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Rebecca Wood

Female 1696 - 1766  (69 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Wood 
    Born 17 April 1696  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died January 1766  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Children of Anthony and Rebecca (Wood) Shaw, born at Little Compton:
      i. Benjamin Shaw, b. 5 Oct 1720, d. Sep 1794 at Little Compton, m. there 11 May1 749 Elizabeth Potter (b. 10 Dec 1731 at Dartmouth, dau. of Nathaniel & Mary (Devol) Potter);
      ii. Mary Shaw, b. 24 Feb 1722, m. at Little Compton 4 Dec 1744 John Wood;
      iii. Ruth Shaw, b. 29 Sep 1723, m. at Little Compton 18 Dec 1746 Peleg Wood;
      iv. Anthony Shaw, b. 30 Nov 1725;
      v. Elizabeth Shaw, b. 10 Jan 1728, d. Jan 1804, m. at Little Compton 15 Dec 1748 Samuel Wilbor (b. 10 Dec 1725 , d. at Newport May 1791, son of WIlliam & Esther (Burgess) Wilbor);
      vi. Rebecca Shaw, b. 27 Jan 1730, m. at Dartmouth 30 May 1751 Stokes Potter (b. 10 May 1731 at Dartmouth, brother of Samuel who m. Rebecca’s older sister Elizabeth);
      vii. Arnold Shaw, b. 13 Nov 1732;
      viii. Thomas Shaw, b. 26 Jan 1735; and
      ix. John Shaw, b. 5 May 1737, d. 11 May 1816 at Newport, m. there 21 Jun 1765 Elizabeth Allen.

      Will of Rebeckah Shaw of Little Compton, widow, dated 6 Oct 1759, proved 4 Feb 1766, mentions sons Benjamin Shaw, Anthony Shaw, Arnold Shaw, Thomas Shaw, and John Shaw; daughters Mary Wood, Ruth Wood, Elizabeth Wilbour, and Rebeckah Potter; grandson Anthony Wilbour. Witnesses Joseph Wilbour, William Briggs, and Nath^ll Searls. [1]
    Person ID I8632  Schirado
    Last Modified 18 August 2006 

    Father Thomas Wood,   b. about 1666,   d. 10 May 1729, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Content Thurston,   b. June 1667, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1728  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Family ID F6168  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Anthony Shaw,   b. 29 January 1694, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1759, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 14 August 1718  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • They were married by Thomas Church, Justice
    Children 
    +1. Anthony Shaw,   b. 30 November 1725, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 April 1793, Exeter, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Family ID F6171  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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


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