Sayles of Suffolk, England, and Rhode Island
John Sayles b 1602, Sudbury, Suffolk, England, d abt 1645, prob Providence, RI. He md Philippa Soales 11 Aug 1625, Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England. She was b 28 Feb 1601/02, Sudbury, Suffolk, England, d abt 1635, Charleston, Suffolk, MA.
Child of John Sayles and Philippa Soales was:

John Sayles b 1633, Plymouth, MA, d 1681, Middletown, Newport, RI. He md Mary Williams 1650/51, daughter of Roger Williams and Mary Barnard.
Children of John Sayles and Mary Williams were:

  • Mary Sayles b 11 Jul 1652.
  • Deborah Sayles b 1656, prob RI.
  • Phebe Sayles b 1658, prob RI, d 1744; md Job Greene 22 Jan 1685/86.
  • Eleanor Sayles b abt 1664, prob RI, d 11 Mar 1713/14; md Richard Greene 16 Feb 1692/93.
Mary Sayles b 11 Jul 1652, Providence, RI, d abt 1715, Newport, Newport, RI. She md John Holmes 12 Oct 1680, Newport, Newport, RI, son of Rev. Obadiah Holmes and Katherine Hyde.

GL: Genealogies of R.I. Families, Volume II, John Peckham of Newport, R.I., and Some of His Descendants, p 63; Roger Williams of Providence, R.I., by Bertha E. W. Anthony, 1949; Early New England Settlers, Notes on the Founding of New England, American Genealogies, p 200.

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