Migration: England>Washington Co., RI
born about 1550 in BrIstol, England, died 24 April 1637 in Plymouth, Devon,
England and was buried 13 Jun 1638 in Plymouth, Devon, England. He married
firstabout 1596 in Travistock, Devon, England, Prudence
Nichols; married second Joane Heale, daughter of Walter Heale of Knaton, Devon,
Thomas was Free Merchant of Bristol in 1599, and was Mayor of Plymouth from 1611 to 1612 and from 1619 to 1620 when the Mayflower left. Parents of:
(2) Capt. John Fones, born about 1635, died 20 December 1703 in Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island; married Margaret born. He was member of the court martial at Newport, for the trial of Indians charged with taking part in the war on behalf of King Philip in 1676. He was also Deputy from 1679 to 1681, and later was Majesty's Justice of the Peace in 1683, Clerk of the Court of Commissioners, Permanent Clerk of the Court of Records of Narragansett Province, and in 1698 was Assistant and Deputy.
(3) Jeremiah Fones, born 1664, died 29 April 1747 in North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island; married first in 1694 Elizabeth Havens; married second on 9 November 1710 in Jamestown, Newport Co., Rhode Island, Martha West, born 1675 in Kings Towne, Rhode Island, died 2 December 1764 in North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island, daughter of Francis West, born about 1640, died 1687 in North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island, and his wife Susanna Soule, born 1642 in Duxbury, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, died 1684 in North Kingstown, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
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