Margaret White

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Margaret White, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born say 1641. She died after 1717.1

Margaret married (1) Robert Colwell, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1661;2 they later divorced at Providence Co., Rhode Island, 2 July 1667;2 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, Thomas Walling, son of Ralph Wallen and Joyce (…), at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, 19 June 1669;3,1,4,5 she married (3) Daniel Abbott, son of Daniel Abbott and Mary (…), at Providence, 25 December 1678.6

Family 1

Robert Colwell b. say 1635, d. aft. 1678
  • Robert Colwell2 b. 9 Jan 1662, d. Jun 1748
  • Elizabeth Colwell2 b. 1 Jul 1664

Family 2

Thomas Walling b. abt. 1627, d. 19 Jul 1674
  • William B Walling1 b. 20 May 1670
  • John Walling1 b. 20 May 1670, d. 11 Nov 1694
  • Cornelius Walling1 b. 25 Oct 1672

Family 3

Daniel Abbott b. say 1635, d. 1709
  • Mary Abbott7 b. 13 Dec 1679
  • Daniel Abbott7 b. 25 Apr 1682, d. 7 Nov 1760
This person was last edited on17 Dec 2017


  1. [S913] John Osborne Austin, The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising Three Generations of Settlers Who Came Before 1690 (With Many Families Carried to the Fourth Generation). Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887, 214-215. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Rhode Island Dictionary.
  2. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 53.
  3. [S602] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850: First Series: Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People, 21 vols. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing, 1891-1912), 2:1:43, 191, town record 1:196, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island.
  4. [S299] William B. Saxbe Jr., "Thomas2 Walling and His Way With Women: Seventeenth-Century Misconduct as an Aid to Identification," The American Genealogist 73 (April 1998): 91-100, further cited as Saxbe, "Thomas Walling and His Way With Women."
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1589, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  6. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 234.
  7. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 234-235.