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Re: Elizabeth Devol
Posted by: Richard Gifford (ID *****7229) Date: November 03, 2008 at 17:29:11
In Reply to: Re: Elizabeth Devol by Gail Bruch of 108

Reuben4 Devol born 24 July 1712 married Mary Ricketson on 17 Feb. 1737/38

Jeremiah3 Devol died 29 Nov. 1753 married, as first wife (and mother of Reuben and others) Sarah Allen on 24 May 1711. He married, second, Sarah Whitridge.

Jonathan2 Devol born ca1647 (probably in Newport) married Hannah Adley/Audley/Odlin, who was born 27 July 1643 in Boston. Hannah's maternal grandfather, Rev. Obadiah Holmes of Newport, is an ancestor of Abraham Lincoln.

William1 Devol probably not, as often asserted, the William Devol who married Isabel Anderson in Spaulding, Lincolnshire in 1637. Our William first appears in Duxbury in 1640, subsequently in Braintree, Rehoboth, Newport and possibly Little Compton RI and/or Dartmouth.

Sarah4 Brownell (b. 1737) married Benjamin Devol

George3 Brownell born 18 April 1693 married Elizabeth Devol (daughter of Jonathan & Hannah above) on 22 June 1716.

William2 Brownell born ca1649 in Portsmouth RI, died in Little Compton in 1716, married Sarah Smiton.

Thomas1 Brownell born in Rawmarsh, Ryecroft, Yorkshire (West Riding), married Ann Bourne on 20 March 1637 at St. Paul's Wharf, London, emigrated to Portsmouth in 1640s, died in an accident while racing horses.

A sister of Elizabeth (Devol) Sabins, Aruba "Ruby" Brownell (Devol) Finch, was a folk painter whose portraits have in recent years gained some scholarly attention.


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