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Family of Long Island
Descendants of George
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Havens was the son of William and
Dionise Allen , was born 1653 Jamestown, Rhode Island, lived
February 21/25 1706, Shelter Island, but a New York Historical Society
says letters of administration were issued February 11, 1706-7 to wife
and the estate was inventoried April 4, 1706. H.C.His father, William
was a Huguenot, born 1618 in Aberystwith, Cardiganshire, Wales from
he came to America. Havens says he is buried in the Old Cemetery, New
Connecticut. He married 1674, Eleanor or Elinor Thurston daughter of
and Elizabeth (Mott) Thurston of Newport, Rhode Island. Eleanor was
March 1655-8, died November 7, 1747, at age 93; she married (2) Thomas
of Southold. Mallman says his will was dated January 11, 1704, proved
12, 1707. Moore's Index says he was a Newport, Rhode Island, that he
1,000 acres on Shelter Island in 1699, and that he deeded in 1701 200
of it to his son Jonathan and 240 acres in 1706-7 to his son John.
says Edward Thurston b 1617 died March 1 1707, married June 1647 to
daughter of Adam Mott; she was born 1629, died September 2, 1694)
George was a freeman 1680 and
was taxed at Kingstown, Rhode Island, September 6, 1687, and was a
constable there July 15, 1695. In 1696, he sold farms on Boston Neck.
He was on Shelter Island in 1701 and the following year
sold a farm near E. Greenwich, Rhode Island.
He was 53 when he died in
1706-7. He was buried in the New London, Conn., cemetery. He died
intestate and letters of administration were issued
February 11, 1706-7 to widow Eleanor.
House (Shelter Island Historical Society)
Built in about 1743 with a mid-19th century addition, the
Old Haven's House served as a residence,
Location: S. Ferry
Post Office and
general store. Four of the rooms have been
decorated with 19th century furnishings by the D.A.R.
Many parts of the
original construction have been left exposed for inspection.
There is also a children's museum room
dolls and youth furniture.