Insults in 1672

Deborah Angell, daughter of Thomas, the original ancestor of this Angell branch, married Stephen Sabeere in 1668:

This present writing may certify all present shall come that the Generall Sergeant Did publish the baines if matrymonye betwixt Steeuen Sabeere and Deborah Angell both Late of Newport at two seuerl meetings of the Genr Courts held at Newport in my Audience Given under my hand this 7th of November John Green Assistant 1668

Volume 3 page 104 of Providence (R.I.). Record Commissioners. The Early Records of the Town of Providence. Providence: Snow and Farnham, city printers, 1892. At HathiTrust.

Deborah and Stephen had a family, probably owned land and probably stayed in the Providence Rhode Island area. On November 19 of 1672 Stephen had some trouble: Stephen calls Henry Palmer’s wife a witch, Henry calls Stephen a French dog and french Roug.

28 Award of John Easton to James Barker about Henry Palmer and Stephen Sebeere.  Thirdly Wee do Award Stephen Sebeere shall acknowlidge unto Henry Palmer done ronge unto him and his wife in sayinge that his wife is a witch Fourthly Wee do award. Henry Palmer, acknowlidge that he hath done Ronge in callinge Stephen Sebeere French dog and french Roug 19th day of Nov. 1672:  John Easton  James Barker

Volume 1 page 25. Worthington, Dorothy and Rhode Island Historical Society. Rhode Island Land Evidences, Vol. I, 1648-1696: Abstracts. Providence:Rhode Island Historical Society 1921. At HathiTrust.