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SQ pg 3404: They had one child, Peggy Ann Sparks.


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SQ 2783: "Zora Elizabeth Sparks was born May 23 1877. She was married
to Lovet ("Boaz") Chatham on August 27, 1896. She was boiling water to wash
clothes when her dress caught on fire, and she was burned to death on October
1, 1897. They had no children."


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See Vital Record of Rhode Island for entry in Kent County Death Re cords,
Vol 2, pg. 82, "Elizabeth, wife of gorton, died, age 21y 8 mos, Feb 1 , 1775."


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WILL:
WILL BOOK 6-7 (1797-1816) WARWICK, KENT COUNTY, RI, pp 28-39, FH L 925457.
Last will of John Stafford dated 19 March, 1798. Mentions his wife M artha
his sons Thomas Rice Stafford, to whom he leaves his dwelling place , his
grist mill and his schooner Sally which is "now at sea" and one thous and
dollars when he reaches 21 years of age, Henry Rice Stafford, "my far m or
lot of land lying in Warwick adjoining the main Road Leading from th e Com-
post --- of East Greenwich to the Trilling Mill, (so called) with th e dwell-
ing house and other buildings thereon standing", to his daughter Betsy
Greene two hundred dollars, to his four single daughters Marbarry, Be tty,
Polly and Nancy, two hundred dollars each when they reach eighteen . Hementions his "Honored and aged Mother Elizabeth Stafford and lea ves her
one hundred dollars. He leaves the residue to Thomas Rice Stafford a nd his
wife Martha Stafford and names them as the executors of his will. Wi tnesses:
D. Howland, Jr., Bowen Arnold and T. Howland. The will is certified a s filed
by his daughter's brother-in-law, James Jerauld, Council Clerk on Apr il 7,
1798 and recorded the 3rd day of August, 1798 by James Jerauld.
His estate was inventoried by Gorton Jerauld and John R. Arnold va lued at
$5,489.98 in addition to his real property holdings and his schoone r Sally.
The inventory was filed by James Jerauld on September 10, 1798.

PROBATE:
See PROBATE PROCEEDINGS WARWICK, KENT CO., RI., Book 1 (1804-1820 ) FHL
925450, p 152. Proceedings dated 20 March, 1809. Copy is light an d diff-
icult to read. Dutee Arnold is appointed guardian of Mary Stafford a nd Hacey
(?) Stafford "minors under the age of eighteen years daughters of John
Stafford.."


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SQ pg 2667: She married John Woods.


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Note    H3202         Index
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NOTES:
SQ pg 2667: She married a man named Johnson.


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Note    H3203         Index
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NOTES:
SQ pg 2667: She married a man named Gilley.


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Note    H3204         Index
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NOTES:
SQ 2667: She married a man named Bassler.


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Note    H3205         Index
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NOTES:
SQ pg 2667: She married Jesse A. Woods.


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Note    H3206         Index
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NOTES:
SQ pg 2667: She married James Carter.


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Note    H3207         Index
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NOTES:
SQ pg 2667: She married John Bopp.


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Note    H3208         Index
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NOTES:
SQ 2667: He married Sarah C. Johnson.


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Note    H3209         Index
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NOTES:
SQ pg 2667: He married Eliza Ann Talbert on Jan 23, 1870.