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Rachel Comstock

Father: Hazadiah Comstock (16 Apr 1682 - 21 Feb 1764)
Mother: Catherine Pray (____ - 27 Nov 1728)

Family 1: Anthony Steere (14 Dec 1716 - 7 Dec 1802)
  1. +Enoch Steere (10 Jun 1748 - 1826)
  2. +Rachel Steere (3 Jan 1756 - ____)
  3. +Catherine Steere (____ - 4 Apr 1827)

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                                                                   _William Comstock _______|__
                                                                  | (1595 - 1689)              
                                             _Samuel Comstock ____|
                                            | (1628 - 1660)       |
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                                            |                     |                         |  
                                            |                     |_Elizabeth Daniel _______|__
                                            |                       (1595 - 1665)              
                       _Samuel Comstock ____|
                      | (1654 - 1727) m 1678|
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                      |                     |                      _________________________|__
                      |                     |                     |                            
                      |                     |_Anne Tucker ________|
                      |                       (.... - 1661)       |
                      |                                           |                          __
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                      |                                           |_________________________|__
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 _Hazadiah Comstock __|
| (1682 - 1764)       |
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|                     |                      _Thomas Arnold ______|
|                     |                     | (1599 - 1674) m 1640|
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|                     |                     |                     |_________________________|__
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|                     |_Elizabeth Arnold ___|
|                       (1645 - 1747) m 1678|
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|                                           |_Phebe Parkhurst ____|
|                                             (.... - 1687) m 1640|
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|--Rachel Comstock 
|  (1711 - 1816)
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|                                            _Richard Pray _______|
|                                           | (1630 - 1693)       |
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|                                           |                     |_________________________|__
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|                      _John Pray __________|
|                     | (1653 - 1733) m 1678|
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|                     |                     |                      _________________________|__
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|                     |                     |_Mary _______________|
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|                     |                                           |_________________________|__
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|_Catherine Pray _____|
  (.... - 1728)       |
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                      |                                                                     |  
                      |                                            _Chad Brown _____________|__
                      |                                           | (1600 - 1650)              
                      |                      _John Brown _________|
                      |                     | (1630 - 1706) m 1654|
                      |                     |                     |                          __
                      |                     |                     |                         |  
                      |                     |                     |_Elizabeth Sharparowe ___|__
                      |                     |                       (1604 - 1672)              
                      |_Sarah Brown ________|
                        (1657 - 1733) m 1678|
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                                            |                      _Obadiah Holmes _________|__
                                            |                     | (1607 - 1682) m 1636       
                                            |_Mary Holmes ________|
                                              (1632 - 1690) m 1654|
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                                                                  |                         |  
                                                                  |_Catharine or Katherine _|__
                                                                    (.... - 1682) m 1636       

Notes

!SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VI (1904):
MOWRY, Daniel, delegate, was born in Smithfield, R.I., Aug. 28, 1729; son of Capt. Daniel and Mary (Steere) Mowry; grandson of Capt. Joseph and Alice (Whipple) Mowry and of Thomas and Catherine Steere; great-grandson of Nathaniel and Johannah (Inman) Mowry; great2-grandson of Roger and Mary (Johnson) Mowry, who came from England to Boston in 1631 and whose son Nathaniel settled in Providence, R.I., in 1666. Daniel was brought up on his father's farm and learned the cooper's trade. He represented Smithfield and Glocester in the general assembly of Rhode Island, 1766-76; took an active part in pre-Revolutionary movements and served on many important committees of the Rhode Island Colonial assembly; was one of the census takers, 1774 and 1776; a member of the committee to supervise the erection of forts, 1776; judge of the court of common pleas, 1776-81; a member of the enrollment committee, 1777, and that on appraising taxable property, 1779. He was one of four delegates from Rhode Island to the Continental congress, 1781-82, serving for six months with Senator Varnum. He was also clerk of the town of Smithfield for twenty years. He was thrice married: first, Aug. 27, 1749, to Anne, daughter of Richard and Anne Philips, who died Sept. 13, 1753; secondly, Aug. 19, 1756, to Nancy, widow of Thomas Arnold, and thirdly to Catherine {94085}, daughter of Anthony and Rachel Steere, who died, April 4, 1827. He died in Smithfield, R.I., July 6, 1806.
Also cites James Pierce Root, Steere Genealogy: a record of the descendants of John Steere who settled in Providence, Rhode Island about the year 1660..., (1890)

!SOURCE: "Direct Descendants of Anthony Steere," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 3 Jul 2013. Confirms information submitted previously.

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