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Capt. Amos Sheffield

Male 1673 - 1710  (36 years)


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  • Name Amos Sheffield 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 25 January 1673  Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation blacksmith 
    Died 1710  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Amos was assessor, selectman, and town treasurer. He was also a deputy to the legislature and a captain. He died in military serice in Canada. [2]
    Person ID I11260  Schirado
    Last Modified 7 April 2004 

    Father Ichabod Sheffield,   b. about December 1630, Sudbury, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 February 1711/2, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Parker 
    Married 1660  Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Icahbod Sheffield and mary Parker, daguther of George, were married by William Bauston, Assistant, published 1660
    Family ID F16789  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Anne Pearce,   b. 14 February 1673/4,   d. 27 November 1706, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 5 March 1695/6  Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Susanna Sheffield,   b. 11 October 1697, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Sheffield,   b. 8 January 1698/9, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1756  (Age 56 years)
     3. Mary Sheffield,   b. 2 April 1701, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ruth Sheffield,   b. 10 January 1703/4, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 19 November 1774  (Age > 70 years)
     5. Anna Sheffield,   b. 27 November 1706, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F6091  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Sarah Davis 
    Married 25 April 1709  Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Amos Sheffield and Sarah ——— were married by Rev. William Billings, 25 Apr 1709
    Family ID F16738  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4).

    2. [S128] Frederick C. Pierce, (1888, Rockford, IL).

    3. [S117] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4).


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