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Thomas Newhall

Male 1596 - 1674  (78 years)


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  • Name Thomas Newhall 
    Born 1596  prob. Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer 
    Will http://www.essexcountyma.org/wills/newhallt.htm

    Estate of Thomas Newhall, Sr. of Lynn
    Essex Probate Docket # 19393

    The last will and testament of Thomas Newhall Senior of Lyn in the county of Essex hauinge his perfect memory and understandinge
    Imprimis I bequeath my Spirritt to the Lord that gaue it and my Body to the dust from whence it was taken
    I bequeath my twelf acres of salt marsh to my sonn Thomas Newhall and my sonn John Newhall the six acres that my sonn Thomas shall haue is three Acres in Rumley marsh neere the Island and the rest is a pcell lyinge in the Towne marsh called Gaines his necke and another pcell lyinge in the Towne marsh adioyninge to my Brother Farrington and the six Acres yt my sonn John shall haue lyeth in the last Divission in Rumley marsh but if my soon John should haue noe child before he dyeth then the six Acres I giue to my sonn John to return to my sonn Thomas and his heirs for ever but if my sonn John should haue a child or childeren then the sd Acres to bee att his owne disposse forever.
    I bequeath to my sonn Thomas Brownes his childeren twenty Pounds equally to be
    devided between them and the sixteen Pounds wch he hath already of mine in his hands is
    to be part of this twenty pounds I giue to his childeren.
    I bequeath to my sonn Richard Haven his childeren twenty pounds to be equally devided amongst them namly betweene Joseph Haven Richard Haven Sarah Haven Nathaniell Haven & Moses Haven this not to be paid vntill they com to the age of twenty one years,
    I bequeath to my tow daughters Susana Haven & Mary Browne each of them a paire of sheets and each of them too pillow beares.
    Alsoe I constitute & make my lawfull & sole executor and to pforme this my last will and testament my sonn, Thomas Newhall. I doe alsoe bequeath vnto my sonn Thomas Newhall his childeren thirty pounds and that this is my trn will and testament I haue set to my hand This first of Aprill 1668.

    Thomas (his T mark) Newhall senier
    Witness: Thomas laughton
    Robart Potter

    Proved in Salem count 1:5m:1674 by the witnesses.

    Inventory taken 25:4:1674 by Oliver Purchis and Robert (his mark) Burges:
    An old dwelling house with an old barne & 6 Acres of Upland and 12 acres of Meddow
    £95; 30 Acres of Land in the woods, some part meddow, £30; an old fether bed, 1 Bolster, 1
    pillow, 1 pillowgear, £2; 2 pr of sheets, 1 table cloth & 3 napkins, £2; 1 Hatt & his wearing
    apparrell with 2 bands, £3; 1 yrd & 1-2 of Red Cotton or such like, 4s 6d; 5 vessels of
    Brass, kettls, pots & skillett, £2; an iron Kettle & skillett, 8s; pewter as 3 platters, 1 small
    flaggon, 1 bowl & 1 Candlestick, 1 pott of a pint or more, £1 2s; 1 pr of pothookes, £1 1s; 1
    warming pan, 6s; 1 Bible & 4 other good bookes, £1 5s; 1 press Cubboard, 2 old Chests, £1
    10s; 2 chayres, 12s; 1 Box & some small matters in it, as two small black hankerdhiefs, 1
    black quoife, 1 Bonnet & two small Remnants Linnen, 16s; money, 5s, 7 1-2d; a small
    parcel of land about an Acre neer ye overshut mill betweene the mil wast & ye Cawewey
    bridge, £3; estate in ye hands of John Newhall his son, £20; one-halfe pinte pott, 1s 6d;
    some debts due to him weaving &c, £6; total £173 1s 7 1-2d

    Attested in Salem court 1:5m:1674 by Tho. Newhall

    Source: Essex County Quarterly Court Files 22:9,10
    Submitted by: Mariana Bean Ruggles 
    Died 25 May 1674  Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Thomas Newhall settled in New England between 14 Jul 1637 when his daughter Mary was baptized in Sherington, Buckinghamshire, England, (see TAG 73 (1998):119-121), and 1638 when he received a division of 30 acres in Lynn, MA. This Thomas was baptized in Sherington on 26 Apr 1629. See Dean Crawford Smith’s article “When did Thomas Newhall of Lynn, Massachusetts, really immigrate to America?” TAG 293 (1999), 50-52.

      “He was a farmer, and owned all the land on the eastern side of Federal street, as far north as Marion. His house stood on the east side of Federal street, south of where the brook crosses. In the division of lands in 1630 he received thirty acres in Lynn.” [3]
    Person ID I2659  Schirado
    Last Modified 17 February 2013 

    Family/Spouse Mary Wood(ard),   d. 25 September 1665, Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 June 1618  Clifton Reynes, Buckhinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Francis Newhall,   b. about October 1619, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rebecca Newhall,   b. about March 1622, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Susannah Newhall,   b. about April 1624, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 February 1682, Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    +4. Ens. Thomas Newhall,   b. about April 1629, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1687, Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    +5. John Newhall,   b. ca January 1631/2, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 4 February 1711/2  (Age ~ 80 years)
     6. (infant child) Newhall,   b. about June 1634, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Mary Newhall,   b. about June 1637, Sherington, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 21 April 1701  (Age ~ 64 years)
    Family ID F1879  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] The Newhall family of Lynn, Marion A. MacDonald.

    2. [S133] (Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1905).

    3. [S17] William Richard Cutter, (Lewis Hist. Publ., New York, 1910).

    4. [S353] The Olney, Bucks., emigrant cluster, Thomas W. Cooper II.


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