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Genealogy of Martha Arnold Douglas

From Stephentown Genealogy

Martha D. Arnold: Grandmother of Stephen Arnold Douglas


Generation 1

1.Roger Arnold b. abt. 1442 Flanthony, Monmouth, England m. Gamage (not sure if this is a first or last name), who was b. about 1444 in Flanthony.

Child of Roger Arnold and Gamage:

2. Thomas b. 1468 in Flanthony

Generation 2

2. Thomas b. 1468 in Flanthony; he married Agnes Warnsted, who was b. in 1470 in Flanthony.

Child of Thomas and Agnes:

3. Richard b. 1494 Bagber, Dorset, England;
Generation 3

3. Richard b. 1494; m. abt. 1520 to Emmate Young, b. 1496 in Damertham, Wiltshire, England

Child of Richard and Emmate:

4. Richard b. 1520 Bagbere; d. 5/15/1583 London, Middlesex, England

Generation 4

4. Richard b. 1520 Bagbere; d. 5/15/1583 London; m. Jaquita b. 1520 Northover, Somersetshire, England

Child of Richard and Jaquita:

5. Nicholas b. 1550 Northover, Somersetshire, England; d. 1/24/1622 Wells or Ilchester, Somersetshire, England

Generation 5

5. Nicholas b. 1550 Northover, Somersetshire, England; d. 1/24/1622 Wells or Ilchester, Somersetshire, England; m. Alice Gulley b. 9/16/1553 Northover; d. 5/25/1596 Ilchester

Child of Nicholas and Alice:

6. William b. 6/14/1587 Ilchester; d. 7/7/1685 Pawtucket, Providence, RI; m. in 1614 in Mucheiney, Somerset, England to Christian Peake b. 2/15/1583 in Mucheiney; d. 1659 in Pawtucket, Providence Co., RI.

Generation 6

6. William b. 6/14/1587 Ilchester; d. 7/7/1685 Pawtucket, Providence, RI; m. in 1614 in Mucheiney, Somerset, England to Christian Peake b. 2/15/1583 in Mucheiney; d. 1659 in Pawtucket, Providence Co., RI.

Child of William and Christian:

7. Benedict b. 12/21/1615 Leamington, Dorset, England; d. 6/19/1678 Newport, Newport, RI; m. on December 17, 1640 prob. Salem, Essex, Mass., to Damaria Westcott

Generation 7

7. Benedict b. 12/21/1615 Leamington, Dorset, England; d. 6/19/1678 Newport, Newport, RI; m. on December 17, 1640 prob. Salem, Essex, Mass., to Damaria Westcott, b. 1/27/1621 Yeavil, Somerset, England; d. 1678 Newport, Newport, RI. She was the daughter of Stuckley Westcott and Rosanna Hill.

Child of Benedict and Damaria:

8. Caleb b. 12/19/1644 Portsmouth, RI; d. 2/9/1719 Newport, RI

Generation 8

8. Caleb b. 12/19/1644 Portsmouth, RI; d. 2/9/1719 Newport, RI; m. Abigail Wilbore b. abt. 1644 Boston, Suffolk, Mass.; d. 11/17/1730 Newport, Newport, RI

Child of Caleb and Abigail:

9. Samuel b. abt. 1677 Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI; d. New Shoreham, Block Island, RI

Generation 9

9. Samuel b. abt. 1677 Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI; d. New Shoreham, Block Island, RI; m. 5/17/1706 Block Island, RI Mary George, b. about 1681 Block Island; d. North Kingston, RI

Child of Samuel and Mary:

10. Joseph b. 9/16/1712 Portsmouth, RI; d. 1766

Generation 10

10. Joseph b. 9/16/1712 Portsmouth, RI; d. 1766; m. Hannah Gifford b. abt. 1714 North Kingston, RI; d. 1798. She was the daughter of Yelverton Gifford and Ann Northrup

Child of Joseph and Hannah:

11. Stephen b. 4/20/1739 Exeter, Washington, RI; d. 2/24/1810 Stephentown, Renssealer, NY

Generation 11

11. Stephen b. 4/20/1739 Exeter, Washington, RI; d. 2/24/1810 Stephentown, Rensselaer, NY; m. 3/3/1760 Exeter, Washington, RI to Martha Gardiner b. 8/31/1739 Exeter, Washington, RI; d. 9/16/1819 Stephentown. She was the daughter of Nicholas and Martha (Havens) Gardiner.

Child of Stephen and Martha:

12. Martha Arnold b. 1762 Kingston, Washington, RI; d. 4/1/1818 in Brandon, Rutland, VT.

Generation 12

12. Martha Arnold b. 1762 Kingston, Washington, RI; d. 4/1/1818 in Brandon, Rutland, VT.; m. 1780 Benajah Douglas, b. 12/15/1760; d. 10/29/1829, Brandon, Vermont at age 69.

Child of Martha and Benajah:


13. Stephen Arnold Douglas; m. Sally Fisk in 1811, daughter of Nathaniel Fisk d. 1827. Stephen died 1813.

13. Stephen Arnold Douglas; m. Sally Fisk in 1811, daughter of Nathaniel Fisk d. 1827. Stephen died 1813.

Child of Stephen Arnold Douglas and Sally Fisk:

14: Stephen Arnold Douglas b.1813; d. 1861
A much more detailed genealogy can be found at
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I have been asked many times how Benedict Arnold, the traitor fits into the genealogy of Stephen Arnold Douglas. I have assembled a brief genealogy, with names only so that more investigation can be done by the reader:

Benedict Arnold (the traitor) born 1741
son of: Benedict Arnold and Hannah Waterman
son of: Benedict Arnold and Patience Coggeshall
son of: Benedict Arnold and Mary Turner
son of: Benedict Arnold and Damaria Westcott
son of: William Arnold and Christian Peake
son of: Nicholas Arnold and Alice Gulley
son of: Richard Arnold and Jaquita
son of: Richard Arnold and Emmate Young
son of: Thomas Arnold and Agnes Warnsted
son of: Roger Arnold and Gamage