Steele Family History

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  • ID: I1030
  • Name: Anthony LOW
  • Given Name: Anthony
  • Surname: Low
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 9A86C9633A458B4DB77AC779BA3AA201AB41
  • Change Date: 8 FEB 2003
  • Note:
    Anthony Low lived in Warwick from 1656 until 1676. During King Philip's War, in March, 1676, his new house in Swansea was burned. In a letter to John Winthrop, Roger Williams writes that the Indians "... had burnt about twelve houses, one new great one (Anthonie Loes)."

    Anthony Low had a sloop built in Warwick in 1668.
    1
  • Birth: 1625
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1625 in ENG 2
  • Immigration: ABT 1645
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1645
  • Event: Freeman 1656
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1656 Warwick, Kent Co., RI 3
  • Event: King Philip's War Military JUL 1676
  • _SDATE: 15 JUL 1676 Newport, Newport Co., RI
  • Note: Anthony Low assisted Captain Church during King Philip's War by carrying him "from newport to Sognacate, and thence to Sandwich, in July, 1676, at the risk of vessel and cargo." 4
  • Death: AFT 6 AUG 1692
  • _SDATE: 7 AUG 1692 in Warren, Bristol Co., RI 2 5 6
  • Probate: BEF NOV 1692
  • _SDATE: 31 OCT 1692 Warren, Bristol Co., RI
  • Note: Anthony Low's will is dated 6 Aug 1692. The date of probate is not stated. A quitclaim deed to the estate was filed, however, on 10 Nov 1692. 7 8 5
  • Occupation: Wheelwright 9 2
  • Event: ST Family



    Father: John LOW b: 1599 in ENG
    Mother: Elizabeth (Mrs. John Low) b: ABT 1605 in ENG

    Marriage 1 Frances (Mrs. Anthony Low) b: 1631/2 in ENG
    • Married: ABT 1650 in RI 10 2 6
    Children
    1. Has Children John LOW b: ABT 1652 in Warwick, Kent Co., RI
    2. Has No Children Samuel LOW b: CA 1654
    3. Has No Children Anne LOW
    4. Has No Children Frances LOW
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth LOW

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Pierce Michael Genealogy
      Title: Hellisgo, Martha Stuart, Captain Michael Pierce, including one line of Descent (Martha Stuart Helligso, Omaha, Neb., 1981)
      Page: p. 74
    2. Abbrev: Sanders Family
      Title: Cravens Gwen Sanders, The Sanders Family of New England (Milwaukee, Wisc.: Wiedrich Publishers, 2003).
      Page: p. 281
    3. Abbrev: Warwick History
      Title: Fuller, Oliver P., History of Warwick, RI (1875)
      Page: p. 62
    4. Abbrev: Warwick History
      Title: Fuller, Oliver P., History of Warwick, RI (1875)
      Page: pp. 62-63
    5. Abbrev: NEHGR
      Title: NEHGS, New England Historic and Genealogical Register (NEHGS, Boston.)
      Page: Vol. 149, p. 122
    6. Abbrev: Gen Dict of RI
      Title: Austin, John, Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island
      Page: p. 338
    7. Abbrev: Bristol County Probate
      Title: Rounds, Peter, Abstracts of Bristol County, Mass., Probate Records (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1987)
      Page: p. 5
    8. Abbrev: Sanders Family
      Title: Cravens Gwen Sanders, The Sanders Family of New England (Milwaukee, Wisc.: Wiedrich Publishers, 2003).
      Page: p. 283
    9. Abbrev: Savage
      Title: Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England (Boston, 1862)
      Page: p. 125
    10. Abbrev: New England Marriages
      Title: Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, Md., 1985)
      Page: p. 476

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