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Jashub Wing (1758 - 1814)

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Jashub Wing
Born in Richmond, Providence, RImap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Smithfield, Providence, RImap
Profile last modified 22 Nov 2018
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Jashub married MARY SMITH 1782 Smithfield. Children: Phebe (1783, married Simon Smith), Waite (1785, married Jabez Harris), Lydia (1787, married Stephen Clark).

Mary's parents were John Smith & Phebe Ballou. She was born on July 4 1764 in Smithfield.

Jashub married 2 LILLIAS (Lillas, Lilles) HARRIS, born April 7 1766, died Jan 13 1857. Children: Smith (April 19 1796, married Anna Comstock White), Harris (Oct 3 1800, married Nancy Bowers Spooner).

Lillias' parents were Abner Harris and Amy Colwell.

Jashub was a farmer and a tanner, and the only one of Jabez' sons to stay in Smithfield. His will still exists and says that his daughters had been well provided for by their grandfather Smith's inheritance. They each received $50; his land was divided between his wife and sons.

In the 1800 census of Smithfield, Joshob Wing was the head of the household. 1 man 26 - 45, 1 boy 10-16, 1 boy under 10, 1 woman 26-45, 1 woman over 45. Lillias' mother Amy may have been living with them.


  • Birth: RI Friends book as found at [1]
  • The OWL Volumes 3 - 5 as found at [2]
  • Marriage of daughter Wate: "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 November 2018), Jashub Wing in entry for Jabez Harris and Wate Wing, 01 May 1803; citing Marriage, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, Rhode Island State Archive, Providence City Archives, city and town clerk offices; FHL microfilm 959,589.
  • 1800 Census: "United States Census, 1800," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 November 2018), Joshub Wing, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States; citing p. 192, NARA microfilm publication M32, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 45; FHL microfilm 218,680.
  • Gravestone as found at [3]

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