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Frances Latham (b. 1609, d. September 1677)Frances Latham (daughter of Lewis Latham and Elizabeth) was born 1609, and died September 1677.She married William Dungan, son of Thomas Dungan and Mary.
Notes for Frances Latham:
Frances was the daughter of Lewis Latham, and the widow of Lord Weston.After his death she married William Dungan.When William died she married Jeremiah Clark, and came to New England with her four children to William Dungan.She had five sons to her husband Jeremiah Clarke.After he died she married William Vaughn.
18 Jan 1656 Frances, now married to her fourth husband, Rev. William Vaughn, entered into an agreement with her son Walter Clarke, through his guardians, John Cranston and James Barker, who were called his brothers-in-law (John Cranston had married Walter's sister, Mary Clarke, while James Barker had married Barbara Dundan, Walter's half-sister.) By this agreement Walter was to have dwelling house where Mrs. Vaughn lived, garden, orchard and certain lands which were his inheritance, and his mother to have use and possession until September 29th or until the tobacco was cured.The house where Capt. John Cranston lived was to be his, as appeared by deed.Mrs. Vaughn (Frances Latham) to pay all debts, and for that purpose has 1/2 of a house which she is to sell, and she also has certain lands and the household goods, etc., for herself, and the rest of Jeremiah Clarke's children, other than Walter..
The tombstone to the memory of William Dungan's widow is in the old cemetery at Newport, RI.The inscription reads: "Here Lyeth ye Body of Mrs. Frances Vaughn, Alias Clarke, ye mother of ye only children of Capt'n Jeremiah Clarke.She died ye 1 Week in Sept. 1677 in ye 67th year of her age."
Ref: 160 Allied Families
References; One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families
Charles Knowles Bolton, Portraits of the Founders; Baltimore: Gen. Pub. Co. Inc., 1976, p.
More About Frances Latham:
Burial: Unknown, Old Cemetery, Newport, RI,.
Christened/Bapt.: 1609, Portsmouth, Newport, RI,.
Children of Frances Latham and William Dungan are:
- +Barbara Dungan, b. Abt. 1628, England1521, d. date unknown, Rhode Island.
- +Frances Dungan, b. Abt. 1630, England1522, d. 16971522.