Source: "Early Records of the Town of Portsmouth" page 319.
May 19, 1742- William, son of William Munro & Mary Lindsey, marries Elizabeth Cory, daughter of William Cory & Isabel Lawton.
(Barnett Sisson is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Sisson & Sarah F. Lawton. Elizabeth Cory is his second cousin.
Elizabeth Cory is my second cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)
The Providence Plantations government... required each town to do such things as appoint two surveyors of highways and designate times for mending rounds, organize archery practice for men and boys, record earmarks of livestock, and choose a town council.
Source:"The Colonial Metamorphoses in Rhode Island: A Study of Institutions in Change."