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Joseph was born in 1681 to John Babcock and Mary Lawton.
In 1704, he married Rebecca Stanton.
February 13, 1741- Elizabeth Tripp, wife of William Wood, dies at the age of 53 in Newport County, Rhode Island.
Born in Portsmouth on November 21, 1687, Elizabeth was the daughter of James Tripp and Mercy Lawton.
In 1708, when she was 21, she first married Richard Mitchell of Great Britain. He died in 1722. In April of 1734, she married William Wood.
(First cousins, Elizabeth Tripp and Joseph Babcock, are my second cousins 10 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Lawton & Isbell Smith.)