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Thomas Stafford
Birth: 1605
Warwickshire, England
Death: Nov., 1677
Warwick
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA

Thomas Stafford "emigrated from Warwickshire, England to Plymouth in New England, in or about the year 1626, and was among the inhabitants admitted 'at the Toune of Nieu-Port since the 20th of the 3d mo., 1638'. A few years later he removed to Providence, RI and from thence to Warwick RI, in 1652...Thomas Stafford is recorded in 1655 in 'the Roule of ye Freemen of ye Colonie' as 'Freeman of the Towne of Warwicke'....He was a millwright, and at Plymouth he built the
first mill in this country for grinding corn by water. He constructed another at Providence near what is called Millbridge, and still another on his own place in Warwick...
In the will of Thomas Stafford, made Nov. 4, 1677, just before his death, mention is made of his wife Elizabeth, and we know nothing further of her. Their children were Thomas, Samuel, Joseph, Deborah, Hannah and Sarah." "The Stafford Family" in Collections on the History of Albany, Vol. III. (1870), by Joel Munsell.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Rippon Stafford (1614 - 1677)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Stafford Westcote (____ - 1669)*
  Samuel Stafford (1635 - 1718)*
  Deborah Stafford Westcote (1650 - 1706)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Stafford Lot
Warwick
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: T. Brady
Record added: Nov 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80909080
Thomas Stafford
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 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
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 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
9th Great Grandfather
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 Added: Jun. 5, 2014
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