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Richard Newton

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  • Name Richard Newton 
    Born Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will RICHARD NEWTON'S WILL

    I, Richard Newton of Marlborough, in the County of Middlesex in their Majesties Province of Massachusetts Bay in Now England, husbandman, being in Competent health, and enjoying the freedom of mine understanding and by reason of my great age expecting my dissolution shortly. Do make and constitute my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. After the surrender of myself to God my Former and most merciful Preserver, I Give, grant and confirm to my eldest son John Newton senr of Marlborough aforesaid, House carpenter, and to his heirs and assigns formever, Sixteen Acre of Upland, more or less lying in Marlborough aforesaid, being so much of the Thirty acres long since granted unto me the said Richard Newton for an house lot by the Proprietors of said Marlborough, which sixteen acres are bounded Eastward, with the land of my son Moses Newton, Westward, with the land lately in the possession of Issac Newton my son deceased; Northward with the land of Nathaniel Joslin; Southward, with an highway. Likewise I give to my said son John, Ten acres of land, more or less of my Third division of upland in said Marlborough, bounded Eastward with the land of James Taylor, Westward and Southward with Common land; Northward with Stony- brook. And More I give to my said son John, Two acres of land together with my now dwelling-house, and all the Out-houses thereon erected; One acre and half an acre of which two acres is so much of my Addition, or Second Division of Upland, and the other half-acre thereof is that which the Proprietors of said Marlborough granted mee for an houseplat: These two acres last named every way bounded with highway. And I give unto my said son John Newton all of my right in Crane-Meadow-Cedar Swamp, lying in mid Marlborough it being the Twenty First Lot in said Swamp, and is fifteen rods wide, through the bredth of said Swamp. And I give unto my said son John all my right in Angular meadow in said Westbormgh, containing seven acres and an half acre, more or less bounded Eastward, with meadow lately in the possession of John Woods senr deceased, Northward, and Westward with Common land, Southward, with the Brook of Angular meadow. And, I give to my said son John all my right in Coldharbor meadow in said Marlborough, containing four acres of meadow, more or less, bounded Northward by the meadow of Joseph Rice, Southward, by meadow now in the possession of John Barns, Eastward, and Northward, by Common land. And I give unto my said son John a right of Commonage in mid Marlborough. viz. for Timber, Firewood, and feed of Cattle, proportionable unto ten acres of houselot, together with a Right in all Divisions of lands which shall herafter bee made by the Proprietors of said Marlborough of their yet undivided lands, within the bounds of their Township, according to Ten acres of my houselot. All the above given Parcels of Upland and Meadow, and Cedarswamp, and Right of Commonage, I bequeath unto my said son John, and to his heirs and Assigns former. And I alike give and bequeath unto my said son John Newton senr all my neat Cattle, and all my Swine, and also my cart and all my Tools and instruments belonging to Husbandry, and half the increase of my Mare, during the natural life of myself and of my wife-Likewise I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Mary, the wife of Jonathan Johnson senr and to her heirs and Assigns, the sum of Eight Pounds ten shillings to be paid within Three Months after my death by my Executor, out of the household stuff which I shall leave behind me at my decease undisposed of, which said sum of eight pounds ten shillings, together with what my said Daughter hath already received from me, I allow unto her as her Portion. To each of my three sons, namely Moses Newton senr, Joseph Newton senr and Daniel Newton senr Also unto each of my Two daughters, namely Elizabh Dingley senr and Sarah Taylor senr, I say unto each of these my five Children last named, I bequeath Two Shillings, and no more, because I have given a portion to each of them already, these shillings shall be paid out of what estate I shall leave behind me, and that within Two months after my decease, to them or their heirs. To Hannah my loving wife, I give all my Movable goods which I leave, behind me at my death, Shee paying out of the same, all such Legacies as are above mentioned to be paid, (unless providence shall unavoidably deprive her thereof.) And of this my Will I appoint my loving am Joseph Newton senr and my loving friend Isaac Amsden Executors. This is my Will witnness my hand and Seal this twentyeighth day of September, in the year of our Lord Christ, One Thousand, six Hundred, Ninety and Three, Annoque Regni Guilielmi et Mariae Regis et Reginai nunc Angliae es Quinto
    Richard Newton (his mark)
    (Re)
    Read, acknowledged, Signed & ; Sealed
    in presence of these witnesses
    Nathaniel Johnson
    his mark
    James Woods
    his mark
    John Maynard Junr
    his mark 
    Died 24 August 1701  Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Richard died “almost a hundred years old”
    Notes 
    • Richard was in Sudbury by 1640. He took the freeman’s oath in 1645, and again, perhaps in 1647, but after 1656 removed to the southern part of Marlborough, now Southborough.

      Check out references for the Newton family: Newton Genealogy by Ermina Newton Leonard (1915), and The American Genealogist 55 (1979), 87-87. [2]
    Person ID I14249  Schirado
    Last Modified 19 February 2004 

    Family/Spouse Anne Loker,   b. about 1605, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 December 1697, Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married 9 August 1636  Bures St. Mary, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Anne Newton,   b. about 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 April 1654, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
    +2. John Newton,   b. 20 October 1641, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 October 1723, Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Ezekiel Newton,   b. about 1643, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Mary Newton,   b. 22 June 1644, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 December 1728, Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Moses Newton,   b. 26 March 1646, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1736, Southboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +6. Elizabeth Newton,   b. about 1650,   d. 30 March 1718, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +7. Dea. Joseph Newton,   b. between 1647 and 1652, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 September 1727, Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     8. Hannah Newton,   b. 13 April 1654, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 April 1654, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Henry Newton,   b. 13 April 1654, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Sarah Newton,   b. between 1645 and 1655,   d. after 10 October 1713  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +11. Isaac Newton,   b. bat 1650 and 1660,   d. 12 August 1685, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
    +12. Daniel Newton,   b. 21 December 1655, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 November 1739, Southboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     13. Hannah Newton,   b. about 1662,   d. 13 March 1697  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Family ID F10282  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S330] The Riddlesdale alias Loker family of Bures Saint Mary, Suffolk, England and Sudbury Massachusetts, Douglas Richardson.

    2. [S9] Joseph Savage, (Little Brown, Boston, 1860).


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