Peter Fales

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Peter Fales

  • Birth 16 Dec 1732 Walpole, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 4 Aug 1826 Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 23595181

The Fales Family - The families of this name residing in Central Falls are descended from James F. Fales, who was born in 1610, and who married Anna Brock. They had a son, Peter, who was born in 1668, and his son, Peter F., resided in Dedham, Mass., and was born April 13th, 1690. Peter F. had a son, Peter, born December 16th, 1732, who married Avis Bicknell. The children by this marriage were: Turpin and Allen, twins (the former was drowned in the Ohio River and was unmarried. The latter died at the age of five years.); Olive, married Elliken Miller, of Franklin, Mass.; John; Sally, married Shubael Gilmore, of Franklin, Mass.; Nancy, married William Gilmore, of Franklin, Mass.; Peter, emigrated to Ohio; James, died in New Bedford; Samuel, died at the age of 4 years; and Turner, died in childhood. John, son of Peter, was born September 10th, 1768, and married Roby Gilmore. Their children were: Avis, married George Bacon, of Attleboro, Mass.; John Turpin; Johanna, married Hiram Pond, of Franklin, Mass.; Sally, married Alvin Jenks of Pawtucket; David Gilmore; Roby, married Owen Cargill, of Attleboro, Mass.; and James G.

Of this family all are dead excepting the youngest. John died October 24th, 1847. John Turpin, son of John, born in Attleboro, Mass., March 17th, 1797, married Catharine Day. They had children: Samuel Day; Emily Caroline, died age of 2 and a half years; Emeline, widow of Roswell B. Worden, resides at Northampton, Mass.; and George Augustus. John Turpin died March 5th, 1855. Samuel Day, son of John T., born in Pawtucket February 1st, 1827, married Louisa A., daughter of Ambrose Clark of Cumberland, and had two children-Laura E. and Byron D., died age 14 months. Samuel D. died March 16th, 1887. George Augustus, son of John T., born at Pawtucket August 7th, 1841, married Lovinia, daughter of Hon. Lucius B. Darling. David Gilmore, son of John, married Parthana C. Sprague and had three children. John R., son of David G., born in Central Falls, RI, March 5th, 1833, married Harriet B. Lee, of Rehoboth, Mass., and has two children, LeRoy and Warren R. John R. is vice-president of the Fales & Jenks Machine Company. George S., son of David G., born in Central Falls, R.I., December 25th, 1836, married Frances Henderson, daughter of Philander and Frances Baker, a native of Pawtucket. They had four children: Robert Baker, died aged 28 years; David Gilmore, died at Deadwood, Dakota, aged 17 years; Elizabeth K., wife of Joseph W. Freeman, of Central Falls; and Martha A. LeRoy, son of John R., born in Central Falls August 30th, 1859, married Emma J. Taylor. Warren R., son of John R., born in Central Falls November 23d, 1862, married Carrie Hopkins, and has two children, Harry Lee and LeRoy Atherton.

History of Providence County, Vol I & II
Ed. by Richard M. Bayles; W.W. Preston & Co., NY. 1891

Parents:
. Peter Fales
. Sarah Unity Allen

Marriage:
. Avis Bicknell


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  • Maintained by: Carole Whittemore
  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 28 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23595181
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Fales (16 Dec 1732–4 Aug 1826), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23595181, citing Peck Cemetery, Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Carole Whittemore (contributor 46909143) .