Governor Peleg Sanford

Governor Peleg Sanford

Male 1639 - 1701  (61 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Peleg Sanford  [1, 2
    Prefix Governor 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 10 May 1639  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Feb 1701 
    Person ID I76650  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2009 

    Father John Sanford, Sr,   b. Abt 1605, Alford, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1653, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Bridget Hutchinson,   b. 15 Jan 1618, Alford, Alford Parish, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1698, Saco, Maine, Or Boston, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1636 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Family ID F31337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Brenton,   d. 1674 
    Married 1673 
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2001 
    Family ID F78292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Coddington,   b. 16 May 1654, Newport, Newport CO, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1692  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1674 
    Children 
     1. Ann Sanford,   b. Abt 1675, Newport, Newport CO, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1736  (Age ~ 61 years)
     2. Elizabeth Ann Sanford,   b. Abt 1677, Newport, Newport CO, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1762  (Age ~ 85 years)
     3. Bridget Sanford,   b. Abt 1680, Newport, Newport CO, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 14 Jan 1766  (Age ~ 86 years)
     4. Peleg Sanford, Jr,   b. Abt 1685, New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702, Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
     5. Governor William Sanford,   b. Abt 1690, Newport, Newport CO, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1721  (Age ~ 31 years)
     6. NN Sanford,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Charles Skiff Sanford,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2001 
    Family ID F78293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1. Peleg and Mary Brenton had no children.

      2. Peleg was one of the most prominent men of the Colony of Rhode Island, and held at different times about every office, both civil and military, in the gift of the Governmen. He was Judge of the Court of Admiralty, deputy Assistant for seven years, Governor of Rhode Island 1680 to 1683, and was sent to England twice as agent of the Colony on important business.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1759] Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough, Anna Chesebrough Wildey, (New York: Press of T. A. Wright 1903), pages 534 - 535 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1776] Colonial Massachusetts and Maine Genealogies, G. Robert Anderson, (1999).


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