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John Anthony

  (1607, England (Great Britain) (United Kingdom)  - 28 JUL 1675Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA )  

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, England (Great Britain) (United Kingdom)

News Local News: 1621 - Thirty Years War began (Protestants against Catholics) webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: 1625 - King James I died; son Charles I crowned webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

World History World News: 1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.

1637 Marriage / Union
John Anthony and Susanna Potter 13 SEP 1637, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

News Local News: 1638 - Portsmouth was settled in 1638 by a group of religious dissenters from Boston Colony, including Dr. John Clarke, William Coddington, and Anne Hutchinson. It is named after Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

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News Local News: 1642-1645 - 1641 - English Civil War began; 1645 - Civil War ended, Charles I defeated webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: 1649 - King Charles I tried for levying war; found guilty and was executed; son Charles II declared himself King webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: (1653 - 1658) Lord Cromwell ruled England as Lord Protector webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: 1654 - England declared war on Spain webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: 1660 - Monarchy restored with King Charles II webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: 1665 - Great Plague struck London; over 75,000 died webimage/ countrys/ europe/ england/ uketimeln2.htm -

News Local News: 1673 - Mysterious death of Rebecca Cornell in Portsmouth
In 1673 Rebecca Cornell, widow of Thomas Cornell (settler), died in a house fire. Her son Thomas(Jr....Read MORE...

1675 Death
1675 ANTHONY ANTHONY John, d. July 28, 1675. More 1 5 Death Portsmouth
Click here to go to sourceVital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850
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John Anthony married / joined Susanna Potter -- Date: 13 SEP 1637 Place:  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

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From the "Tercentenary of New England Families, 1620-1922" by the American Historical Society:

"JOHN (2) ANTHONY, son of Dr. John (1) ANTHONY, was born in Hampstead, England, in 1607, and died in 1675. He resided for a time in the village of Hampstead, near London, England, but removed to come to America. He sailed for New England in the barque, "Hercules," April 16, 1634. In 1640 he is recorded in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where he was made a freeman, 14th 7 mo., 1640. He was made a corporal of the military company, and had land assigned to him at the "Wadding river," in 1644. He had authority granted to him, May 25, 1655, to keep a house of entertainment in Portsmouth. John ANTHONY later rose to prominence in the affairs of the community, and was appointed commissioner in 1661. From 1666 to 1672 he occupied the post of deputy to the General Court. He married Susanna POTTER, who died in 1675. Their children were:

John, born in 1642
Susanna, born in 1644
Elizabeth, born in 1646
Joseph, born in 1648
Abraham "

ANTHONY John John1 (1607-1675) & Susanna [POTTER?] by 1642 Portsmouth, RI {McIntire Anc. 75, 77-78 Anthony 21, 23 Shotwell 42 Ballou 37, 64 Edwards (1887) 32, 46 Davol-Willets 21 Boddie 11 Sv. 1:52 Reg. 31:416 Greene (1903) 65}

Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online db. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001.

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daughter Susannah Anthony (1644, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA - 1716, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA)

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