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Descendants of Richard (1608-1684) and Mary (d. 1692) SISSON of Rhode Island

Third Generation

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24. Peleg TRIPP (Anne SISSON , Richard ) was born about 1677 in North Kingsto, Washington Co., Rhode Island. He died before Jul 1746 in Rhode Island.

Peleg married (1) Mary GARDNER on 28 Jan 1727/1728 in North Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island. Mary was born 30 Nov 1707 in North Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  150 M i
Caleb TRIPP was born about 1729.
  151 F ii
Mary TRIPP was born about 1730.
  152 F iii
Lydia TRIPP was born about 1731.
  153 F iv
Tabitha TRIPP was born about 1732.

Peleg also married (2) Sarah.

25. Mary TRIPP (Anne SISSON , Richard ) was born about 1677 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 30 Jun 1729.

Mary married Deliverance SMITH in 1690/1691. Deliverance was born 1667 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 30 Jun 1729 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

They had the following children:

+ 154 F i Deborah SMITH was born 1695.
+ 155 M ii George SMITH was born 1701 and died 1769.
+ 156 M iii Humphrey SMITH was born 1705 and died 1777.

26. Anne TRIPP (Anne SISSON , Richard ) was born about 1679 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 22 Aug 1736 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

Anne married Thomas ROGERS in 1724 in Rhode Island. Thomas was born about 1678. He died 22 Aug 1736.

They had the following children:

  157 M i
Peleg ROGERS was born about 1700.
  158 M ii
Job ROGERS was born about 1700.
+ 159 F iii Anna ROGERS was born about 1700.
  160 F iv
Mary ROGERS was born about 1700.
       
Mary married RICHMOND. RICHMOND was born about 1698.
  161 F v
Elizabeth ROGERS was born about 1700.
       
Elizabeth married WHEELER. WHEELER was born about 1698.
+ 162 F vi Sarah ROGERS was born about 1700.
+ 163 F vii Ruth ROGERS was born about 1700.
  164 F viii
Leah ROGERS was born about 1700.
  165 F ix
Priscilla ROGERS was born about 1700.
       
Priscilla married HILL. HILL was born about 1821.
  166 F x
Rebecca ROGERS was born about 1700.
  167 F xi
Penelope ROGERS was born about 1700.
       
Penelope married MACKNEAR. MACKNEAR was born about 1698.

28. Richard ALLEN (Elizabeth SISSON , Richard ) was born 8 Oct 1673 in Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. He died 1731.

Richard married Hannah BUTLER. Hannah was born about 1670.

They had the following children:

+ 168 M i Daniel ALLEN was born 1699 and died 1732.

30. George ALLEN (Elizabeth SISSON , Richard ) was born 19 May 1678 in Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. He died 1728.

George Allen and Hannah Wooley were first cousins.

George married Hannah WOOLLEY, daughter of Edward WOOLLEY III. Hannah was born 8 Jul 1687. She died about 1750.

They had the following children:

  169 M i
William ALLEN was born 7 Nov 1704.
  170 M ii
Matthew ALLEN was born 1706. He died Mar 1719 in Shrewsbury.
  171 F iii
Lydia ALLEN was born 19 Sep 1708.
  172 F iv
Mary ALLEN was born 12 Nov 1710.
  173 F v
Abigail ALLEN was born 12 Aug 1712.
  174 M vi
Daniel ALLEN was born 4 Sep 1715.
  175 M vii
Richard ALLEN was born 17 Dec 1717.
  176 M viii
Matthew ALLEN was born 6 Oct 1719.
  177 M ix
Joseph ALLEN was born 10 Jul 1723.
       
Joseph married Desire ROGERS about 1742. Desire was born about 1723.
  178 M x
James ALLEN was born 7 Feb 1725/1726.
       
James married Catherine NEWMAN about 1747. Catherine was born about 1726.

35. Richard SISSON (James , Richard ) was born 9 Feb 1681/1682 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 9 Oct 1744 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Richard Sisson (Richard 3, James 2, Richard 1) lived in the village of Westport, Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was a Quaker and lived in Swansea and Bristol County.  His will was proved November 12, 1744, and named his wife, sons Richard, Thomas, George, James and Lemuel, and daughters Susanna and Lydia Soule.  Avis is omitted from the will, for some reason. SOURCES: Will 14:364-7 prob. of Taunton, Mass.;Dartmouth VR. Arnold, 7-32, 10-71; New England Hist Gen Register, v.20, p 338-9, "Births, marriages, and deaths in Dartmouth"; "A.P.Sisson Family Lineage," Clarence Sisson, Garden Prairie, Illinois, 1994.

Richard married Mehitable FISH, daughter of Thomas FISH and Grizzell STRANGE, in 1704. Mehitable was born 26 Jul 1684 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 24 Dec 1775 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Mehitable was born July 22 or 26, 1684, after her father's death. Her mother later married Samuel Cornell.

They had the following children:

  179 F i
Susannah SISSON was born 24 Oct 1703 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 1 Aug 1745.
       
Susannah married Beriah GODDARD on 1 Jul 1745 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Beriah was born about 1703 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
+ 180 M ii Richard SISSON Jr. was born 17 Jul 1705 and died 20 May 1790.
+ 181 M iii Thomas SISSON was born 22 Apr 1707 and died Jan 1777.
  182 M iv
George SISSON was born 26 Mar 1711 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
  183 F v
Lydia SISSON was born 8 Sep 1714 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
       
Lydia married Jonathan SOULE on 12 Feb 1736. Jonathan was born about 1710.
+ 184 M vi James SISSON was born 11 Jul 1716 and died 1798.
+ 185 F vii Avis SISSON was born 6 May 1720.
+ 186 M viii Lemuel SISSON was born 21 Sep 1725 and died 11 Nov 1813.

37. Sarah SISSON (James , Richard ) was born about 1687 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died before 6 Sep 1753 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Sarah married William DEVOL on 30 May 1708 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. William was born 1683 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 6 Sep 1753.

"Colonial Families of America" gives William's parents as Jonathan Davol and Hannah Odlin. His will was dated 1753 but proved in 1772.

They had the following children:

  187 F i
Phebe DEVOL was born after 1708.
       
Phebe married MERIHEW. MERIHEW was born about 1698.
  188 M ii
Joshua DEVOL was born after 1708.
+ 189 F iii Lydia DEVOL was born 30 Jun 1709 and died 1788.
  190 F iv
Sarah DEVOL was born 1712. She died 1776.
       
Sarah married WOOD. WOOD was born about 1710.
+ 191 F v Hannah DEVOL was born 13 Jan 1711/1712 and died 1776.
+ 192 M vi William DEVOL was born 1716.
+ 193 M vii David DEVOL was born 1722.

38. Jonathan SISSON (James , Richard ) was born 1689 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 1775 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Jonathan was a Quaker.

Jonathan married Mary WOOD, daughter of Thomas WOOD and Content THURSTON, on 7 Feb 1722/1723 in Little Compton, Rhode Island. Mary was born 6 Feb 1701/1702 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died before 1751 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Cary (Howland) Provost, 32 Garfield Avenue, Hyde Park, MA 02136, says that Mary was the daughter of Thomas and Content (Thurston) Wood.

They had the following children:

+ 194 M i William SISSON was born 9 Nov 1723 and died before 2 Aug 1763.
+ 195 M ii Jonathan SISSON Jr. was born 4 Jan 1724/1725 and died 23 Jul 1805.
+ 196 F iii Mary SISSON was born 6 Oct 1726 and died 1775.
  197 F iv
Content SISSON was born 6 Oct 1726 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 1775.
       
Content married SISSON. SISSON was born about 1725. He was buried in unknown.
  198 M v
James SISSON was born about 1728 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

Leatha Boudreau Sisson has identified this James as a James Sisson who went to York, New Brunswick, Canada, as a Loyalist. James and Elizabeth had a son Jonathan and two daughters, one named Mary Ann. Jonathan had 7 daughters and 3 sons. One of the sons was named James and was called James Sisson Jr. Leatha documents many generations of descendants in her books "Our Family Tree: Acadian, Colonial, Loyalist and Mayflower," Volumes 1 and 2. Many of these descendants are buried in Burtt's Corner, York, New Brunswick. Some descendants returned to the United States in later generations and lived in California, Colorado, New York, and Maine.
       
James married Elizabeth HOWLAND, daughter of Zoeth HOWLAND and Sarah. Elizabeth was born 1741.
+ 199 M vi John SISSON was born about 1732.
  200 F vii
Lydia SISSON was born about 1735 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 1774.
       
Lydia married Wesson TALLMAN on 24 Oct 1754 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Wesson was born about 1730.
  201 F viii
Desire SISSON was born about 1738.
       
Desire married James ANTHONY after 7 Oct 1758.
+ 202 M ix Stephen SISSON was born about 1745 and died 1774.
+ 203 F x Hannah SISSON was born about 1747.

41. Content SISSON (James , Richard ) was born 1694 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died before 1734 in Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Content married Stephen PECKHAM in 1715. Stephen was born about 1692.

They had the following children:

  204 F i
PECKHAM was born about 1715.

This unnamed daughter of Content and Stephen Peckham was mentioned in Content's father's James Sisson's will.

43. James SISSON Jr. (James , Richard ) was born about 1700 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died after 1774 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

Following death of James' father James, the younger James was given his father's earmark September 17, 1722. Source: "Early Records of the Town of Portsmouth" page 315.

James married Bathsheba COOK, daughter of Thomas COOK and Elizabeth PEARCE, on 17 Jul 1725 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Bathsheba was born 5 Nov 1705 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 25 Nov 1740 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island and was buried in Newport Common Burial Ground.

From Tiverton Wills from the Genealogical Register, VOlume 3, No. 4:

COOK, Thomas, of Tiverton, gentleman. Will dated 5 Feb 1750, proved 25 Feb 1750, pg 308. Mentions: sons John Cook, Thomas Cook, & Oliver Cook. Daughters Phebe Sisson, Mary Bennit, Elizabeth Potter, & Martha Wright. Also the heirs of Bathsheba Sisson & the heirs of Sarah Talman each receive the same legacy as daughter Phebe Sisson.

They had the following children:

+ 205 M i Gideon SISSON was born 1726 and died 11 Sep 1807.
  206 F ii
Elizabeth SISSON was born 1726 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 22 Aug 1774 and was buried in Common Burial Ground, Newport, RI.

Elizabeth is buried in the Common Burial Ground, Farewell Street, Newport, RI. A picture of the grave marker can be seen at http://www.davidrumsey.com/farber/
  207 M iii
Robert SISSON was born 1727 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 1795.
  208 M iv
James SISSON was born about 1730. He died after 1790 in Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.
       
James married Deborah. Deborah was born 1729. She died 13 Dec 1790.
  209 M v
John SISSON was born about 1732 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
+ 210 M vi Lewis SISSON was born 1738 and died 3 Feb 1810.

48. John SISSON Jr (John , Richard ) was born in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died before 10 Dec 1759 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

John's will was proved 10 December 1759.

John married Abigail HEFFERLAND, daughter of John HEFFERLAND and Abigail MOTT, in 1703. Abigail was born about 1688. She died before 9 Jun 1766.

Abigail's will was proved 9 June 1766.

They had the following children:

+ 211 M i John SISSON III was born 14 Oct 1704.
+ 212 M ii Robert SISSON was born 23 Oct 1706 and died 7 Nov 1792.
+ 213 F iii Abigail SISSON was born 21 Jul 1709.
  214 F iv
Sarah SISSON was born 29 Mar 1712. She died Feb 1759.
       
Sarah married Thomas SHERMAN. Thomas was born about 1710.
+ 215 F v Mary SISSON was born 30 Mar 1721.

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