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James York (1672 - abt. 1759)

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James York
Born in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, British Coloniesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, British Coloniesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Aug 2014
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Biography

James York was born December 17, 1672 in Stonington, New London, CT, USA. He was the son of James York and Deborah Bell.

He married his wife Hannah Stanton on November 13, 1695 in Westerly, Washington, RI, USA. Together, they had the following children:

  1. Hannah York[1]
  2. Joannah York[2]
  3. James York[3]
  4. Anna York[4]
  5. Edward York
  6. Hanson Stanton York[5]
  7. Thankful York[6]

James passed away in 1759.

Sources

  1. Daughter Hannah's Birth: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HZ-M1J : 10 February 2018), Hannah York, 21 Mar 1697; citing WESTERLY,WASHINGTON,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 930,814.
  2. Daughter Joanna's Birth: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HC-HB9 : 10 February 2018), Joanna York, 31 Dec 1699; citing WESTERLY,WASHINGTON,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 930,814.
  3. Son James's Birth: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HZ-G5R : 10 February 2018), James York, 06 Sep 1702; citing WESTERLY,WASHINGTON,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 930,814.
  4. Daughter Anna's Birth: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HZ-HYW : 10 February 2018), Anna York, 21 Jan 1704; citing WESTERLY,WASHINGTON,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 930,814.
  5. Son Hanson's Birth: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HZ-K6N : 10 February 2018), Hanson York, 14 Mar 1708; citing WESTERLY,WASHINGTON,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 930,814.
  6. Daughter Thankful's Birth: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HC-H1N : 10 February 2018), Thankful York, 26 Feb 1711; citing WESTERLY,WASHINGTON,RHODE ISLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 930,814.
  • History of the town of Stonington, county of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900 : with a genealogical register of Stonington families. By Richard Anson Wheeler. New London, Connecticut : Day Publishing Company, 1900; p. 696, no. 5. On FamilySearch and Archive.
    • Gives birth date, death date, wife's name, wife's parents names, children's names, marriage date, and marriage place. Wife is the daughter of Joseph Stanton and Hannah (Meade) Stanton.

Research Notes

No sources supporting a son named Edward York at this time.



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