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Edward Church (1706 - 1762)

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Edward Church
Born in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Islandmap
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Husband of — married in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island,map
Husband of — married in Rhode Islandmap
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Died in Falmouth, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol.1 &2 Mayflower Births and Deaths,

Name: Edward Church
Birth Date: 22 Feb 1706
Death Date: Aug 1761
Relationship: Child
Father: John Church
Mother: Rebecca
Household Members: Name Relation
John Church Self (Head)
Rebecca Wife
William Church Child
John Church Child
Mary Church Child
Elizabeth Church Child
Benjamin Church Child
Rebecca Church Child
Edward Church Child
Sarah Church Child
Source Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data: Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Births and Deaths: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Volumes 1 & 2. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1992.


@N2106@ NOTEEdward's father, Edward was a grantee at Falmouth, NS at the founding of that township in 1761; Grace Shaw, the 1st wife of Edward was a sister of Peter Shaw who was also one of the original grantees at Falmouth, NS in 1761; Richard Church of Hingham, Mass and Little Compton, RI died in 1668, his wife was Elizabeth Warren dau. of Richard Warren who came to America in 1620 as one of the passengers of the Mayflower; Edward Church (1745 - 1801) was one of the original grantees at Newport Township in the Crown grant dated 21 July 1761, He drew Newport Farm lot B 2nd Div. No. 1 jointly with Jonathan Card on 18 Feb, 1762; it is not known whether he lived on his Newport properties since he became a tenant farmer of a 124 acre farm atWindsor, NS on 31 Dec. 1766, a farm which had been purchased by Michael Francklin (Lt.-Gov. of Nova Scotia) in 1765 from Isaac Deschamps; in 1784 Edward and Henry Scott jointly bought a large part of the remaining grant land of Joshua Mauger in Windsor, NS part of which became the Tetreat Farm; on 25 Oct 1798 Edward Church bought Retreat Farm at auction from Henry Scott's estate; Edward Church was listed in the 1794 Windsor assessment as a farmer having 7 cows, 6oxen, 4 horses and 40 sheep and paid 6 shillings and 11 pence; Edward had sold his Newport properties before 1772; Edward's will was provenat Windsor, NS on 5 Oct. 1802 (HCFP 62A)


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