Abt 1641, Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1717, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother 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 
    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 1 William Shaw,   b. 7 Nov 1690, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1767  (Age < 76 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1710  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Shaw,   b. 9 Jan 1711/12, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William Shaw,   b. 1 Jan 1713/14, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Israel Shaw,   b. 9 Apr 1715, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton marriages
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F0886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph Lawton,   b. Abt 1682, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1726, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1714/15  Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Rebecca Lawton,   b. 19 Oct 1715, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740  (Age 24 years)
     2. David Lawton,   b. 21 May 1718, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Priscilla Lawton,   b. 10 Jun 1721, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Lawton,   b. 4 Oct 1723, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. John Lawton,   b. 28 Feb 1724/25, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Portsmouth marriages - Irish
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Portsmouth marriages - Irish
    Family ID F0887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William Wilbore,   b. 06 Oct 1703, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Sep 1728  Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Wilbore,   b. 29 Jan 1731, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Benjamin Wilbore,   b. 04 Nov 1734, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Content Wilbore,   b. 11 Jan 1736, Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F5548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Sep 1691 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1710 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1714/15 - Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1728 - Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1751 - Portsmouth, 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
    The Descendants of Thomas Lawton - Page 1-7
    The Descendants of Thomas Lawton - Page 1-7
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton births and deaths
    Vital Record of RI Vol IV - Little Compton births and deaths

    Histories
    Page 2 - The Irish Family
    Page 2 - The Irish Family
    Little Compton Families
    by: Benjamin Franklin Wilbour

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

    2. [S137110] Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island - page 110, John Osborne Austin, (Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. Baltimore), 110.

    3. [S137111] The Wildbores in America, John Reid Wilbor and Benjamin Franklin Wilbore, (George W. King Printing Co. Baltimore, MD), 1_53.
      D-182

    4. [S126942] The Descendants of Thomas Lawton, Elva Lawton, (Self Published), 7.