Name: Freelove PAYNE 1 2 3
ALIA: Freelove /Paine/
Birth: ABT 1729 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
Death: AFT 1790 in Hubbardston, Worcester, MA
The evidence that Freelove Payne is the wife of Joshua Phillips is as follows:
1) The Phillips family genealogy has Joshua's wife's name as Freelove.
2) The Payne family genealogy states that Freelove Payne married a "Mr. Phillips".
3) Their twins were named Gideon & Paine (presumably after Freelove's father Gideon Payne).
4) One our cousins in the next generation, George Phillips, had a daughter named "Freelove Paine Phillips".
5) Freelove's uncle, Benjamin Pain, lived next to Joshua on Sayles Hill & bought land from him.
Father: Gideon PAYNE b: 1703 in Swansea, MA
Mother: Rebecca CORPE b: ABT 1705 in Portsmouth, Newport, RI
Joshua PHILLIPS b: ABT 1710 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
- Freelove PHILLIPS b: 1749 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
- James PHILLIPS , twin b: ABT 1750 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
- Joshua PHILLIPS , twin b: ABT 1750 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
- Richard PHILLIPS b: 4 SEP 1754 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
- Gideon PHILLIPS , twin b: 7 NOV 1763 in Hubbardston, Worcester, MA
- Paine PHILLIPS , twin b: 7 NOV 1763 in Smithfield, Providence, RI
- Eseck PHILLIPS b: ABT 1766 in Rutland, Worcester, MA
- Patience PHILLIPS b: ABT 1768 in Hubbardston, Worcester, MA
- Title: Letter from Town Clerk of Hubbardston Concerning Marriage of Gideon & Chloe
Text: Gives Freelove Phillips as mother of Gideon
- Title: Rootsweb.com World Connect, data base: painewhittemore
Text: Took entire history of Freelove Payne from Rootsweb. Information is separately sourced. Ancestry of Elizabeth Belcher within Freelove's ancestry has a different source.
- Title: Will of Gideon Pain, Rhode Island Genealogical Register, April 1981, p 332