Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 1808|
Jeremiah Colvin, s/o John2 Colvin [John1] and Experience Lydia Dart, was born about 1716 in Providence Co., RI. He and Ruth Tucker, another Rhode Island native, were married 23 Jun 1739 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI.
They became the parents of four known children: Annah, Jabez, Levi and Lydia Colvin. All but Jabez, who died in Rhode Island, removed to Vermont in the mid-1770s. Jeremiah and Ruth's son Levi, their grandson David Niles and two sons-in-law [Stukely Thornton and Thomas Pell] served in the Clarendon militia during the Revolutionary War.
1774 "Census of the Inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations of Providence," published version arranged by John R. Bartlett, Secretary of State, [Knowles, Anthony & Co., State Printers, 1858], Scituate, p. 116:
Jeremiah Colvin [6 in household with probable identifications]:
--- 1 male above 16 [b. bef 1758] = Jeremiah
--- 1 male under 16 [b. 1758-74] = David Niles
--- 3 females above 16 [b. bef 1758] = Ruth, Lydia & ?
--- 1 female under 16 [b. 1758-74] = ?
Ruth Tucker Colvin (1720 - 1808)*
Annah Colvin Thornton (1740 - ____)*
Levi Colvin (1745 - 1834)*
Lydia Colvin Pell (1756 - 1847)*
died February 15
aged 92 years
Maintained by: Carol Page Tilson
Originally Created by: Diana L. Brace
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
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