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Benjamin Head

Male about 1687 - 1717  (~ 30 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Head 
    Born about 1687  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will Will of William Briggs of Little Compton. My mother Eliza-
    beth Briggs. page 358.
    Will of Benjamn Head of Little Compton. Page 360.
    Benjamin Head of Little Compton Yeoman.
    To wife Debroah Head all estate both real and personal as
    long as she remains my widow. And what is yet in my Motheres
    possession. My wife to remain my widow until my son William
    Head comes of age.
    My wife Deborah and my brother in law William Briggs to be exec-
    utors.
    My brother Jonathan Head and friend John Peckham overseers
    and trustees for my son.

    Benjamin Head.
    Witnesses
    David Hilliard
    Richard Billings. Will Proved Sept 3 1717
    Will Made August 3 1717.

    Will of inventory of Above.
    Total 35- 9- 9
    Land and housing given in his Father's will 400 pds.
    Total 435- 9- 9.  [2
    Died 6 August 1717  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I10564  Schirado
    Last Modified 17 August 2006 

    Father Henry Head,   b. about 1647,   d. 1 July 1716, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. about 1654,   d. June 1748, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married about 1677 
    Family ID F16812  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Deborah Briggs,   b. 6 September 1693, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. November 1773, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 January 1714  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • They were married by Richard Billings, Justice
    Children 
     1. William Head,   b. 13 January 1715, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F6202  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

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


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