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Richard Borden (b. February 22, 1595/96, d. May 25, 1671)Richard Borden (son of Matthew Borden and Joan Reeder)582, 583, 584, 585 was born February 22, 1595/96 in Headcorn, Kent County, England586, 587, and died May 25, 1671 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI588.He married Joan Fowle on September 28, 1625 in Hedcorn, Kent County, England589, daughter of Richard Fowle and Mary Filkes.
Notes for Richard Borden:
"Richard Borden of Portsmouth, RI". Your Ancesters, Jun 1955 issue.
Genealogical Dictionary of RI. Austin p.23.
Acquired large tracts of land in Rhode Island and East Jersey (Monmouth County)
[Historical and genealogical record of the descendants as far as known of Richard and Joan Borden]
Will made by Town Council of Portsmouth on testimony concerning the wishes of deceased....Ex. son Matthew.To widow Joan the old house and fire room, with leanto and buttery adjoining, and the little chamber in new house, and porch chamber joining to it; half the use of great hall, porch room below, cellaring and garret of new house for life.To her also firewood yearly, use of thirty fruit trees in orchard that she may choose, liberty to keep fowls about the house not exceeding forty, and all household goods t her disposal.She was to have thirty ewe sheep kept for her, with their profit and increase; fifty other sheep kept to halves, three cows kept and their profit, and to have paid her yearly a good well fedbeef, three well fed swine, ten bushels of wheat, twenty bushels of indian corn, six bushels of barley malt and four barrels of cider.To son Thomas all estate in Providence, lands, goods and chattels (except horse kind, he paying his mother Joan yearly a barrel of pork and firkin [9 gallons] of butter.To son Francis, lands in New Jersey.To son John all land about new dwelling house of said John Borden, etc.To son Joseph, #40 within two years after the death of his mother.To son Samuel #40 , half in six months after death of father and half in six months after death of mother.To son Benjamin #40 within four years after death of mother.To daughter Mary Cook #5. To daughter Sarah Holmes, #40, within six months after death of mother.To daughter Amy Borden, #100 at age of twenty one.To granddaughter, Amy Cook, #10 at age of eighteen.To son Matthew, whole estate after payment of debts and legacies, and if he die without issue said not to remain to any brother older.
Inventory at death:
#1572, Ss. 9d., viz [as follows]200 sheep, 100 lambs, 4 oxen, 9 cows, 4 three-years, 5 two-years, 7 yearlings, 5 calves, horseflesh in Providence,#60, Four mares on the island, #20, horse #7, 6 colts, and other horseflesh at New London, #8.30 swine, 11 pigs, negro man and woman, #50, 3 negro children, #25, turkeys, geese, fowls, indian corn, rye, wheat, oats, barley, pease, 2 cheese presses, 6 guns, pewter, 2 swords, 2 feather beds, 2 flock beds, hat case, silver bowl, #3, cider, #2, money, #11, goods, #16, tables, form [bench], settle [high backed bench with storage under seat], chairs, warming pan, books, #10.
More About Richard Borden:
Date born 2: February 1595/96, Headcorn England.590, 591
Date born 3: February 1595/96, Headcorn, England.592
Date born 4: February 1595/96, Of Hedcorn, Kent County, England.
Date born 5: 1597, Headcorn, England.593
Date born 6: 1601594
Died 2: May 25, 1671595
Died 3: May 25, 1671, Portsmouth RI.596, 597
Died 4: May 25, 1671, Portsmouth, RI..598
Moved 1: Bet. 1637 - 1638, Settled in Portsmouth, R.I..
Moved 2: 1628, Cranbrook, Kent, England.
Occupation 1: Surveyor.
Occupation 2: March 16, 1640/41, Freeman of Portsmouth.
Occupation 3: May 18, 1653, Committie to treat with the Dutch.
Occupation 4: Bet. 1653 - 1654, Assistant, town of Portsmouth.
Occupation 5: 1654, Commissioner, town of Portsmouth.
Occupation 6: 1654, Treasurer, town of Portsmouth.
Occupation 7: 1655, Freeman of Portsmouth.
Occupation 8: 1655, Treasurer, town of Portsmouth.
Occupation 9: 1656, Commissioner, town of Portsmouth.
Occupation 10: 1657, Commissioner, town of Portsmouth.
Occupation 11: 1667, Deputy from Portsmouth to the General Assembly.
Occupation 12: 1670, Deputy from Portsmouth to the General Assembly.
More About Richard Borden and Joan Fowle:
Marriage 1: September 28, 1625, Hedcorn, Kent County, England.599
Marriage 2: 600
Marriage 3: September 28, 1625601
Marriage 4: September 28, 1625, England.602
Marriage 5: WFT Est. 1632-1662603
Children of Richard Borden and Joan Fowle are:
- +Mary Borden, b. January 13, 1631/32, Cranbrook, Kent, England, d. December 23, 1690, Portsmouth, RI/MA.