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William Southworth

Male about 1659 - 1719  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name William Southworth 
    Born about 1659  Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will Will of William Southworth page 575.
    William Southworth of Little Compton Yeoman.
    To wife Martha Southwroth her thirds as law allows.
    To son Joseph Southworth 20 pds.
    To son Edward Southworth 20 pds.
    To son Samuel Southworth 5 pds.
    To son Nathaniel Southworth 400 pds.

    To son Benjamin Southworth ten shillings.
    To son Thomas Southworth 20 shillings.
    To son Stephen Southworth one half of my negro man called Cuff
    and one cow.
    To son Gideon Southworth 20 shillings.
    To son Andrew Southworth one halfmy negro man called Cuff.
    To daughter Elizabeth Little 60 pds.
    To daughter Alice Cook 70 pds.
    To grandson William Southworth and Constant Southworth.
    My friend Lieutennant John Wood to be one of my executors
    with my sons Joseph and Samuel Southworth.
    Witnesses
    Jonathan Thurston William Southworth
    Richard Grinnell, R. his mark.
    Nathaniel Searles. Will made May 8 1719.
    Proved August 24 1719.

    Inventory of the estate of Captain William Southworth of
    Little Compton Dec.
    one negro man called Cuff. and one negro woman called Su.
    One negro woman called Kate.
    Witnesses
    John Wood Two houses and 100 acres of land 2000 pds.
    Peter Taylor
    Sylvester Richmond.
    Total of estate. 2593 pds.  [2
    Died 25 June 1719  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Old Commons Cemetery, Little Compton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10127  Schirado
    Last Modified 19 August 2006 

    Father Constant Southworth,   b. about 1612, Leiden, South Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 March 1678/9, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Collier,   b. about 1618, Southwark, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 20 February 1678/9, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 2 November 1637  Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4042  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Rebecca Pabodie,   b. 16 October 1660, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 December 1702, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married about 1680 
    Children 
    +1. Benjamin Southworth,   b. 18 April 1681, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 April 1759, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Joseph Southworth,   b. 1 February 1683, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 April 1739, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Edward Southworth,   b. 23 November 1684, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Elizabeth Southworth,   b. 29 September 1686, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 April 1743, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +5. Alice Southworth,   b. 14 July 1688, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 April 1770, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Samuel Southworth,   b. 26 December 1690, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1758  (Age 67 years)
     7. Nathaniel Southworth,   b. 31 October 1692, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1731  (Age 38 years)
     8. Thomas Southworth,   b. 13 December 1694, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Stephen Southworth,   b. 31 March 1696, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 21 July 1737  (Age > 41 years)
    Family ID F7220  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Martha Kirtland,   b. 15 May 1667, Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 February 1738, Saybrook, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 (or 15) November 1705  Saybrook, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Gideon Southworth,   b. 21 March 1707, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Andrew Southworth,   b. 12 December 1709, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1772  (Age 62 years)
    Family ID F7221  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Susan E. Roser, (Genealogical Publ, Baltimore, 2nd ed. 1995).

    2. [S232] Little Compton, Rhode Island, Wills.

    3. [S34] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4.).

    4. [S14] Plymouth Colony vital records, Transcribed by George Ernest Bowman.

    5. [S11] Robert Charles Anderson, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1995).


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