Common Burial Ground Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island
March 16, 1720- Elizabeth Lawton, widow of Peleg Sherman, dies at the age of 82 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.
Elizabeth and Peleg had thirteen children: Thomas, William, Daniel, Mary, Peleg, Ann, Elizabeth, Samuel, Eber, John, Benjamin, Sarah, and Isabel.
(Elizabeth Lawton is my ninth great grandaunt. Our common ancestors are Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)