genealogy of Patty Rose

 

 


Genealogy of Patty Rose


Name John* STEVENS
Birth 7 Jul 1605, Caversham, Oxfordshire, England10
Death Feb 1688/89, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts36,76
Marriage bef 1639
Spouse Catherine* CODMAN
Birth 1617, England
Death 31 Jul 1682, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts36,76
Children:
1 M Lt. John STEVENS
Birth 2 Sep 1639, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts76
Death 26 Nov 1691, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,76
Spouse Joanna THORNE
Marriage 17 Feb 1669/70, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts15,20,36
2 F Elizabeth STEVENS
Birth 7 Mar 1640/41, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,36,76
Death 1641, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts36,76
3 F Elizabeth STEVENS
Birth 4 Feb 1641/42, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,36,76
Death 16 Aug 1662, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts76
Spouse Morris TUCKER
Marriage 14 Oct 1661, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts15,20,23,36
4 M Nathaniel STEVENS
Birth 11 Nov 1645, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,22,36,76
Death bef 6 Dec 1708, Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire22
Spouse Mary, 1st wife of Nathaniel Stevens
Marriage bef 1672
Spouse Mehitable COLCORD
Marriage 20 Dec 1677, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,22
5 F Mary STEVENS
Birth 1647, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,36,76
Death 11 May 1705, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts36
Spouse John OSGOOD
Marriage 5 Nov 1668, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts23,36
Spouse Nathaniel WHITTIER
Marriage 26 Aug 1685, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts23,36
6 M Dea. Thomas* STEVENS
Birth abt 1648, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts10
Death 14 Apr 1729, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts36,46,76
Spouse Martha* BARTLETT
Marriage 15 Apr 1671, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts23,46
7 M Lt. Benjamin STEVENS
Birth 2 Feb 1649/50, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,36,76
Death 13 Mar 1690, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts36,76
Spouse Hannah BARNARD
Marriage 28 Oct 1673, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts20,36
Notes for John* STEVENS
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Stevens, John Father: Stevens, John Mother: Atkins, Alice Birth Date: 7 July 1605 Caversham Oxford England; Stevens, John Spouse: Codman, Catharine [ref 10]
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JOHN, Salisbury, perhaps the freem. of 2 June 1641, w. Catharine had John, b. 2 Nov. 1639;Elizabeth 7 Mar. 1641, d. soon; Elizabeth again, 4 Feb. 1642; Nathaniel, 11 Nov. 1645; Mary, 1647; and Benjamin, 2 Feb. 1650. His w. d. July 1682, and he d. Feb. foll. Elizabeth m. 14 Oct. 1662, Morris Tucker, and d. Oct. foll. [ref 20]
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JOHN1 STEVENS, Serg., of Salisbury, "husbandman," prob. b. ab. 1611; m. Katherine --, who d. July 31, 1682[S]. He recd, land in the "first division," 1640 and '45; commoner and taxed 1650, '52, and '54; signed petitions of 1658, and 1680, etc.; Serg. John Stevens, Sen., member S. chh. 1687. He d. Feb., 1688-9[S]; will April 12, 1686; Nov. 26, 1689; ment. "bro. Severans." Called Robert Codman "bro." in 1646. Children: John, Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Mary, Benjamin. [ref 36:325,1009]
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John Stevens death Feb 1688 Salisbury Essex Sr [ref 76]
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1639 among "those that have lots and proportions granted in the town of Colchester in the first divsion"

1644 with others, chosen surveyors of roads and all to work on lawful notice under 5 fine

6 Jan 1645 "Ordered 40's to John Stevens and others for their services"

1645 "Prudential Man John Stevens and others were empowered to rate all town business except granting land"; 1650 named surveyor of highway

1648 fined 12 d for disorderly talking in meeting

1650, 1652, and 1654 taxed

1654 one of 41 men who signed the Articles of Agreement Between the inhabitants of Old Town and those of the New Town, which later became Amesbury (among the 19 who signed with their marks); 1658 signed petition about church matters

1658 sergeant in the "foot company" of Salisbury

1665 purchased approx. 2 3/4 acres of a farm of 100 acres which Samuel Hall originally bought of Samuel Dudley and which he sold to the town of Salisbury 1657

1687 member of Salisbury Church known as "Sgt. Stevens"

8 Feb 1689 property appraised; 26 Nov 1689 property inventory filed in court
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WILL OF JOHN STEVENS 12 Apr 1686 - 26 Mar 1689: "In the name of God, Amen, I John Stevens, Sr. of the town of Salisbury, Massachusetts Colony in New England, Husbandman, being aged and weak in body but of sound and perfect memory (praise to be given to god for the same) and knowing the uncertainty of this life on earth and being desirous to settle things in order; do make this my last will & testament in manner and form following: That is to say first & principally, I commend my soul to Almighty God, my creator, assuredly believing that I shall receive full pardon and free remission of all my sins and be saved by the piteous death and merits of my blessed Savior and Redeemer, Christ Jesus: And my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in decent and Christian manner as to my Executors hereafter named shall be thought meet and convenient: And as touching such worldly effects as the lord in mercy hath lent me, my will and meaning is the same shall be employed and bestowed as hereafter by my will is expressed: And first I do reveal, announce, prostrate, and make void all wills by me formerly made and declare I appoint this my last will and testament.

Item: I give & bequeath unto my son John Stevens all land where he now dwells lying between ye lands of Mr. Thos. Bradbury in that place, as also the remainder of Sunner's neck, and that plain at the end of Brown's lot north of the Merrimack River, as also my coverlet which I bought of Mr. Gines.

Item: I give & bequeath to my Son Benjamin Stevens all my living in the town where he now lives, with my six-acre planting lot and my pasture, which is over against Thos. Toland-son's late deceased, as also all of my land lying next unto the land where Nathaniel Brown now dwells from ye highway through the swamp to Mr. Bradburies land as also my great brass kettle, my long table, the little table which I bought of my brother Severans, and my cabirons.

Item: I give and bequeath to my son Nathaniel Stevens all my Sweepage lot of salt marsh lying at a place commonly called the beach. Also, my will is that my Executors shall pay unto ye children of my said son Nathaniel five pounds in good current pay evenly to be divided amongst them.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Osgood five shillings to be paid by my executors: including her portion of my pewter, excepting two platters: otherwise dispatched as in my will doth appear.

Item: I give and bequeath unto Benony Tucker, my grandson, two platters, a flock bed and bolster and a feather pillow included, the coverlet which was of goodman Bowen's weaving and my musket and sword with all the stock of cattle which he hath already, including sheep and mare: and all my upland lying in Hall's farm so called and two acres of that cow common meadow formerly belonging unto the wife of John Evans son and which was bought of Sgt. Evans.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my two sons John Stevens, & Benjamin Stevens all the rest of my upland, including meadow which I have in Salisbury with all my common rights with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging in any way appertaining as to be equally divided between them they paying unto my daughter Mary Osgood's children ten pounds in good pay to be equally divided amongst them.

Item: I do bequeath my son John Stevens and my son Benjamin Stevens my Executors unto this my last will and testament: And in confirmation of all the above in this my will contained; I do here set my hand and seal this twelfth day of April: in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred eighty-six.

Signed Sealed & Delivered before us (my farming ourterlimbs)
William Bulwoll Sr. (mark)
Wimond: Bradbury"

Wm. Bulwoll and Wimond Bradbury give oath in court at Salem 26th March, 1689 That they were present and saw John Stevens, Sr. of Salisbury sign, seal and heard him declare this above written to be his last will & testament, and that he was then to their best understanding of a disposing mind.
Attest Benjamin Gemish Chase

inventory of "John Stevens's Estate both Real & Personal prized at Salem Nov 26, 1689 by Benj. Gemish Chase. The inventory of John Stevens farmer who deceased this thirteenth day of January last past."

Aarmes 01.10.00
Weaving cloth's 08.00.00
bed coverlid rug curtaines and boulster 03.10.00
other housell goods 01.05.06
House and Homestead 14.00.00
out lands 46.10.00
meadows 78.00.00
in Nathaniell Whitehead's hands 06.15.00
stock left in our hands 03.00.00
The whole is 162.10.00

This inventory was taken and apprized by us this the eight day of February 1689 Benjamin Eastman Richard Long

Debts to be payd
For six yeards dirt and tendance 72.00.00
For funarall charges 02.10.00

Jn. & Benj. Steevens of Salisbury Executors of the last will & testament of Jn. Steevens, Sr. dec. Gave oath in court att Salem 26th, 9th mo. 1689. That the above written is a true Inventory to the best of their knowledge and if more comes to hand they will give attention thereof to the court.

Attest. Benj. Gemish Chase
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Notes for Catherine* CODMAN
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daughter of Christopher CODMAN
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Katherine Stevens death 1682 Salisbury Essex w John Sr. last of July [ref 76]
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