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|John Pope||see FAMILY TREE|
|Died: 02 Dec 1646 Dorchester, Suffolk, MA||From A Genealogy of a portion of the Pope Family 1862
In 1636 John Pope and his wife Jane were among the signers to the First Church Covenant. "He died in Dorchester on the 2nd day of the 12th month, 1646. His will was proved the 4th day of the 5th month, 1646. In his will, he gives his wife, Jane Pope, as follows: 'All my land and my house in the Great Lots. Thirty-five acres in the Great Lots. Two acres of meadow on the Calves Pasture. Nine acres by the mill. Nine acres by the Twenty-acre Lot. Also, twelve acres of land I bought of Mr. Bourne. My right in the all the Common Meadow. Also, all I own at Mr. Stoughton's Great Lots, at the end of the meadow. Unto my daughter, my dwelling-house and ground belonging to it.' He mentions a brother, Thomas Pope, and a brother-in-law, Joshua.