Born in Exeter, NH. Married 30 Sept 1713 Miss Rachel Berry, daughter of Nathaniel Berry in NH. Moved to Ashford, CT where nine children were born and baptized in the Congregational Church. Rachel and Israel were excommunicated. Rachel died either before or after the move to Piscataway, NJ. Israel married a widow, Sarah Drake Hull, daughter of the Baptist pastor, in Piscataway, NJ.