Prudence Beals

Last updated 22 May 2020 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Died: 25 Jun 1815

Father: John Beals (? – ?)

Mother: Sarah Bowater (? – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v1-1936: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. I”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume I, William Wade Hinshaw, 1936, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969, 1978, 1991, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records. This source record doesn't include the supplement.]

Additional detail for reference: New Garden MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581

Comment: Source includes name (Prudence Beals) in entry for 1746 marriage between Richard and Prudence.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (BEALE), page 469, Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), pp..581

Comment: Source includes name (Sarah Beals) in entries for Prudence (BEALE, page 469) and Richard (WILLIAMS, page 581).

marriage-hogget-williams-1793: Marriage record for Jonathan Hogget and Mary Williams (1793); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 July 2019) > “North Carolina > Guilford County > New Garden Monthly Meeting > Men's Minutes, 1783-1800” image 295; citing “The Third Book: In which are recorded minutes of the monthly meeting of New Garden, page 245”

Comment: Source includes name (Prudence)

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,
death

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v1-1936: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. I”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume I, William Wade Hinshaw, 1936, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969, 1978, 1991, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records. This source record doesn't include the supplement.]

Additional detail for reference: New Garden MM, p. 521

Comment: Source includes date (6-25-1815) in entry marked "Page 16" for Richard and Prudence Williams.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581

Comment: Source includes date (25-6-1815) in entry for Richard.

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,
father

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (BEALE), page 469

Comment: Source identifies John [Beales] as father of Prudence.

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mother

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (BEALE), page 469

Comment: Source identifies Sarah (Bowater) [Beales] as mother of Prudence.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Richard Williams (? – 1781)

Married: 11 Dec 1746

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v1-1936: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. I”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume I, William Wade Hinshaw, 1936, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969, 1978, 1991, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records. This source record doesn't include the supplement.]

Additional detail for reference: New Garden MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581

Comment: Source notes marriage of Richard [Williams] and Prudence Beals.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (BEALE), p. 469, Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), p.581

Comment: Source includes date (11-10-1746) notes marriage of Richard Williams and Sara Beals in entries for Richard (WILLIAMS, page 581) and Prudence (BEALE, page 469). Note that this was while Britain (and the Quakers) were using the Julian calendar, and the year started in March.

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Child: Silas Williams (1747 – ?)

Child: Charity Williams (1750 – ?)

Child: Jesse Williams (1753 – ?)

Child: Richard Williams (1755 – ?)

Child: Prudence Williams (1758 – ?)

Child: Matthias Williams (1760 – ?)

Child: Sarah Williams (1763 – ?)

Child: Dorcas Williams (1765 – ?)

Child: Ruth Williams (1768 – ?)

Child: Mary Williams (1770 – ?)

Child: John Williams (1773 – ?)

Child: Ann Williams (1775 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 26 Sep 1749 at Carver's Creek MM, Bladen County, Province of North Carolina, British America

Residence: Bef 1754 at Cane Creek MM, , Province of North Carolina, British America

Residence: 1754 at New Garden MM, Guilford County, Province of North Carolina, British America

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581

Comment: Source includes date of certificate (26-6-1749) and location (Carver's Creek MM, Bladen Co., N.C.) in entry for Richard. Note that this was while Britain (and the Quakers) were using the Julian calendar, and the year started in March.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581-2

Comment: Source includes year (1754) and location (Cane Creek MM, N.C.) and notes that they left this meeting to join New Garden MM.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581-2

Comment: Source includes year (1754) and location (New Garden MM, Guilford Co. N.C.) and notes that they were original members of this congegration.

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Richard and Prudence were maried in either Maryland or Virginia. [book-encyclopedia-of-american-quaker-genealogy-v1:p.581]

Richard and Prudence were original members of New Garden MM in Guilford County, North Carolina, [book-encyclopedia-of-american-quaker-genealogy-v6:p.581-2]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v6-1950: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. VI”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed.) and Douglas Summers Brown (collab.), 1950, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1993” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Fairfax MM (WILLIAMS), pp. 581-2

Comment: Source includes location (New Garden MM, Guilford Co. N.C.) in entry for Richard.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v1-1936: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. I”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume I, William Wade Hinshaw, 1936, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1969, 1978, 1991, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records. This source record doesn't include the supplement.]

Additional detail for reference: New Garden MM (WILLIAMS), p. 581

Comment: Source includes assumed location (m in Md. or Va.).

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Sources

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