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Richard Waterman
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Birth: 1606, England
Death: Oct. 26, 1673
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Born by about 1605, based on estimated date of marriage. A hunter who migrated to Massachusetts Bay in 1629 & first settled in Salem. Moved first to Providence RI (1938), then Warwick (about 1666), & finally back to Providence (about 1670). Died in Providence 26 October 1673.
Married by about 1630, Bethia _____ (there is no evidence of her surname or their marriage). She died at Providence on 3 December 1680.
Their four children: Mehitabel Fenner, Wait Brown, Resolved, & Nathaniel.
Source: Anderson's Winthrop Fleet. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Bethiah Rice Waterman (1594 - 1680)
 
 Children:
  Mehitable Waterman Fenner (1626 - 1683)*
  Wait Waterman Browne (1632 - ____)*
  Resolved Waterman (1638 - 1670)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
THE BURIAL PLACE OF COL. RICHARD WATERMAN, ONE OF THE ORIGINAL PROPRIETORS OF PROVIDENCE AND OF THE TOWN OF WARWICK.

HE CAME FROM BRISTOL, ENGLAND WITH ROGER WILLIAMS IN THE SHIP LION, A.D.1631, RESIDED SEVERAL YEARS IN SALEM, AND CAME TO PROVIDENCE IN THE SPRING OF 1638. IN MAY, 1644 HE WAS BEFORE THE GENERAL COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS AND FOUND TO BE ERRONEOUS, HERETICAL AND OBSTINATE AND WAS BANISHED UPON PAIN OF DEATH IF HE RETURN.

HE DIED IN OCTOBER, 1673 AND ON THE 26TH DAY OF THAT MONTH WAS BURIED ON THIS CONSECRATED SPOT WHERE ALSO REST THE REMAINS OF HIS DESCENDANTS TO THE THIRD GENERATION.

ERECTED A.D.1840 BY RICHARD WATERMAN, SON OF RUFUS, SON OF AMAZIAH, SON OF RICHARD, SON OF NATHANIEL, WHO WAS SON OF RICHARD WATERMAN.
 
Burial:
Swan Point Cemetery
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Feb 13, 2009
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Richard Waterman
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