Rev. Peleg Heath

Male 1700 - 1748


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  • Name  Rev. Peleg Heath 
    Title  Rev. 
    Born  26 Jul 1700  Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1747  Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • HEATH, PELEG
      State: RI Year: 1747
      County: Bristol County Record Type:
      Township: Warren Page: 037
      Database: RI 1747 Colonial Census Index
    Will  12 Aug 1748  Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Heath, Peleg, of Warren, gentleman. Mentions: Wife Jerusha Heath. "In case my wife should be delivered of a posthumus child." Two sons Nathaniel Heath and Peleg Heath both under 9 years old. Daughter Mary Heath unmarried. Friend Mathew Allen, executor. Witnesses: Thomas Barns, Samuel Allen, Ruth Barns, Solomon Townsend.
    Died  05 Oct 1748  Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Prince's Hill Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In Memory of the Revd Mr Peleg Heath Esqr who depd this life on ye 5th Day of October Anno. Domine 1748 in ye 49th Year of his Age.
    Notes 
    • Harvard Graduate. Ordained in Barrington on 11/12/1728.

      The First Congregational Church of Barrington commences with the history of the town. John Wilson was the first minister from 1710-1713. In the year 1718, April 21, Rev. Samuel Torrey was invited to become their minister and continued such until his dismissal in 1726. September 9, 1728, Rev. Peleg Heath became pastor. During his pastorate the church edifice was removed from the old site, near the present residence of George Gladding, Esq. Rev. Solomon Townsend succeeded Mr. Heath in 1743 and continued pastor until his death, 25 Dec 1796.
      !Arnold
    Person ID  I44183  Bryant
    Last Modified  24 Nov 2006 

    Father  William Heath,   b. 30 Jan 1663/64, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1738, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Ruggles,   b. 30 Sep 1672, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 03 Mar 1758, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1699  Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID  F2963  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Jerusha Peck,   b. 18 Nov 1724, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Apr 1763, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  08 Dec 1743  Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Rev. Peleg and Jerusha Peck, married by Josiah Howland, Justice.

      Jerusha Peck, daughter of Joseph and Rebecca (Brown) Peck, was born
      November 16, 1724. She married (first) December 8, 1743, Rev. Peleg
      Heath, by whom she had two sons: Nathaniel, born January 29, 1745, and
      Peleg, born April 8, 1747, both of whom were active in the military
      service during the revolution. She married (second) Joshua Bicknell.
      (New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Volume IV,
      page 1693-1694).
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Heath,   b. 29 Jan 1744/45, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1829, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Peleg Heath,   b. 23 Mar 1747, Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jul 1786, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2966  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah Richmond,   b. 31 Oct 1711,   d. 09 Oct 1739, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Nov 1730  Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Mary Heath,   b. 24 Feb 1731/32, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Peleg Heath,   b. 27 Aug 1734, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1735/36, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Peleg Heath,   b. 03 Mar 1735/36, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1740, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nathaniel Heath,   b. 20 Feb 1737/38, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1740, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2969  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Bethiah Peck,   b. Abt 1718,   d. 28 Oct 1740, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Aug 1740  Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    • Married by Sylvestor Richmond, Justice.
    Family ID  F2970  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1700 - Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Nov 1730 - Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Aug 1740 - Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Dec 1743 - Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1747 - Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 12 Aug 1748 - Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Oct 1748 - Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Prince's Hill Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S348] William Heath of Roxbury, Giorgi, Valerie Dyer, (Privately, Santa Maria, California, 1993), p. 8.

    2. [S362] Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Editor: Beaman, Nellie M. C., (Rhode Island Families Association, Princeton, Massachusetts, 1993), Oct 1980; p. 142.

    3. [S274] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998), or possibly 25 Oct 1748 ae. 49..

    4. [S396] Peter Parker and Sarah Ruggles of Roxbury, Mass, Linzee, John William, (Samuel Usher, Boston, Mass, 1913), p. 367.

    5. [S151] Arnold, RI Vital records, Arnold, James N., (Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, 1891-1912), Barrington: 11.

    6. [S317] Bicknell Genealogy, Bicknell, Thomas Williams, (Privately Published, Rhode Island, 1913), p.36.

    7. [S151] Arnold, RI Vital records, Arnold, James N., (Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, 1891-1912), Barrington: 28.

    8. [S364] Descendants of Joseph Peck, Peck, Ira B., (Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, 1868), p. 248.


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