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Elizabeth Smith Way
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Birth: 1630
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1713
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Elizabeth was the stepdaughter of John Smith. Her mother was Joanna whose maiden name and the name of her first husband remains unknown.

Elizabeth married George Way, born 2 March 1614 Ottery St. Mary, Devon, son of Thomas Way, in 1650.

A daughter Elizabeth was born on 19 March 1651 in Boston. The remaining children were born in Rhode Island: Joanna 1653, George 1655, Alice 1658, Agnes 1660, Thomas 1666 and Mehitable 1670. Mehitable died 1680 in Connecticut.

George was a fisherman along the coast of Maine for many year. In 1649, he was at the Isle of Shoals; then Cape Neddock and Winter Harboar in 1650; in Pemaquid in 1653.

In 1645, Goerge was granted 20 "akers" of land in Providence, Rhode Island. There was a notation of a home share in 1658, although this may have been burned during the King Phillip Indian war in 1676 when 100 buildings were borned in northern Providence.

Elizabeth's mother requested John Smith to consider making one of her daughter's sons his heir, but he declined because her daughter was a Quaker and he could not abide the Quakers.

Elizabeth and some of her children moved to New London to care for her mother, who was blind. George obtained a court order to have her return to live with him, but she never returned and died in New London in 1713. George died about 1686. 
Family links: 
  George Way (1614 - 1690)*
  Thomas Way (1666 - 1726)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Barbara Ferdinand
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39715354

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