English Origins of New England Families, Vol. II, page 77.
abt 1641 Giles married Joan, perhaps the sister of Thomas Cook, of Portsmouth, (1642).
16 May 1642, Joanna, eldest child of Giles and Joan was born.
21 Nov 1642 Giles was named at 20 years old, executor in the will of his mother Charity Slocombe of Old Cleeve.
27 Feb 1642/3. Giles signed the Somerset Protestion Roll (Library, House of Lords).
Prior to 1648 he removed to Taunton, Plymouth Colony, where Anthony Slocum lived.
4 Sept 1648 he was granted land in Portsmouth, RI, and resided next to Thomas Cook.
31 Aug 1679, Joan wife of Giles died.
1683 Giles Slocum died.
GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY OF RHODE ISLAND, by Charles Elihu Slocum
A SHORT HISTORY OF SLOCUMS, SLOCUMBS, AND SLOCUMBS, 1637-1881, two volumes.
Giles Slocum, born Somersetshire, England, died 1682, Portsmouth, RI, married Joan (Harvey?). Giles probably came to New England in 1638. He and his wife were early members of the Society of Friends. He deeded land for a meeting house in Portsmouth, RI.
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