Martha Nelson

Female Abt 1677 - 1760  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Martha Nelson  [1
    Born Abt 1677  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Book Reference 22  
    Died 15 Feb 1760 
    Notes 
    • From: W. L. Irish - Her Will was dated 1-20- 1759 and proved 4-1-1760.
    • The will of Martha Irish page 271.
      Martha Irish of Little Compton widow June 20 1759.
      To son John Irish of Little Compton farming utensils, loom and all tackling.
      To son William Irish of Rochester.
      To daughters Priscilla Hiller, Content Gifford all house hold good.
      To grandson Thos Irish all things I lent to him to
      keep house with and also my trammell.
      To son in law Joseph Gifford my of Dartmouth to be executor.
      Witnesses Martha X Irish her mark
      Henry Wood
      Peleg Wood Proved April 1, 1760.
      Fobe s Little
    Person ID I01730  Irish
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2008 

    Family 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) 
    Married 4 Jan 1698/99  Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Irish,   b. 7 Oct 1699, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Quaker Meeting House Burial Ground, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. David Irish,   b. 9 Jan 1702/03, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Priscilla Irish,   b. 18 Sep 1705, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1788, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. John Irish,   b. 22 Feb 1707/08, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1782  (Age 73 years)
    +5. Johathan Irish,   b. 6 Jan 1709/10, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1746  (Age < 35 years)
    +6. Ruth Irish,   b. 5 Mar 1711/12, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. William Irish,   b. 04 May 1714, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Content Irish,   b. 3 Sep 1718, 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 23 May 2010 
    Family ID F0884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1677 - Little Compton, Newport Co., RI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1698/99 - 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

  • 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.