NameJames Ashton
Birth4 Mar 1603, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Death19 May 1705, Rhode Island
FatherJames Ashton (~1579-1650)
MotherAlice Honeychurch (~1583-<1643)
Misc. Notes

James Ashton, was born in England, and came to the colony of Rhode Island. He was deputy to the general assembly in Portland Point, New Jersey; deputy to general assembly of Rhode Island, 1652 to 1665; judge of court of sessions and commissioner under the governor and council for the confirmation of certain privileges granted to the patentees by Governor Nichols. One of the Monmouth Patentees, 1665. His son James settled in Monmouth.

1652, Oct. 28. James Ashton was Commissioner, from Providence , to the General Assembly, held at Providence, R. I.

1653, 1654, 1658, 1659, and 1663. He filled the same position.

1655. He was made a freeman.

1662, Feb. 19. He had lot No. 38, in division of lands, in Providence, R. I.

1665, May 3. He was Deputy to the General Assembly, at Newport .

1666, May .. He swore allegiance to Charles II .

1679, July 1. He was taxed 3 s 1 1/2 d.

1687. He was taxed 1 s 1 d.
ChildrenJames (1652-1705)
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