Joseph WILBORE

Male 1656 - 1729  (73 years)


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  • Name Joseph WILBORE  [1, 2
    • "The Wildbores in America": Joseph Wilbore settled in Little Compton, R.I. On December 15, 1701, William Wilbore, his father, gave him thirty acres of land. this was the beginning of his farm near the Commons, directly south of the C.R. Wilbor store and owned in 1870 by the widow of Otis Wilbor, the town clerk. It is now owned by Mrs. Isaac W. Howland. The northern boundary on the old proprietor's map was lot eight of first division of house lots. Joseph Wilbore is buried in the old burying ground on this place and the inscription is as follows: "In memory of Joseph Wilbore, son of William of Portsmouth, who emigrated to Little Compton, R.I., in 1680 and died May 4, 1729, aged 73." His will made at Little Compton, R.I., January 11, 1728, was proved June 5, 1729. He bequeathed to wife Anna all household stuff, money debts, etc., and improvement of biggest room in my house for life and $10 per year. To son William, certain land and buildings. to son John Twenty-five acres of land. To son Thomas, my homestead farm and dwelling house. to son Benjamin, five shillings. to son Stephen, five shillings. to daughters Anna Wood, mary Eldridge and Abigail Wilbore, 50 pounds. each To grandson Joseph Clossen, 15 acres of land and 40 pds. To grandson Timothy Clossen, 20 acres of land and 40 pds and a cow. To son-in-law Thomas Burgess, 5 shillings. To nine children rest of estate. His widow Anna's will was made December 12, 1739, and proved april 7, 1747. [1]
    Born 1656  Portsmouth, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Will 11 Jan 1728  [1
    Died 04 May 1729  Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Will Proved 05 Jun 1729  [1
    Buried Wilbour Cemetery, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I61329  Main Tree
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2013 

    Father William WILBORE,   b. 1630, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1710, Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Martha HOLMES,   b. 13 May 1640, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1711, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1653  [1
    Family ID F20137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann BROWNELL,   b. 1654,   d. 02 Apr 1747, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 04 May 1683  [1
    Children 
     1. Martha WILBORE,   b. 20 Aug 1684, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1718/20  (Age 35 years)
    +2. Anna WILBUR,   b. 08 May 1686, Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William WILBUR,   b. 25 Mar 1688, Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1775  (Age 87 years)
    +4. Joseph WILBORE,   b. 30 Dec 1689, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1754, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. John WILBUR,   b. 15 Dec 1691, Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1783  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Thomas WILBOR,   b. 14 Jan 1693, Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1783, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Mary WILBUR,   b. 04 Jan 1696, Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Benjamin WILBORE,   b. 20 Jun 1699, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, Westerly, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Stephen WILBUR,   b. 22 Mar 1701, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1760, Scituate, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     10. Abigail WILBUR,   b. 27 Aug 1703, Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F20160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S03490] "The Wildbores In America" A Family Tree Vol. No. 1, John Reid Wilbor, Benjamin Franklin Wilbour, ( 1933).

    2. [S5365] "Genealogical Record of the Descendants of Thomas Brownell, 1619 to 1910", George Grant Brownell, (Richardson Reprints).

    3. [S5383] "Little Compton Families" Vol. II, Little Compton, Rhode Island.

    4. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.