Genealogical Record of Thomas Wait and his descendants looks at the genealogy of Thomas Wait (1601-1677) who was from Wethersfield Parish, Essex, England. On his arrival in America, landing in Rhode Island, he applied for a lot on which to build,and was granted it on 7/1/1639. On 3/l6/l641 he became a Freeman in Newport R. I. He died in Portsmouth R. I., before April 1677 intestate. This Thomas Wait was a cousin to the Richard Waite of Watertown Mass., who was a large land owner. This unpublished manuscript provides the descendants of this family.
Nicholas Snow, a native of England, came to this country in 1623 in the ship “Ann,” locating in Plymouth, where he had a share in the division of land in 1624. In 1634 he removed to Eastham, where he became a prominent citizen. His home was on the road from Plymouth to Eel river, on the Westerly side. He was admitted a freeman in 1633, and was elected town clerk at the first meeting of the town of Eastham, holding that office sixteen years. He was deputy to the General Court from 1648, three years; selectman from 1663, seven years. He and his son Mark signed the call to Rev. John Mayo to settle as their minister in 1655. He was one of Gov. Thomas Prence’s associates. He married at Plymouth, Constance, daughter of Stephen Hopkins, who came over in the “Mayflower.” Constance herself came in the “Mayflower.” She died in October, 1677. Mr. Snow died Nov. 15, 1676, in Eastham, Mass.
Wm. Ring, barber, Pearl street under Dorman’s bakery, was born in Germany in 1831; came to America in 1851; removed to St. Joe. Mo; thence to Council Bluffs, and to Sioux City in 1867.
Corpl., 6th Marines, 97th Co., 145th Regt.; of Forsythe County. Born Sept. 3, 1896; son of S. G. and Mrs. Laura May Ring. Entered service Jan. 17. 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Paris Island, S. C. Transferred to Quantico, Va. Sailed for France April 22, 1918. Killed near Tigny, France, in the battle of …