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Caleb Arnold
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1644
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1719
Portsmouth
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Caleb Arnold was the son of Governor Benedict Arnold and Damaris Westcott of Providence and Newport, Rhode Island. He was married on 10 June 1666 to Abigail Wilbur, the daughter of Samuel Wilbur, Jr. and Hannah Porter. His father-in-law had been one of the original Pettaquamscutt purchasers. Caleb was a physician, or as he called himself, a "practitioner of physic." His father and grandfather were original settlers of Providence with Roger Williams in 1636, but his family moved to Newport in 1651. He lived in Newport during his childhood and young adulthood, but was living in Portsmouth by 1670 when he was admitted as a freeman there. He was Deputy on several occasions between 1671 and 1707, and part of this time bore the title of Captain. In 1676 he was a member of a court martial held at Newport for the trial of some Indians charged with their involvement in King Philip's War. Caleb's will, dated 7 July 1716, was proved 9 March 1719.

Caleb was almost certainly buried in the family cemetery located in his orchard in Portsmouth, mentioned in his will. He gave the size of the lot as being about 48 feet by 48 feet, and directed his son Josiah to keep the lot fenced. His son Peleg was the only burial there mentioned in his will.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benedict Arnold (1615 - 1678)
  Damaris Westcott Arnold (1621 - 1679)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Wilbur Arnold (1645 - 1730)*
 
 Children:
  Peleg Arnold*
  William Arnold (1667 - 1723)*
  Sarah Arnold Carpenter (1675 - 1720)*
  Samuel Arnold (1678 - 1752)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benedict Arnold (1642 - 1727)*
  Caleb Arnold (1644 - 1719)
  Josiah Arnold (1646 - 1724)*
  Damaris Arnold Bliss (1648 - ____)*
  Penelope Arnold Cuttler (1652 - 1718)*
  Oliver Arnold (1655 - 1697)*
  Godsgift Arnold Bull (1658 - 1691)*
  Freelove Arnold Pelham (1661 - 1711)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Caleb Arnold Lot (lost)
Portsmouth
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Stan Arnold
Record added: May 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110714814
 

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