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immigrant flag  John  ANTHONY

  (b. 1607, England   d. 28 July 1675Portsmouth, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations )  
Summary: John ANTHONY was born 1607 in , England . John ANTHONY was the child of

John was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1634.

He married  Susanna POTTER 13 September 1637 in Portsmouth, Providence Plantations .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Susanna POTTER  was born abt. 1623 in , England (United Kingdom) .  She died 11 August 1674 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA . 

John ANTHONY died 28 July 1675 in Portsmouth, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA - Dance Hall, Island Park, Portsmouth, R.I.
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA - Sandy Pint Farm, the Residence of Mr. Reginald C. Vanderbilt, showing Residence, Office and Stables, Portsmouth, near Newport, R. I.
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John ANTHONY married immigrant flag Susanna POTTER-- Date: 13 September 1637 Place: Portsmouth, Providence Plantations
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}

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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.

Children:
flag Susannah ANTHONY (b.1644, Portsmouth, Providence Plantations  d. 1716, Portsmouth, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations)


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Origin of Surname
ANTHONY
(Greek.) From the Greek flower; flourishing, beautiful, graceful.
An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.

England 1620
Mayflower lands at Plimoth Rock

USA 1620 - The Mayflower sails from Plymouth, England and after a journey of sixty-six days anchors in Plymouth harbor, and the Pilgrims established a settlement.

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England 1621 - Thirty Years War began (Protestants against Catholics)

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England 1625 - King James I died; son Charles I crowned

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1637 Marriage / Partner
John ANTHONY and Susanna POTTER 13 September 1637, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA
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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England 1642-1645 - 1641 - English Civil War began; 1645 - Civil War ended, Charles I defeated

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England 1649 - King Charles I tried for levying war; found guilty and was executed; son Charles II declared himself King

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England (1653 - 1658) Lord Cromwell ruled England as Lord Protector

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England 1654 - England declared war on Spain

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England 1660 - Monarchy restored with King Charles II

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England 1664
English take New York

England 1665 - Great Plague struck London; over 75,000 died

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News 1673 - Mysterious death of Rebecca Cornell in Portsmouth
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1674 Death of Spouse/Partner
Susanna POTTER died 11 August 1674, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA
1675 Death
1675 ANTHONY ANTHONY John, d. July 28, 1675. More 1 5 Death Portsmouth
Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850

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