Birth: Francis Weston was born by 1611, based on his
inclusion in the Plymouth 1633 list of freemen.
Death: He died on June 5, 1645.
Ship: Unknown, 1632
Life in England: Nothing is known of his life in England.
Life in New England: Francis Weston was in Plymouth only a
short time before he moved to Salem. He became a freeman of Salem on
November 5, 1633. He was a proprietor of Providence, Rhode Island, in
1638, and removed to Warwick, Rhode Island, in 1642.Weston was a
follower of religious radical Samuel Gorton, and in 1643 was held in
Dorchester,“to be set on work, & wear such bolts or irons as may
hinder his escape.”
Family: Francis Weston married Margaret _____ on an
unknown date.There were no recorded children. Her fate after Weston’s
death is unclear.