Susanna Salisbury was born May 28, 1740 in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, daughter of Richard Salisbury 1696-1742 and Ruth Boomer 1700-1754, a descendant of Richard Warren of the Mayflower. Susanna Salisbury and William Arvin were married November 2, 1758 in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island. William Arvin was born c. 1737 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, son of James Arven and Patience Adams.
Children born in Providence:
Amey born c. 1759 married Samuel Bagley.
William born c. 1762 married ___.
Ruth born October 11, 1764 married David Ames / Eames.
Simeon born c. 1767 married Hannah Dustin.
William Arvin was chosen as the first Town Sergeant of North Providence in 1765, and served as Sergeant in the Revolutionary War in Capt. Arthur Fenner's Company, Col. Christopher Lippitt's Regiment of the Rhode Island State Troops.
By 1785 Susanna and William removed to Cardigan, renamed Orange, Grafton, New Hampshire, where he served as Selectman. By 1800 they removed to Royalton, Windsor, Vermont. William died in June 1808, and was buried in Wells Cemetery in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, with their son Simeon Arvin and his family. Susanna died July 3, 1823 in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, and was buried in Havens Cemetery in South Royalton, near their daughter Ruth Arvin Ames, who died September 21, 1820, wife of David Ames / Eames of Royalton.
NOTE: Variations in spelling of name as Arvin, Arven, Arwin, Arwen, etc.
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