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James Hadlock

Male about 1632 - 1687  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name James Hadlock 
    Born about 1632 
    Gender Male 
    Will In the name of God, Amen: the 14 day of November 1678: I James Hadlock Senior of Salem in the county of Essex in New Yorngland, being sick in body but of perfect memory, thanks be to God, and calling to mind the uncertain estate of this transitory life; Do make constitute ordain and declair this my last will and stestament in mannor and form following.
    I give and commit my soul unto Almight God, my Savior and Redeemer in whom and by the merits of Jesus Christ I trust and believe assuredly to be saved: And my body to be buried where my executor hereafter named shall appoint - And now for the settling of my temporal estate which God hath given me. Item. I give and bequeath unto my son James Hadlock the land he formerly improved from a tree standing at the end of the stone wall upon a line to the round hole in the swamp westerly containing about 4 acres - as also my gray mair and my muskat and sword.
    Item - I give to my daughter, Mary, an acre of land joining to James his land on the southward side and also 5 pounds.
    Item. I give to my daughter Hannah 5 pounds.
    Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter SARAH 5 pounds.
    Item. I give to my daughter Rebecca 5 pounds.
    Item. I give and bequeath to Rebecca my wife, my housing and land that is not above disposed of together with my goods, cattle and chattel which are not already bequeathed to enjoy and posses — until my son John comes of age, that is to say 21 years of age, that my son John shall enjoy and possess the one-half of the imporved and half of the unimporved land, the house to remain to my wife during her natural life and at her decease the whole to redound to my son John: and my will is that two daughters, Hannah and Sarah shall receive one-half of their legacies to each fifty shilling within one year after my decease and the following year my daughter Mary to receive her whole legacies of five pounds and following year my two daughters — before expressed to receive the other parts of their legacies to each fifty shillings and my will is that my daughter Rebecca shall be paid her legacy when she comes to the age of 18 years and my will is that my executrix and my executor shall see to the payment of the above said legacies.
    Item. I constitute and ordain my wife and my son John my executrix and executor to this my last will and testament and whom as I have formerly sold to John Caume an acor of land, my will is that my son John shall give him a legal conveyance of the same when he comes of age.
    I request and desire my loving friend Nathaniel Ingersol and Samuel Gibbs to be my over seers.
    The Mark of James Hadlock, Senior.
    Signed and sealed in the presence of us:
    Israel Porter
    Nathaniel Ingersol
    Samuel Gibbs 
    Died 3 December 1687  Salem, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • James first married Damaris (—) Fosdick, widow of Thomas Fosdick; second Rebecca Hutchinson.

      James settled first at Charlestown, then moved to Salem about 1658. He first married Damaris Fosdick, second Rebecca Hutchinson. His will was dated 14 Nov 1678 Salem, proved 13 Jun 1688 Boston. Most of his estate was left to his wife Rebecca until their son John became of age, at which time he was to receive half the estate. He also left legacies to hi son James and daughters Mary, Hannah, Sarah and Rebecca

      There’s a confusion of Sarahs here.
    Person ID I31019  Schirado
    Last Modified 7 March 2013 

    Father Henry Hadlock 
    Family ID F42619  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Damaris 
    Married 6 April 1652  Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Hadlock,   b. about 1655, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hannah Hadlock,   b. 16 July 1657, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F42618  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Rebecca Hutchinson,   b. about 1632 
    Married 19 May 1658  Salem, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Hadlock,   b. September 1659, Salem, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 April 1739, Enfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     2. Mary Hadlock,   b. 2 March 1661, Salem, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rebecca Hadlock,   b. 16 December 1664, Salem, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. October 1692, Somers, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +4. John Hadlock,   b. about 1669, Salem, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 December 1710, Lebanon, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Family ID F22306  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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