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The Progenitors: ALBRO



Genealogy and Family History Pages



Henry ALBRO and Elizabeth HERBERT

Henry was a merchant in the low countries, who held property to the West of the City of London, and at Lock's Farm outside Wokingham in Berkshire.

Elizabeth is the daughter of the Earle of Pembroke

John ALBRO and Dorothy WILBER

John was christened in 1617.

The Compendium of American Genealogy, Volume 7, page 201, states that John came to Portsmouth Rhode Island from England, at the age of 14.

The Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island by J. H. Beers Co., Chicago 1908 Orlando Public Library RD 9854.5 pg. 2163 has this to say about John Albro, he came to America in 1634, onboard the ship Francis, from Ipswich, England, under the care of William Freeborn, with whom he immigrated to RI in 1638, residing in Portsmouth. He became a prominent man in the public affairs of the town and colony.

In 1644 he was a corporal and eventually attained the rank of major. He served in King Philips War.

For 1649 he was clerk of weights and measures, He served as commissioner in 1660 and 1662. In 1655 he was listed as Freeman in Rhode Island. He married Dorothy, the widow of Nathaniel Potter. Their children were Samuel, b. 1644, Elizabeth, Mary, John and Susanna. She died in 1696, he died in 1712. He is buried in his own orchard, at Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island

Their daughter Susanna married John ANTHONY, who's family is connected to my paternal side, through the OLMSTEADS.

His will was dated Dec 1710.

Samuel ALBRO and Isabella LAWTON

Born 1645 in Ipswich, England

They had John, born 1680.

John ALBRO and Margaret SWEET

JOHN ALBRO was born about 1680 in North Kingston,Rhode Island

In 1712 he became a Freeman of Kingston

April 14, 1718 he was Vestryman of Episcopal Church of Narragansett

Oct 21 1724 he was on the commission that divided the inhabitants of North Kingstown into three districts.

1747 Died North Kingstown RI.

He had the following chilren Benoni

Benoni ALBRO and Mercy BROWNING

Born about 1725 in North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island. Married: JAN 1744

Sarah ALBRO and Benjamin TRIPP