George Family of Newport, Rhode Island
Peter George [a] b abt 1615, prob Hundon, Suffolk, England, d 1693-1694, Block Island, Newport, RI. He md Mary Rowning 30 Sep 1641, prob Braintree, MA, daughter of John Rowning and Mary Norman.
Children of Peter George and Mary Rowning were:
Children of Samuel George and Sarah Rathbone were:
Mitchell 5 Jul 1703, son of Thomas Mitchell.
a. Described as an "oatmeal maker", he submitted a letter of attorney, 19 Sep 1647, for the collection of dues from the estates of John Rowning and Simon Ray, father and former deceased husband respectively, of his wife, Mary Rowning. He purchased land in Bridgewater in partnership with Henry Neale in 1648, and removed to Block Island in Newport in 1670.
GL: Topographical Dictionary of New England, Emigrants to New England, p 155; New England Settlers, 1600s-1800s, Ancestral Heads of New England Families, p 92; Massachusetts Genealogical Records, 1600s-1800s, Pioneers of Massachusetts, p 185; Genealogies of Rhode Island Families, Volume I, The Mitchell Family, by G. Andrews Moriarty, p 708.
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