The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Judiah Aylsworth

Photo added by Chazmanbsr

Judiah Aylsworth

  • Birth 1722 East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 1800 Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Pownal Center, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 64173840

Judiah was one of 9 children (5 sons and 4 daughters) born of Arthur Aylsworth (1685-1761) and his wife Mary Franklin. Judiah's siblings were: Philip, David, James, John, Freelove, Dimmis, Anstis, and Barbara.

Judiah was admitted Freeman, May 1, 1744, in West Greenwich, Rhode Island. He married, April 1, 1745, his 1st wife Ruth Draper by whom he had 8 children (4 sons and 4 daughters): Abel (b. 1745), Mary (1747-1828), Lydia (1750-1833), Arthur (b. 1752), Christiana (b. 1754), Jeddiah (b. 1756), Stephen (b. 1759), and Ruth (b. 1761).

Judiah was elected by the Colony of Rhode Island General Assembly a West Greenwich Justice of the Peace in August 1760, October 1764, May 1768, June 1769, May 1770, May 1771, May 1772, May 1773, May 1774, June 1775, May 1776, May 1777, May 1778, and May 1779. He was West Greenwich's Deputy to the Rhode Island and Providence Plantations General Assembly, held at Newport on the 1st Wednesday of May, 1776, he was the same year appointed to take the census of that town, and he was West Greenwich's Deputy to the Rhode Island and Providence Plantations General Assembly, held at Providence on the 1st Wednesday of May, 1778.

Judiah married, March 11, 1764, his 2nd wife Rosanna (Edwards) Stafford (d. 1809) by whom he had 5 more children (all sons): Wanton (b. 1764), Perry Green (b. 1766), Stukely (1769-1837), Frederick (b. 1774), and John.

Judiah moved to Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont in 1780 where he died and was buried.

References:

(1) "Arthur Aylsworth and His Descendents in America," by Homer Elhanan Alysworth, 1887, pages 42 and 54-57

(2) "Civil and Military Lists of Rhode Island - A List of all Officers elected by the General Assembly from the Organization of the Legislative Government of the Colony to 1800." by Joseph Jencks Smith, 1900, pages 222, 249, 274. 285, 292, 296, 300, 303, 311, 327, 346, 361, 365 and 374

(3) "Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England - Vol. VII. - 1770 to 1776" by John Russell Bartlett, 1862, page 511

(4) "Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Provicence Plantations in New England - Vol. VIII. - 1776 to 1779" by John Russell Bartlett, 1863, page 387

(5) "The Life and Times of Samuel Gorton" by Adelos Gorton, 1907, page 231


Family Members


Inscription


In memory of
Judiah Aylesworth
Esq. who departed
this life April 3rd 1800.
in the 78th Year of his Age.
----------------------------
In lonely shades here lies the dust
of one who made the Lord his trust.
He lived to know his Saviours love
then died and went to worlds above.


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: VTSSAR
  • Originally Created by: Chazmanbsr
  • Added: 13 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64173840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judiah Aylsworth (1722–3 Apr 1800), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64173840, citing Pownal Center Cemetery, Pownal Center, Bennington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by VTSSAR (contributor 47884768) .