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Moses Mawney
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1780
East Greenwich
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1821
East Greenwich
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA

Moses was the seventh of 15 children born to Pardon Mawney and Experience Gardner of East Greenwich, Rhode Island. He was married in North Kingstown, RI on 1 Dec 1816, by Rev. Mr. Gardner, to Elizabeth "Betsey" ARNOLD, the daughter of Josiah Arnold and Freelove Case. Moses predeceased his father, and the 1825 will of his father, Pardon Mawney, left to the children of Moses the part of the old Huguenot farm containing the dwelling house and other buildings. Moses and Betsey had three children:

*Robert, b. Exeter, RI 1818, married Rachel L. VAUGHAN.

*Hannah, b. E. Greenwich, RI 15 May 1819, married her second cousin, Joseph Reynolds ARNOLD.

*Elizabeth "Eliza" Ann, b. E. Greenwich 1821, d. E. Greenwich 14 Nov 1900, never married.

The obituary of Moses's wife, Betsey (1884), was rather remarkable in the amount of family detail it provided, and is copied here:

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DAVISVILLE
OBITUARY—Mrs. Betsey Mawney, widow of Moses Mawney, Esq., died at her residence in Frenchtown, so-called, on Sunday last, at the ex- treme age of 93 years and 10 months. Betsey (Arnold) Mawney was a daughter of Josiah Arnold, of Exeter, his children being Benedict, Josiah, Catherine, Abby, Betsey and William. Benedict married Polly Lawton and has several descendants now residing in the West. Josiah married Patience, a sister of Polly Lawton, by whom he had three children, two, Mrs.Mary Lawton of Lafayette, and a son Perry, still living with families. Catherine, the third child, became the relic of Arnold Shearman of Exeter and bore a large family. Two of her sons, Joseph A. Shearman, Esq., and Stukely B., live in New York, and the remaining living children reside in South County, [____] the daughter of [_______], wife of Wm. T. Mawney, Esq., of this place. Abby, the next daughter, married Ichabod Peterson of Richmond, but died at an advanced age without issue. Betsey, the subject of this sketch, remained at home till her marriage to Moses Mawney in 1816. She had three children, Robert and Eliza, both unmarried, with whom she lived, and Hannah, wife of Joseph Arnold, of Exeter Hill. Moses Mawney was brother to the wife of Judge Potter, father of the late Judge. William, the youngest, married Betsey Sweet, of Exeter, by whom he had several children, some of whom are living, scattered over the State. Each of these children of Josiah Arnold lived to a good old age, their average ages reaching the allotted three score and ten years. Mrs. Mawney, the last survivor, passed the great- est number of mile-stones in life’s journey. Her brother, William Arnold, died some six years ago, aged more than eighty years, but his widow, well advanced toward her ninetieth birthday, is still living, making her home at the residence of her son, Mr. Joshua Arnold, at Greenwich. The immediate family of which the late Mrs. Mawney was a member are, of course, remembered personally only by those now well advanced in life. The children of those brothers and sisters are them- selves grandparents. Descendants to the fourth generation were among those present at the funeral services, held on Wednesday. The venerable Elder Slocum, of Wickford, an octogenarian, conducted the service, preaching a vigorous discourse from Peter, 1:24, 25: “For all flesh is as grass *** But the word of the Lord endureth forever.” Prayer was also offered by Elder Wood. The interment took place in the family burying ground, near the house. Messrs. Amos Whitford, Levi Place, Benjamin Cobb and Christopher Shippee acting as pall bearers. Many descendants of the brothers and sisters of the deceased are living in North and South Kingstown and Exeter, while the greater portion of the relatives on her husband’s side reside in this county.
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 Parents:
  Pardon Mawney (1748 - 1831)
  Experience Gardner Mawney (1751 - 1815)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Arnold Mawney (1791 - 1884)
 
 Children:
  Robert G. Mawney (1818 - 1897)*
  Hannah Mawney Arnold (1819 - 1898)*
  Eilza Ann Mawney (1821 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter L. Mawney (1773 - 1868)*
  John Gardner Mawney (1774 - 1846)*
  (Infant) Mawney (1775 - 1775)*
  Amey Mawney Atkins (1777 - 1864)*
  Nancy Mawney (1777 - 1787)*
  Mary Mawney Potter (1779 - 1835)*
  Moses Mawney (1780 - 1821)
  Hannah Mawney Davis (1782 - 1860)*
  Elizabeth Mawney Davis (1784 - 1814)*
  Nicholas G. Mawney (1786 - 1874)*
  Caleb Mawney (1789 - 1790)*
  Tabitha Mawney (1791 - 1808)*
  Samuel Ayrault Mawney (1792 - 1866)*
  Isabella Ann Mawney Taylor (1797 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pardon Mawney Lot
East Greenwich
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Stan Arnold
Originally Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Mar 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18677667
Moses Mawney
Added by: Maureen Keillor
 
Moses Mawney
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Added by: Maureen Keillor
 
 
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Remembering my 3rd cousin 7x removed.
- tamara tillinghast haskett
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012
 
 
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