Individual Details

Joanna Arnold

(27 Feb 1617 - 1692)

Joanna Arnold came to America with her family from Ilchester England. In 1636 the family was in the first group of settlers of Rhode Island- with Roger Williams. Joanne married first Zachariah Rhodes, she was in her 30s he was in his 40s. He died she then married Samuel Reape. Some sources say the Arnold family which includes Benedict the governor and Benedict the traitor are descended from King Charlemagne.


Birth27 Feb 1617Ilchester, Somerset, England
Arrival1635Hingham, British America
Residence1 Sep 1636Providence, British America
Marriage29 Jun 1647Providence, British America - Zachariah Rhodes
Will28 Jan 1667Providence, British America
Death1692Pawtucket, British America
NamesakeJoane Arnold paternal aunt


SpouseZachariah Rhodes (1603 - 1665)
ChildRebecca Rhodes (1651 - 1727)
ChildJohn Rhodes (1658 - 1716)
FatherWilliam Arnold (1587 - 1677)
MotherChristiana Peake (1584 - 1678)
SiblingBenedict Arnold (1615 - 1678)
SiblingElizabeth Arnold (1611 - 1685)
SiblingStephen Arnold (1622 - 1699)