Nathaniel Searle of Little Compton, weaver, wrote his will 03 October 1744 and it was presented on 03 April 1750. In it, he named his wife Sarah; son Nathaniel as executor to have all his housing; and daughters Deborah Pearce and Sarah Dring.
She died in Little Compton, Rhode Island in her 92nd year January 19, 1769/70, and her gravestone still stands in the Old Commons Burial Ground in Little Compton.
In memory of Sarah, the wife of Mr. Nathaniel Searle, who died Jan. 19th, 1769, in ye 92nd year of her age.
Sarah Rogers the daughter of John Rogers and Elizabeth his wife was borne May 4: 1677
↑ 2.02.12.22.3Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume Nineteen: Thomas Rogers, Ann T. Reeves, Volume: 19, Alice W.A. Westgate (General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000) pp. 15, 47-48.
↑ James N Arnold, compiler, Vital Record of Rhode, Island, 1636-1850, (Narragansett Historical Publishing Company: Providence, RI, 1891). james N. Arnold, Vital record of Rhode Island 1636-1850: First Series: births, marriages and deaths: a family register for the people, 21 vols., 1891) Vol. 4, Little Compton, p. 53.
Searl, Nathaniel, and Sarah ____, 1694.
↑ Putnam's Monthly Historical Magazine Jan-Dec 1897 New Series Vol. V Volume 5 (Danvers, Mass: Eben Putnam, 1897) p. 208 (Gives date as 19 or 20 January 1770.
↑ Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 July 2019), memorial page for Sarah Rogers Searle (4 May 1677–19 Jan 1769), Find A Grave: Memorial #70621093, citing Old Commons Burial Ground, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Mary Grace Lisk (contributor 47518054). (Includes gravestone photo.)
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