MATURIN BALLOU, born c1621 in Devonshire,
son of _____
BALLOU born ____ & _____;
died 24-Feb-1661/62 in Providence, RI.
Co-proprietor with Roger Williams, the Colonial founder of
Rhode Island, in Williams' Providence Plantations. Maturin
appears first on record among these proprietors in 1646. He
subscribed his own name Mathurin Bellow. His
descendants commonly resolved it into Maturin Ballou.
Married c1647-49 in Providence, RI, to Hannah
born 1626 in Devonshire, England;
daughter of Robert PIKE born 1601 & Catherine
died 27-Oct-1707 in Providence, RI, at the age of 81.
Children of Maturin & Hannah:
- John Ballou, born c1650;
Ballou, born c1652;
- Peter Ballou, born c1654;
- Hannah Ballou, born c1656; died unmarried
"in advanced maidenhood".
- Nathaniel Ballou, born c1658; died in early
- Samuel Ballou, born c1660; drowned 10-Jun-1669.