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John Anthony

  (1607, England  - 28 JUL 1675Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA )  

John Anthony

The Life of John Anthony


Birth
1607
, England
Invention1608 - The telescope is invented (Galileo, Italy)

USA1620 - Mayflower lands at Plimoth Rock

1620 - Mayflower lands at Plimoth Rock

News1621 - Thirty Years War began (Protestants against Catholics)
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News1625 - King James I died; son Charles I crowned
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World History1635 - France enters Thirty Years War as an active combatant. Franco-Spanish War begins.

1637 Marriage
John Anthony married Susanna Potter 13 SEP 1637 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
World History1638 - King Louis XIV born in France

News1642-1645 - 1641 - English Civil War began; 1645 - Civil War ended, Charles I defeated
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World History1643 - King Louis XIII dies, Louis XIV assumes French throne

News1649 - King Charles I tried for levying war; found guilty and was executed; son Charles II declared himself King
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News(1653 - 1658) Lord Cromwell ruled England as Lord Protector
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News1654 - England declared war on Spain
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Invention1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)

News1660 - Monarchy restored with King Charles II
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1664 - English take New York

USA1664 - English take New York

News1665 - Great Plague struck London; over 75,000 died
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Invention1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity


1675 Death Click here to go to sourceVital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850
1675 ANTHONY ANTHONY John, d. July 28, 1675. More 1 5 Death Portsmouth
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Marriage(s) and Child(ren)



marriage John Anthony married Susanna Potter -- Date: 13 SEP 1637 Place:  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA


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}

Source:
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online db. NewEnglandAncestors.org. 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.

Added: 4/23/2010 5:37:31 PM  Updated: 4/23/2010 12:00:00 AM



Children:

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




Added: 4/23/2010 5:35:50 PM

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